Eliminating hepatitis C: Part 4. Ongoing care after hepatitis C treatment
Chan, K., Gooey, M., Hellard, M., Greenwood-Smith, B., Chaney, R., Baker, D., Pedrana, A., Doyle, J., & Howell, J. (2019). Eliminating hepatitis C: Part 4. Ongoing care after hepatitis C treatment. Medicine Today, 20 (9), 36-42.
Most patients who receive direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C are cured. The need for and nature of ongoing clinical care after treatment depends on whether cure has been achieved, the presence of cirrhosis or persistently abnormal liver function test results and ongoing risk of reinfection with hepatitis C virus.
hepatitis C, post-treatment care, liver function abnormalities, cirrhosis, reinfection, annual testing