Retreatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection with Telaprevir: Preliminary Results in Turkey


AYGEN B., YILDIZ O., AKHAN S., ÇELEN M. K., URAL O., Koruk S. T., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.3, pp.266-272, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2015.15366
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.266-272
  • Keywords: Chronic hepatitis C, telaprevir, therapy, treatment-experienced, PEGINTERFERON ALPHA-2A, VIRUS-INFECTION, PLUS RIBAVIRIN, MANAGEMENT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The use of pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin (PegIFN/RBV) for the retreatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection without a sustained virological response (SVR) prior to PegIFN/RBV treatment has resulted in low success rates.