A new paradigm: The cure of Hepatitis C

In the past Congress of the Costa Rican Association of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, held last August in the city of San José, Costa Rica, Dr. Fernando Contreras, ALEH President, presented his talk on “The birth of a new paradigm: the cure of Hepatitis C “.

One of the great advances mentioned is the success achieved in the treatment, nowadays, superior to 90% of the candidates, since it is possible to eliminate the virus by the sixth month of having completed the treatment (sustained viral response).

In addition, Dr. Contreras reported that there are already studies with more than 6000 patients treated worldwide, who have been evaluated for safety, and the results are very good.

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