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

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AYGEN B. , YILDIZ O. , AKHAN S., Celen M. K. , Ural O., Koruk S. T. , ...More

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

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2015.15366
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.266-272


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.