Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 29, Issue 4, pp 224–232

Upodate on chronic hepatitis C

  • Aijaz Ahmed
  • Emmet B. Keeffe
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12019-003-0026-3

Cite this article as:
Ahmed, A. & Keeffe, E.B. Compr Ther (2003) 29: 224. doi:10.1007/s12019-003-0026-3


Strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic hepatitis C continue to evolve. Liver biopsy is now used selectively rather than routinely, and the combination peginterferon plus ribavirin is the treatment of choice for the majority of patients.

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© Humana Press Inc. 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Aijaz Ahmed
    • 1
  • Emmet B. Keeffe
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of MedicineStanford University School of MedicineStanford
  2. 2.Stanford University Medical CenterPalo AltoUSA