Management of Hepatitis C Infection

  • Authors: Jordan J. Feld, MD, MPH; Hemant Shah, MD, MScCH HPTE (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/24/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Treatment-naive patients with compensated cirrhosis should be treated in the same manner as patients without cirrhosis, although regimens and treatment duration differ (Management Guidelines)[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
  • Combination therapy may be considered in patients with compensated cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation or those with recurrent HCV after liver transplantation[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
  • Patients with decompensated cirrhosis should be referred for liver transplantation

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