Sue L Currie
- A prospective study to examine persistent HCV reinfection in injection drug users who have previously cleared the virusSue L Currie
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 93:148-54. 2008..Many HCV-infected persons with recent or ongoing injection drug use (IDU) do not receive HCV treatment due to the perceived risk of HCV reinfection. There are few prospective studies investigating HCV reinfection among IDUs...
- Retreatment of hepatitis C with consensus interferon and ribavirin after nonresponse or relapse to pegylated interferon and ribavirin: a national VA clinical practice studyHelen S Yee
Gastroenterology Section, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, 4150 Clement Street 111B, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
Dig Dis Sci 56:2439-48. 2011..As such, CIFN/RBV use and efficacy in clinical practice were evaluated within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest national, integrated system for HCV care...
- Hepatitis C treatment candidacy and outcomes among 4318 US veterans with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: does a history of injection drug use matter?Karen H Seal
VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 41:199-205. 2007..Many patients with a history of injection drug use (IDU) are excluded from hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment. This prospective multicenter study aimed to determine the impact of IDU history on HCV treatment candidacy and outcomes...
- National multicenter study of HIV testing and HIV seropositivity in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infectionEdmund J Bini
VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
J Clin Gastroenterol 40:732-9. 2006..Although HIV testing is recommended for persons with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who are at risk for HIV, little is known about HIV testing in this population...
- Management and treatment of hepatitis C viral infection: recommendations from the Department of Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Resource Center program and the National Hepatitis C Program officeHelen S Yee
Department of Veterans Affairs Hepatitis C Resource Center Program, San Francisco, California, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 101:2360-78. 2006....
- Clinical implications of hepatic steatosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a multicenter study of U.S. veteransKe Qin Hu
Loma Linda VA Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Dig Dis Sci 52:570-8. 2007..We found that steatosis is independently associated with stage III-IV fibrosis. However, only HCV genotype, and not steatosis, obesity, or stage III-IV fibrosis, was associated with SVR to interferon alpha-2b and ribavirin treatment...
- Hepatitis C virus infection among prisoners in the California state correctional systemRena K Fox
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, 94105, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:177-86. 2005..These results should promote consideration of routine HCV antibody screening and behavioral interventions among incarcerated men and women...