Treatment eligibility and outcomes in elderly patients with chronic hepatitis C: Results from the VA HCV-001 study DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES Tsui, J. I., Currie, S., Shen, H., Bini, E. J., Brau, N., Wright, T. L. 2008; 53 (3): 809-814


We undertook this study to determine if treatment candidacy and outcomes were similar between elderly and non-elderly patients.This was a prospective cohort study that screened 4,025 patients with chronic hepatitis C for HCV antiviral treatment at 24 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers throughout the country. We used multivariable logistic regression to determine whether there was an independent association between being elderly (age > 60 vs.

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