Evaluation of Dual Therapy in Real Life Setting in Treatment-Naive Turkish Patients with HCV Infection: A Multicenter, Retrospective Study

Gurbuz Y., Tulek N. E. , Tutuncu E. E. , Koruk S. T. , AYGEN B., DEMİRTÜRK N., ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.33, no.1, pp.18-26, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2015.15859
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.18-26
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: No


Background: Before the introduction of direct-acting antivirals in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C patients, the combination of peginterferon alpha and ribavirin was the standard therapy. Observational studies that investigated sustained virological response (SVR) rates by these drugs yielded different outcomes.