Two HCV treatment models effective in people who inject drugs

In a comparison of two treatment models for HCV, researchers found that both were effective among people who injected drugs,Alain Litwin, MD, professor of medicine and psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, said people who inject drugs (PWID) with HCV can be effectively treated with direct-acting antivirals, but the best models for care have not been fully studied. Researchers compared the effectiveness of two treatment models, patient navigation (PN) and modified directly observed therapy (mDOT), delivered in opioid treatment programs (OTPs) and community-based clinics (CBCs) inRead More

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