The Italian compassionate use of sofosbuvir in HCV patients waitlisted for liver transplantation

Silvia Martini, Maria Francesca Donato, Chiara Mazzarelli, Maria Rendina, Ubaldo Visco-Comandini, Daniela Filì, Alice Gianstefani, Stefano Fagiuoli, Mario Melazzini, Simona Montilla, Luca Pani, Sandra Petraglia, Pierluigi Russo, Maria Paola Trotta, Paola Carrai, Paolo Caraceni, ITACOPS study group

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BACKGROUND & AIMS: This study aimed to assess the real-life clinical and virological outcomes of HCV waitlisted patients for liver transplantation (LT) who received sofosbuvir/ribavirin (SOF/R) within the Italian compassionate use program.METHODS: Clinical and virological data were collected in 224 patients with decompensated cirrhosis and/or hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) receiving daily SOF/R until LT or up a maximum of 48 weeks.RESULTS: Of 100 transplanted patients, 51 were HCV-RNA negative for >4 weeks before LT (SVR12: 88%) and 49 negative for
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JournalLiver International
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Publication statusPublished - Sep 16 2017

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Compassionate Use Trials
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Fibrosis
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The Italian compassionate use of sofosbuvir in HCV patients waitlisted for liver transplantation. / Martini, Silvia; Donato, Maria Francesca; Mazzarelli, Chiara; Rendina, Maria; Visco-Comandini, Ubaldo; Filì, Daniela; Gianstefani, Alice; Fagiuoli, Stefano; Melazzini, Mario; Montilla, Simona; Pani, Luca; Petraglia, Sandra; Russo, Pierluigi; Trotta, Maria Paola; Carrai, Paola; Caraceni, Paolo; group, ITACOPS study.

In: Liver International, 16.09.2017.

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Martini, S, Donato, MF, Mazzarelli, C, Rendina, M, Visco-Comandini, U, Filì, D, Gianstefani, A, Fagiuoli, S, Melazzini, M, Montilla, S, Pani, L, Petraglia, S, Russo, P, Trotta, MP, Carrai, P, Caraceni, P & group, ITACOPSS 2017, 'The Italian compassionate use of sofosbuvir in HCV patients waitlisted for liver transplantation', Liver International. https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.13588
Martini, Silvia ; Donato, Maria Francesca ; Mazzarelli, Chiara ; Rendina, Maria ; Visco-Comandini, Ubaldo ; Filì, Daniela ; Gianstefani, Alice ; Fagiuoli, Stefano ; Melazzini, Mario ; Montilla, Simona ; Pani, Luca ; Petraglia, Sandra ; Russo, Pierluigi ; Trotta, Maria Paola ; Carrai, Paola ; Caraceni, Paolo ; group, ITACOPS study. / The Italian compassionate use of sofosbuvir in HCV patients waitlisted for liver transplantation. In: Liver International. 2017.
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