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Characterization of chronic HCV infection in Northwest Spain: impact of the treatment strategic plan of the Spanish National Health Service on HCV cure
[Abstract] The aim of the study was to characterize HCV infection in Northwest Spain and assess the impact of the Spanish Strategic Plan to cure HCV infection. Overall, 387 patients were included (60.9% HIV/HCV coinfected ...
Trends in hospital admissions, re-admissions, and in-hospital mortality among HIV-infected patients between 1993 and 2013: impact of hepatitis C co-infection
[Abstract] Background. New patterns in epidemiological characteristics of people living with HIV infection (PLWH) and the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) have changed the profile of hospital ...
Liver-related mortality and hospitalizations attributable to chronic hepatitis C virus coinfection in persons living with HIV
[Abstract] Objectives. The aim of this study was to compare liver-related mortality and liver-related hospitalizations for persons living with HIV (PLWH) with and without hepatitis C virus (HCV) exposure, and to estimate ...
Plasma mitochondrial DNA levels are inversely associated with HIV-RNA levels and directly with CD4 counts: potential role as a biomarker of HIV replication
[Abstract] Objectives. To evaluate plasma mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) levels among HIV-infected patients and its potential role as a biomarker of residual viral replication. Methods. HIV-infected patients on follow-up at a ...
Real life experience with direct-acting antivirals agents against hepatitis C infection in elderly patients
[Abstract] Background. New direct-acting antivirals agents (DAAs) are very safe and well tolerated. Objectives. The purpose of this study is to analyse the efficacy and safety of DAAs in elderly patients, who have ...