Lisa Backus: Examining Efficacy of Hepatitis Medications

MAY 25, 2016
Caitlyn Fitzpatrick

As medications for hepatitis C become more widely used, studies are being done to see how effective these treatments are when used in combination.

Speaking at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2016 meeting in San Diego, California, Lisa Backus, MD, PhD , from the US Department of Veterans Affairs discussed the results of a recent study looking at some of the more popular medications available on the market. Backus said the study was important because they wanted to see whether the treatments were as effective in real-world practice as they were during clinical trials in the approval process.

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