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Browsing by Subject "Hepatitis C"

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  • Olafsson, Sigurdur; Rögnvaldsson, Sigurjon; Bergmann, Ottar M.; Jonasson, Jon G.; Benitez Hernandez, Ubaldo; Björnsson, Einar S. (2021-06)
    Background & Aims: The incidence of cirrhosis in Iceland has been the lowest in the world with only 3 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Alcohol consumption has almost doubled in Iceland from 1980 to 2016. Obesity has also risen and hepatitis C virus has ...
  • Davis, Stephen M.; Davidov, Danielle; Kristjansson, Alfgeir; Zullig, Keith; Baus, Adam; Fisher, Melanie (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-10-12)
    Background The Central Appalachian region of the United States is in the midst of a hepatitis C virus epidemic driven by injection of opioids, particularly heroin, with contaminated syringes. In response to this epidemic, several needle exchange ...
  • Ólafsson, Sigurður; Tyrfingsson, Þórarinn; Rúnarsdóttir, Valgerður; Bergmann, Óttar Már; Hansdóttir, Ingunn; Björnsson, Einar Stefán; Jóhannsson, B.; Sigurðardóttir, Bryndís; Fridriksdóttir, R. H.; Löve, Arthur; Hellard, M.; Löve, Þorvarður Jón; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Heimisdottir, María; Gottfredsson, Magnus (Wiley, 2018-03-07)
    A nationwide programme for the treatment of all patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) was launched in Iceland in January 2016. By providing universal access to direct‐acting antiviral agents to the entire patient population, the two key aims ...