Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Pegylated Interferon +/- Ribavirin For Children With Hcv

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Principal Investigator: Maureen Jonas, MD

Department: Gastroenterology, Center for Childhood Liver Disease

Protocol Status: Recruitment Complete

Trial Description: This study tested the treatment of hepatitis C in children with pegylated interferon with or without ribavirin. This research also included examination of the effects of hepatitis C and its treatment on weight and growth, as well as quality of life and behavior and cognitive function in these children.  Although the study is complete, data analysis and publications are ongoing.

PI phone: Center for Childhood Liver Disease 617-355-5837

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