Long-term growth outcomes in children treated for ch

Maureen M. Jonas, Kathleen B. Schwarz, Regino Gonzalez-Peralta, Steven Lobritto, Jean P. Molleston, Karen F. Murray, Philip Rosenthal, Jessica Wen, Cynthia Wat, Vedran Pavlovic, Charles Warne

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Abstract

Effects on linear growth were noted in children treated with peginterferon ± ribavirin in the Pediatric Study of Hepatitis C trial. Growth was further examined in a subset of patients followed for up to 6 years post-treatment. No long-term effects on height-for-age z scores were observed that could be attributed to hepatitis C virus treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1252-1254
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume165
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

Keywords

  • HAZ Height-for-age z score LTFU Long-term follow-up PEG-IFN Peginterferon RBV Ribavirin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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