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The study, called COPILOT , consider that low-dose peginterferon alfa-2b was colchicine in improving disease – free survival of patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension, especially in patients who remained on treatment. In the study, more than 40 % of patients portal hypertension, a condition of high blood pressure in the large containers go into the liver from the gastrointestinal tract and often accompanied cirrhosis. However, it was peginterferon alfa-2b maintenance therapy not superior to colchicine in patients overall. These results reinforce the case for the adoption of low-dose peginterferon alfa-2b maintenance therapy in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension who have failed hepatitis C eradication therapy, said lead investigator Nezam Afdhal, Chief of Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. While other interferon maintenance therapies in recent years in previous interferon nonresponders were examined which, these results show for the first time, a clinical benefit in a defined population with advanced disease, he said.

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