Italy Services, news and resources from Italy Tweet Jump to NewsNews in other languages News Treatment in cirrhosis Liver function improves in most people with cirrhosis after hepatitis C cure Keith Alcorn / 18 May 2021 Most people with hepatitis C and liver cirrhosis experience improvement in liver function after direct-acting antiviral treatment, but a small minority – mainly those with a history of liver decompensation – may ... Liver transplants Liver transplants and COVID-19 Keith Alcorn / 28 April 2020 Liver specialists in New York report a high frequency of severe COVID-19 cases in organ transplant recipients who became infected with SARS-CoV-2, while Italian specialists report that 15 of 17 patients who underwent ... Treatment outcomes Does portal hypertension always improve after hepatitis C cure? Keith Alcorn / 10 May 2018 Although portal hypertension improves in the majority of people with hepatitis C and cirrhosis after hepatitis C is cured, not all people experience improvement, and oesophageal varices may continue to ... Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) Large Italian studies confirm no increase in liver cancer risk after hepatitis C treatment Keith Alcorn / 19 April 2018 Further research presented at this year’s International Liver Congress confirms that direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment leading to the cure of hepatitis C infection does not raise the risk of developing ... Treatment outcomes Curing hepatitis C reduces deaths and liver disease Keith Alcorn / 17 April 2018 Curing hepatitis C infection significantly reduces deaths from liver disease and reduces the incidence of decompensation, two large prospective studies from Italy and Scotland show. The findings were presented on ... More news News in other languages Italy: Emergenza infezione cronica da virus epatitici - medici e pazienti chiedono con urgenza un piano nazionale ed un fondo vincolato EpaC onlus / 26 November 2013 Epatite C, Fda approva simeprevir EpaC onlus / 26 November 2013 Italy: La Asl non ha più soldi. Niente farmaci ai malati di epatite HD / 21 November 2013 I risultati di un’indagine multinazionale evidenziano scarsa conoscenza dell’epatite virale e del tumore al fegato e rafforzano la necessita’ di attivita’ di sensibilizzazione EpaC / 29 October 2013 Epatite C, ok del Chmp EMA per uso compassionevole del sofosbuvir in pazienti trapiantati di fegato e in lista di attesa per il trapianto EpaC / 29 October 2013 More Do you work for a hepatitis organisation?Add your organisation to the listings > World Hepatitis Alliance policy report on the prevention and control of viral hepatitis Download the report for Italy To see all of the World Hepatitis Alliance Global Policy Reports, please visit the WHA website. ELPA’s Euro Hepatitis Care Index Download Indicators for Italy on prevention; screening; access to treatment; national strategy; outcomes. To see all of the European Care Index and compare indicators between counties please visit: www.hep-index.eu/index-map.html.