Impact of DAA Uptake in Controlling HCV Epidemic and Modeling Interventions for HCV Elimination Among HIV-infected Persons in San Diego
This is a retrospective and prospective study among people living with HIV (PLWH) that assesses hepatitis C (HCV) treatment uptake during periods before and after direct-acting antivirals (DAA) introduction, and its impact on the HCV epidemic among PLWH.
DAA Treatment in Donor HCV-positive to Recipient HCV-negative Liver Transplant
This is a single center study for the donation of HCV-positive livers to HCV negative recipient patients, with preemptive, interventional treatment of Epclusa to prevent HCV transmission upon transplantation.
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This study will enroll subjects who are at high risk for nonadherence (including active alcohol and/drug use, recent hospitalization for a psychiatric condition, previous nonadherence or missed clinic visits, or transportation issues). This study is evaluating the use of a digital medicines program to help sustain adherence and hopefully increase the chance of a cure. Study subjects will be compensated for their time in the study.
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DAA Treatment in Donor HCV-positive to Recipient HCV-negative Heart Transplant
This is a proof of concept, single center study for the donation of HCV-positive hearts to HCV negative recipient patients, with preemptive, interventional treatment with 12 weeks of commercially available DAA therapy to prevent HCV transmission upon transplantation.
In the medical literature, there are case reports that Harvoni improves symptoms in patients with PCT. However, this has never been systematically tested. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to assess whether Harvoni alone is an effective therapy of active PCT in patients with Chronic Hepatitis C
The study is both qualitative and quantitative, gathering patient’s perceptions of HCV treatment benefits before and after HCV treatment by administering surveys and conducting in-depth qualitative patient interviews. The study seeks to understand all anticipated and actual benefits patients perceive before and after viral eradication.
The study will enroll well-compensated cirrhotic as well as non-cirrhotic subjects treatment experienced with an NS5a Inhibitor + sofosbuvir and will include patients who did not complete the prescribed duration due to adverse event or any reason other than for non/poor compliance. Subjects will be randomized to 12 or 16 weeks of treatment.