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Diagnosed with HCV Hepatitis C. Fibroscan done, shows KPA. Which stage of Hepatitis infection do I have?

hello i have been diagnosis with HCV ( hep c ) and had a fibroscan and had a KPA of 9.8 i don t under stand what kpa mean or what stage of hep c im at i would put myself at a stage 3 but have been unable to find hardly any information on the subject of kpa charts do u know what this means as i have been told there will be new drugs on the market in few months after NICE passes them any advice would be most grateful many thanks
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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You need to undergo liver biopsy to see for active inflammation. If that is present then you should go in for a full course of pegylated interferon.This is a established medication with good results.
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