Table 8.

Antiviral treatment regimens by DOPPS phase (1996–2015)

Antiviral RegimenDOPPS Phasea
12345
IFN only183785
Ribavirin only01131
IFN and ribavirin32859
Oral direct HCV inhibitor only1
Oral direct HCV inhibitor and IFN/ribavirin5
Total prescriptions216161621
  • Expressed as n treated at enrollment or during follow-up among HCV+ patients at enrollment; medications collected every 4 months in DOPPS phases 1, 3–5, and once yearly in DOPPS phase 2. DOPPS, Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study; —, oral direct HCV inhibitors not available; HCV, hepatitis C virus.

  • a DOPPS phase 1 (1996–2001 in the United States, 1998–2001 in Europe/Japan); phase 2 (2002–2004); phase 3 (2005–2008); phase 4 (2009–2011); phase 5 (2012–2015).