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Liver Biopsy Stage 0 Grade 2

Oct 29, 2009 - 8 comments

Doctor ordered a biopsy to see how the HCV is progressing now that it has been over six months since relapse. Good news is that the results show Stage 0. Nada is a good number for fibrossis.  Grade 2 is kind of expected, but with no fibrossis it looks good for waiting for the Telaprevir or Bocepravir approvals expected next year.

I am feeling good about this and overall.

A big warm "Thank You" to everyone on this forum! You've all been so supportive.

Brent

P.S. All the bloodwork is in normal range including Alk Phos, AST & ALT!

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by Bill1954, Oct 29, 2009
Those are some very sexy results, Brent. How nice to get that information at this time of year, too; maybe with that knowledge, you can bring more focus on celebrating the holidays with your family, and less time sweating the details about this d@mn disease.

A very hearty congrats to you, guy—

Bill


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by jdwithhcv, Oct 29, 2009
Great news Brent - thanks for posting that!. You made my day!

jd

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by smaug48, Oct 29, 2009
Fantastic, Brent!!  Sounds like you can deal with it on your own terms :-)

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by child24angel, Oct 29, 2009
Congrats again my friend !
From the land of nuts:)

Hugs
ELaine

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by Proactive, Oct 30, 2009
Gosh, I popped into medhelp for a quick look and catch up, and what do I see...................Fantastic news Brent!!!...I'm pegging some of these new drugs getting approval by late next year, early '11 at the latest..and no, I'm not invested in any of them LOL----(actually, I'm in search of companies involved in magnets  for my speculation fun, have some chips down on
NEM.to up in Rocker's country)

any who, congrats and where yourself a big happy face for Halloween!!!
Pro

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by mikesimon, Oct 30, 2009
Great results Brent! I would sigh a big sigh of relief and just live life.
Be well,
Mike

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by Isobella, Oct 30, 2009
Wow!!!!  So glad I popped in and saw this GREAT news!

Good for you, Brent.  

Wishing you all the best!

Isobella

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by IAmTheWalrus, Nov 02, 2009
Thank you all for the kind words. You all get a special place in my idea of heaven! I'll post some pics when I go skiing with my daughters (as soon as the snow covers the rocks). My TP surgeon is an accomplished and avid skier. Maybe I can make some runs and get some pics with him, too.

Fond regards,
Brent

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