Table 5

Gain in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) free survival by sustained virological response as a function of age and fibrosis stage

Age (y)Life expectancyF0/1F2F3F4
Expressed in years, life expectancy was that in the Japanese general population in 2000. The gain in HCC free survival was the difference in expected cumulative HCC free survival with and without attaining a sustained virological response.