Patients >60 years are less responsive to therapy (1,2)
Routine prenatal ...
Determine exposure risk: detailed social history, including alcohol and IV drug use, psychiatric and medical comorbidities, and coinfections.
Chronic HCV: Most cases are mildly symptom...
Goal is to achieve sustained virologic response (SVR), reduce adverse events and all-cause mortality.
Report acute HCV to state health department.
Treat all patients with virol...
Monitor serial viral load only if on antiviral therapy.
AASLD and IDSA now recommend an abdominal US every 6 months, with or without serum α-fetoprotein (AFP) to m...
Cirrhosis of the Liver; Hepatitis A; Hepatitis B; HIV/AIDS
Algorithm: Hyperbilirubinemia and Jaundice
Scoring calculators: http://www.mdcalc.com/
B19.20 Unspecified viral hepatitis C without hepatic coma
B17.10 Acute hepatitis C without hepatic coma
B18.2 Chronic viral hepatitis C
50711007 Viral hepatitis C (disorder)
HCV is the most common cause of HCC in the western world.
GT 1 is the most common GT of HCV in the U.S.
1 of 10 patients with HCV has no identifiable risk factors; 15–25% of HCV-infected...
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Chronic hepatitis with cirrhosis. A photomicrograph of the liver from a patient with long-standing chronic active hepatitis B shows hepatocellular nodules and chronically inflamed fibrous septa.
Chronic hepatitis with cirrhosis. A photomicrograph of the liver from a patient with long-standing chronic active hepatitis B shows hepato...