Hepatitis C Virus, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease

Hepatitis C Virus, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease

by Emmet B. Keeffe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1416027807

ISBN-13: 2901416027804

Pub. Date: 08/31/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Hepatitis may be the most swiftly changing topic in hepatology. The most current research and clinical treatment of the hepatitis C virus are discussed herein. Separate discussion is given to chronic hepatitis C in African-Americans, in the injection drug-using population, in patients with decompensated cirrhoisis and in potential kideney and heart transplant

Overview

Hepatitis may be the most swiftly changing topic in hepatology. The most current research and clinical treatment of the hepatitis C virus are discussed herein. Separate discussion is given to chronic hepatitis C in African-Americans, in the injection drug-using population, in patients with decompensated cirrhoisis and in potential kideney and heart transplant patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901416027804
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/31/2005
Series:
Clinics: Internal Medicine Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

1. Molecular Virology of the Hepatitis C Virus: Implication for Novel Therapies (Glenn)
2. Diagnostic Test in Hepatitis C Virus Infection (Pawlotsky)
3. Natural History of Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Update (Seeff)
4. Steatosis and HCV Infection: Mechanisms and Significance (McHutchinson)
5. Chronic Hepatitis C in African Americans (Jeffers)
6. Epidemiology and Treatment of HCV Genotypes 4-9: A Systematic Review (Nguyen)
7. Management of Hepatitis C in the Injection Drug-Using Population (Edlin)
8. Use of Growth Factors with Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C (Afdhal)
9. Management of HCV Treatment Failures (Shiffman)
10. Treatment of Hepatitis C in Patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis (Everson)
11. Treatment of Hepatitis C in Potential Kidney and Heart Transplant Patients (Martin)
12. Treatment of Recurrent Hepatitis C after Liver Transplantation (Terrault)
13. Treatment of HCV/HIV Co-Infection (Sherman)

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