What is the treatment of choice for fulminant hepatic failure and end-stage liver disease from hepatitis B (HBV) (Hep B) disease?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

Orthotopic liver transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with fulminant hepatic failure who do not recover and for patients with end-stage liver disease due to hepatitis B disease.

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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