Hepatitis C Perspective

 
 
  • Doctor Duo Counters Misperceptions on Addiction A married pair of physicians found that they had different perspectives on the opioid crisis -- so they wrote a book about it together.
  • Gastroenterology Game Changers: Top 10 Articles of 2019 Time flies, but that's no reason to fall behind in your knowledge. Dr David Johnson brings you up to speed on the year's most impactful publications in gastroenterology.
  • Updated Guidance for Hepatitis C Virus Treatment in Primary Care Eradication of hepatitis C won't happen without the help of the primary care provider workforce.
  • AASLD 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AASLD 2019
  • INHSU 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from INHSU 2019
  • 'Curing' Hepatitis C Is Not the End of Patient Care Antiviral therapy has given patients with hepatitis C infection a new lease on life, but the risk for cancer and reinfection means they still require continued monitoring.
  • Hepatitis C: 5 Things to Know Despite HCV being a curable disease with short-duration, well-tolerated finite therapy, it cannot be dismissed yet. Here are five issues that still need attention.
  • Hepatitis A: Breaking Out All Over Every encounter with those at risk is an opportunity to vaccinate against hepatitis A.
  • Discarded No More: HCV-Infected Organs Advance Transplantation Direct-acting antiviral therapy has made the use of HCV-infected organs a reality. Here is an inside look at one liver transplant program as they deliberate this option for their patients.
  • Patient Violence Against Physicians: What You Can Do When patients are sick or wounded, aggravation can lead to aggression. And the target is often a physician. Here's how to spot the warning signs and avoid an attack.
  • DDW 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2019
  • Patients Hang on Your Every Word, Says Doc With New Heart   Bioethicist Art Caplan talked to transplant surgeon Robert Montgomery about what he learned as a patient when he underwent heart transplant surgery.
  • ILC 2019 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ILC 2019
  • Did Abuse-Deterrent Oxy Spur Higher Heroin Usage?   A new study adds evidence to the idea that efforts to curb abuse of OxyContin may have had serious unintended public health consequences, says Dr Perry Wilson.
  • The Year's Top 10 Gastroenterology Articles Dr David Johnson comments on the latest recommendations and clinical studies that are reshaping how we treat some of the most common gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Viral Hepatitis: Five Highlights From the Liver Meeting Dr William Balistreri reports on the most important viral hepatitis news from this year's Liver Meeting.
  • Medscape Physicians' Choice: Top Hospitals for Key Conditions and Procedures (Non-cancer) Medscape surveyed more than 11,000 physicians to get their opinions on which hospitals they'd send family members to in order to have serious and complex conditions treated.
  • HCV: 6 Reasons in Favor of Antiviral Therapy During Pregnancy Dr Nancy Reau discusses factors that could potentially support the use of antiviral therapy during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus infection.
  • Treating Alcoholic Liver Diseases Dr Rowen Zetterman on how promoting early alcohol abstinence, looking for comorbidities, and implementing other techniques may keep a bad situation from getting worse.
  • Affluence and Liver Cancer: What's the Connection?   Rising rates of liver cancer mortality parallel another health issue in the US--obesity.