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Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis

By Stuart Gordon

CRC Press – 2001 – 392 pages

Series: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Description

This up-to-date reference serves as a comprehensive overview of, and patient treatment manual for, chronic viral hepatitis-accounting for subtleties in the diagnosis and treatment of individual patients, rapidly evolving concepts in patient management, and heightened public awareness of the disease.

Illustrates how current advances in diagnostic and therapeutic modalities may benefit patients with chronic viral hepatitis!

Organized in an easily consulted case-study format that focuses on relevant and challenging patient cases in each chapter, Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis

  • reviews the transition from biochemical measurements to therapy based on viral endpoints and direct antivirals

  • describes emerging treatments for hepatitis B and hepatitis C

  • navigates through the various HBV and HCV serologic assays in a clear and practical way

  • offers a bedside approach to disease management issues

  • and more!

    Including tabulated summaries of laboratory and serologic data, Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis is an indispensable guide for gastroenterologists and hepatologists, infectious disease specialists, clinical virologists, internists, family practitioners, and medical school students in these disciplines.

  • Reviews

    "

    …well-written and easy to read….neatly summarize[s] important information.

    "-Annals of Internal Medicine

    Contents

    Hepatitis B Virology: Acute and Chronic Infection-Wild-Type HBV and HBV Variants

    Khozema B. Hussain and Anna S. F. Lok

    Hepatitis C Virology: Antigen, Antibody, and Molecular Testing

    Roberto V. Leon, María D. de Medina, and Eugene R. Schiff

    Current Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B

    Paul Martin, Marc A. Edelstein, and Steven-Huy B. Han

    Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: Future Approaches

    Marcelo O. Silva and María J. Frontera Vaca

    Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in Transplant Recipients

    Robert G. Gish

    Alternative Therapies for Chronic Hepatitis C

    Dickens Theodore and Michael W. Fried

    Current Treatment of Hepatitis C

    Javaid A. Shad and John G. McHutchison

    Persistently Normal Alanine Aminotransferase Levels in Individuals with Hepatitis C

    David A. Zink and Ann L. Silverman

    Retreatment of Hepatitis C: Interferon Nonresponders

    Anne M. Larson

    Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C: Transplant Recipients

    Gustavo Marino and Vinod K. Rustgi

    Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B and C: HIV-Coinfected Patients

    Brian M. Isler and Kenneth E. Sherman

    Treatment of Hepatitis D

    Antonio Craxì and Vito Di Marco

    Future Hepatitis C Virus Therapy: Protease and Helicase Inhibitors and Beyond

    Lee M. Kaplan

    Index

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