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Hepatitis c management

Hepatitis c management

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Published by Arif Samoon
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Published by: Arif Samoon on Sep 22, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial


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Diagnosis, Management, andTreatment of Hepatitis C:An Update
Todays talk is about . .
Hepatitis C virus
Who to test
How to test
Response rates
Why treat
Treat with what
Nonresponders and relapsers
Special group of patients
The hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Leading cause of chronic liver disease. principal cause of death fromliver disease
An estimated 180 million people are infected worldwide.
In USA prevalence of HCV infection between the years 1999 and2002 was 1.6%,
Leading indication for liver transplan-tation in the U.S.
Mortal-ity related to HCV infection (death from liver failure orhepatocellularcarcinoma) will continue to increase over the nexttwo decades.

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