Hepatitis C screening is recommended for all adults and for all pregnant women, except where the prevalence is below 0.1%.
Causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome include myeloproliferative syndromes, malignancy, infection, and Behҫet syndrome.
B recommendation applies to all asymptomatic adults ages 18 to 79 years regardless of risk.
Administration of simeprevir is more problematic with ART; sofosbuvir has fewest interactions with ART.
In women with HIV, lower education and hepatitis C co-infection are independently associated with the onset of menopause before age 45 years.
Sustained virologic response rates similar for patients 65 years and older, patients younger than 65 years.
Airline is working with the CDC to coordinate ‘any required health and safety related measures’.
Thirty-two key recommendations focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, management of hepatitis C virus.
Unauthorized immigrant status linked to similar risks for graft failure, death vs US citizens/residents.
The last 4 reported hepatitis A outbreaks during 1995 to 2009 were due to individual water systems.
Investigators analyzed the relationship between HIV, hepatitis C virus, and peripheral artery disease in women.
Inverse link is dose-dependent; lowest 10-year HCC risk seen with 600 or more lipophilic statin cDDDs.
Clinicians debated whether it would be appropriate to screen for NAFLD in a primary care setting, how to monitor NAFLD, and the recommended interventions for managing NAFLD.
USPSTF continues to recommend screening for HBV infection in pregnant women at the first prenatal visit.
In site-specific analyses, significant correlation seen for poor oral health with hepatocellular carcinoma.
Fibronectin may be a potential marker for hepatitis B surface antigen seroclearance.
Advantage of interferon-based antiviral therapy reached statistical significance at 5-year follow-up.
Certain characteristics and HIV-related factors may help predict whether certain demographics of people with HIV will have an optimal response to reinforced hepatitis B virus vaccination.
In multivariate analysis, age, albumin concentration, T2DM independently tied to progression.
As the roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants continue to evolve, efforts are being made to integrate a NP/PA model into the hepatology and liver transplant field.