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Title Chronic viral hepatitis / editor, Kirti Shetty
Edition 2nd rev. ed
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana ; London : Springer [distributor], 2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 503 pages) : illustrations
Contents Molecular virology of Hepatitis B and C : clinical implications / Marcy Coash and George Y. Wu -- Epidemiology, risk factors, and natural history of chronic Hepatitis C / Nalini K. Sharma and Averell H. Sherker -- Current and future therapy of chronic Hepatitis C / Mohammad Ashfaq and Gary Davis -- Hepatitis C in special populations / Douglas Dieterich, Marie-Louise Vachon and Damaris Carriero -- Extrahepatic manifestations of chronic Hepatitis C infection / Douglas Meyer and Henry C. Bodenheimer Jr. -- Anti-HCV agents in development / Ketan Kulkarni and Ira M. Jacobson -- Epidemiology, screening, and natural history of chronic Hepatitis B infection / Shiv K. Sarin and Manoj Kumar -- Current treatment of chronic Hepatitis B / Walid S. Ayoub and Emmet B. Keeffe -- Management of patients co-infected with chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) and the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Edward Doo and Marc Ghany -- Management of antiviral resistance in chronic Hepatitis B / Edward Doo and Marc Ghany -- Herbal and non-traditional therapies for viral hepatitis / Veronika Gagovic and Paul Kwo -- Hepatitis B reactivation in the setting of chemotherapy and immunosuppression / Halim Charbel and James H. Lewis -- Support of patients during antiviral therapy for Hepatitis B and C / Alyson N. Fox and Thomas W. Faust -- Viral hepatitis, A through E, in pregnancy / Eashen Liu and Jacqueline Laurin -- Chronic viral hepatitis and liver transplantation / Kirti Shetty -- Treatment of viral hepatitis in children : 2008 / Zachary R. Schneider and Parvathi Mohan -- Viral hepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma / Jorge A. Marrero -- Hepatitis B vaccines / Oren Shibolet and Daniel Shouval -- T-cell-mediated immunity and immunotherapy of chronic Hepatitis C / Richard C. Duke, Alex Franzusoff and David Apelian
Summary Chronic viral hepatitis affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and each year millions more people become infected. In Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Second Edition, a panel of distinguished clinicians and clinical investigators build upon the first edition by comprehensively reviewing all the relevant new information regarding resistance, side effects, and therapies for chronic viral hepatitis. The text covers recent advances in the understanding of pathogenesis of viral hepatitis while discussing promising agents in development for its treatment. The authors devote special attention to reactivation of hepatitis B with chemotherapy and immunosuppression, herbal and non-traditional therapies, chronic viral hepatitis in the pediatric population, and immunology and immunotherapy of HCV and provide relative costs for all diagnostic and therapeutic options. Authoritative and up-to-date, Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Second Edition offers today's gastroenterologists, internists, hepatologists, and infectious disease specialists a practical guide to the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of chronic viral hepatitis from a multidisciplinary approach
Analysis geneeskunde
public health
digestive system
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hepatitis, Viral.
Hepatitis, Viral -- Treatment
Hepatitis B virus -- Physiological effect
Hepatitis C virus -- Physiological effect
Hepatitis, Chronic -- therapy
Hepatitis B, Chronic
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Hepatitis, Viral
Form Electronic book
Author Shetty, Kirti
ISBN 9781597455657