Screening
Screening
02/23/2022
In a recent study, researchers compared the rates of screening and sensitivity of universal vs risk-based screening for hepatitis C virus in pregnant women.
02/23/2022
Viral Infections
Viral Infections
01/29/2022
In a recent study, researchers aimed to better understand the prevalence of hepatitis C virus in the global population.
01/29/2022
surgery
surgery
12/13/2020
The Affordable Care Act aimed to expand Medicaid access in an effort to bring health care to the uninsured. But how did it affect liver transplantation waitlists and the minorities at high risk? A new study...
12/13/2020
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
02/12/2020
Successful treatment of hepatitis C virus infection with direct-acting antivirals reduces the risk of cardiovascular events, according to the results of a recent study.
02/12/2020
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
12/19/2018
Liver fibrosis stage is an important factor in determining HCC risk. With this in mind, researchers aimed to evaluate the utility of liver stiffness in predicting HCC risk throughout the clinical course of...
12/19/2018
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
12/16/2018
A new survey of AAFP-affiliated family physicians explored attitudes, knowledge, and adoption of HCV screening recommendations. The results were shared at the American Public Health Association 2018 Annual...
12/16/2018
Transplantation
Transplantation
11/20/2018
A new proof-of-concept trial aimed to evaluate the safety of transplanting HCV-infected donor hearts and treating HCV-negative recipients preemptively with DAAs. Preliminary findings were presented at the...
11/20/2018
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
11/18/2018
Although approximately 12% of baby boomers are thought to undergo hepatitis C screening, new findings presented at the APHA Annual Meeting & Expo suggest that this estimate may be misleading.
11/18/2018
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
11/15/2018
Findings presented at the AASLD’s Liver Meeting shed light on treatment completion and success rates among individuals with hepatitis C virus with ongoing injection drug use and imperfect treatment...
11/15/2018
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C
10/18/2018
At ACG 2018, hepatologist Mitchell Shiffman, MD, outlined current concerns and special populations in the treatment of hepatitis C virus following the emergence of DAAs.
10/18/2018