Slideset

Slideset: Hepatitis B Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Candidacy

In this downloadable slideset, Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACP, FACG, FASGE, AGAF, reviews the latest guideline recommendations on HBV screening, diagnosis, and treatment candidacy.
Format: Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt)
File size: 5.78 MB
Date posted: 11/11/2010
  • Weighing the Treatment Options for Genotype 3 HCV Infection in Cirrhotics

    Mark S. Sulkowski MD - 2/25/2016    3 comments / Last Comment: 4/11/2016
    In my practice, it is the patient with cirrhosis and genotype 3 HCV infection who causes me to pause and carefully consider the patient’s treatment options.
  • Genotype 3 HCV: Still Difficult to Treat?

    Jordan J. Feld MD, MPH - 2/10/2015    1 comment / Last Comment: 2/25/2015
    My take on how to manage genotype 3 HCV and how evolving therapeutic options will likely improve outcomes for treatment-experienced cirrhotic patients with genotype 3 HCV infection.
  • Decompensated Cirrhosis: My Take on New Treatment Strategies Following AASLD 2015

    Ira M. Jacobson MD - 12/24/2015    2 comments / Last Comment: 1/4/2016
    Despite the variety of highly effective, highly tolerable regimens available for treating HCV, strategies for patients with decompensated liver disease remain challenging.
  • My Take on New Guidance for Treating Genotype 1 HCV–Infected Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis

    Norah Terrault MD, MPH - 5/5/2015    3 comments / Last Comment: 7/26/2015
    We now have safe and effective treatment options for HCV infection in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. But how do ribavirin tolerability and treatment experience factor into how they should be used?
  • My Approach to Identifying Treatment Candidates and Maintaining Patients on Long-term HBV Therapy

    Anna S. F. Lok MD - 6/19/2014    9 comments / Last Comment: 1/3/2015
    I find it helpful to discuss the impact of treatment on liver fibrosis/cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma with patients, which motivates some to initiate and adhere to their long-term treatment.