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Clinical Dilemmas in Viral Liver Disease is a practical up-to-date handbook providing answers to the questions and challenges that arise in day-to-day practice.

Each short chapter addresses a different topic and provides evidence-based guidance on subjects ranging from optimizing current management through to special management problems and novel treatments.

This book is suitable for all medical professionals involved in the care of patients with viral liver disease: established and trainee hepatologists, pediatric hepatologists, pathologists, radiologists, transplant surgeons and nurse specialistsContent:
Chapter 1 Non?Invasive Markers of Liver Fibrosis: Useful or Useless? (pages 1–5): Pierre Bedossa
Chapter 2 Liver Biopsy in Hepatitis C Patients with Easy?to?Treat Characteristics: Should We Bother or Just Do Biomarkers? (pages 6–8): Michelle Lai and Nezam Afdhal
Chapter 3 Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Viral Liver Disease: Is Ultrasound Enough? (pages 9–12): Amit G. Singal and Jorge A. Marrero
Chapter 4 Genomic Investigations in Viral Hepatitis: Likely to Help or Hinder? (pages 13–18): Guohong Deng, Yasser El sherif and Mark R. Thursz
Chapter 5 Affective and Cognitive Disorders in Hepatitis C Infection: Are They Real and What are the Mechanisms? (pages 19–23): Markus Gess, Daniel M. Forton, Howard C. Thomas and Simon D. Taylor?Robinson
Chapter 6 Acute Hepatitis: Treat Immediately or Give a Chance to Spontaneously Clear? (pages 25–33): Ranjeeta Bahirwani and David E. Kaplan
Chapter 7 Management of HCV Genotype 1 Non?Responders/Relapsers: A European Perspective (pages 34–37): Harald Farnik and Stefan Zeuzem
Chapter 8 HCV Genotype 1: How are you Managing the Non?Responders and Relapsers? A North American Perspective (pages 38–42): Michael W. Fried
Chapter 9 Management of HCV?2 and HCV?3 Non?Responders and Relapsers (pages 43–46): Giada Sebastiani and Alfredo Alberti
Chapter 10 Management of HCV Infection in Patients with Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Disease (pages 47–49): Paul Telfer and Banu Kaya
Chapter 11 Management of HCV in Dialysis Patients (pages 50–54): Fabrizio Fabrizi and Paul Martin
Chapter 12 Management of HCV in Patients with a Renal Transplant (pages 55–57): Richard Marley and Janet Dearden
Chapter 13 Management of HCV in Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidity (pages 58–60): Alexander Evans and William Rosenberg
Chapter 14 Morbid Obesity and HCV: Management Strategies (pages 61–64): Venessa Pattullo and Jenny Heathcote
Chapter 15 Management of Cytopenias during Chronic Hepatitis C Therapy (pages 65–69): Alyson N. Fox and Vinod K. Rustgi
Chapter 16 Management of Patients with Multiple HCV Genotypes (pages 70–72): Peter Ferenci
Chapter 17 HCV and Injecting Drug Users: How do we Approach Them? (pages 73–75): Olav Dalgard
Chapter 18 HCV with and without Autoimmune Features: How do you Sort them out and Manage? (pages 76–81): M. Shadab Siddiqui and Steven L. Flamm
Chapter 19 HCV and Iron Excess: The Interaction and how to Handle it (pages 82–87): Bryan D. Maliken and Kris V. Kowdley
Chapter 20 Management of Patients with Genotype 3 Chronic Hepatitis C: Can we Change the Duration of Therapy? (pages 88–93): Alessandra Mangia, Valeria Piazzolla and Angelo Andriulli
Chapter 21 Management of Hepatitis C in Children (pages 94–98): Maureen M. Jonas
Chapter 22 Controlling Symptoms in Chronic HCV on and off Treatment: Does Anything Work? (pages 99–104): Brenda A. Appolo
Chapter 23 Complementary Therapies in Chronic HCV: Exploitation or Something to Offer? (pages 105–109): Kelly C. Vranas and K. Rajender Reddy
Chapter 24 HCV in Liver Transplant Recipients: How do you Approach Them? (pages 110–114): Brett E. Fortune and Lisa M. Forman
Chapter 25 HCV in Patients with Advanced Disease: Do you Treat them and do you have any Caveats? (pages 115–122): Gregory T. Everson
Chapter 26 Management of Acute HBV (pages 123–128): Dennis A. Freshwater and David J. Mutimer
Chapter 27 Rethinking the Inactive Carrier State: Management of Patients with Low?Replicative HBeAg?Negative Chronic Hepatitis B and Normal Liver Enzymes (pages 129–134): Ilan S. Weisberg and Ira M. Jacobson
Chapter 28 HBeAg?Negative Chronic Hepatitis B Infection with Abnormal Transaminases and Minimal Changes on Liver Biopsy (pages 135–137): Graham R. Foster
Chapter 29 Combination Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Should we use it ab initio or Sequentially? (pages 138–141): William Alazawi and Graham R. Foster
Chapter 30 Management of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Pregnancy (pages 142–145): Eleri S. W. Wilson?Davies and William F. Carman
Chapter 31 Management of Hepatitis B in Children (pages 146–150): Maureen M. Jonas
Chapter 32 Hepatitis B Infection in Surgeons and Healthcare Workers: What should we do to Protect Patients? (pages 151–153): Graham R. Foster
Chapter 33 HBV in the Poorly Compliant Patient: Dare we Start Oral Drugs? (pages 154–158): Tin Nguyen, Paul Desmond and Stephen Locarnini
Chapter 34 Acute Liver Failure and HBV: Is there a Role for HBV Therapy? (pages 159–162): Hank S. Wang and Tram T. Tran
Chapter 35 High?Risk Needle Exposure in Hepatitis B Vaccine Failures: What are the Options? (pages 163–167): Pari Shah and Kimberly A. Forde
Chapter 36 Antiviral Prophylactic Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B to Prevent Viral Reactivation during Cytotoxic Chemotherapy (pages 168–173): Mohsin Ali and K. Rajender Reddy
Chapter 37 Management of Hepatitis B in HIV?Infected and other Immunosuppressed Patients (pages 174–180): Kaiser Raja and Douglas T. Dieterich
Chapter 38 Lamivudine and Adefovir Resistance: What should we do? (pages 181–187): Geoff M. Dusheiko
Chapter 39 HBV Therapy Following Unsuccessful Interferon Therapy: How do you see the Role for Oral Therapies? (pages 188–191): Grace M. Chee and Fred F. Poordad
Chapter 40 Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Co?Infection (pages 192–195): Quentin M. Anstee, Belinda C. Smith and Howard C. Thomas
Chapter 41 The Nurse Practitioner and the Physician Assistant: Their Role in HCV Management (pages 197–201): Brenda A. Appolo
Chapter 42 Non?Specialist Management in General Practice of Chronic Hepatitis C Liver Disease: Cost?Effective or Foolish Cost Cutting? (pages 202–205): Chris Helen Ford
Chapter 43 The Future of HCV Therapy: With or without Interferon and Ribavirin? (pages 207–213): Mark Sulkowski
Chapter 44 Protease and Polymerase Inhibitors for HCV (pages 214–220): Christoph Sarrazin
Chapter 45 HCV Vaccines: Coming Soon? (pages 221–225): David E. Kaplan
Chapter 46 New Drugs for Hepatitis B: What is in the Pipeline? (pages 226–229): Cihan Yurdaydyn, A. Mithat Bozdayy, Ramazan Idilman and Hakan Bozkaya
Chapter 47 Hepatitis B – a Therapeutic Vaccine: Hope or Hype? (pages 230–235): Rosa Di Stefano and Antonio Craxi
Chapter 48 Novel Interferons: Is there Life in the Old Dog Yet? (pages 236–238): Graham R. Foster
Chapter 49 Is Interferon a Valuable First?Line Therapy for HBeAg?Positive HBV? (pages 239–245): Patrick Marcellin, Rami Moucari, Olivier Lada and Tarik Asselah
Chapter 50 Most Patients with Hepatitis C will Die from their Disease (pages 246–248): Graham R. Foster and Steven Masson
Chapter 51 Most Patients with Hepatitis C will Die with their Disease (pages 249–251): Ronald L. Koretz

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  • Year: 2010
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  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781405179058,9781444319590

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