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sini
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188063
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GI
Updated:
2012-12-08 20:44:18
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Viral Hepatitis II
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Viral Hepatitis II
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  1. HAV
    - Tx
    - Complication
    • Tx: self-limited, supportive care
    • Complication: epidemics
  2. HBV
    - Tx
    - Complication
    • Tx: IFN-alpha or antiviral (lamivudine, adefovir, entecavir)
    • Complications: chronic hepatitis; cirrohsis; hepatocellular carcinoma; fulminant hepatic failure
  3. HCV
    - Tx
    - Complications
    • Tx: IFN-alpha, consider ribavirin
    • Complications: 80% of pts develop chronic hepatitis; 50% develop cirrhosis; increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
  4. Hep D
    - Tx:
    - Complications:
    • Tx: IFN-alpha
    • Complications: severe hepatitis; cirrhosis; persistent carrier state
  5. Hep E
    - Tx
    - Complications
    • Tx: self-limited; supportive care
    • Complications: high infant mortality when occuring in pregnant women

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