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Research & Reviews  27,493 results

A qualitative study of perceived barriers to hepatitis C care among people who did not ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-020-00409-9
Harm Reduction Journal; Sherbuk JE, Tabackman A et. al.

Sep 19th, 2020 - Most people diagnosed with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have not linked to care, despite the availability of safe and effective treatment. We aimed to understand why people diagnosed with HCV have not pursued care in the non-urban Southern United State...

HCV eradication in veterans with underlying mental health disorders and substance use.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2020.08.028
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA; Ifeachor AP, Houck KK et. al.

Sep 19th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) disproportionately affects those with mental health disorders and those with substance use, and the increasing HCV transmission in the United States is driven by the opioid epidemic. However, patients with a mental health d...

GES: A validated simple score to predict risk of HCC in patients with HCV-GT4 associate...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14666
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Shiha G, Waked I et. al.

Sep 18th, 2020 - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk persists after hepatitis C virus (HCV) eradication with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), particularly in patients with liver cirrhosis. Identifying those who are likely to develop HCC is a critical unmet medical...

Nutrition Parameters for Assessing Malnutrition in a Population of US Veterans With Hep...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ncp.10576
Nutrition in Clinical Practice : Official Publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition References; Agoulnik D, Lewis S

Sep 18th, 2020 - Chronic liver disease often leads to malnutrition in patients. Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are at greater risk for misclassification due to disease-specific changes in fluid, muscle, and fat status. Tools traditionally used to diagnose m...

Sphingomyelin Is Essential for the Structure and Function of the Double-Membrane Vesicl...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01080-20
Journal of Virology; Gewaid H, Aoyagi H et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Some plus-stranded RNA viruses generate double membrane vesicles (DMVs), one type of the membrane replication factories, as replication sites. Little is known about the lipid components involved in the biogenesis of these vesicles. Sphingomyelin (...

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Guidelines  45 results

Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease: Synopsis of the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes 2018 Clinical Practice Guideline
https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/2751913/prevention-diagnosis-evaluation-treatment-hepatitis-c-virus-infection-chronic-kidney

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Description: The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2018 clinical practice guideline for the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an extensive updat...

Prevention, Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Chro...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M19-1539
Annals of Internal Medicine; Gordon CE, Berenguer MC et. al.

Sep 23rd, 2019 - This article has been corrected. The original version (PDF) is appended to this article as a Supplement. The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2018 clinical practice guideline for the prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatmen...

FDA warns about rare occurrence of serious liver injury with use of hepatitis C medicines Mavyret, Zepatier, and Vosevi in some patients with advanced liver disease
https://www.fda.gov/drugs/drug-safety-and-availability/fda-warns-about-rare-occurrence-serious-liver-injury-use-hepatitis-c-medicines-mavyret-zepatier-and

Aug 27th, 2019 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received reports that the use of Mavyret, Zepatier, or Vosevi to treat chronic hepatitis C in patients with moderate to severe liver impairment has resulted in rare cases of worsening liver function or li...

HIV and Viral Hepatitis - CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/library/factsheets/hiv-viral-hepatitis.pdf

Jun 26th, 2019 - People with HIV infection are affected disproportionally by viral hepatitis. Nearly 75% of people with HIV who report a history of injection drug use also are infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Hepatitis C Questions and Answers for Health Professionals
https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hcv/hcvfaq.htm

Apr 8th, 2019 - What are the case definitions for reportable hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections? The specific viral cause of illness cannot be determined based solely on signs, symptoms, history, or current risk factors, but must be verified by specific serologic...

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Drugs  33 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  27,725 results

A qualitative study of perceived barriers to hepatitis C care among people who did not ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-020-00409-9
Harm Reduction Journal; Sherbuk JE, Tabackman A et. al.

Sep 19th, 2020 - Most people diagnosed with hepatitis C virus (HCV) have not linked to care, despite the availability of safe and effective treatment. We aimed to understand why people diagnosed with HCV have not pursued care in the non-urban Southern United State...

HCV eradication in veterans with underlying mental health disorders and substance use.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2020.08.028
Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA; Ifeachor AP, Houck KK et. al.

Sep 19th, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) disproportionately affects those with mental health disorders and those with substance use, and the increasing HCV transmission in the United States is driven by the opioid epidemic. However, patients with a mental health d...

GES: A validated simple score to predict risk of HCC in patients with HCV-GT4 associate...
https://doi.org/10.1111/liv.14666
Liver International : Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver; Shiha G, Waked I et. al.

Sep 18th, 2020 - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) risk persists after hepatitis C virus (HCV) eradication with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs), particularly in patients with liver cirrhosis. Identifying those who are likely to develop HCC is a critical unmet medical...

Nutrition Parameters for Assessing Malnutrition in a Population of US Veterans With Hep...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ncp.10576
Nutrition in Clinical Practice : Official Publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition References; Agoulnik D, Lewis S

Sep 18th, 2020 - Chronic liver disease often leads to malnutrition in patients. Patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are at greater risk for misclassification due to disease-specific changes in fluid, muscle, and fat status. Tools traditionally used to diagnose m...

Sphingomyelin Is Essential for the Structure and Function of the Double-Membrane Vesicl...
https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01080-20
Journal of Virology; Gewaid H, Aoyagi H et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Some plus-stranded RNA viruses generate double membrane vesicles (DMVs), one type of the membrane replication factories, as replication sites. Little is known about the lipid components involved in the biogenesis of these vesicles. Sphingomyelin (...

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News  573 results

Stick with the full 12-week DAA course for acute HCV
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/219071/hepatitis/stick-full-12-week-daa-course-acute-hcv?channel=346
M. Alexander Otto, MDedge News

Mar 16th, 2020 - The first randomized trial to see if a short course of a direct-acting antiviral works as well for acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection as the standard 12-week course was stopped early after it became clear that it did not, according to a repor.

Screen all adults for hepatitis C, says USPSTF
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/218184/infectious-diseases/screen-all-adults-hepatitis-c-says-uspstf?channel=39313
Heidi Splete

Mar 2nd, 2020 - Adults aged 18-79 years should be screened for hepatitis C virus infection, according to an updated grade B recommendation from the U. S.

HCV a risk in HIV-negative MSM who use PrEP
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/215948/hiv/hcv-risk-hiv-negative-msm-who-use-prep?channel=314
Mark S. Lesney

Jan 22nd, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is known to be a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). To examine this relationship in HIV-negative MSM, researchers in the Amsterdam PrEP Project team in the HIV Tr.

ED-based HCV screening found feasible, linkage low
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/212662/hepatology/ed-based-hcv-screening-found-feasible-linkage-low?channel=53
Will Pass

Nov 20th, 2019 - BOSTON – ED-based screening is a feasible method of detecting hepatitis C virus (HCV) in high-risk populations, but linkage to care remains low, according to investigators. Will Pass/MDedge News Dr.

Direct-acting antiviral treatment linked to lower mortality in patients with HCC history
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/avaho/article/212167/oncology/direct-acting-antiviral-treatment-linked-lower-mortality?channel=263
Andrew D. Bowser

Nov 12th, 2019 - BOSTON – For patients with a complete response following treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV)–related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), treatment with direct-acting antiviral therapy was linked to significantly reduced mortality compared with no su.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →