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Prevalence of HIV, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus among incarcerated people i...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.11.020
Public Health; Mehmandoost S, Khezri M et. al.

Jan 16th, 2022 - Incarcerated people are at higher risk for HIV, Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infections. This review systematically summarized the evidence on the prevalence of these infections among incarcerated people in Iran. A systemat...

Hepatocellular carcinoma incidence after hepatitis C cure among patients with advanced ...
https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.32341
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.); Lockart I, Yeo MGH et. al.

Jan 15th, 2022 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) cure reduces but does not eliminate the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). HCC surveillance is recommended in populations where the incidence exceeds 1.5% per year. In cirrhosis, HCC surveillance should continue after ...

Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Virus Infection Promote Liver Fibrogenesis through a TGF-β1...
https://doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.2001453
Journal of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950); Li W, Duan X et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - Hepatitis B virus (HBV)/hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection accelerates liver fibrosis progression compared with HBV or HCV monoinfection. Octamer binding transcription factor 4 (OCT4) and Nanog are direct targets of the profibrogenic TGF-β1 signa...

Correlates of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccine Hesitancy Among People Who In...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8690110
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Strathdee SA, Abramovitz D et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - People who inject drugs (PWID) are vulnerable to acquiring severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). We examined correlates of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine hesitancy among PWID in the US-Mexico border region, of ...

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Guidelines  12 results

Non-invasive diagnosis and follow-up of chronic infection with Hepatitis C Virus.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinre.2021.101771
Clinics and Research in Hepatology and Gastroenterology; Tran A, Shili-Masmoudi S et. al.

Aug 1st, 2021 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major cause of chronic liver disease. Clinical care for patients with HCV-related liver disease has advanced considerably with developments in screening, diagnostic procedures to evaluate liver fibrosis and i...

EASL recommendations on treatment of hepatitis C: Final update of the series☆.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhep.2020.08.018
Journal of Hepatology; , et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a major cause of chronic liver disease, with approximately 71 million chronically infected individuals worldwide. Clinical care for patients with HCV-related liver disease has advanced considerably thanks to an...

Screening for Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Adolescents and Adults: US Preventive Serv...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.1123
JAMA , Owens DK et. al.

Mar 3rd, 2020 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common chronic blood-borne pathogen in the US and a leading cause of complications from chronic liver disease. HCV is associated with more deaths than the top 60 other reportable infectious diseases combined, in...

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 24th, 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...

Management of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with chronic kidney disease: posi...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40620-018-0523-1 10.1111/ctr.12941 10.1111/tid.12696
Journal of Nephrology; Minutolo R, Aghemo A et. al.

Sep 27th, 2018 - Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is now considered a systemic disease due to the occurrence of extra-hepatic manifestations. Among these, the renal involvement is frequent. HCV infection, in fact, is strongly associated with proteinuria and chron...

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News  517 results

HCV Screening in Pregnancy: Reducing the Risk for Casualties in the Quest for Elimination
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963059

Nov 22nd, 2021 - Because hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is typically asymptomatic, its presence can easily be overlooked without appropriate screening efforts. For those screening efforts to be effective, they must keep pace with the changing demographic face o...

Liver Cancer Risk Lingers Even After HCV Eradication
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/963101

Nov 17th, 2021 - Although the risk for liver cancer diminishes for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections for whom virus is eliminated with direct-acting antiviral (DAA) drugs, these patients are not out of the woods, and those who do not have a sustaine...

How One Country Reduced HCV in MSM With HIV to Less Than 1%
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/962159

Nov 3rd, 2021 - Rates of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections fell to 0.6% among gay and bisexual men living with HIV after a systematic HCV elimination campaign, showing that micro-elimination campaigns paired with continued testing and treatment is effective in a...

Matthew Akiyama, MD, Receives Avenir Grant for Efforts to Hinder HIV/HCV Transmission in Kenya
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/955050

Jul 20th, 2021 - Avenir HIV/AIDs recipient Matthew Akiyama, MD, an assistant professor and clinician-investigator at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York City, is a blood-borne infections sleuth. Dr Matthew Akiyama With a 4-year, $2.5M Avenir Award...

Rapid Core Antigen HCV Tests Could Expand Accessibility
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/954141

Jul 1st, 2021 - A proposed rapid diagnostic test for hepatitis C viral infections that combines an inexpensive but lower-sensitivity core-antigen test with lab RNA confirmation of negative tests could expand testing and same-day initiation of antiviral therapy in...

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