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Hepatitis C After Liver Transplant

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Hi, can you describe the papers you read that convinced hepatitis c causes disease, because according to several scientists it is just the alcohol etc that does it. Dr. Peter Duesberg claim the virus was a money making scam by Chiron and how it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...all people. I don't treat everyone with hepatitis C. I treat those who have liver disease. Hepatitis C is the leading cause of liver transplantation in the US. Also the number of liver cancers related to Hepatitis C in the US has increased... Read more »

Hepatitis C, RNA, QUANT, PCR

I am a liver transplant that just finished 7 months of ribavirin and interferon. They did a... Read more »

can do liver transplant for HIV patient

Hi, My dad got HIV postive and HCV as well. his genotype is 1a. He's been infected for nearly 5... Read more »
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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...be worse; careful monitoring is required. People with decompensated cirrhosis cannot be safely treated for hepatitis C; a liver transplant is the best option. How Is HCV Treated? Hepatitis C treatment is a combination of two drugs,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

...HIV-negative patients and should have similar access to treatment," Agarwal said. "However, those patients with coinfection with hepatitis C did less well, emphasizing the need for appropriate antiviral therapy early in the course of [hepatitis... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treating Hepatitis C: A Clinician's Perspective

...they did it. Everything worked out okay. The patient always comes first. Journal: Have any of your hepatitis C patients had liver transplants? Powell : Yes. When many patients with hepatitis C go for a liver transplant, it is... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...health of the American people as evidenced by the following facts: ? Chronic hepatitis C is the leading indication for adult liver transplantation in the U.S. The demand for liver transplants for this indication has increased by a least 12-fold... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »