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Practical Management of Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Continuous acquisition of new knowledge in Medicine is essential to ensure progression in diagnostics and therapeutics. In the last decade the discipline of Hepatology has achieved critical progress in the treatment of viral hepatitis. The present book has been realized by a team of experts daily facing clinical problems in the prevention and management of liver diseases and has been designed for a global readership to offer some practical tips to physicians who want update their level of practice in the field. Its a practical volume for daily reference but also an instrument for improving expertise in viral hepatology and discovering the unresolved issues. Management of HBV and HCV hepatitis in young and elderly, HEV hepatitis, evaluation of liver fibrosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, vaccine and prevention and patient education are some of the most important topics covered by the authors. In addition, an outstanding chapter on the skin involvement during viral hepatitis and the tools to manage them during triple therapy is included in the book.

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Practical Management of Chronic Viral HepatitisEdited by Gaetano Serviddio

Published: May 29th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46043

ISBN: 978-953-51-1109-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7155-3

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

32692 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

15 Dimensions Citations


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1. Epidemiology and Prevention of Viral Hepatitis B and C

By Domenico Martinelli, Francesca Fortunato, Gulsun Simsek and Rosa Prato


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2. Genomic Heterogeneity of Hepatitis Viruses (A-E): Role in Clinical Implications and Treatment

By Zahid Hussain


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3. Immunotherapy and Vaccine Development in Viral Hepatitis

By Kazuto Tajiri and Yukihiro Shimizu


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4. Clinical Application of Non-Invasive Markers of Liver Fibrosis

By Hadi Parsian, Maryam Alizadeh and Yousef Yahyapour


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5. Radiologic Assessment of Liver Fibrosis – Present and Future

By Luca Macarini and Luca P. Stoppino


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6. Current Concepts on Management of Chronic Hepatitis B

By Teresa Santantonio and Massimo Fasano


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7. Treatment of Chronic HCV Infection in the Era of Protease Inhibitors

By R. Villani, F. Bellanti and G. Serviddio


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8. Management of HCV Infection in the Elderly

By Antonino D. Romano and Gianluigi Vendemiale


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9. Hepatitis E

By Scotto Gaetano and Fazio Vicenzina


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10. The Skin and Viral Liver Disease

By Mastrolonardo M


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11. Chronic C Hepatitis, Interferon and Psychiatric Disorders

By Giuseppe Valerio Torres, Emanuela Apicella, Elisa D’Alterio, Angela Chiara Cecere and Antonello Bellomo


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12. HCV, Mixed Cryoglobulinemia and Malignant Lymphoproliferation

By Gianfranco Lauletta


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13. Surgical Management of HCC

By Lochan, HL Reeves and DM Manas


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14. Viral Hepatitis

By Ahmad Ali Asadi Noghabi, Fatameh Bahramnejad and Mitra Zandi


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