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Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and B

As in many areas of medicine, treatment of viral hepatitis has seen an acceleration of change driven by new therapies and evolving technology. Thanks to the direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs), the era of HCV eradication and cure has begun. As regards to hepatitis B therapy, potent antiviral drugs for suppression of viral replication are available, new research activities to enhance eradication are visible, and these may influence clinical practice in the coming years. This book covers the latest advances in hepatitis C and hepatitis B therapeutics as well as the emerging and investigational treatment strategies. "Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B" book is an up-to-date source of information for physicians, residents, and advanced medical students seeking a broader understanding of treatment of viral hepatitis. The authors of the chapters come from many eminent centers around the world and are experts in their respective fields.

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Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C and BEdited by Naglaa Allam

Published: March 8th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/62815

ISBN: 978-953-51-2994-3

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2993-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7347-2

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

18797 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Treatment of Viral Hepatitis - Current Challenges and Future Perspectives

By Naglaa Allam and Imam Waked


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2. Advances in Treatment of Hepatitis C

By Sanaa M. Kamal


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3. Comparative Study of IFN-Based Versus IFN-Free Regimens and Their Efficacy in Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infections

By Ramesh Rana, Yizhong Chang, Jing Li, ShengLan Wang, Li Yang and ChangQing Yang


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4. Management of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Patients with Cirrhosis

By Aziza Ajlan and Hussien Elsiesy


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5. Management of Hepaitits C Virus Genotype 4 in the Liver Transplant Setting

By Waleed K. Al-Hamoudi


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6. HCV Treatment Failure in the Era of DAAs

By Mohamed Hassany and Aisha Elsharkawy


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7. Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B: An Update and Prospect for Cure

By Andrew Dargan and Hie-Won Hann


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8. Recent Advancement in Hepatitis B Virus, Epigenetics Alterations and Related Complications

By Mankgopo Magdeline Kgatle


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9. Response-Guided Therapy Based on the Combination of Quantitative HBsAg and HBV DNA Kinetics in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

By Valeriu Gheorghiță and Florin Alexandru Căruntu


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10. Current Management Strategies in Hepatitis B During Pregnancy

By Letiția Adela Maria Streba, Anca Pătrașcu, Aurelia Enescu and Costin Teodor Streba


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11. Treatment and Prognosis of Hepatitis B Virus Concomitant with Alcoholism

By Chih-Wen Lin, Chih-Che Lin and Sien-Sing Yang


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12. Hepatitis B and C in Kidney Transplantation

By Smaragdi Marinaki, Konstantinos Drouzas, Chrysanthi Skalioti and John N. Boletis


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13. Strategies to Preclude Hepatitis C Virus Entry

By Thierry Burnouf, Ching-Hsuan Liu and Liang-Tzung Lin


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14. Hepatitis C Virus Infection Treatment: Recent Advances and New Paradigms in the Treatment Strategies

By Imran Shahid, Waleed H. AlMalki, Mohammed W. AlRabia, Muhammad H. Hafeez and Muhammad Ahmed


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15. Importance of MicroRNAs in Hepatitis B and C Diagnostics and Treatment

By Mateja M. Jelen and Damjan Glavač


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16. Can Proteomic Profiling Identify Biomarkers and/or Therapeutic Targets for Liver Fibrosis?

By Seyma Katrinli, H. Levent Doganay, Kamil Ozdil and Gizem Dinler- Doganay


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17. New Strategy Treating Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection: A Review of HBV Infection Biology

By Yong-Yuan Zhang


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