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In this edition of the HCV Advocate we have devoted nearly the entire issue to the 2018 International Liver Congress. Lucinda Porter, RN and I cover some of our favorite posters and presentations in the current issue and in the upcoming June 2018 issue.
Lucinda’s Highlights from the 2018 International Liver Congress:
- Risk of Liver Fibrosis Progression in Patients with Undiagnosed Hepatitis C Virus Infection
- Protective Effect of Cannabis and Coffee Consumption on HCV-related Mortality in French HIV-HCV Co-Infected Patients
- Poor Awareness of Liver Disease Shortly Before Cirrhosis Death: Findings from a Large Community Cohort in the UK
- The Covert “C”; Prevalence: Risk Factors and Management of Hepatitis C in Psychiatric In-Patients
- Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Virus Screening Laws in the United States: Evidence from Paid Claims Data from 2010 to 2016
- Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis
- Screening for Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Non-Cirrhotic Chronic Hepatitis C Infection in an Irish Academic Unit
Alan’s Highlights from the 2018 International Liver Congress:
- Testing and linkage to care outcomes in baby boomers versus young adults tested in the community and linked to care at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the US
- Linkage to HCV care and reincarceration following release from New York City jails
- Direct Antiviral Agents are safe and efficacious in pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis C; Real-world data from the public health perspective
- Salvage treatment of HCV patients by Sofosbuvir, Daclatasvir, Simeprevir, and Ribavirin after repeated treatment failures is associated with SVR and reduced risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
Hepatitis Headlines – read about a new hepatitis C therapy in clinical trials, hepatitis C screening rates among baby boomers, the opioid epidemic and about Hepatitis Awareness Month in May.
We have updated the following HCSP’s Guide and Fact Sheets:
A Guide to Understanding HCV is our most popular downloaded publication. We have completely rewritten and designed the Guide.
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