Chronic viral hepatitis affect hundreds of millions of people worldwide, and each year millions more people become infected. In Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Second Edition, a panel of distinguished clinicians and clinical investigators build upon the first edition by comprehensively reviewing all the relevant new information regarding resistance, side effects, and therapies for chronic viral hepatitis. The text covers recent advances in the understanding of pathogenesis of viral hepatitis while discussing promising agents in development for its treatment. The authors devote special attention to reactivation of hepatitis B with chemotherapy and immunosuppression, herbal and non-traditional therapies, chronic viral hepatitis in the pediatric population, and immunology and immunotherapy of HCV and provide relative costs for all diagnostic and therapeutic options. Authoritative and up-to-date, Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Second Edition offers today's gastroenterologists, internists, hepatologists, and infectious disease specialists a practical guide to the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of chronic viral hepatitis from a multidisciplinary approach.
1. Molecular Biology of HCV and HBV - Dr. George Wu, Dr. Marcy Coash 2. HCV Epidemiology, risk factors and natural history - Dr. Averell Sherker, Dr. Nalini Sharma 3. Current and Future Therapy of HCV - Dr. Gary Davis, Dr. Mohammad Ashfaq 4. Hepatitis C in Special Populations - Dr. Douglas Dieterich, Dr. Marie-Louise Vachon, Dr. Damaris Carriero 5. Extrahepatic Manifestations of HCV - Dr. Henry Bodenheimer, Dr. Douglas Meyer 6. Anti-HCV Agents in Development - Dr. Ira Jacobson, Dr. Ketan Kulkarni 7. HBV Epidemiology, screening and natural history - Dr. Shiv Sarin, Dr. Manoj Kumar 8. Current treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B - Dr. Emmett Keeffe, Dr. Walid Ayoub 9. HBV and HIV Coinfection - Dr. Marc Ghany 10. Management of Antiviral Resistance in Chronic Hepatitis B - Dr. Marc Ghany 11. Herbal therapies for viral hepatitis - Dr. Paul Yien Kwo, Dr. Veronika Gagovic 12. HBV Reactivation - Dr. Jim Lewis, Dr. Halim Charbel 13. Patient support during therapy - Dr. Thomas Faust, Dr. Alyson Fox 14. Viral hepatitis, A through E, in pregnancy - Dr. Jacqueline Laurin, Dr. Eashen Liu 15. Chronic viral hepatitis and liver transplantation - Dr. Kirti Shetty 16. Chronic viral hepatitis in the pediatric population - Dr. Parvathi Mohan, Dr. Zachary Schneider 17. Viral Hepatitis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Dr. Jorge Marrero 18. Vaccines and prevention of chronic hepatitis - Dr. Daniel Shouval, Dr. Oren Shibolet 19. The immunology and immunotherapy of chronic HCV - Dr. Richard Duke, Dr. David Apelian, Dr. Alex Franzusoff