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Hepatits C

Guest: John J. Poterucha, M.D.Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD) The topic of Hepatitis C, including risk factors, evaluation and management was discussed with Dr. John Poterucha, a gastroenterologist from the…
November 17, 2020

Hepatits C

Guest: John J. Poterucha, M.D.

Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD

The topic of Hepatitis C, including risk factors, evaluation and management was discussed with Dr. John Poterucha, a gastroenterologist from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Specific topics discussed include:

  • Serologic testing for hepatitis C
  • Symptoms of hepatitis C
  • Risk factors for hepatitis C
  • Transmission of hepatitis C during pregnancy
  • Risk of hepatitis C transmission following a needle-stick exposure
  • Identifying which patients should be tested for hepatitis C
  • Natural history of hepatitis C
  • Potential complications of hepatitis C
  • Available pharmacologic treatment
  • Potential for reinfection with hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis C and liver transplantation
  • Potential for an effective hepatitis C vaccine

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