Internal Medicine, Family Medicine

Hepatitis C: What the Clinician Needs to Know

John J. Poterucha, M.D.

Who should be screened for hepatitis C and how should I interpret the results?
Which patients should be offered treatment?
How efficacious are the currently available hepatitis C treatments?
What are the challenges of prescribing HCV therapy?

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  • 0:00

    Introduction, Disclosure and Objectives

  • 1:43

    Incidence of Hepatitis C

  • 4:43

    Evolution of Antiviral Therapy

  • 5:46

    Availablity of Non-Invasive Tests

  • 8:46

    U.S. Preventative Services Task Force Recommendation

  • 9:37

    Case 1: 50 year old female with persistently elevated ALT

  • 11:10

    Hepatitis C Diagnostic Tests

  • 12:03

    Benefits of HCV Eradication

  • 13:32

    Causes of Death in HCV Patients

  • 15:54

    Drugs and Treatment Used for Hepatitis C

  • 18:40

    Case 2: 60 year old male come to ED with dizziness of 2 days duration

  • 20:00

    HCV Treatment Considerations

  • 21:52

    HCV Treatment of Cirrhosis

  • 24:35

    Case 3: 60 year old male with history of HCV and cirrhosis in for annual check-up

  • 25:39

    HCV Management After Cure and Resistance Associated Variant

  • 27:37

    HCV RN Positive Patient Suggested Tests Prior to Referral & Other Management Issues

  • 28:38

    HCV Resources

  • 29:44

    Summary