Addressing the Global Hepatitis C Crisis

Posted on February 19, 2015
Hepatitis C Virus

The number of individuals suffering from the devastating consequences of chronic Hepatitis C (HCV) infection is increasing worldwide. HCV infection is typically asymptomatic for decades but up to 80% of people infected with HCV will develop chronic disease. Progressive liver fibrosis is an important consequence of chronic HCV infection, with resultant cirrhosis that may lead to liver failure (decompensation) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). ...

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AJM Hepatitis C Resource Center: Updated

Posted on February 19, 2015
Hepatitis C Virus

The American Journal of Medicine (AJM) Hepatitis C Resource Center: A Newly Updated Educational Initiative Undiagnosed and untreated hepatitis C is a global public health issue, with growing numbers of patients suffering and dying from the consequences of chronic infection, including cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The American Journal of Medicine (AJM) Hepatitis C Resource Center (hepcresource.amjmed.com), developed by AJM and ...

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