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What is Hepatitis C and Why Should You Care?

What is Hepatitis C and Why Should You Care?

(gentle music)>>Hepatitis C is a major problem in the United States, and really around the world.>>More people are dying of hepatitis C in this country than of HIV.>>I think many people don’t hear about what hepatitis C even is and how you can get it.>>So hepatitis C is just a

Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

– It’s great to be back and talk to you about my favorite topic. So what my plan is to review some of the most eye-catching abstracts from the liver meeting that are pertinent to patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension, and I’ve got a ton of slides for you

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

When we get a referral for a patient that’s referred for a liver transplant evaluation at our center it’s typically a patient that’s cirrhotic or has end stage liver disease and they’ve decompensated at that point so the only thing that could potentially help them in the future is a

Hepatitis C | Nucleus Health

If you have Hepatitis C, your liver is inflamed because you have been infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Your liver is the largest organ inside your body and performs many important functions. The functional parts of your liver are called hepatic lobules. Your hepatic lobules filter all of the

From Cirrhosis to a Hepatitis C Cure | William’s Story

From Cirrhosis to a Hepatitis C Cure | William’s Story

>>Early in my life, I was an intravenous drug user. (soothing piano) From then I became incarcerated I’d been shot four times on three different occasions. And it was at that time, I was working the kitchen in one of the institutions. And that’s when I became aware that I