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Author Goossens, Nicolas, author

Title Handbook of hepatitis C / Nicolas Goossens, Sophie Clément, Francesco Negro
Published Switzerland : Adis, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 82 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Introduction -- The HCV particle and its lifecycle -- Clinical features -- Pathophysiology -- Diagnosis -- Management of HCV infection -- Future challenges
Summary This book is a concise and up-to-date review of the clinical features, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with hepatitis C. Busy health care professionals who want a quick review of hepatitis C and new developments in treatment for hepatitis C will benefit from this succinct guide. Hepatitis C virus primarily infects liver cells and can lead to chronic damage to the liver. Patients with hepatitis C infection often develop liver sequelae such as fibrosis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma if left untreated. It is estimated that 150 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C virus, and if eradication is to be achieved it is imperative to diagnose and treat such individuals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 8, 2016)
Subject Hepatitis C -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hepatitis C.
Viral Hepatitis Vaccines -- therapeutic use.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Clément, Sophie (Of Hôpitaux universitaires de Genève), author
Negro, Francesco, 1957- author
ISBN 9783319280530 (electronic bk.)
3319280538 (electronic bk.)