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Hep C Treatment Increasingly Feasible in Primary Care

With highly effective treatments for hepatitis C becoming less expensive, it is no longer necessary for subspecialists to treat most patients with this condition, delegates heard here at the International Conference on Viral Hepatitis 2017. "Primary care providers, when given the resources, do just as amazing a job as subspecialists," said Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD,

October 19th, 2017|Categories: General News|Tags: |

With Liver Donors in Short Supply, Cell Transplants Offer New Options

For many liver disease patients, implantation of a few new cells from a healthy organ may buy time or avoid a full transplant altogether February 17, 2015 |By Jessica Wapner A new approach may provide a stopgap or, in time, an entirely new alternative. Called hepatocyte transplantation, the technique replaces approximately 10 percent of the