Hepatic Disease in Patients With HIV

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/13/21 (What's New)

Summary

  •  Multiple international guidelines agree that HCV treatment should be considered in persons with HIV and HCV coinfection
  • Immediate treatment should be prioritized in persons with HIV and HCV coinfection due to increased risk of hepatic complications (Management Guidelines)[AASLD-IDSA HCV]
    • In patients with CD4+ cell count < 200 cells/mm3, it may be preferable to improve CD4+ cell count by initiating ART before HCV treatment

Action required