Hepatitis B Management in Special Populations

  • Author: Alessandra Mangia, MD (More Info)
  • Editor In Chief: Stefan Zeuzem, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/4/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Survival after liver transplantation for hepatitis B–related diseases has significantly improved[Steinmüller 2002]
  • In the US, hepatitis B is less frequently the cause of liver transplantation[Singal 2013]
  • Pretransplant Management
    • Patients with HBV who are viremic at the time of transplantation have a higher rate of recurrence posttransplantation[Samuel 2007]
    Posttransplant Management
      Management of Patients Receiving Hepatitis B Core Antibody–Positive Donor Livers

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