Items tagged as "hepatitis C"
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Findings of an extensive investigation at Mayo Clinic, published in the April 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, serve as a warning to other health care institutions that drug diversion by a health care worker can spread hepatitis C, a potentially fatal viral infection, to [...]Created by mayonewsreleases
ROCHESTER, Minnesota — 3 de enero de 2012 — Durante años, los médicos han sabido que aumenta la incidencia del mortal cáncer de hígado, pero la causa para dicha tendencia aún es un misterio. Dos estudios recientes de Mayo Clinic publicados en la edición de enero de Mayo Clinic Proceedings brindan un [...]Created by Emily Hiatt
Hepatitis C is a viral infection that affects the liver. In fact, Hepatitis C plays a role in about 40 percent of all liver transplants. In the United States alone, it's thought that about four million people carry the disease. And as we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Hugo Vargas, [...]Created by Admin
Join us on Monday, October 7 from 11am-Noon EDT for an @mayoclinic hosted twitter chat where our panel of experts will be answering these and other HCV related questions. - I have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C Virus, HCV—What What tests do I need now? - What treatments for chronic HCV are available now? [...]Created by Dennis Douda
Thousands of people are diagnosed with liver diseases every year. For instance, Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause the liver to become damaged and stiff through a process called fibrosis. Previously the only way to test for this condition was with a needle biopsy. However, researchers at Mayo Clinic have developed a [...]Created by Dana Sparks
An extensive investigation into hepatitis C infections in three transplant patients led investigators to uncover the route of transmission. Mayo Clinic shares the lessons learned. Findings of an extensive investigation at Mayo Clinic, published in the April 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, serve as a warning to [...]Created by Dana Sparks