Viral Hepatitis

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Hepatitis D Virus: Morphology and Characteristics

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Hepatitis D Virus: Genome and Gene Products

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Hepatitis D Virus: The Functions of Gene Products

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Hepatitis E Virus: Morphology and Characteristics

  Slide 41

Hepatitis E Virus: Genome and Gene Products

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Hepatitis A Virus: Morphology and Characteristics


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Description:

This unit on Viral Hepatitis is an updated, high quality, robust teaching module on the major causes of hepatitis caused by hepatotropic viruses. Topics include the epidemiology, virology, risk factors for acquisition of disease, diagnosis, natural history, indications for vaccination, and treatment modalities. The interplay between viral factors and the host response is explained elegantly in the immunology section. A substantial number of images are devoted to extra-hepatic disorders associated with chronic hepatitis C virus infection.

The teaching is embellished by the incorporation of case studies and a wide-ranging spectrum of histological features, and radiological images that complement the text slides as well as by the use of data expressed in the form of bar graphs and pie charts. The legends provide important factual information that assist the speaker in making key teaching points. Updated references are incorporated in the legends.

The development of this unit is a tribute to the truly collaborative and collegial effort amongst the contributors. We have all learned much from each other and trust that you will find this teaching unit to be highly informative and useful.

GTP Hepatitis is separated into the following sections: Part I: Virology and immunology; Part II: Hepatitis A; Part III: Hepatitis B; Part IV: Hepatitis D; Part V: Hepatitis C epidemiology; Part VI: Hepatitis C diagnosis; Part VII: Hepatitis C treatment; Part VIII: Hepatitis C extrahepatic disorders; Part IX: Hepatitis E; Part X: Beyond A to E; Part XI: Illustrative cases; and Part XII: Hepatitis C liver biopsy staging.

Authors:

Sanjiv Chopra, M.D., Senior Author
Faculty Dean for Continuing Education
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Nezam H. Afdhal, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief of Hepatology
Director, Liver Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Robert L. Carithers, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Director, Section of Hepatology
Division of Gastroenterology
Medical Director, Liver Transplantation Program
Seattle, WA

John B. Gross, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Head, Hepatobiliary Clinic
Mayo Clinic and Medical School
Rochester, MN

T. Jake Liang, M.D.
Chief, Liver Disease Branch
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Anna S.F. Lok, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan
Director of Clinical Hepatology
Ann Arbor, MI


Slide Production:

Jerry Schoendorf, MAMS
Duke University Medical Center


Acknowledgments

The authors gratefully acknowledge the following for their contributions to this teaching unit:

Andres Cardenas, M.D.
Hepatology Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Imad Nasser, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Hepatopathologist, Liver Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Jean-Pierre Raufman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Head, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Helen M. Shields, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Chun T. Yai, M.D.
Hepatology Fellow
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI


Funded in part by an educational grant from Roche Laboratories, which had no involvement in the development of the images or content.

Release Date:

May 15, 2003