Volume 7, Issue 2

HCV: Management Beyond the Liver

In this issue:

The extrahepatic manifestations of chronic HCV can affect many different organ systems. In this eViralHepatitis Review podcast, Dr. Rajender Reddy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine discusses clinical approaches to identifying and managing the effects of HCV infection beyond the liver.

Learning objectives:

  • Describe the significant morbidity and mortality that may be caused by hepatitis C-related extrahepatic manifestations.
  • Explain how hepatitis C treatment can favorably impact the course of extrahepatic manifestations.

Author:

Rajender Reddy, MD
Rajender Reddy, MD

Ruimy Family President’s Distinguished Professor of Medicine; Director, Hepatology; Medical Director, Liver Transplantation
Perelman School of Medicine; University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Program Directors:

Mark S. Sulkowski, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Viral Hepatitis Center
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Raymond T. Chung, MD

Director of Hepatology and Liver Center
Vice Chief, Gastroenterology
Kevin and Polly Maroni Research Scholar
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Taryn Haselhuhn, BA, BSN, MSN, CRNP
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
​Baltimore, Maryland

Length of activity:

0.5 hour Physicians
0.5 contact hour Nurses

Launch date: February 28, 2020
Expiration date: February 27, 2022