Volume 6, Issue 2

In the Clinic: Identifying & Managing HCV Complications

In this issue:

Among the many extrahepatic complications of hepatitis C infection that contribute to increased morbidity and mortality are CV (cryoglobulinemic vasculitis) and CKD chronic kidney disease).

In this issue, Dr. Paul Martin and Dr. Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami discuss identification and management of these HCV-related comorbidities.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify, diagnose and manage hepatitis C-associated vasculitis.
  • Describe the changing management strategies in solid organ transplantation, including the use of organs from HCV positive and HIV positive donors.

Authors:

Paul Martin, MD, FRCP, FRCPI
Paul Martin, MD, FRCP, FRCPI
Professor of Medicine, Chief Division of Gastroenterology/Hepatology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD, MPH
Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medical Director for Small Bowel & Multi-Visceral Transplantation
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami Transplant Institute
Miami, Florida

Program Directors:

Mark S. Sulkowski, MD
Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Viral Hepatitis Center
Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Johns Hopkins University 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: October 26, 2018
Expiration date: October 25, 2020

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