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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 13922
Country of Manuscript Source Greece
2014-09-09 08:30
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2014-10-27 14:21
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2014-11-11 09:39
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2014-11-19 09:11
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2015-02-11 17:56
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Management of patients with hepatitis B in special populations
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Evangelos Cholongitas, Konstantinos Tziomalos and Chrysoula Pipili
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Evangelos Cholongitas, Assistant Professor, 4th Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School of Aristotle University, Hippokration General Hospital of Thessaloniki, 49 Konstantinopoleos Street, 54642 Thessaloniki, Greece. cholongitas@yahoo.gr
Keywords Hepatitis B; Antiviral therapy; Tenofovir; Entecavir; Telbivudine
Core Tip The management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in special populations is reviewed. HBV patients with decompensated cirrhosis should receive nucleos(t)ides analogs (NAs) before and after liver transplantation. The choice of NA for patients with chronic kidney disease, renal transplant candidates and recipients depends on viremia levels, the severity of renal dysfunction and previous viral resistance. Children at the immune-active period may receive interferon or NAs. Pregnant women at risk of perinatal transmission should receive class B antiviral drugs or LAM. HBV patients receiving immunosuppressives should receive antiviral therapy based on HBV serological profile, HBV DNA detectability and intensity of immunosuppression.
Publish Date 2015-02-11 17:56
Citation Cholongitas E, Tziomalos K, Pipili C. Management of patients with hepatitis B in special populations. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(6): 1738-1748
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i6/1738.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i6.1738
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