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Hepatitis

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Autoimmune Hepatitis
Provides information about the triggers, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and complications of autoimmune hepatitis.
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Hepatitis B (Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: NIH Research Timelines) (from the National Institutes of Health)
Discusses research, diagnosis, treatments, and prognosis for hepatitis B. Bulleted lists identify key facts about how hepatitis B was diagnosed and treated in the past, the current state of the disease, and predictions for possible future research results and treatment advances.
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Hepatitis B: What Asian and Pacific Islander Americans Need to Know
Defines hepatitis B and lists its symptoms, modes of transmission, and risk factors. Explains why Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and other foreign-born Americans are at higher risk for chronic hepatitis B. Describes how to protect against hepatitis B.
PDF Version (191 KB) *
Chinese Version (中文版)
Korean Version (한국어 버전)
Tagalog Version (Tagalog na bersyon)
Vietnamese Version (Bản văn bằng tiếng Việt)

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Liver Biopsy
Provides general information about liver biopsy. Describes the purpose of the test, how patients can prepare for it, and what patients can expect during and after the procedure.
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Biopsia del hígado
Proporciona información sobre la biopsia del hígado. Describe el propósito de la prueba, como los pacientes se pueden preparar para ella y que pueden esperar los pacientes durante y después del procedimiento.
Versión PDF (243 KB) *

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Liver Transplantation
Describes what liver transplantation is and why it might be needed. Explains the national transplant waiting list, the scoring systems used to rank transplant candidates by urgency of need, and the procedure for matching candidates with donor livers. Discusses liver transplant surgery, possible complications of the surgery, and rejection and its treatment.
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Vaccinations for hepatitis A and B
This chart, titled Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization, from the Immunization Action Coalition offers a summary of 11 vaccines given to adults—ages 19 and older. The chart includes information about who should be immunized against hepatitis A and B, when these vaccines should be given, and contraindications and precautions surrounding each vaccines.
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Viral Hepatitis: A through E and Beyond
Provides information on the symptoms, modes of transmission, at-risk populations, prevention, and treatment of hepatitis A through E. Includes a list of additional resources.
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What I need to know about hepatitis A
Explains the risk factors, modes of transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis A.
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Lo que usted debe saber sobre la hepatitis A
Explica los factores de riesgo, modos de transmisión, síntomas, diagnósticos, tratamientos y la prevención de la hepatitis A.
Versión PDF (1,486 KB) *

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What I need to know about hepatitis B
Explains the risk factors, modes of transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hepatitis B.
PDF Version (606 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la hepatitis B
Explica los factores de riesgo, modos de transmisión, síntomas, diagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención de la hepatitis B.
Versión PDF (1,290 KB) *

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What I need to know about hepatitis C
Explains the prevention, causes, symptoms, modes of transmission, and treatment of hepatitis C.
PDF Version (836 KB) *

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En Español
Lo que usted debe saber sobre la hepatitis C
Explica los factores de riesgo, modos de transmisión, síntomas, diagnósticos, tratamientos y la prevención de la hepatitis C.
Versión PDF (1,966 KB) *

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What I need to know about Liver Transplantation
Discusses the signs of liver problems, reasons for liver transplantation, the transplant waiting list and donor livers. Describes the surgery, recovery, and prevention of rejection and provides a list of sources for more information.
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For additional information on hepatitis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, see the page from the National Center for Infectious Diseases about viral hepatitis.

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Page last updated May 7, 2014


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