Diseases

Hepatitis B: sources and notes

sources

- Chronic Hepatitis B, long-term care guide, HAS, October 2006.
- Biological Screening Strategies for Viral Hepatitis B and C, Recommendations in Public Health, HAS, March 2011.

authors

Author: Sylvie Charbonnier.
Expert consultant: Professor Thierry Poynard, Head of Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Hospital Group Pitié Salpêtrière (Paris).

Popular Posts

Category Diseases, Next Article

Liver diseases: treatments - Diseases
Diseases

Liver diseases: treatments

Treatments for liver disease will of course depend on its cause. In case of cirrhosis for example, the treatment is primarily symptomatic. It will consist first of all in stopping alcohol consumption, but also in treating any other problems related to this cirrhosis, such as esophageal varices, or ascites (liquid in the peritoneum) treated - among other things - by a diuretic medication
Read More
Mycosis of the nail: the symptoms - Diseases
Diseases

Mycosis of the nail: the symptoms

The first symptoms of nail fungus are usually easy to spot. This nail condition is manifested by a change in the color and structure of the nail. First, the nail changes color and becomes yellowed, whitened and dull. The nail can also thicken, deform , take off ... Unsightly, it is also the big toe that is most often affected
Read More
Pre-eclampsia: the symptoms - Diseases
Diseases

Pre-eclampsia: the symptoms

Pre-eclampsia is defined as arterial hypertension associated with the presence of protein in the urine. These disorders, which are observed only during a medical consultation, or with a midwife, may be associated with other symptoms ... Pregnant women are sometimes prone to swelling (oedemas) most often without seriousness and inherent to water retention
Read More
Stomach cancer: A new treatment - Diseases
Diseases

Stomach cancer: A new treatment

In one out of two cases, the cancer can be operated. Which means that in one out of two cases, he will not be able to. Until the last few years, these people could only receive palliative treatments by chemotherapy. However, a new treatment is now available for all those who suffer from HER2-positive cancer, at a metastatic stage from the outset or recurrent
Read More