February 7, 2014
The landscape of hepatitis C (HCV) management has undergone a near-fundamental transformation over the past couple of years. As new treatment options puff up like popcorn kernels on a hot stove and our understanding of the virus deepens, it's important to revisit what's changed -- and what further changes 2014 may hold in store.
Late in 2013, Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, presented an update on HCV coinfection for an audience of HIV care providers. Read on for a summary of key points from her talk, including selected slides (which have been reposted with her permission).
Myles Helfand is the editorial director of TheBody.com and TheBodyPRO.com.
Follow Myles on Twitter: @MylesatTheBody.
|What Major HIV Research Developments Does 2014 Hold in Store?|
|What Will HIV Treatment Look Like in 5 Years?|
|2014 HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection Update|
|CROI 2014: How Depression Impacts HIV (Video)|
|CROI 2014: Emerging Issues in an Aging HIV Population (Video)|
|Insight Into HIV Transmission Risk When the Viral Load Is Undetectable and No Condom Is Used|