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By Stefan Mauss, Thomas Berg, Juergen Rockstroh, Christoph Sarrazin, Heiner Wedemeyer

Hepatology is a speedily constructing region of medication. The intriguing new oral remedies for HCV, breakthroughs within the therapy of persistent hepatitis B, and the id of genes linked to metabolic liver ailments are only a few highlights. Hepatology 2012 is an up to date resource of knowledge for physicians, citizens and complex clinical scholars looking a broader figuring out of liver illness.

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Percutaneous inoculation Percutaneous transmission seems to be an effective mode of HBV transmission. The most important route is sharing syringes and needles by intravenous drug users. In low prevalence areas such as Europe and the United States about 15% of newly diagnosed HBV infections is in the IVDU population (Wasley 2008). The risk of HBV transmission increases with the number of years of drug use, frequency of injection, and sharing of drug preparation equipment. Other situations with possible percutaneous inoculation of HBV are sharing shaving razors or toothbrushes, although the exact number remains unknown.

Hepatology 2004;40:865-73. (Abstract) Goldstein ST, Zhou F, Hadler SC, Bell BP, Mast EE, Margolis HS. A mathematical model to estimate global hepatitis B disease burden and vaccination impact. Int J Epidemiol 2005;34:1329-39. (Abstract) Gomaa AI, Khan SA, Toledano MB, Waked I, Taylor-Robinson SD. Hepatocellular carcinoma: epidemiology, risk factors and pathogenesis. World J Gastroenterol 2008;14:4300-8. (Abstract) Grabowski J, Wedemeyer H. Hepatitis delta: immunopathogenesis and clinical challenges.

Clin Infect Dis 2004;38:1592-8. (Abstract) Yotsuyanagi H, Yasuda K, Iino S, et al. Persistent viremia after recovery from self-limited acute hepatitis B. Hepatology 1998;27:1377-82. (Abstract) 44 Hepatology 2012 3. Hepatitis C Christoph Boesecke and Jan-Christian Wasmuth Epidemiology Hepatitis C is a disease with a significant global impact. 5% of the world’s total population. There are considerable regional differences. , Egypt, the prevalence is as high as 22% (WHO 2011). In Africa and the western Pacific the prevalence is significantly higher than in North America and Europe (RKI 2004).

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