FARMINGTON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the introduction of interferon free therapies, it is possible that the hepatitis C infection may be cured or even eradicated within the next 10 to 20 years.
BroadcastMed, Inc. and UAB Medicine present Brendan McGuire, MD, and his colleagues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with their review of the changing landscape for the treatment of the hepatitis C virus (HCV).
View their presentation on the UAB MD Learning Channel, http://learnmd.uabmedicine.org/videos/overview-of-hepatitis-c. It includes an overview of hepatitis C, a discussion on the epidemiology of the disease, and an exploration of complications in HCV patients, possible liver transplantation, and the current and future roles of therapies in treating and possibly curing the disease.
Physicians may learn more at UAB MD Learning Channel, http://learnmd.uabmedicine.org.
About UAB Medicine
Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and patient care, UAB Medicine is an internationally renowned academic medical center and the premier health care facility in the state of Alabama. UAB Medicine delivers knowledge that will change your world through providing outstanding patient care; developing advancements in scientific discovery and biomedical research; and providing a strong foundation of education and training for professionals. We strive to be a place where patients want to come for care; employees want to work; faculty want to practice and conduct research; students, residents, and fellows want to learn; and donors want to give to a better future. Learn more at uabmedicine.org.
About BroadcastMed, Inc.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is a digital medical broadcasting company. We help the world’s leading hospitals, medical device and medical education companies create and distribute trusted educational content to physicians, allied healthcare professionals and patients. Our clients rely on us to deliver measurable results by expanding their reach through the BroadcastMed Network. The Network includes affiliated broadcast channels feature educational content from some of the world’s top hospitals and physician experts. Also among the BroadcastMed Network affiliates is ORLive.com, a leading digital destination for physicians. For more information visit, http://about.broadcastmed.com.