Mitchell Shiffman, MD, head of the Liver Institute of Virginia, discusses the potential for spread of hepatitis C via improperly disinfected utensils in barbershops and nail salons. This video was recorded at the annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology.
In this video, Paul Kwo, MD, FACG, professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, discusses a program in which hepatitis C screening was offered to patients aged 50 to 65 during routine colonoscopy.
In this video, Ira Jacobson, MD, chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, discusses the new standard of care for hepatitis C patients: triple therapy including one of the recently approved protease inhibitors (telaprevir or boceprevir) along with pegylated interferon and ribavirin.
In this video, Lawrence Brandt, MD, professor of medicine and surgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, discusses the safety of fecal transplant as well as its applications to conditions other than Clostridium difficile colitis.