Near East University School of Medicine Represented at XI. National Viral Hepatitis Symposium…

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Near East University School of Medicine Represented at XI. National Viral Hepatitis Symposium…

Near East University Faculty of Medicine Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department Lecturer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kaya Süer made a presentation titled “Chronic Hepatitis C Management in Pregnancy” at the XI. National Viral Hepatitis Symposium.

According to the information provided by the Near East University Directorate of Press and Public Relations, at the Clinical Symposium held by the Viral Hepatitis Working Group in Afyonkarahisar, current information and developments was discussed on AIDS, Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetic Patients, Pregnancy and management of patients with hepatitis. .

“Chronic Hepatitis C Can Cause Diseases Like Liver Cirrhosis and Liver Cancer If Untreated…”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kaya Süer, in his presentation titled “Chronic Hepatitis C Management in Pregnancy” pointed out that Chronic Hepatitis C Diagnosis of a pregnant woman during pregnancy is important because there is a risk of transmission of the disease during pregnancy or after the childbirth. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Süer said “As is known if chronic hepatitis C is not followed and treated, in the following years it may cause diseases such as liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.”

Informative Research On Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment During Pregnancy Is Being Conducted…
Asserting that all treatment guidelines published about pregnant women with chronic hepatitis C disease cannot be treated, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Süer stated that the combination of direct-acting antiviral drugs began to be used since 2012 and the results of the experiment has shown that with these drugs the disease can be treated during pregnancy. He emphasized that this situation, which only has few studies on human beings, sheds light on the implementation of Chronic Hepatitis C treatment during pregnancy.