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1st World Congress on
Controversies in the Management of Viral Hepatitis (C-Hep)
Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 19-22 May, 2011

Congratulations to the winners of the Young Investigators Posters Award sponsored by Roche!

1st prize - Dr. Amir Soumekh, USA
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Interferon and Ribavirin Combination Therapy Increases Vitamin D Levels
2nd prize - Dr. Vittoria Vero, Italy
Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
The presence of diabetes reduces SVR after antiviral therapy for post-transplant HCV recurrence
3rd prize - Dr. Karsten Wursthorn, Germany
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Longitudinal analysis of quantitative HBsAg in HBV/HIV coinfected patients

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16 (sixteen) hours of European external CME credits

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Preliminary Scientific Program Highlights
  • Who has Hepatitis C in 2011?
  • Hepatitis B: Any controversies left?
  • Direct Antivirals: The Future is Now
  • First Line Therapy: Are there preferred options?
  • Is there still a need to access liver damage? Pro/Con
  • Does drug resistance testing have a clinical role in HCV? Pro/Con
  • Frequent viral load monitoring: Necessity or Luxury?
  • Liver Biopsies: End of the Game?
  • HBV Therapy in 2011
  • Clinical Cases
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Is Hepatitis B curable?
  • Liver Transplantation in 2011
  • The Future is Now
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