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Comprehensive Guideline for Hepatitis B People Awareness

Last Update: 11 September, 2022 | 05:28

Introduction of this book:

Viral hepatitis is a widespread disease throughout the world and viral hepatitis B, in particular, is one of the most common type of this viral infection and a significant cause of hepatic insufficiency (liver failure) and cirrhosis. Resolving the problem of hepatitis requires increasing the level of awareness among all members of the society. Preventive measures necessitate attention to routes of transmission. Viral hepatitis B is not incompatible with living, marriage and family life. To comply with health advices, to avoid smoking, drinking, obesity and fatty foods are most important. Paying attention to medical advices regarding prevention and treatment will help in harnessing the disease. Fortunately, hepatitis B is a disease that can be put under control nowadays.

Seyed Moayed Alavian MD, Professor of Hepatology

2015 - Paris


CHAPTER 1:   Structure and Function of the Digestive System

06   Liver’s structure and function

08   Liver’s functions

09   The role of liver in health

10   The Role of Liver in Detoxification

11   Protein production

13   Bile production


CHAPTER 2:  Viral hepatitis B From Microscope to diagnosis

16   Virology

16   Hepatitis B virus

17   Viral Indicators

18   Prevalence

21   Routes of Transmission

26   Hepatitis and in-family, transmission

29   Signs and symptoms

30   Diagnosis

31   The Role of Hepatic Enzymes

31   The Role of Liver Biopsy in Diagnosis

33   Fibroscan a modern diagnostic method


CHAPTER 03:   Hepatitis B Carrier

36   Signs and symptoms in carriers

38   HBV carriers should note that 

40   Treatment of carriers

41   HBV carrier’s fate

43   Acute hepatitis

43   Chronic Hepatitis


CHAPTER 04:   Treatment of hepatitis B

48   Alpha Interferon

49   Usage of Alpha Interferon

50   Benefits and eff ectiveness of alpha-interferon

52   Complication of alpha-interferon

52    Points on complications of using alpha-interferon

53    Lamivudine

55   Adefovir

56   Entecavir

56   Tenefovir

57   Conclusion


CHAPTER 05:   Vaccination

60   Target groups for vaccination

62   How to administer the vaccine

63   The vaccine’s effect

64   The vaccine’s adverse effects

65   Q & A


68   Ref


Book Details:

  • Author: Dr. Seyed-Moayed Alavian
  • Publisher: Pouyan Kowsar Health Publishing Company; 1st edition ( May 11, 2022)
  • Publication Date: May 11, 2022
  • Print Length: 96 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-622-94614-0-2
  • Sponsored by: Salamat Pooyan 


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