Management of HCV in CKD patients

Ahmed Elsharkawy
Consultant Hepatologist, University Hospitals Birmingham

In this expert presentation consultant hepatologist Dr Ahmed Elsharkawy discusses the current recommendations for patients with kidney disease and HCV. Using a case study, he explains what HCV monitoring is required in patients on renal replacement therapy and on dialysis. The HCV treatments to be offered and their evidence of efficacy is also described. Dr Elsharkawy concludes with practical take-home messages to summarize his presentation.