The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) have launched a new clinical advice guide on the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in children. The guide is aimed at paediatricians and patients and covers:
- the causes of childhood HCV
- the natural history and treatment of chronic HCV infection
- information regarding approved drugs
- recommendations for treatment in children both under and over the age of 12
You can view the full advice guide by clicking here.
The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organisation whose aim is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status, through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education for paediatric gastroenterology, urology hepatology and nutrition professionals in Europe and beyond. Visit their website to find out more at http://www.espghan.org/.