How to assess & sign out Hepatitis C

(Special thanks to my GI attending, Dr. Jessica Tracht, for this useful information)

(Pictures/examples coming soon)


Grading and staging hepatitic C virus (HCV) used to be a big part of liver pathology. However, treatment with Harvoni is now available which can cure patients with certain HCV genotypes, lessening the need for HCV liver biopsies to be evaluated. But we still get them and you will likely see them in private practice.


How to approach a liver biopsy for Hep C: