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Should everyone with hepatitis C get ultrasound screenings? 

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Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Only patients that have cirrhosis need regular ultrasound screening to monitor for the development of liver cancer.
These screenings are usually twice a year.

In brief: No

Only patients that have cirrhosis need regular ultrasound screening to monitor for the development of liver cancer.
These screenings are usually twice a year.
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
Dr. Sherin Ibrahim Howett
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology

In brief: No

Screening for liver cancer is only necessary in hepatitis c patients who have cirrhosis or advanced fibrosis on a liver biopsy.

In brief: No

Screening for liver cancer is only necessary in hepatitis c patients who have cirrhosis or advanced fibrosis on a liver biopsy.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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