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Should people with hepatitis C get ultrasound screenings?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Only if they have cirrhosis.
One has to have cirrhosis before they get liver cancer. However, i recommend a baseline ultrasound on all patients with hep c. This is not screening, but could pick up cirrhotic nodules or other anomalies at baseline.

In brief: No

Only if they have cirrhosis.
One has to have cirrhosis before they get liver cancer. However, i recommend a baseline ultrasound on all patients with hep c. This is not screening, but could pick up cirrhotic nodules or other anomalies at baseline.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Joe Golowa
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hep c

Yes. People with hep c are predisposed to getting primary liver cancer.

In brief: Hep c

Yes. People with hep c are predisposed to getting primary liver cancer.
Dr. Joe Golowa
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