Hepatologists flag shift to shared care for patients with chronic HBV

Study suggests most treated patients will be stable on antivirals
Hepatitis B

Leaving patients with stable hepatitis B under the care of GPs is safe and may even help avoid virological breakthrough, Australian hepatologists say.

“Perceived dynamicity” of the hepatitis B is a key reason why GPs are hesitant to manage these patients, according to the doctors from the Royal Adelaide Hospital.