Tratamientos para Hepatitis Viral
English Version

No hay tratamientos específicos para la hepatitis A. Los objetivos del tratamiento para hepatitis A son:
  • Mantenerlo lo más cómodo posible
  • Evitar que la infección sea transmitida a otras personas
  • Prevenir mayor daño hepático al ayudarle a evitar sustancias que pudieran alterar a su hígado (p.e., medicamentos, alcohol) mientras esté sanando.

El tratamiento para otros tipos de hepatitis involucra lo siguiente:

Actualmente no hay procedimientos quirúrgicos para tratar la hepatitis viral.




Referencias:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website. Disponible en: http://www.cdc.gov/ .

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine . 15th edition. McGraw-Hill; 2001.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse website. Disponible en: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ .

Last Reviewed marzo 2013



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