• Corpus ID: 11103820

[Risk of endangering patients by hepatitis B infected surgeons: monitoring the health of medical personnel in hospitals must be evaluated].

@article{Beier2000RiskOE,
  title={[Risk of endangering patients by hepatitis B infected surgeons: monitoring the health of medical personnel in hospitals must be evaluated].},
  author={Frank Beier},
  journal={Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))},
  year={2000},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={
          64-70
        }
}
  • F. Beier
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Gesundheitswesen (Bundesverband der Arzte des Offentlichen Gesundheitsdienstes (Germany))
In connection with the HBV infections by a cardiothoracic surgeon at a universitary hospital in Germany it must be clarified whether the detected omissions (no HBV vaccination of the surgeon, parts of the medical staff lacking health checks) indicate generally relevant problems in occupational and patient health protection. This is very necessary because in international literature more than 40 cases of HBV transmission from doctors to patients are documented and a high rate of undetected cases… 

Risk factors of HBs Ag positive in blood donors of Hamedan, Iran

Of all risk factors investigated in the present study, “History of Surgery” suggests a risk of infection transmission through surgical team, and more studies on different populations are needed due to regional characteristics of hepatitis transmission.

Biochemical response to lamivudine treatment in HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B patients in Iran.

Over half (53.5%) of chronic hepatitis B patients with HBeAg negative have normal liver enzyme level at 12-mo lamivudine therapy, and the ALT level was normal after one-year treatment.

Seroprevalence of hepatitis B in Nahavand, Islamic Republic of Iran.

  • A. AlizadehM. Ranjbar M. Zali
  • Medicine
    Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit
  • 2006
The seroprevalence of hepatitis B in Nahavand in a sample of 1824 subjects > 5 years in 2002 was determined and history of surgery and imprisonment were the major risk factors for infection.