Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine: Dr. Joe Galati Explains

Liver Education Video: Hepatitis C and Liver Transplant in Houston Part 2

by Dr. Joe Galati    
Over the next week or two, we plan to roll-out a series of comprehensive videos covering a wide-range of topics related to all facets of liver disease. This is geared for our patients, their families, our staff, and all those interested in liver disease.

This is Part 2 of the series. Part 1 was produced last year. Come back often and let us all know what you think.

Part 2 Liver Disease Education

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine: Dr. Joe Galati Explains

Published on Jul 14, 2013

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B both have effective and safe vaccinations to prevent these infections of the liver. Hepatitis A is spread by fecal-oral transmission; hepatitis B is considered a sexually transmitted disease, and is spread through close contact and by blood and body fluid exposure. Left untreated, hepatitis B can lead to chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and liver cancer.

Dr. Joe Galati, a liver specialist in Houston, Texas, discusses vaccine options. He hosts Your Health First every Sunday evening on Clear Channels 740 KTRH. His practice, Liver Specialists of Texas, is dedicated to the care of patients with all facets of liver disease, including hepatitis C, fatty liver, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and liver transplant.

Go to www.texasliver.com  for additional information.

 


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