[Viral hepatitis. Croatian consensus conference--2009].
ABSTRACT Summarized text of Croatian Consensus Conference on Viral Hepatitis of 2009 comprises the following chapters: 1) Epidemiology, 2) Clinical Picture, 3) Diagnostic Procedure, 4) Aims of Treatment of Viral Hepatitis, 5) Terminology, 6) Medicaments (6.1. Interferon, 6.2. Analogues of Nucleozides and Nucleotides), 7) Hepatitis B (7.1. Serologic and Molecular HBV Diagnostics, 7.2. Terminology, 7.3.Whom to Treat? 7.4. Therapy), 8) Hepatitis C (8.1. Serologic and Molecular HCV Diagnostics, 8.2. Terminology, 8.3. Whom to Treat? 8.4. Therapy). Clinical, laboratory and histologic assessment of patients with chronic viral hepatitis (algorythm of pretherapeutic treatment; histologic evaluation) and notions related to therapy of viral hepatitis (category of the patient and category of the response to treatment) are presented in related tables.