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Kidney, Liver Transplant Study for People With HIV

Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlottesville, Chicago (2 Centers), Cincinnati, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York (2 Centers), Philadelphia (2 Centers), Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Washington DC (2 Centers)

February 28, 2005

This study of kidney and liver transplantation for persons with HIV, by 19 transplant centers with funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, is currently running and is open for new people. Even for patients who do not need a transplant immediately but may need one in the future, it can be important to get into the system now to avoid delays if and when a transplant is necessary. Persons with hepatitis C or hepatitis B are not disqualified and will be considered for this study.

Volunteers must:


For More Information

Specific site and study information can be found at http://spitfire.emmes.com/study/htr/About_Us/about_us.html (might require Internet Explorer browser), or www.clinicaltrials.gov/.

Related published literature can be found at http://spitfire.emmes.com/study/htr/Useful_Links/useful_links.html.

A poster at the recent Retroviruses conference reported the pilot study results so far: Michelle Roland, M.D., Don Stablein, Laurie Carlson, and others. 1- to 3-year outcomes in HIV-infected liver and kidney transplant recipients. 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, February 22-25, 2005 [abstract 953].


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