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Hep C Cirrhosis Liver Transplant

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HepC &Stage IV Cirrhosis/Liver Transplant

Having HepC and Stage IV Liver Cirrhosis, liver biopsy results have now put me on a transplant list. I have not even begun Interferon treatment - what is the likelyhood of being re-infected with hepc if I DO by some amazing luck get a liver?Is...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The likelihood of reinfection of the new liver is virtually 100%. However, treatment of HCV is done in people with cirrhosis and can even be cured! There is very preliminary data about 6 or 7 people on the transplant list who have been treated... Read more »

Cirrhosis of the liver

Hi , My name is Alan, and I can stop thinking about this:My primary Dr is not very sentimental,... Read more »

liver transplant

i have geno type 1 hcv and cirhosis. i finished 48 weeks of treatment and it didnt work. i will... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...aminotransferase levels, and patients with HCV co-infection. The patients with HCV co-infection were stratified according to the diagnosis of liver cirrhosis. Incidences of new ADIs were calculated as the number of events per 1,000 person-years... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... What is hepatitis C? What is the liver? What causes hepatitis C? Who gets hepatitis C? How could I get hepatitis C? What are the symptoms Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management

...maintenance therapy is no longer recommended for people with hepatitis C, regardless of their HIV status. SVR reduces the risk of liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and liver failure for HIV negative and HIV positive people. For HIV-positive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senators Introduce Hepatitis C Bill

...razors or unsterilized tattoo and body piercing tools. It is not commonly transmitted by sex. Left untreated, HCV can cause liver cirrhosis, liver cancer and fatal liver disease, usually after years or decades of infection. Hepatitis C is the... Read more »
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...infections" (HIV antibody positive) every year, and 600 deaths [in Germany]. Hepatitis C hasnt led to a significant increase of liver cirrhosis, and regarding BSE, we still dont have even one clinical case in our country, while the press has been... Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
...administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »