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Hep C Liver Transplant

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hep c and liver transplant

My father (53) had a liver transplant because of hep c. (blood transfusion 1972). Now the hepatitis is reoccuring. What can we do?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will need to discuss this further with the transplant surgeon. Reinfection with HCV after transplant is almost universal. You will want to know the options by speaking with the transplant surgeon. Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

...HIV-negative patients and should have similar access to treatment," Agarwal said. "However, those patients with coinfection with hepatitis C did less well, emphasizing the need for appropriate antiviral therapy early in the course of [hepatitis... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

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The Body PRO

Rapid Liver Fibrosis Occurring More Frequently Among HIV-Infected Men Newly Coinfected With Hepatitis C

...Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan. My presentation is describing accelerated liver fibrosis in the outbreak of acute hepatitis C in HIV-infected men, 1 which had not been previously described. These were otherwise pretty healthy men... Read more »
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Liver Transplants Safe, Successful in Otherwise Healthy HIV Patients

...such transplants in patients with HIV, but leave open the question of potential long-term consequences, such as the severity of hepatitis C recurrence in patients coinfected with both viruses. Liver Transplants: From Fantasy to Reality The... Read more »
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