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Liver Transplant With Hiv

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can do liver transplant for HIV patient

Hi, My dad got HIV postive and HCV as well. his genotype is 1a. He's been infected for nearly 5 years and now he lost weight alot.HCV injection is too strong and he cann't be stand for it when he take injection. So could you please answer me if it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ patients have successfully received liver transplants. There is a long waiting list for liver transplants even in the general population. Hepatitis C can be treated in HIV+ persons Read more »

Liver transplant & HIV + but do not have Hep

I am 36 y.o.HIV + Male w/ rising liver enzymes. I do not have hep a,b or c. I had an allergic... Read more »

2nd regection of Liver Transplant in Heb B & HIV+

I had my prevaluation(whichCapital Blue Cross of PA approved!) at Starzl Transplant Center in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

... Following liver transplantation, HIV-positive recipients have survival rates similar to HIV-negative recipients, according to a British research team. Read more »
The Body PRO

Liver Transplants Safe, Successful in Otherwise Healthy HIV Patients

... Several small studies presented at this conference add credence to the growing perception that liver transplants may be as safe for otherwise-healthy, HIV-positive patients as they are for HIV-negative patients. However, they are no panacea Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Kidney, Liver Transplant Study for People With HIV

...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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lambda Legal Defense Fund Files Complaint on Behalf of HIV-Positive Veteran Denied Liver Transplant

...complaint with the Iowa City VA Medical Center on behalf of an HIV-positive Illinois veteran who was denied consideration for a liver transplant, the Des Moines Register reports. Gideon Green, who has end-stage liver disease, said he... Read more »
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problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...1999 and I got the results back with some inflammation in my liver and if my liver count keeps going up I my have to have a Liver Transplant I am only 19 and other then that I am fine with the HIV The viral load is undetactable and my cd4 is 619.... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...with the Hepatitis C virus. Only 20-30% are aware of their infection status. HCV is the number one reason in this country for liver transplants. The demand for organs and the ratio of available donor organs are sadly not nearly sufficient. Over... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...health of the American people as evidenced by the following facts: ? Chronic hepatitis C is the leading indication for adult liver transplantation in the U.S. The demand for liver transplants for this indication has increased by a least 12-fold... Read more »