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What Are The Criteria For Liver Transplant For Hep C Patients

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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
...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 though the response rates in genotype 1a are lower than for most other... 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 »

Hep C After Liver Transplant

My husband received his life saving liver/kidney transplant. My husband has Hepititis C, which was... 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 »
The Body PRO

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 »
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 »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the leading causes of chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis worldwide. 1-3 ... Read more »
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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 »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Mission Founder's Story Brainstorming Team CAP National Site Lung Cancer CAP Site Legal Information Contact HCCAP Federal Hep C Bill (English) Federal Hep C Bill (Spanish) Resource Center Home Activist Alert List Take Action Now... Read more »