• 8 reports on safety of HCV positive-to-negative organ transplants

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The “direct-acting antiviral era” for hepatitis C has been a novel step forward in medicine with several regimens providing cure rates of 95% or higher and many available as secondary treatments for patients whose initial treatment failed. With this highly curative option, researchers have focused on evaluating opportunities to use hepatitis-C infected organs to increase the transplant donor pool.
    Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease presents eight reports on data showing safety and efficacy of transplanting HCV-positive organs into HCV-negative recipients, including both
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