Post-transplant HCV treatment increases access to kidney transplantation
from HealthDay News via Infectious Disease Advisor
Post-transplant hepatitis C treatment increases access to transplant and reduces waitlist time among hepatitis C-positive patients awaiting kidney transplantation, according to a study published online May 14 in the American Journal of Transplantation. David M. Chascsa, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Ariz., and colleagues retrospectively reviewed the course of 36 hepatitis C-positive patients awaiting kidney transplantation at two large centers within the same health system.
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