Published in AIDS Weekly, July 21st, 2003
"With the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), HIV infection has become a chronic disease with more frequent end-stage organ failures," scientists in Switzerland noted. "As a result, the question of transplantation in HIV patients is raised more often."
"Although still subject to controversies, HIV infection is no longer an absolute contraindication to solid organ transplantation," according to C. Toso and coauthors at the University of Geneva Hospital, who described "a case of combined kidney-pancreas transplantation in a HIV...
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