Published in Blood Weekly, April 15th, 2004
"Chronic hepatitis C is often asymptomatic, at least during the first decade following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation," scientists in France explained. "Progression to advanced liver disease or cirrhosis in patients surviving more than 10 years is currently thought to be rare."
"Among 1,078 patients who underwent an allogeneic transplantation between January 1973 and January 1995, 96 patients infected by hepatitis C virus (HCV) during the transplantation period" were examined in a study conducted by R.P. de...
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