Published in Blood Weekly, March 9th, 2006
"Organ cold/warm ischemia is thought to be a risk factor for increased severity of recurrence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) post liver transplantation. We had noted some HCV patients with preservation injury (PI) to have particularly poor outcomes."
"Our goal was to determine if PI on biopsy in HCV patients is associated with earlier, more rapidly progressive recurrence or graft and patient survival," wrote K.D.S. Watt and colleagues, Dalhousie University.
"Sixty-nine patients from the University of Nebraska transplant...
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