Published in Gastroenterology Week, January 30th, 2006
"This study tested the hypothesis that HCV RNA and core antigen levels rise more rapidly after liver transplantation (LT) in recipients of grafts from living donors (LD) versus deceased donors (DD)," wrote T.D. Schiano and colleagues, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
"Eleven consecutive LD and 15 DD recipients were followed prospectively. Before LT, median HCV RNA levels were similar: 5.42 (LDLT) and 5.07 (DDLT) log10 IU/mL (p=NS). During the first 7...
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