Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 15th, 2001
Orthotopic liver transplantation is often necessary for patients with chronic liver diseases related to hepatitis C virus (HCV). Viral recurrence is a significant factor in these individuals, who stand the risk for developing further liver damage.
Researchers at Mt. Sinai compared HCV RNA levels with histologic findings of liver biopsies from 14 patients during the first six months after liver transplantation. They also studied biopsies from a control group of HCV-negative...
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