Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 21st, 2002
The demand for donated livers far exceeds the available supply. Because of this fact, some doctors have turned to alternative sources for livers, including using ones from people with resolved viral hepatitis B. Such livers can transmit HBV infection to liver transplant recipients if the necessary precautions are not taken, doctors say.
A French study investigated the use of such livers...
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