Published in Hepatitis Weekly, November 11th, 2002
For some, the problem of excessive alcohol consumption or injection drug use often walks hand in hand with the risk for the formation of extensive liver disease necessitating liver transplantation. Patients who abuse injection drugs, as well as those who abuse alcohol, are often required to undergo rehabilitation before they can be placed on lists as serious contenders for receiving liver transplantations.
Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is often prescribed for...
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