Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 6th, 2004
According to a study from the United States, "recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation remains a significant cause of graft loss and retransplantation. Although treatment of recurrent hepatitis C with interferon-based regimens has become widely accepted as safe and can lead to sustained virologic clearance of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA, long-term histologic improvement and the risk of precipitating graft rejection remain controversial."
"The present study is a retrospective evaluation of the clinical and histological consequences of treating recurrent hepatitis...
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