Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 6th, 2004
"Until recently, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection was considered an absolute contraindication for liver transplantation in Spain. We present the first four cases of liver transplantation (LT) carried out in our center in patients infected with HIV and coinfected by the hepatitis C virus (HCV), immunosuppressed with cyclosporine A (CyA) and basiliximab, but without steroids. The 4 patients were male, with a mean age of 38.25±4.5 years," scientists in Spain report.
"Mean time of HIV infection was 114±62.3 months and all patients were receiving...
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