Published in Hepatitis Weekly, August 28th, 2006
"The risk of HCV transmission to surgeons is related to the HCV prevalence in the surgical patient population. As HCV-related cirrhosis is the commonest indication for liver transplantation in Europe and North America, liver transplant surgeons are at particular risk.
"The prevalence of HCV infection in liver transplant surgeons is unknown. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of HCV infection in liver transplant surgeons attending the 9th Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society...
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