Hepatitis coinfection

Liver transplantation in patients with HIV infection

Several articles and papers have been published online over the last month that address liver transplantation in HIV-positive patients.

A comprehensive & seminal review by the leading HIV-positive liver transplant surgeons at the University of Pittsburgh, a must read; includes results from published transplants data. pdf of article is available to download.

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) held a consensus meeting on transplantation in the summer and has produced a document that can be downloaded from the BHIVA website:

Overview of current and pipeline hepatitis treatment

An Interview with Melissa Palmer MD, author of a Guide to Hepatitis and Liver Disease that discusses current therapies for HIV/HCV coinfection, new agents in development and nutritional supplements.

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