Hepatitis

Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'

2 monthes ago   |   By Medindia Health

Kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are safe and function equally well compared to uninfected kidneys. Transplant centers should maximize the use of good quality kidneys infected with HCV to help more kidney failure patients.
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HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe and functional one year post-transplantation

2 monthes ago   |   By News Medical

A recent analysis reveals that kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are now routinely used in transplants at many U.S. centers, and they are functioning well one year after transplantation.
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Exercise may Help Benefit Sickle Cell Disease Patients

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