Evolution of hepatitis B management in kidney transplantation.

  title={Evolution of hepatitis B management in kidney transplantation.},
  author={Desmond Yat Hin Yap and Tak Mao Chan},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={20 2},
Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection adversely influences the clinical outcomes of renal transplant recipients owing to increased hepatic complications. Management of HBV infection in kidney transplant recipients presents a challenge to clinicians, especially in endemic regions. Interferon precipitates renal allograft dysfunction. Treatment with… CONTINUE READING