Hepatic stellate cells attenuate the immune response in renal transplant recipients with chronic hepatitis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Chronic viral hepatitis is no longer a contraindication to renal transplantation (RT), owing to our better understanding of the hepatitis virus. Hepatitis patients may receive RT depending on their response to viral therapy. RT patients with hepatitis generally do not have an inferior prognosis compared with RT patients without the disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2011.11.049

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