Hepatitis C virus in long-term bone marrow transplant survivors

  title={Hepatitis C virus in long-term bone marrow transplant survivors},
  author={Cl{\'a}udia Alexandra Pontes Ivantes and Heda Maria Barska dos Santos Amarante and Sergio O. Ioshii and Ricardo Pasquini},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
Summary:The hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection may change the outcome of patients undergoing stem cell transplantation. This study aimed at determining the prevalence of the HCV antibody in patients who were alive 10 or more years after BMT, defining the annual progression rate of hepatic fibrosis in those patients, and identifying cases of cirrhosis among… CONTINUE READING