Incidence of hepatitis C in patients receiving different preparations of hepatitis B immunoglobulins after liver transplantation.

@article{Fray1998IncidenceOH,
  title={Incidence of hepatitis C in patients receiving different preparations of hepatitis B immunoglobulins after liver transplantation.},
  author={Cyrille F{\'e}ray and Mich{\`e}le Gigou and Douglas Samuel and B{\'e}atrice Ducot and Patrick Maisonneuve and Michel Reyn{\`e}s and Alain Bismuth and Henri Bismuth},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={128 10},
  pages={810-6}
}
Cirrhosis related to hepatitis C virus (HCV) is becoming the most common indication for liver transplantation; it now accounts for 25% of elective procedures in the United States. Infection with HCV always persists after liver transplantation and often leads to chronic hepatitis. Cirrhosis occurs in up to 10% of HCV-infected patients during the first 5 years after transplantation, and long-term graft survival will no doubt be compromised in this population. In addition, many patients who… CONTINUE READING

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