Liver transplantation in a patient with hepatitis B, C and D coinfection associated with hepatocellular carcinoma: a management strategy for a rare condition. Case report.

@article{Dantas2015LiverTI,
  title={Liver transplantation in a patient with hepatitis B, C and D coinfection associated with hepatocellular carcinoma: a management strategy for a rare condition. Case report.},
  author={Lucas Carvalho Dantas and T{\'e}rcio Genzini and Marcelo P Miranda and Regina Gomes dos Santos and Nilton Ghiotti de Siqueira and Judith Weirich and Cirley Maria de Oliveira Lobato},
  journal={Sao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina},
  year={2015},
  volume={133 6},
  pages={525-30}
}
CONTEXT Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is the treatment of choice for end-stage liver disease. Cirrhosis due to hepatitis C infection is the leading indication for liver transplantation worldwide. However, patients who are given transplants because of viral liver diseases often present clinical coinfections, including hepatitis B together with hepatitis D. Currently, different strategies exist for patient management before and after liver transplantation, and these are based on… CONTINUE READING
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