Liver transplantation in viral hepatitis: prevention of recurrence.

@article{Roche2008LiverTI,
  title={Liver transplantation in viral hepatitis: prevention of recurrence.},
  author={Bruno Roche and Didier Samuel},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={1153-69}
}
End-stage liver disease caused by the hepatitis B and C viruses (HBV and HCV) are major indications for liver transplantation. Outcome depends largely on the prevention of allograft reinfection. The advent of long-term hepatitis B immune globulin administration and the introduction of new antiviral agents were a major breakthrough in the management of these… CONTINUE READING