Outcomes after liver transplantation for combined alcohol and hepatitis C virus infection.

Abstract

Alcohol abuse and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are two major causes of chronic liver disease in the United States. About 10%-15% of liver transplants performed in the United States are for patients with cirrhosis due to combined alcohol and HCV infection. Data on outcomes on graft and patient survival, HCV recurrence, and relapse of alcohol use… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i34.11935

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