Renal disease in hepatitis C-positive liver transplant recipients.


Glomerular abnormalities are frequent in patients undergoing liver transplantation; however, renal dysfunction following transplantation is mainly attributed to cyclosporine toxicity. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) is seen in patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV), the virus responsible for 30% of the end-stage liver disease leading… (More)


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