Safety of Monitoring Viral and Liver Function Markers in Patients With Prior Resolved Hepatitis B Infection After Kidney Transplantation.

@article{Maekawa2016SafetyOM,
  title={Safety of Monitoring Viral and Liver Function Markers in Patients With Prior Resolved Hepatitis B Infection After Kidney Transplantation.},
  author={Hiroshi Maekawa and Masahiko Yazawa and Kenichiro Koitabashi and Naohiko Imai and Hiroo Kawarazaki and Ryuto Nakazawa and Hiroshi Sasaki and T. Chikaraishi and Yugo Shibagaki},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={2046-9}
}
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a risk factor of mortality in kidney transplant recipients. However, information on the risk of HBV reactivation in kidney recipients with prior resolved HBV infection is limited. This study aimed to evaluate the safety of simply monitoring viral and liver markers in living donor kidney transplantation (LDKT… CONTINUE READING