The effect of pretransplant chronic hepatitis C virus infection treatment on graft and patient survival in renal transplant recipients.

@article{Korkmaz2015TheEO,
  title={The effect of pretransplant chronic hepatitis C virus infection treatment on graft and patient survival in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={M. Sadi Korkmaz and Sevg{\"u}l Fakı and Serkan {\"O}cal and {\"O}zg{\"u}r Harmancı and Fatih Ensaroğlu and Haldun Selçuk and Mehmet Ali Haberal},
  journal={Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          188-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Studies have demonstrated worse graft and patient survival among hepatitis C virus-positive patients following kidney transplant. Eradication of hepatitis C virus infection before renal transplant with interferon should be considered in hepatitis C virus-infected patients undergoing dialysis who are on the waiting list for transplant. We investigated whether pretransplant hepatitis C virus infection treatment affected graft and patient survival, and we evaluated other contributing… CONTINUE READING