Transplantation in resource-limited setting: using HIV-positive donors for HIV-positive patients

@inproceedings{Muller2015TransplantationIR,
  title={Transplantation in resource-limited setting: using HIV-positive donors for HIV-positive patients },
  author={Elmi Muller},
  booktitle={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND A HIV positive-to-positive program was started in South Africa in 2008. The program was started because dialysis is not freely available to everyone, but severely limited and only available to a selected group of patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between September 2008 and March 2015, 29 patients were transplanted from HIV-positive brain-dead donors at Groote Schuur Hospital transplant team. Donors were either naïve to anti-retroviral therapy or on first line therapy. The recipients… CONTINUE READING

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