Victory and defeat at Heraclea - treating hepatitis C infection following liver transplantation with telaprevir and boceprevir.

@article{Charlton2014VictoryAD,
  title={Victory and defeat at Heraclea - treating hepatitis C infection following liver transplantation with telaprevir and boceprevir.},
  author={Michael R. Charlton and Travis B. Dick},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={6-8}
}
HCV associated liver disease continues to be the most common indication for liver transplantation in the West. Although the impact of HCV infection varies substantially between recipients, allograft failure secondary to recurrence of HCV infection is the most frequent cause of death and graft failure in HCV infected recipients. Attenuating the impact of HCV on posttransplant patient and graft survival has been a critical priority for transplant physicians and their patients. In this edition of… CONTINUE READING
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