Would patients with hepatitis C virus on the waiting list for a liver transplant accept a hepatitis C-positive organ?

@article{MartnezAlarcn2009WouldPW,
  title={Would patients with hepatitis C virus on the waiting list for a liver transplant accept a hepatitis C-positive organ?},
  author={Laura Mart{\'i}nez-Alarc{\'o}n and Antonio R{\'i}os and Paula Mugno Ramirez and Pascual Parrilla},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={475-6}
}
To the Editor The number of livers available for carrying out liver transplantation is limited. Di¡erent strategies have been used to expand the pool of donors. In this respect, chronic viral cirrhosis is the most frequent diagnosis among patients on the waiting list (1^3), and given universal relapse caused by the virus in the transplanted graft (4), many authors have considered the possibility of using grafts from hepatitis C virus (HCV)or hepatitis B virus (HBV)-positive donors for HCVor HBV… CONTINUE READING
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