OBM Transplantation is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal, which covers all evidence-based scientific studies related to transplantation, including: transplantation procedures and the maintenance of transplanted tissues or organs; assimilation of grafted tissue and the reconstitution of removed organs or parts of organs; transplantation of heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreatic islets and bone marrow, etc. Areas related to clinical and experimental transplantation are also of interest.
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Utilization of HCV and HIV Positive Donors
Submission Deadline: August 30, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
Michael E. de Vera, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery, Chief, Abdominal Transplant Program, Director, Transplant Institute, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda, CA, USA
Research Interest: Liver transplantation; kidney transplatnation; hepatobiliary surgery; pancreas transplantation; impact of viral infections after liver transplantation, specifically hepatitis C recurrence and HIV infection; use of extended criteria organs
Received: 29 August 2021; Published: 18 October 2021; doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2104154
End Stage Renal Disease is becoming more prevalent in the United States of America, with demand for kidney transplant exceeding the available organ supply. A novel method to increase the donor pool has been to consider transplanting organs from deceased patients who have had Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) or Human Immunodeficiency Virus [...]
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