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Author Topic: Hep C–Positive Liver Transplants for Those Without the Virus Are Feasible  (Read 2281 times)

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Allowing the transplantation of livers from donors with hepatitis C virus (HCV) into those who do not have the virus is feasible and would not be associated with undue risk given the effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) treatment for the virus. Those who received a hep C–positive liver could be effectively treated with DAAs, which have a high cure rate.

HCV-positive organs are often discarded because of risks associated with transplanting them into HCV-negative individuals.

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