Patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV) or hepatitis B virus (HBV) have traditionally been considered high-risk recipients for transplantation. Recent advances have had a significant effect on the potential transplant candidacy of these patients. This review highlights the major issues associated with cardiothoracic transplantation in individuals who are infected with HIV and/or HCV.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus in Cardiothoracic Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support

GROSSI, PAOLO ANTONIO;
2011

Abstract

Patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and/or hepatitis C virus (HCV) or hepatitis B virus (HBV) have traditionally been considered high-risk recipients for transplantation. Recent advances have had a significant effect on the potential transplant candidacy of these patients. This review highlights the major issues associated with cardiothoracic transplantation in individuals who are infected with HIV and/or HCV.
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