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A review of the major findings presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in San Francisco
Researchers crunched the numbers for transplanting kidneys from donors with hep C and then treating the virus in the recipient.
In the era of next-generation cures for the virus, new possibilities abound.
My final summaries of research presented at the 2018 International Liver Congress relates to National Donate Life Month.
April is National Donate Life Month. In the U.S., 95 percent of Americans are in favor of being a donor but only 54 percent are registered.
In a recent small study, those who received such kidneys cured the virus through standard treatment.
In January 2018, a recent policy review changes availability of donated livers for patients waiting liver transplant across the U.S.
Using organs from donors with hepatitis C could significantly cut down waiting lists, with little risk of infection.
The experimental surgeries could help open up an entirely new pool of donor organs for those in need of a transplant.
Are you registered to be an organ donor upon death?
Do you think you are too old to donate your tissue or organs upon death? You may be younger than you think.
The last Friday fact in April for National Donate Life month.
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