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HIV-Positive-to-HIV-Positive Liver Transplantation

Junet, C
Chave, J-P
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Published in American journal of transplantation. 2016, vol. 16, no. 8, p. 2473-2478
Abstract Most countries exclude human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive patients from organ donation because of concerns regarding donor-derived HIV transmission. The Swiss Federal Act on Transplantation has allowed organ transplantation between HIV-positive donors and recipients since 2007. We report the successful liver transplantation from an HIV-positive donor to an HIV-positive recipient. Both donor and recipient had been treated for many years with antiretroviral therapy and harbored multidrug-resistant viruses. Five months after transplantation, HIV viremia remains undetectable. This observation supports the inclusion of appropriate HIV-positive donors for transplants specifically allocated to HIV-positive recipients.
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CALMY, Alexandra et al. HIV-Positive-to-HIV-Positive Liver Transplantation. In: American journal of transplantation, 2016, vol. 16, n° 8, p. 2473-2478. doi: 10.1111/ajt.13824 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:89764

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