MSN: Hepatitis C-positive livers safe for transplantation

MSN reported on a study from the University of Cincinnati and UC Health showing that patients who received a transplanted liver infected with hepatitis C and were later treated for the infection performed as well in recovery as transplant patients who received an organ free of infection. The study was published in the journal Liver Transplantation. Lead authors, Shimul Shah, MD, Shimul Shah, MD, professor of surgery in the UC College of Medicine, the James and Catherine Orr Endowed Chair of Liver Transplantation, section chief of transplantation at UC Health, and Nadeem Anwar, MD, professor in UC Department of Internal Medicine and UC Health physician, were quoted in the story.

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