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Living donor liver transplant from an HIV-positive mother to her HIV-negative child: opening up new therapeutic options

Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc.
2018
14.58 MB

Summary

The research presents a unique case of living donor liver transplantation from an HIV-positive mother to her HIV-negative child in South Africa. Two aspects of this case are ground-breaking. First, it involves living donation by someone who is HIV-positive and second it involves controlled transplant of an organ from an HIV-positive donor into an HIV-negative recipient, with the potential to prevent infection in the recipient.