Gastroenterology

HCV-positive transplants into aviremic patients safe for multiple organs

Data from a large, real-world study contributed to the growing safety and efficacy evidence of transplanting hepatitis C-infected organs into aviremic patients in the direct-acting antiviral era.
“The introduction of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) has led to a paradigm shift in the way HCV is approached. Several studies have now demonstrated their efficacy and safety in the posttransplant population,” Nikhil Kapila, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic in Florida and colleagues wrote. “More recently, HCV viremic allografts have been utilized successfully in viremic

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