Hepatitis C virus infection in end stage renal disease and after kidney transplant

Rodriguez-Castro, Kryssia Isabel; Morisco, Filomena; Rigotti, Paolo; Rugge, Massimo; Burra, Patrizia
September 2014
Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases;Sep2014, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p240
Academic Journal
Letter to the Editor
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the study on the impact of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in patients with liver disease and who undergo kidney transplantation (KT).


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