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Especially from people who might have been considered a risk for transmitting HIV and hepatitis B and C
A long-term study found that kidney transplants between people with HIV have high success rates.
A long-term study also found that superinfection—acquiring a second strain of HIV—was not a risk for the transplantees.
“It’s the chance of showing people that I am just as normal as you,” says long-term survivor Nina Martinez.
Transplantees can be treated safely and effectively for hep C, so greater education regarding such methods is in order.
A review of the major findings presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases in San Francisco
After this first deliberate transplant from someone with HIV to a person without the virus, does the child organ recipient now have HIV?
It’s the NIH’s first large-scale clinical trial on the subject. Plus: Meet organ transplant advocate Mo Murray [VIDEO].
Stanley Boling had been living with HIV for over 30 years before undergoing the transplant at Duke Health.
The latest on organ donation and transplantation for people living with HIV.
Organ transplants between HIV-positive people have taken place since 2016—but until now, the donors were deceased.
Lifting the entry ban for tourists and immigrants with HIV, releasing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, approving PrEP, and more.
The White House, in collaboration with HHS, announces a Summit to highlight initiatives to shorten the time to receive life-saving organs.
About 1,000 lives could be saved each year now that people with HIV are allowed to donate organs to others with HIV.
There are as many as 600 HIV-positive would-be organ donors in the U.S. each year.
People with HIV and coexisting medical conditions have a higher need of organ transplants, but those who do receive transplants often thrive.
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