volume 27, issue 2, P459-471 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2013.02.010
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Peter Chin-Hong, George Beatty, Peter Stock

Abstract: HIV-infection is no longer an absolute contraindication for transplantation for patients with advanced kidney and liver failure. This article reviews the outcome data in the solid organ transplantation of HIV-infected patients that led to a change in thinking by the transplant community. We then review several emerging issues in the field such as eligibility criteria, selection of optimal immunosuppression agents and antiretroviral therapy in this population, and management of co-infection with Hepatitis B an…

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