The role of immunosuppression in recurrence of hepatitis C

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Key Points 1. Recurrent hepatitis C is an increasing problem posttransplantation. 2. It is difficult to determine histologically if alloimmunity, i.e., rejection, is also plays a role in posttransplantation hepatitis C. 3. Change in the degree of immunosuppression, rather than the absolute amount of immunosuppression, is bad for HCV-infected recipients. 4. Corticosteroid boluses are bad for HCV-infected recipients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S63-S66
JournalLiver Transplantation
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2003


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