RESEARCH: Slaying the Dragon: Hepatitis C and Thoracic Transplantation

Apr 4, 2019 10:15am ‐ Apr 4, 2019 12:00pm


Description

Routine Utilization of NAT Negative PHS Increased Risk Thoracic Organs Appears Safe and Effective in Increasing Organ Supply for Transplantation
Kerry Gaj, DNP

Transplantation of NAT+HCV Donor Lungs into Non-Infected Recipients Followed by Treatment with Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir (S/V)
Marcelo Cypel, MD

Preemptive Pan-Genotypic Direct Acting Antiviral Therapy in Donor HCV-Positive to Recipient HCV-Negative Cardiac Transplantation Produces Viral Clearance and is Associated with Favorable Outcomes
Gregory Lewis, MD

Magnitude of Recipient Viremia after Heart Transplantation from HCV Viremic Donors and Time to Clearance with Therapy
Claudia Gidea, MD

The Impact of Utilizing Hepatitis C Virus Nucleic Acid Test-Positive Donor Heart on Heart Transplant Waitlist Time
Yan Gernhofer, MSN

The Impact of HCV Viremia in Heart Transplant Recipients from Donors with HCV Infection on Acute and Humoral Cellular Rejection
Claudia Gidea, MD

Outcomes of Heart and Heart-Kidney Transplantation from Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Positive Donors into HCV Negative Recipients
Saima Aslam, MD, MS

Speaker(s):

  • Kerry Gaj, DNP, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
  • Marcelo Cypel, MD, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Gregory Lewis, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States
  • Claudia Gidea, MD, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, United States
  • Yan Gernhofer, MSN, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Saima Aslam, MD, MS, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States
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