Surgeons Plan to Use Hepatitis-Infected Hearts to Slash Wait for a Transplant


from AMA Wire

As many as 1,000 infected kidneys are thrown away each year in the United States, but new medications have made hepatitis C curable — and made it possible to consider using infected organs for transplants. That could cut down on the wait time not just for kidneys but also other organs, especially hearts.

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