HCC is the leading cause of death aong patients with cirrhosis. HIV positive patients are likely to have hepatitis B and/or C virus co-infection because of wxposure to common risk factors. There are several reports that oulined a more aggressive course in HIV positive patients with respect to HCC. The aim of our study was to assess the outcome of liver tranplantation in this setting of patients.
Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in HIV Co-Infected Patients: A Single Centre Experience / DI BENEDETTO, Fabrizio; Tarantino, Giuseppe; De Ruvo, N; Cautero, N; Montalti, R; Guerrini, Gp; Ballarin, R; Spaggiari, Mario; Serra, Valentina; Guaraldi, Giovanni; Gerunda, Giorgio Enrico. - In: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION. - ISSN 1527-6465. - STAMPA. - 17:(2011), pp. S273-S274. (Intervento presentato al convegno International Congress of ILTS, ELITA, and LICAGE tenutosi a Valencia, Spain nel Jun 22-25 2011).