Organ Donors with Hepatitis C Eligible for Donating Heart and Lungs, Says Study
April 8, 2019
(Tech Times) – Donated organs of people who have hepatitis C can be transplanted to patients in need without fear of infection, a new study found. Researchers from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital reported that they were able to prevent transmission of hepatitis C among transplant patients by treating them with antiviral drugs. These new findings will help cut the long wait for an organ transplant and save thousands of lives.