Twenty-four Year Single-Center Experience of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Heart Transplantation
Transplantation Proceedings,

Chen YC et al. – Hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation after the heart transplantation was common but usually well controlled with lamivudine treatment. Although posttransplantation liver function deteriorated for a period, there was no HBV infection–related morbidity or mortality. Perioperative hepatitis B immunoglobulin prophylaxis can successfully prevent HBV na├»ve recipients from infection in some cases, but hepatitis B surface antigen–positive donors should only be considered in high risk situations.

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