Organ transplantation in HIV patients: Current status and new directions

Valentina Stosor*

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Combination antiretroviral therapy has resulted in longer life expectancies in persons living with HIV; however, end organ disease and death from organ failure have become growing issues for this population. With effective therapies for viral suppression, HIV is no longer considered an absolute contraindication to organ transplantation. Over the past decade, studies of transplantation in patients with HIV have had encouraging results such that patients with organ failure are pursuing transplantation. This review focuses on the current status of organ transplantation for HIV-infected persons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)526-535
Number of pages10
JournalCurrent Infectious Disease Reports
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2013


  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Heart transplantation
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Hepatitis B infection
  • Hepatitis C infection
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Kidney transplantation
  • Liver transplantation
  • Lung transplantation
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Organ transplantation
  • Pancreas transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Infectious Diseases


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