December 8th, 2011

Mayo Clinic in Florida now offers kidney and pancreas transplants for HIV, positive patients

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Mayo Clinic in Florida is now offering kidney and pancreas transplants to HIV positive patients with advanced kidney disease and diabetes. Evidence is now solid that HIV-positive patients have the same favorable outcome in terms of patient and allograft survival as non-HIV positive organ transplant recipients, says Mary Prendergast, M.D., a kidney specialist whose focus is the care of patients.

The Power of Two, 12/5/11

Additional coverage: Medical Express, BioPortfolio, e! Science News

Tags: Infectious Diseases, M.D., Mary Prendergast

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