December 8, 2011

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


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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