Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues — Dr Harriet Etheredge

About a year ago we made a tough call of our own: we could save a child’s life by giving the child a liver transplant – but risked infecting the child with HIV in the process. The donor was the child’s mother, who is HIV positive and the child was HIV negative. The procedure came with a risk of transmitting HIV to the child.

via Liver transplant from HIV+ living donor to negative recipient: key ethical issues — Dr Harriet Etheredge

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