UAB MedCast

HIV Positive Liver Transplant

Robert Cannon, MD - Speaker Bio
Robert M. Cannon, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Transplantation, specializing in liver transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery.

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Release Date: July 29, 2020
Expiration Date: July 29, 2023

Disclosure Information:

Robert Cannon, MD, has no financial relationships related to the content of this activity to disclose. Also, the planners, Ronan O'Beierne, EdD, MBA, and Katelyn Hiden, have no financial relationships to disclose.

There is no commercial support for this activity.
  • Topic Info:Until recently, patients with HIV were ineligible to receive a liver transplant.  Robert Cannon, MD discusses how new breakthroughs in antiretroviral drugs can give HIV patients the ability to manage and live with the virus. The success of this breakthrough has created a new pathway for HIV-positive patients to receive life-saving organ transplants.