KIDNEY - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Utah hepatitis C patient gets kidney with same virus <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Utah hepatitis C patient gets kidney with same virus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T21:53:36.568-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A West Jordan man who has hepatitis C went home from University of Utah Hospital Thursday with a new kidney, the first Utah patient to receive such an organ from a donor with the same virus. β€œIt’s a new opportunity to live,” said Andres Galvan, 61, through a translator at a U. press briefing. Galvan had been undergoing dialysis for kidney failure for more than two years and had been on the kidney transplant list for a year. When he agreed to accept a kidney from a deceased out-of-state donor wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href=""> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:53:36 MDT