Liver Transplant

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Liver Transplant

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Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2015

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liver Transplant" for support, advocacy or research.

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

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Last Updated: 23 Feb 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 1870 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Development of an organ failure score in acute liver failure for transplant selection and identification of patients at high risk of futility.
 

Author(s): Francesco Figorilli, Antonella Putignano, Olivier Roux, Pauline Houssel-Debry, Claire Francoz, Catherine Paugam-Burtz, Olivier Soubrane, Banwari Agarwal, François Durand, Rajiv Jalan

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King's College Hospital criteria are currently used to select liver transplant candidates in acetaminophen-related acute liver failure (ALF). Although widely accepted, they show a poor sensitivity in predicting pre-transplant mortality and cannot predict the outcome after surgery. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Successful Post-Transplant Psychiatric Interventions During Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients Receiving Liver Transplants for Alcoholic Liver Disease.
 

Author(s): Hiroyuki Kimura, Yasuharu Onishi, Shinichi Kishi, Nobuhiko Kurata, Satoshi Ogiso, Hideya Kamei, Chisato Tsuboi, Naoko Yamaguchi, Azusa Shiga, Mai Kondo, Yushun Yokoyama, Fumika Takasato, Hiroshige Fujishiro, Kanako Ishizuka, Takashi Okada, Yasuhiro Ogura, Norio Ozaki

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BACKGROUND Around 20-30% of patients who undergo liver transplantation (LT) for alcoholic liver disease (ALD) will resume heavy drinking after LT. It is crucial to control post-transplant relapse of alcohol use, because alcoholic recidivism has been shown to have a negative impact ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bioequivalence between innovator and generic tacrolimus in liver and kidney transplant recipients: A randomized, crossover clinical trial.
 

Author(s): Rita R Alloway, Alexander A Vinks, Tsuyoshi Fukuda, Tomoyuki Mizuno, Eileen C King, Yuanshu Zou, Wenlei Jiang, E Steve Woodle, Simon Tremblay, Jelena Klawitter, Jost Klawitter, Uwe Christians

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Although the generic drug approval process has a long-term successful track record, concerns remain for approval of narrow therapeutic index generic immunosuppressants, such as tacrolimus, in transplant recipients. Several professional transplant societies and publications have generated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 186 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hepatitis B in Solid-Organ Transplant Procedures Other Than Liver.
 

Author(s): Dina Halegoua-De Marzio, Jonathan M Fenkel, Cataldo Doria

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Apr;15(2):130-137.

 

Transplant is often the best treatment available for patients with end-stage organ failure. Hepatitis B virus infection in transplant procedures other than liver is a major concern because it can be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality after transplant. Due to the increased ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Lymphoproliferative Disease After Pediatric Liver Transplant.
 

Author(s): Figen Özçay

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Mar;15(Suppl 2):79-81.

 

Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease is a major complication following solid-organ transplant. We summarize the relation of Epstein-Barr virus to this complication and discuss its treatment in pediatric patients.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Liver Transplant for Nonhepatocellular Carcinoma Malignancy.
 

Author(s): Nihan Haberal Reyhan

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Mar;15(Suppl 2):69-73.

 

Liver transplant is now an acceptable and effective treatment for specific nonhepatocellular malignancies. Worldwide, hilar cholangiocarcinoma accounts for 3% of all primary gastrointestinal malignancies and for 10% of primary hepatobiliary malignancies. For patients who have early-stage, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Everolimus Post Orthotopic Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Orthotopic Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2017

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MSC Therapy in Liver Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Rejection

 

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2017

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Evaluation of Procalcitonin (PCT) as a Marker of Infection in Post-orthotopic Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Infection

 

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2018

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