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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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

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 2008 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A liver transplant recipient with possible bupivacaine-induced liver injury caused by intra-articular injection after total knee arthroplasty: A case report.
 

Author(s): Jeong Eun Lee, Kyung-Hwa Kwak

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(38):e12481.

 

Although the survival period of patients who undergo liver transplantation is improving due to advances in surgical techniques and medical treatment, there is a lack of detailed, sufficient data that compare the choice of anesthetic agent in post-liver transplant surgery to avoid liver injury.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Diamond-shaped patch technique for right hepatic vein reconstruction in living-donor liver transplant: A simple method to prevent stenosis.
 

Author(s): Tae Beom Lee, Byung Hyun Choi, Kwang Ho Yang, Je Ho Ryu, Young Mok Park, Chong Woo Chu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(34):e11815.

 

Patency of the right hepatic vein (RHV) of the liver graft is essential for successful living-donor liver transplant (LDLT). We developed a simple technique for RHV reconstruction that does not require the use of cadaveric veins or additional time to prevent stenosis.Of 159 patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Liver Transplantation (LT) for Cryptogenic Cirrhosis (CC) and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Cirrhosis: Data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR): 1994 to 2016.
 

Author(s): Pegah Golabi, Haley Bush, Maria Stepanova, Cameron T Locklear, Ira M Jacobson, Alita Mishra, Gregory Trimble, Madeline Erario, Chapy Venkatesan, Issah Younossi, Zachary Goodman, Zobair M Younossi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(31):e11518.

 

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)-related cirrhosis and cryptogenic cirrhosis (CC) have become leading indications for liver transplantation (LT) in the US. Our aim was to compare the trends, clinical presentation, and outcomes for transplant candidates with NASH and CC.The Scientific ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 200 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Imatinib-induced fulminant liver failure in chronic myeloid leukemia: role of liver transplant and second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors: a case report.
 

Author(s): Lucas Souto Nacif, Daniel R Waisberg, Rafael Soares Pinheiro, Fabiana Roberto Lima, Vinicius Rocha-Santos, Wellington Andraus, Luiz Carneiro D'Albuquerque

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There is a worldwide problem of acute liver failure and mortality associated with remaining on the waiting for a liver transplant. In this study, we highlight results published in recent years by leading transplant centers in evaluating imatinib-induced acute liver failure in chronic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Use of direct-acting antiviral agents in hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates.
 

Author(s): Chiranjeevi Gadiparthi, George Cholankeril, Brandon J Perumpail, Eric R Yoo, Sanjaya K Satapathy, Satheesh Nair, Aijaz Ahmed

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2018 Jan;24(3):315-322.

 

Since the advent of direct acting antiviral (DAA) agents, chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment has evolved at a rapid pace. In contrast to prior regimen involving ribavirin and pegylated interferon, these newer agents are highly effective, well-tolerated, have shorter course ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Interventional radiology in the management of the liver transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Bartley Thornburg, Nitin Katariya, Ahsun Riaz, Kush Desai, Ryan Hickey, Robert Lewandowski, Riad Salem

Journal: Liver Transpl.. 2017 10;23(10):1328-1341.

 

Liver transplantation (LT) is commonly used to treat patients with end-stage liver disease. The evolution of surgical techniques, endovascular methods, and medical care has led to a progressive decrease in posttransplant morbidity and mortality. Despite these improvements, a multidisciplinary ...

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: 5 Apr 2018

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Evaluate the Clinical Benefits of EnvarsusXR in Post Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Post Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 28 Dec 2017

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