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Research & Reviews  603 results

Does Arterialization of Portal Vein Have Any Effects in Large-for-Size Liver Transplant...
https://doi.org/10.1080/08941939.2021.2021333
Journal of Investigative Surgery : the Official Journal O... Torres RR, Tannuri ACA et. al.

Dec 31st, 2021 - In pediatric liver transplantation, the optimal size of the transplanted liver ranges between 0.8% and 4.0% of the recipient's weight. Sometimes, the graft weight exceeds this upper limit, characterizing the large-for-size condition potentially as...

Liver Transplantation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/431783-overview

Dec 21st, 2021 - Practice Essentials The liver is the second most commonly transplanted major organ, after the kidney. In 2020, 8425 patients received a liver transplant and 12,261 patients were added to the waiting list for a liver transplant. [1] As of June 30, ...

Management of COVID-19 patients with chronic liver diseases and liver transplants.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8683212
Annals of Hepatology; Hu X, Sun L et. al.

Dec 21st, 2021 - The epidemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has increasingly attracted worldwide concern. Liver damage or dysfunction occurred in patients with COVID-19 (mainly c...

Cohort profile: The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (STCS): A nationwide longitudinal coh...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8679072
BMJ Open; Stampf S, Mueller NJ et. al.

Dec 17th, 2021 - The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (STCS) is a prospective multicentre cohort study which started to actively enrol study participants in May 2008. It takes advantage of combining data from all transplant programmes in one unique system to perform ...

Abdominal normothermic regional perfusion in controlled DCD liver transplantation: outc...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16899
American Journal of Transplantation : Official Journal Of... Hessheimer AJ, de la Rosa G et. al.

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Postmortem normothermic regional perfusion (NRP) is a rising preservation strategy in controlled donation after circulatory determination of death (cDCD). Herein, we present results for cDCD liver transplants performed in Spain 2012-2019, with out...

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Guidelines  1 results

Society for the Advancement of Transplant Anesthesia: Liver Transplant Anesthesia Fello...
https://doi.org/10.1177/1089253217737043
Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia; Chadha RM, Crouch C et. al.

Oct 17th, 2017 - The anesthesia community has openly debated if the care of transplant patients was generalist or specialist care ever since the publication of an opinion paper in 1999 recommended subspecialty training in the field of liver transplantation anesthe...

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Drugs  66 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  15 results

Nitazoxanide Plus Ribavirin and Peginterferon for Therapy of Treatment Naive HCV Genotype 1 and HIV Coinfected Subjects
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00991289

Nov 4th, 2021 - Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a significant cause of liver scarring, or cirrhosis, and accounts for up to 30% of all liver transplants in the United States. People infected with HIV are at a high risk of coinfection with HCV, and the combinat...

Pilot Study of the Liver Live Donor Champion Program
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03580629

Jul 22nd, 2021 - In the United States, more than 13,000 patients are on the waiting list to receive a liver transplant. Although more than 6,000 liver transplants are performed every year, at least 1,700 patients die each year while on the waiting list. Livers are...

Evaluation of Donor Specific Immune Senescence and Exhaustion as Biomarkers of Tolerance Post Liver Transplantation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02533180

Jun 11th, 2021 - People who have liver transplants must take anti-rejection medication (immunosuppression) for the rest of their lives. If they stop, their immune system may reject the transplanted liver. All anti-rejection medications have side effects. Because o...

VOCs in Kidney and Liver Transplants
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04514666

Apr 20th, 2021 - Kidney and liver trasplants represent very challenging lifesaving and effective surgical procedures for patients with end-stage kidney and/or liver disease. Nowadays the short and long term success rate of kidney and liver trasplants is pretty hig...

Interest of an Early Rehabilitation Program in Liver Transplant Surgery
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03976765

Apr 15th, 2021 - The improvement of perioperative technics and the prevention of complications with immunosuppression allowed for the development with success of liver transplant. 1322 liver transplants occurred in 2016 in France to 806 in 2000. Centre Hospitalier...

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News  127 results

Machine Perfusion Cuts Early Graft Dysfunction in Liver Transplantation
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/livertransplantation/96514

Jan 5th, 2022 - Patients who received liver transplants with TransMedics' Organ Care System (OCS) liver perfusion device were less likely to experience early allograft dysfunction and ischemic biliary complications, the randomized OCS Liver PROTECT trial found. I...

HIV+ Patients Get Good Outcomes After Kidney or Liver Transplant
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/966075

Jan 5th, 2022 - Liver or kidney transplant recipients who are HIV-positive show outcomes that are similar to those without HIV at 15-years post-transplant, in new research that represents some of the longest follow-up on these patients to date. The findings furth...

Use Live Donors for Liver Transplants for HCC Patients, Say Experts
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/959690

Sep 24th, 2021 - For some patients with hepatocellular cancer (HCC), a liver transplant is the best treatment. But there is a long waiting list for all organ transplants. A new study shows that outcomes with liver transplants from live donors are better than outco...

Statin use improves outcomes in HCC patients after liver transplant
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/244833/hepatocellular-carcinoma/statin-use-improves-outcomes-hcc-patients-after

Aug 27th, 2021 - Key clinical point: Statin use reduced risk of recurrence and improved survival in HCC patients who underwent liver transplants. Major finding: Hepatocellular carcinoma patients on statins who underwent liver transplants were less likely to experi.

Survival Rates Lower for Black Liver Transplant Recipients Than for White, Hispanic Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957335

Aug 27th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Liver transplant survival rates are lower for Black recipients than for white or Hispanic patients, a new U.S. study suggests, although the differences in mortality have shifted over time. Researchers examined data from the Unit...

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Patient Education  10 results see all →