Liver Transplant

Common Name(s)

Liver Transplant

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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.

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2015

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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

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 1718 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Perioperative Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir for HCV in Liver-Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Josh Levitsky, Elizabeth C Verna, Jacqueline G O'Leary, Natalie H Bzowej, Dilip K Moonka, Robert H Hyland, Sarah Arterburn, Hadas Dvory-Sobol, Diana M Brainard, John G McHutchison, Norah A Terrault

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 11;375(21):2106-2108.

 

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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Left branch of portal vein thrombosis in a liver transplant recipient with donation after cardiac death donor: A case report.
 

Author(s): Maogen Chen, Weiqiang Ju, Xiaohong Lin, Qiang Zhao, Dongping Wang, Xiaoshun He

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Dec;95(49):e5520.

 

Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is one of the most severe complications after liver transplantation, which usually causes graft loss and recipient mortality. The founding of the embolic branch of portal system and its result are not well described in the literature.

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2016

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Follow-Up of Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients After Reaching Adulthood.
 

Author(s): Justyna Rajchert, Monika Rosa, Joanna Pawłowska, Milosz Parczewski, Marta Wawrzynowicz-Syczewska

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BACKGROUND Despite excellent transplantation results, there is a vulnerable period of time in the post-transplant management of pediatric liver recipients, which is the time when a child becomes an adolescent. This period of psychological distress influences compliance and may result ...

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2016

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 173 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Combination with Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring for the Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation of Liver Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Jae Moon Choi, Yu-Gyeong Kong, Joon-Won Kang, Young-Kug Kim

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():4081525.

 

Liver transplantation is the best treatment option for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma, liver cirrhosis, fulminant liver failure, and end-stage liver diseases. Even though advances in surgical techniques and perioperative care have improved postoperative outcomes, perioperative ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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From prolonging life to prolonging working life: Tackling unemployment among liver-transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Fredrik Åberg

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Apr;22(14):3701-11.

 

Return to active and productive life is a key goal of modern liver transplantation (LT). Despite marked improvements in quality of life and functional status, a substantial proportion of LT recipients are unable to resume gainful employment. Unemployment forms a threat to physical ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2016

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Diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance elastography in liver transplant recipients: A pooled analysis.
 

Author(s): Siddharth Singh, Sudhakar K Venkatesh, Andrew Keaveny, Sharon Adam, Frank H Miller, Patrick Asbach, Edmund M Godfrey, Alvin C Silva, Zhen Wang, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Sumeet K Asrani, David J Lomas, Richard L Ehman

Journal: Ann Hepatol. ;15(3):363-76.

 

We conducted an individual participant data (IPD) pooled analysis on the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) to detect fibrosis stage in liver transplant recipients.

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: 2 Sep 2016

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MSC Therapy in Liver Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Rejection

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Assessment of the Prevalence of Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency in Patients Waiting for a Liver Transplant.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patients Waiting for a Liver Transplant.

 

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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