Liver Transplant

Common Name(s)

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: 9 Nov 2014

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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: 9 Nov 2014

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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 1175 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The risk factors for tuberculosis in liver or kidney transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Jia Liu, Jin Yan, Qiquan Wan, Qifa Ye, Yisheng Huang

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Liver or kidney transplant recipients are at a higher risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) than general population. We aimed to clarify the incidence density of and risk factors for TB in liver or kidney transplant recipients in the present study.

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Exhaled and plasma nitrite: a comparative study among healthy, cirrhotic and liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Viviane S Augusto, Alfredo J Rodrigues, Ana Paula C Silveira, Orlando de Castro E Silva, Enio David Mente, Paulo Roberto B Evora

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;51(1):16-20.

 

There is a relative lack of studies about exhaled nitrite (NO2-) concentrations in cirrhotic and transplanted patients.

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2014

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Prevalence of pre-transplant electrocardiographic abnormalities and post-transplant cardiac events in patients with liver cirrhosis.
 

Author(s): Axel Josefsson, Michael Fu, Einar Björnsson, Evangelos Kalaitzakis

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Although cardiovascular disease is thouht to be common in cirrhosis, there are no systematic investigations on the prevalence of electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities in these patients and data on the occurrence of post-transplant cardiac events in comparison with the general population ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 115 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A case of cerebral tuberculosis after liver transplant and literature review.
 

Author(s): M Zeyneb Tunca, Eda Yılmaz Akçay, Gökhan Moray, Özlem Özen, B Handan Özdemir

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar;12 Suppl 1():117-9.

 

The risk of active tuberculosis is high in solid-organ recipients. We evaluated the clinical presentation of tuberculosis. Pulmonary locations were the most frequent, and extrapulmonary locations were rarely seen. Among extrapulmonary sites, intracranial tuberculosis is rare, with ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Donor-transmitted, donor-derived, and de novo cancer after liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Jeremy R Chapman, Stephen V Lynch

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar;12 Suppl 1():50-4.

 

Cancer is the third most common cause of death (after cardiovascular disease and infection) for patients who have a functioning kidney allograft. Kidney and liver transplant recipients have similar cancer risks because of immunosuppression but different risks because of differences ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Infections in liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Hande Arslan

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar;12 Suppl 1():24-7.

 

Liver transplant is a life-saving procedure for many end-stage liver diseases. Despite measures such as the use of protective barriers, antimicrobial prophylaxis, and vaccination, infections still represent a major cause of morbidity and mortality after liver transplant. This article ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Human Microbiota and Liver Transplant
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Intestinal Microbiota; Complication of Transplanted Liver; Acute Rejection of Liver Transplant; Infection

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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Increasing Activity in Liver Transplant Patients
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2014

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Adult Liver Transplant Enhanced Care
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2014

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