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: 5 May 2014

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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: 5 May 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 1130 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A non-interventional study of the genetic polymorphisms of NOD2 associated with increased mortality in non-alcoholic liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Fuat Hakan Saner, Knut Nowak, Dieter Hoyer, Peter Rath, Ali Canbay, Andreas Paul, Michael Koldehoff, Ahmet Elmaağaclı

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Infections after liver transplantation are the main cause of death in the first year. Recent reports indicate that NOD2 gene mutations increase the risk for inflammatory bowl disease and the severity of graft-versus-host disease in bone marrow transplant patients. Data on polymorphisms ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Anti-HLA and anti-MICA antibodies in liver transplant recipients: effect on long-term graft survival.
 

Author(s): Michał Ciszek, Bartosz Foroncewicz, Krzysztof Mucha, Dorota Żochowska, Bogna Ziarkiewicz-Wróblewska, Marek Krawczyk, Leszek Pączek

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():828201.

 

Presence of anti-HLA antibodies has a well-known impact on kidney grafts survival; however their role in liver transplantation has not been fully elucidated. We conducted a 7-year prospective study to show correlation between presence of anti-HLA and anti-MICA antibodies and liver graft survival.

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2013

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A malignant hyperthermialike episode in a liver transplant recipient.
 

Author(s): Hiroshi Tsujikawa, Hajime Segawa, Kazuhiko Fukuda

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Dec;11(6):569-72.

 

We report a case of malignant hyperthermialike syndrome in a living-donor liver transplant recipient with no familial history of malignant hyperthermia or exposure to known triggering drugs. The patient showed many features of a typical malignant hyperthermia episode, and The Clinical ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 110 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pharmacogenetic considerations for optimizing tacrolimus dosing in liver and kidney transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Alessio Provenzani, Andrew Santeusanio, Erin Mathis, Monica Notarbartolo, Manuela Labbozzetta, Paola Poma, Ambra Provenzani, Carlo Polidori, Giovanni Vizzini, Piera Polidori, Natale D'Alessandro

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9156-73.

 

The introduction of tacrolimus in clinical practice has improved patient survival after organ transplant. However, despite the long use of tacrolimus in clinical practice, the best way to use this agent is still a matter of intense debate. The start of the genomic era has generated ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Liver transplant tolerance and its application to the clinic: can we exploit the high dose effect?
 

Author(s): Eithne C Cunningham, Alexandra F Sharland, G Alex Bishop

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():419692.

 

The tolerogenic properties of the liver have long been recognised, especially in regard to transplantation. Spontaneous acceptance of liver grafts occurs in a number of experimental models and also in a proportion of clinical transplant recipients. Liver graft acceptance results from ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2013

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Mycobacterium llatzerense lung infection in a liver transplant recipient: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): L Teixeira, R K Avery, M Iseman, A V Arrossi, S Harrington, K Stephens, C G Winans

Journal: Am. J. Transplant.. 2013 Aug;13(8):2198-200.

 

Nontuberculous mycobacteria are increasingly encountered pathogens in organ transplant recipients. We report the first case of human disease attributed to Mycobacterium llatzerense that occurred in a liver transplant recipient in the midwestern United States who developed pneumonia ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2013

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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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Effect of Dietary and Life Style Modification on Post Liver Transplant Obesity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Post Liver Transplantation Weight Gain; Post Liver Transplantation Obesity; Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2009

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