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: 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 1641 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

HERC5 is a prognostic biomarker for post-liver transplant recurrent human hepatocellular carcinoma.
 

Author(s): Feng Xue, Brandon W Higgs, Jiaqi Huang, Chris Morehouse, Wei Zhu, Xin Yao, Philip Brohawn, Zhan Xiao, Yinong Sebastian, Zheng Liu, Yun Xia, Dong Shen, Mike Kuziora, Zhengwei Dong, Hulin Han, Yi Gu, Jianren Gu, Qiang Xia, Yihong Yao

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Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) can be an effective treatment option for certain patients with early stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) meeting Milan, UCSF, or Hangzhou criteria. However, HCC recurrence rates post-OLT range from 20 to 40 %, with limited follow-up options. ...

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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Ectopic Jejunal Variceal Rupture in a Liver Transplant Recipient Successfully Treated With Percutaneous Transhepatic Coil Embolization: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Satoru Abe, Nobuhisa Akamatsu, Mayumi Hoshikawa, Chikara Shirata, Yoshihiro Sakamoto, Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Norihiro Kokudo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(47):e2151.

 

Here we present the rupture of ectopic jejunal varices developing in a liver transplant recipient without portal hypertension, which was successfully treated with percutaneous transhepatic coil embolization.A 48-year-old man with massive melena was admitted to our department. He had ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 157 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Common infectious complications of liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Lydia Chelala, Christopher S Kovacs, Alan J Taege, Ibrahim A Hanouneh

Journal: Cleve Clin J Med. 2015 Nov;82(11):773-84.

 

Major improvements in the care of liver transplant recipients have mitigated but not eliminated the risk of potentially life-threatening infectious complications. This review provides general information about risk factors, prophylactic strategies, diagnostic workup, and therapy for ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2015

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Liver Transplant for Cholangiocarcinoma: A Comeback?
 

Author(s): Maximilian Schmeding, Ulf P Neumann

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2015 Aug;13(4):301-8.

 

Liver transplant is not a standard therapy for cholangiocarcinoma; complete surgical resection of the tumor is currently the treatment of choice. Palliative options offer only short-term survival. After initial recurrence rates after liver transplant for cholangiocarcinoma in the ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2015

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Hepatitis C in Special Patient Cohorts: New Opportunities in Decompensated Liver Cirrhosis, End-Stage Renal Disease and Transplant Medicine.
 

Author(s): Anna Hüsing, Iyad Kabar, Hartmut H Schmidt, Hauke S Heinzow

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Worldwide, hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a common infection. Due to new antiviral approaches and the approval of direct-acting antiviral agents (DAA), HCV therapy has become more comfortable. Nevertheless, there are special patient groups, in whom treatment of HCV is still challenging. ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Human Microbiota and Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2016

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Adult Liver Transplant Enhanced Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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Evaluation of Donor Specific Immune Senescence and Exhaustion as Biomarkers of Tolerance Post Liver Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant; Liver Transplantation

 

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2016

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