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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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 1696 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fatal acute respiratory distress by Toxoplasma gondii in a toxoplasma seronegative liver transplant recipient.
 

Author(s): Guillaume Miltgen, Jonathan Paillot, Claire Vanlemmens, Vincent Di Martino, Bruno Heyd, Laurence Millon, Anne-Pauline Bellanger

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2016 Apr;39(2):160-2.

 

The risk of Toxoplasma gondii infection in solid organ transplant recipients is well known but mainly after heart transplantation. We discuss a case of acute respiratory distress caused by Toxoplasma gondii on Day 32 after liver transplantation. The reported case, which is extremely ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2016

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Deceased-Donor Apolipoprotein L1 Renal-Risk Variants Have Minimal Effects on Liver Transplant Outcomes.
 

Author(s): Casey R Dorr, Barry I Freedman, Pamela J Hicks, W Mark Brown, Gregory B Russell, Bruce A Julian, Stephen O Pastan, Michael D Gautreaux, Amutha Muthusamy, Srinath Chinnakotla, Vera Hauptfeld, Robert A Bray, Allan D Kirk, Jasmin Divers, Ajay K Israni

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Apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1) G1 and G2 renal-risk variants, common in populations with recent African ancestry, are strongly associated with non-diabetic nephropathy, end-stage kidney disease, and shorter allograft survival in deceased-donor kidneys (autosomal recessive inheritance). ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 160 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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Everolimus in de novo liver transplant recipients: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Cheng-Yong Tang, Ai Shen, Xu-Fu Wei, Qing-Dong Li, Rui Liu, He-Jun Deng, Yong-Zhong Wu, Zhong-Jun Wu

Journal: HBPD INT. 2015 Oct;14(5):461-9.

 

Everolimus has no nephrotoxicity and is used to treat patients with post-liver transplant chronic renal insufficiency. The present systematic review was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of everolimus in de novo liver transplant patients.

Last Updated: 13 Oct 2015

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An Approach to Diagnosis and Endovascular Treatment of Refractory Ascites in Liver Transplant: A Pictorial Essay and Clinical Practice Algorithm.
 

Author(s): Keith Pereira, Jason Salsamendi, Ji Fan

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2015 Oct;13(5):387-93.

 

Recipients of liver transplant are surviving longer as both the surgical procedure and postsurgical care have improved. Despite improvements, serious complications from the procedure remain that significantly affect patient outcome and may result in retransplant. Refractory ascites ...

Last Updated: 9 Oct 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: 15 Jul 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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