Liver Transplant

Common Name(s)

Liver Transplant

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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.

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 1628 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Sirolimus Use in Liver Transplant Recipients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Phase 3 Trial.
 

Author(s): Edward K Geissler, Andreas A Schnitzbauer, Carl Zülke, Philipp E Lamby, Andrea Proneth, Christophe Duvoux, Patrizia Burra, Karl-Walter Jauch, Markus Rentsch, Tom M Ganten, Jan Schmidt, Utz Settmacher, Michael Heise, Giorgio Rossi, Umberto Cillo, Norman Kneteman, René Adam, Bart van Hoek, Philippe Bachellier, Philippe Wolf, Lionel Rostaing, Wolf O Bechstein, Magnus Rizell, James Powell, Ernest Hidalgo, Jean Gugenheim, Heiner Wolters, Jens Brockmann, André Roy, Ingrid Mutzbauer, Angela Schlitt, Susanne Beckebaum, Christian Graeb, Silvio Nadalin, Umberto Valente, Victor Sánchez Turrión, Neville Jamieson, Tim Scholz, Michele Colledan, Fred Fändrich, Thomas Becker, Gunnar Söderdahl, Olivier Chazouillères, Heikki Mäkisalo, Georges-Philippe Pageaux, Rudolf Steininger, Thomas Soliman, Koert P de Jong, Jacques Pirenne, Raimund Margreiter, Johann Pratschke, Antonio D Pinna, Johann Hauss, Stefan Schreiber, Simone Strasser, Jürgen Klempnauer, Roberto I Troisi, Sherrie Bhoori, Jan Lerut, Itxarone Bilbao, Christian G Klein, Alfred Königsrainer, Darius F Mirza, Gerd Otto, Vincenzo Mazzaferro, Peter Neuhaus, Hans J Schlitt

Journal: Transplantation. 2016 Jan;100(1):116-25.

 

We investigated whether sirolimus-based immunosuppression improves outcomes in liver transplantation (LTx) candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2015

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PEGYLATED INTERFERON AND RIBAVIRIN FOR TREATMENT OF RECURRENT HEPATITIS C AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION: a single-liver transplant center experience in Brazil.
 

Author(s): José Huygens Parente Garcia, Antônio Haroldo de Araújo Filho, Lucia Libanez Bessa Campelo Braga, Cyntia Ferreira Gomes Viana, Tarciso Daniel Santos Rocha, Karla Brandão Pereira

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;52(3):216-21.

 

Treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in post-transplantation patients is a challenge due to poor tolerance and low success rates.

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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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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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 14 Jan 2016

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