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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 1785 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Perioperative Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir for HCV in Liver-Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Josh Levitsky, Elizabeth C Verna, Jacqueline G O'Leary, Natalie H Bzowej, Dilip K Moonka, Robert H Hyland, Sarah Arterburn, Hadas Dvory-Sobol, Diana M Brainard, John G McHutchison, Norah A Terrault

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 11;375(21):2106-2108.

 

Last Updated: 13 Dec 2016

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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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Auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplant for Criggler-Najjar Syndrome: Report of 2 cases from Pakistan.
 

Author(s): Faisal Saud Dar, Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti, Syeda Shaheera Hashmi, Haseeb Zia, Munir Iqbal Malik

Journal: J Pak Med Assoc. 2016 May;66(5):615-7.

 

Auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplant (APOLT) is a treatment option for certain liver disorders where liver structure is preserved. It includes Criggler Najjar syndrome (CNS), urea cycle defects and familial hypercholesterolaemia. Liver transplant as a treatment modality has ...

Last Updated: 17 May 2016

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 173 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance elastography in liver transplant recipients: A pooled analysis.
 

Author(s): Siddharth Singh, Sudhakar K Venkatesh, Andrew Keaveny, Sharon Adam, Frank H Miller, Patrick Asbach, Edmund M Godfrey, Alvin C Silva, Zhen Wang, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Sumeet K Asrani, David J Lomas, Richard L Ehman

Journal: Ann Hepatol. ;15(3):363-76.

 

We conducted an individual participant data (IPD) pooled analysis on the diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) to detect fibrosis stage in liver transplant recipients.

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Metabolic Syndrome after Liver Transplant.
 

Author(s): Stefano Gitto, Erica Villa

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Liver transplant is the unique curative therapy for patients with acute liver failure or end-stage liver disease, with or without hepatocellular carcinoma. Increase of body weight, onset of insulin resistance and drug-induced alterations of metabolism are reported in liver transplant ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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Portopulmonary Hypertension and Liver Transplant: Recent Review of the Literature.
 

Author(s): Caglar Cosarderelioglu, Arif M Cosar, Merve Gurakar, Aliaksei Pustavoitau, Stuart D Russell, Nabil N Dagher, Ahmet Gurakar

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2016 Apr;14(2):113-20.

 

Portopulmonary hypertension is one of the main pulmonary conditions affecting patients with liver disease and/or portal hypertension. Other conditions include hepatopulmonary syndrome and hepatic hydrothorax. Portopulmonary hypertension is caused by pulmonary vasoconstriction and ...

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2016

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Everolimus Post Orthotopic Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Orthotopic Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2016

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MSC Therapy in Liver Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Rejection

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2016

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Assessment of the Prevalence of Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency in Patients Waiting for a Liver Transplant.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patients Waiting for a Liver Transplant.

 

Last Updated: 28 Jul 2016

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