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 1222 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

JCV-specific T-cells producing IFN-gamma are differently associated with PmL occurrence in HIV patients and liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Chiara Agrati, Luciano Izzo, Giulia Berno, Eleonora Cimini, Veronica Bordoni, Maria L Giancola, Francesco Baldini, Marco Colasanti, Giuseppe M Ettorre, Paolo Izzo, Federico Pugliese, Marco Angrisani, Pierfrancesco Di Cello, Maria R Capobianchi, Antonio Bolognese

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2015 Jan;38(1):85-9.

 

Aim of this work was to investigate a possible correlation between the frequency of JCV-specific T-cells and PML occurrence in HIV-infected subjects and in liver transplant recipients. A significant decrease of JCV-specific T-cells was observed in HIV-PML subjects, highlighting a ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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Delayed hepatocellular carcinoma model for end-stage liver disease exception score improves disparity in access to liver transplant in the United States.
 

Author(s): Julie K Heimbach, Ryutaro Hirose, Peter G Stock, David P Schladt, Hui Xiong, Jiannong Liu, Kim M Olthoff, Ann Harper, Jon J Snyder, Ajay K Israni, Bertram L Kasiske, W Ray Kim

Journal: Hepatology. 2015 May;61(5):1643-50.

 

The current system granting liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) additional Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) points is controversial due to geographic disparity and uncertainty regarding optimal prioritization of candidates. The current national ...

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Marked elevation of hepatic transaminases in recipients of an orthotopic liver transplant from a brain-dead donor receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
 

Author(s): Chen Teng-Wei, Hsieh Chung-Bao, De-Chuan Chan, Jyh-Cherng Yu, Shih-Ming Kuo, Chien-Sung Tsai, Hsiu-Lung Fan

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Hemodynamic instability can lead to failure of donor organ procurement in brain-dead donors. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) has been used in non-heart-beating donors to increase the donor pool, but the use of ECMO to salvage donor organs has been rarely used. We aimed ...

Last Updated: 29 Dec 2014

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 120 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Significance of CD20 expression by lymphoproliferative lesions developing after liver transplantation: post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders international survey.
 

Author(s): Hossein Khedmat, Mohammad Ebrahim Ghamar-Chehreh, Mohsen Amini

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Nov;25(6):1293-300.

 

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2014

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The impact of hepatitis E in the liver transplant setting.
 

Author(s): Patrick Behrendt, Eike Steinmann, Michael P Manns, Heiner Wedemeyer

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2014 Dec;61(6):1418-29.

 

Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection has been identified as a cause of graft hepatitis in liver transplant recipients. The true frequency and clinical importance of HEV infections after liver transplantations is a matter of debate. It is proposed that consumption of HEV-contaminated ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Post-liver transplant hepatitis C virus recurrence: an unresolved thorny problem.
 

Author(s): Alberto Grassi, Giorgio Ballardini

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Aug;20(32):11095-115.

 

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related cirrhosis represents the leading cause of liver transplantation in developed, Western and Eastern countries. Unfortunately, liver transplantation does not cure recipient HCV infection: reinfection universally occurs and disease progression is faster ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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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: 17 Mar 2015

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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: 20 Jan 2015

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