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: 5 May 2014

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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: 5 May 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 1114 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Feasibility of telaprevir-based triple therapy in liver transplant patients with hepatitis C virus: SVR 24 results.
 

Author(s): Christoph R Werner, Daniel P Egetemeyr, Ulrich M Lauer, Silvio Nadalin, Alfred Königsrainer, Nisar P Malek, Christoph P Berg

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Management of recurrent Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection following liver transplantation remains a major challenge. In non-transplanted HCV genotype 1 patients, the introduction of protease inhibitor-based regimens has significantly increased the rate of sustained virological response. ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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Influence of cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4*1G polymorphism on the pharmacokinetics of tacrolimus, probability of acute cellular rejection, and mRNA expression level of CYP3A5 rather than CYP3A4 in living-donor liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Miwa Uesugi, Mio Hosokawa, Haruka Shinke, Emina Hashimoto, Tamotsu Takahashi, Tomoki Kawai, Kazuo Matsubara, Kohei Ogawa, Yasuhiro Fujimoto, Shinya Okamoto, Toshimi Kaido, Shinji Uemoto, Satohiro Masuda

Journal: Biol. Pharm. Bull.. 2013 ;36(11):1814-21.

 

Association between cytochrome P450 (CYP) 3A4*1G genotype of donors (n=412) and/or recipients (n=410), and the pharmacokinetics of tacrolimus and the risk of acute cellular rejection was examined in Japanese living-donor liver transplant patients between 2004 and 2011. The concentration/dose ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2013

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Immunological aspects in late phase of living donor liver transplant patients: usefulness of monitoring peripheral blood CD4+ adenosine triphosphate activity.
 

Author(s): Shugo Mizuno, Yuichi Muraki, Kaname Nakatani, Akihiro Tanemura, Naohisa Kuriyama, Ichiro Ohsawa, Yoshinori Azumi, Masashi Kishiwada, Masanobu Usui, Hiroyuki Sakurai, Masami Tabata, Norihiko Yamamoto, Tomomi Yamada, Katsuya Shiraki, Yoshiyuki Takei, Tsutomu Nobori, Masahiro Okuda, Shuji Isaji

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():982163.

 

To evaluate whether the combination of the peripheral blood CD4+ adenosine triphosphate activity (ATP) assay (ImmuKnow assay: IMK assay) and cytochrome P450 3A5 (CYP3A5) genotype assay is useful for monitoring of immunological aspects in the patient followup of more than one year ...

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2013

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 107 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pharmacogenetic considerations for optimizing tacrolimus dosing in liver and kidney transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Alessio Provenzani, Andrew Santeusanio, Erin Mathis, Monica Notarbartolo, Manuela Labbozzetta, Paola Poma, Ambra Provenzani, Carlo Polidori, Giovanni Vizzini, Piera Polidori, Natale D'Alessandro

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9156-73.

 

The introduction of tacrolimus in clinical practice has improved patient survival after organ transplant. However, despite the long use of tacrolimus in clinical practice, the best way to use this agent is still a matter of intense debate. The start of the genomic era has generated ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Liver transplant tolerance and its application to the clinic: can we exploit the high dose effect?
 

Author(s): Eithne C Cunningham, Alexandra F Sharland, G Alex Bishop

Journal: Clin. Dev. Immunol.. 2013 ;2013():419692.

 

The tolerogenic properties of the liver have long been recognised, especially in regard to transplantation. Spontaneous acceptance of liver grafts occurs in a number of experimental models and also in a proportion of clinical transplant recipients. Liver graft acceptance results from ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2013

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Chylous ascites after liver transplant: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Amar Nath Mukerji, Esther Tseng, Andreas Karachristos, Manoj Maloo, Ashokkumar Jain

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2013 Aug;11(4):367-74.

 

A 62-year-old man with cirrhosis, hepatitis C, and hepatocellular carcinoma, underwent a liver transplant. On day 11 after surgery, a chylous leak from a partial wound dehiscence was noted. The leak did not respond to 2 weeks of uninterrupted, fat-free clear liquid diet and 12-hour ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Effect of Dietary and Life Style Modification on Post Liver Transplant Obesity
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Post Liver Transplantation Weight Gain; Post Liver Transplantation Obesity; Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2009

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Evaluation of Hemodynamics and Amount of Blood Flowing Through the Kidneys During Liver Transplant by Measuring Some Physiological Substances in Blood and Urines
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypovolemia During Liver Transplantation; Renal Hypoperfusion During Liver Transplantation

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2012

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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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