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 1259 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Glucocorticosteroids trigger reactivation of human cytomegalovirus from latently infected myeloid cells and increase the risk for HCMV infection in D+R+ liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Ellen Van Damme, Sarah Sauviller, Betty Lau, Bart Kesteleyn, Paul Griffiths, Andrew Burroughs, Vincent Emery, John Sinclair, Marnix Van Loock

Journal: J. Gen. Virol.. 2015 Jan;96(Pt 1):131-43.

 

Graft rejection in transplant patients is managed clinically by suppressing T-cell function with immunosuppressive drugs such as prednisolone and methylprednisolone. In such immunocompromised hosts, human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) is an important opportunistic pathogen and can cause ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2014

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Immunotherapy of HCC metastases with autologous T cell receptor redirected T cells, targeting HBsAg in a liver transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Waseem Qasim, Maurizia Brunetto, Adam J Gehring, Shao-An Xue, Anna Schurich, Atefeh Khakpoor, Hong Zhan, Pietro Ciccorossi, Kimberly Gilmour, Daniela Cavallone, Francesco Moriconi, Farzin Farzhenah, Alessandro Mazzoni, Lucas Chan, Emma Morris, Adrian Thrasher, Mala K Maini, Ferruccio Bonino, Hans Stauss, Antonio Bertoletti

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2015 Feb;62(2):486-91.

 

HBV-DNA integration frequently occurs in HBV-related hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but whether HBV antigens are expressed in HCC cells and can be targeted by immune therapeutic strategies remains controversial. Here, we first characterized HBV antigen expression in HCC metastases, ...

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2015

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Liver lobe graft side and outcomes in living-donor liver transplant with small-for-size grafts.
 

Author(s): Karan D Julka, Chao-Long Chen, Bhavin Vasavada

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Aug;12(4):343-50.

 

Living-donor liver transplant with small-for-size grafts (graft-to-recipient weight ratio < 0.8) may provide satisfactory results. We compared outcomes between right and left donor lobe in living-donor liver transplant.

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 125 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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Interventional radiology in living donor liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Yu-Fan Cheng, Hsin-You Ou, Chun-Yen Yu, Leo Leung-Chit Tsang, Tung-Liang Huang, Tai-Yi Chen, Hsien-Wen Hsu, Allan M Concerjero, Chih-Chi Wang, Shih-Ho Wang, Tsan-Shiun Lin, Yueh-Wei Liu, Chee-Chien Yong, Yu-Hung Lin, Chih-Che Lin, King-Wah Chiu, Bruno Jawan, Hock-Liew Eng, Chao-Long Chen

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 May;20(20):6221-5.

 

The shortage of deceased donor liver grafts led to the use of living donor liver transplant (LDLT). Patients who undergo LDLT have a higher risk of complications than those who undergo deceased donor liver transplantation (LT). Interventional radiology has acquired a key role in every ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2014

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Care of the liver transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Mamatha Bhat, Said Al-Busafi, Marc Deschênes, Peter Ghali

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Apr;28(4):213-9.

 

To provide an approach to the care of liver transplant (LT) patients, a growing patient population with unique needs.

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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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: 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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