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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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 1437 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Differential expressions of microRNAs and their predicted targets in liver transplant recipients with long-term stable survival].
 

Author(s): Kebo Zhong, Peng Zhang, Xiaoshun He, Xiaofeng Zhu

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2015 Nov;35(11):1557-63.

 

To determine whether the miRNA expression profile in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) differs between liver transplant recipients with long-term stable survival and those with acute rejection.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2015

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Thoracoscopic Approach for Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia Occurring After Pediatric Liver Transplant.
 

Author(s): Sanghoon Lee, Jeong-Meen Seo, Alaa Essam Younes, Chae-Youn Oh, Suk-Koo Lee

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug;94(33):e1376.

 

Diaphragmatic hernias (DH) occurring after pediatric liver transplantation (LT) are rare. However, such complications have been previously reported in the literature and treatment has always been surgical repair via laparotomy. We report our experience of minimally invasive thoracoscopic ...

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2015

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Postoperative resource utilization and survival among liver transplant recipients with Model for End-stage Liver Disease score ≥ 40: A retrospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Filipe S Cardoso, Constantine J Karvellas, Norman M Kneteman, Glenda Meeberg, Pedro Fidalgo, Sean M Bagshaw

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 May;29(4):185-91.

 

Cirrhotic patients with Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) score ≥ 40 have high risk for death without liver transplant (LT).

Last Updated: 13 May 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 147 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Successful rescue of disseminated varicella infection with multiple organ failure in a pediatric living donor liver transplant recipient: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Naoya Yamada, Yukihiro Sanada, Noriki Okada, Taiichi Wakiya, Yoshiyuki Ihara, Taizen Urahashi, Koichi Mizuta

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A 12-year-old female patient with biliary atresia underwent living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Twelve months after the LDLT, she developed acute hepatitis (alanine aminotransferase 584 IU/L) and was diagnosed with disseminated varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection with high ...

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2015

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Urea cycle disorders: a case report of a successful treatment with liver transplant and a literature review.
 

Author(s): Francesco Giuseppe Foschi, Maria Cristina Morelli, Sara Savini, Anna Chiara Dall'Aglio, Arianna Lanzi, Matteo Cescon, Giorgio Ercolani, Alessandro Cucchetti, Antonio Daniele Pinna, Giuseppe Francesco Stefanini

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Apr;21(13):4063-8.

 

The urea cycle is the final pathway for nitrogen metabolism. Urea cycle disorders (UCDs) include a variety of genetic defects, which lead to inefficient urea synthesis. Elevated blood ammonium level is usually dominant in the clinical pattern and the primary manifestations affect ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2015

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Current status and recent advances in liver transplant using organs donated after cardiac death.
 

Author(s): Xianliang Hou, Weiguo Sui, Wenti Che, Jiejing Chen, Yong Dai

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2015 Feb;13(1):6-18.

 

There are increasing numbers of patients on liver transplant waiting lists, and there is a continuing organ shortage crisis. Therefore, more centers and organ procurement organizations are developing protocols for donation after cardiac death. However, the effect of donation after ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2015

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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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