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: 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 1744 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical Impact of Liver Biopsies in Liver Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Torsten Voigtländer, Tim A Alten, Martha M Kirstein, Frank Lehner, Michael P Manns, Jerome Schlué, Heiner Wedemeyer, Tim O Lankisch

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BACKGROUND Percutaneous liver biopsy is an established diagnostic procedure for the assessment of liver pathologies. Limited data are available on the clinical impact of liver biopsies in liver transplant recipients. MATERIAL AND METHODS Liver transplant recipients undergoing liver ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2017

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Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation combined with fully covered self-expandable metal stent for inoperable periampullary carcinoma in a liver transplant patient: A case report.
 

Author(s): Qing Tian, Guijie Wang, Yamin Zhang, Yan Jin, Zilin Cui, Xiaoye Sun, Zhongyang Shen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb;96(5):e5790.

 

Postliver transplant periampullary carcinoma is an extremely uncommon disease.

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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En-Bloc Transplant of the Liver, Kidney and Pancreas: Experience from a Latin American Transplant Center.
 

Author(s): Luis A Caicedo, Jorge I Villegas, Oscar Serrano, Mauricio Millán, Mauricio Sepúlveda, Diego Jiménez, Jairo García, Juan G Posada, Liliana Mesa, Carlos Duran, Johanna Schweineberg, Diana Dávalos, Eliana Manzi, Angie Sabogal, Ana María Aristizabal, Gabriel J Echeverri

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BACKGROUND En-bloc transplantation is a surgical procedure in which multiple organs are transplanted simultaneously. It has some similarities with multi-organ transplantation but offers certain advantages. This report highlights the experience of our interdisciplinary group regarding ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 175 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Combination with Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring for the Preoperative Cardiac Evaluation of Liver Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Jae Moon Choi, Yu-Gyeong Kong, Joon-Won Kang, Young-Kug Kim

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():4081525.

 

Liver transplantation is the best treatment option for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma, liver cirrhosis, fulminant liver failure, and end-stage liver diseases. Even though advances in surgical techniques and perioperative care have improved postoperative outcomes, perioperative ...

Last Updated: 6 Feb 2017

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Metabolic complications in liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Miguel Jiménez-Pérez, Rocío González-Grande, Edith Omonte Guzmán, Víctor Amo Trillo, Juan Miguel Rodrigo López

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Jul;22(28):6416-23.

 

The metabolic syndrome (MS), which includes obesity, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and hyperglycaemia according to the most widely accepted definitions now used, is one of the most common post-transplant complications, with a prevalence of 44%-58%. The MS, together with the immunosuppression, ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2016

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Management of hepatitis c genotype 4 in the liver transplant setting.
 

Author(s): Waleed K Al-Hamoudi

Journal: Saudi J Gastroenterol. ;22(3):173-82.

 

End-stage liver disease secondary to hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is the major indication for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) worldwide. The percentage of HCV patients infected with genotype 4 (G4) among recipients of OLT varies depending on geographic location. In the ...

Last Updated: 17 May 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: 6 Feb 2017

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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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