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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 1754 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fatal acute respiratory distress by Toxoplasma gondii in a toxoplasma seronegative liver transplant recipient.
 

Author(s): Guillaume Miltgen, Jonathan Paillot, Claire Vanlemmens, Vincent Di Martino, Bruno Heyd, Laurence Millon, Anne-Pauline Bellanger

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2016 Apr;39(2):160-2.

 

The risk of Toxoplasma gondii infection in solid organ transplant recipients is well known but mainly after heart transplantation. We discuss a case of acute respiratory distress caused by Toxoplasma gondii on Day 32 after liver transplantation. The reported case, which is extremely ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2016

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Deceased-Donor Apolipoprotein L1 Renal-Risk Variants Have Minimal Effects on Liver Transplant Outcomes.
 

Author(s): Casey R Dorr, Barry I Freedman, Pamela J Hicks, W Mark Brown, Gregory B Russell, Bruce A Julian, Stephen O Pastan, Michael D Gautreaux, Amutha Muthusamy, Srinath Chinnakotla, Vera Hauptfeld, Robert A Bray, Allan D Kirk, Jasmin Divers, Ajay K Israni

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Apolipoprotein L1 gene (APOL1) G1 and G2 renal-risk variants, common in populations with recent African ancestry, are strongly associated with non-diabetic nephropathy, end-stage kidney disease, and shorter allograft survival in deceased-donor kidneys (autosomal recessive inheritance). ...

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2016

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Vaccination Status of Pneumococcal and Other Vaccines in 444 Liver Transplant Patients Compared to a Representative Population Sample.
 

Author(s): Birgitta Weltermann, Anna Herwig, Dorothea Dehnen, Kerstin Herzer

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Studies have documented deficits of pneumococcal and other vaccinations in kidney and lung transplant patients, but the vaccination status of liver transplant (LT) recipients is unknown. This cross-sectional study investigated the prevalence of immunizations among LT patients at a ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 165 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Application of nucleoside analogues to liver transplant recipients with hepatitis B.
 

Author(s): Zhuo-Lun Song, Yu-Jun Cui, Wei-Ping Zheng, Da-Hong Teng, Hong Zheng

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2015 Nov;21(42):12091-100.

 

Hepatitis B is a common yet serious infectious disease of the liver, affecting millions of people worldwide. Liver transplantation is the only possible treatment for those who advance to end-stage liver disease. Donors positive for hepatitis B virus (HBV) core antibody (HBcAb) have ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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Common infectious complications of liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Lydia Chelala, Christopher S Kovacs, Alan J Taege, Ibrahim A Hanouneh

Journal: Cleve Clin J Med. 2015 Nov;82(11):773-84.

 

Major improvements in the care of liver transplant recipients have mitigated but not eliminated the risk of potentially life-threatening infectious complications. This review provides general information about risk factors, prophylactic strategies, diagnostic workup, and therapy for ...

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2015

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Late acute rejection in liver transplant: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Lucas Souto Nacif, Rafael Soares Pinheiro, Rafael Antônio de Arruda Pécora, Liliana Ducatti, Vinicius Rocha-Santos, Wellington Andraus, Luiz Carneiro D'Albuquerque

Journal: Arq Bras Cir Dig. ;28(3):212-5.

 

Late acute rejection leads to worse patient and graft survival after liver transplantation.

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Adult Liver Transplant Enhanced Care
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant Recipients

 

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2016

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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: 29 Aug 2016

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