Liver Transplant

Common Name(s)

Liver Transplant

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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: 9 Nov 2014

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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: 9 Nov 2014

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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 1144 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exhaled and plasma nitrite: a comparative study among healthy, cirrhotic and liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Viviane S Augusto, Alfredo J Rodrigues, Ana Paula C Silveira, Orlando de Castro E Silva, Enio David Mente, Paulo Roberto B Evora

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;51(1):16-20.

 

There is a relative lack of studies about exhaled nitrite (NO2-) concentrations in cirrhotic and transplanted patients.

Last Updated: 24 Apr 2014

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Variation in access to the liver transplant waiting list in the United States.
 

Author(s): Amit K Mathur, Valarie B Ashby, Douglas S Fuller, Min Zhang, Robert M Merion, Alan Leichtman, John Kalbfleisch

Journal: Transplantation. 2014 Jul;98(1):94-9.

 

We sought to compare liver transplant waiting list access by demographics and geography relative to the pool of potential liver transplant candidates across the United States using a novel metric of access to care, termed a liver wait-listing ratio (LWR).

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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Impact of different creatinine measurement methods on liver transplant allocation.
 

Author(s): Thorsten Kaiser, Benedict Kinny-Köster, Michael Bartels, Tanja Parthaune, Michael Schmidt, Joachim Thiery

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The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score is used in many countries to prioritize organ allocation for the majority of patients who require orthotopic liver transplantation. This score is calculated based on the following laboratory parameters: creatinine, bilirubin and the ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2014

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 112 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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Predicting survival after liver transplantation based on pre-transplant MELD score: a systematic review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Kristin B Klein, Taenia D Stafinski, Devidas Menon

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The model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score is used to stratify candidates for liver transplantation based on objective measures of disease severity. MELD has been validated as a predictor of wait-list mortality in transplantation candidates and has been postulated as a predictor ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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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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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Human Microbiota and Liver Transplant
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Intestinal Microbiota; Complication of Transplanted Liver; Acute Rejection of Liver Transplant; Infection

 

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2014

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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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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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