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 1270 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

JCV-specific T-cells producing IFN-gamma are differently associated with PmL occurrence in HIV patients and liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Chiara Agrati, Luciano Izzo, Giulia Berno, Eleonora Cimini, Veronica Bordoni, Maria L Giancola, Francesco Baldini, Marco Colasanti, Giuseppe M Ettorre, Paolo Izzo, Federico Pugliese, Marco Angrisani, Pierfrancesco Di Cello, Maria R Capobianchi, Antonio Bolognese

Journal: New Microbiol.. 2015 Jan;38(1):85-9.

 

Aim of this work was to investigate a possible correlation between the frequency of JCV-specific T-cells and PML occurrence in HIV-infected subjects and in liver transplant recipients. A significant decrease of JCV-specific T-cells was observed in HIV-PML subjects, highlighting a ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2015

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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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Impact of immunosuppression minimization and withdrawal in long-term hepatitis C virus liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Tommaso Maria Manzia, Roberta Angelico, Paolo Ciano, Jon Mugweru, Kofi Owusu, Daniele Sforza, Luca Toti, Giuseppe Tisone

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Sep;20(34):12217-25.

 

To investigate the effects of different immunosuppressive regimens and avoidance on fibrosis progression in hepatitis C virus (HCV) liver transplant (LT) recipients.

Last Updated: 18 Sep 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 132 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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Post-liver transplant hepatitis C virus recurrence: an unresolved thorny problem.
 

Author(s): Alberto Grassi, Giorgio Ballardini

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Aug;20(32):11095-115.

 

Hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related cirrhosis represents the leading cause of liver transplantation in developed, Western and Eastern countries. Unfortunately, liver transplantation does not cure recipient HCV infection: reinfection universally occurs and disease progression is faster ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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Beyond the Pediatric end-stage liver disease system: solutions for infants with biliary atresia requiring liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Mary Elizabeth M Tessier, Sanjiv Harpavat, Ross W Shepherd, Girish S Hiremath, Mary L Brandt, Amy Fisher, John A Goss

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2014 Aug;20(32):11062-8.

 

Biliary atresia (BA), a chronic progressive cholestatic disease of infants, is the leading cause for liver transplant in children, especially in patients under two years of age. BA can be successfully treated with the Kasai portoenterostomy; however most patients still require a liver ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2014

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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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