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 1762 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Correlation of HLA-DP/DQ polymorphisms with transplant etiologies and prognosis in liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Yi Li, Qian Huang, Jiang-Tao Tang, Tian-Tian Wei, Lin Yan, Zhi-Qiang Yang, Yang-Juan Bai, Lan-Lan Wang, Yun-Ying Shi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7205.

 

Previous study has identified that the genetic variants in the human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DP/DQ region were strongly associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. But their roles in liver function recovery after hepatic transplantation were still obscure. This study aimed ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Detection of (1,3)-β-d-Glucan for the Diagnosis of Invasive Fungal Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients.
 

Author(s): Eric Levesque, Fadi Rizk, Zaid Noorah, Nawel Aït-Ammar, Catherine Cordonnier-Jourdin, Sarra El Anbassi, Christine Bonnal, Daniel Azoulay, Jean-Claude Merle, Françoise Botterel

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Invasive fungal infections (IFI) are complications after liver transplantation involving high morbidity and mortality. (1,3)-β-d-glucan (BG) is a biomarker for IFI, but its utility remains uncertain. This study was designed to evaluate the impact of BG following their diagnosis. ...

Last Updated: 19 Apr 2017

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Post-liver transplant intrahepatic cholestasis: etiology, clinical presentation, therapy.
 

Author(s): F R Ponziani, S Bhoori, M Pompili, M A Zocco, M Biolato, G Marrone, A Gasbarrini, V Mazzaferro, A Grieco

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Mar;21(1 Suppl):23-36.

 

Post-liver transplant intrahepatic cholestasis is consequent to the impairment of bile flow or formation. It may develop in the early (within 6 months) or in the late (more than 6 months) post-liver transplant period and different causes may be recognized according to the time elapsed ...

Last Updated: 5 Apr 2017

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 172 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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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Tacrolimus versus Ciclosporin as Primary Immunosuppression After Liver Transplant.
 

Author(s): Gorden Muduma, Rhodri Saunders, Isaac Odeyemi, Richard F Pollock

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Several meta-analyses comparing ciclosporin with tacrolimus have been conducted since the 1994 publication of the tacrolimus registration trials, but most captured data from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) predating recent improvements in waiting list prioritization, induction ...

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2016

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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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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: 19 Jul 2017

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Last Updated: 22 May 2017

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