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 1792 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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The role of thromboelastometry in the assessment and treatment of coagulopathy in liver transplant patients.
 

Author(s): Raffael Pereira Cezar Zamper, Thiago Chaves Amorim, Luiz Guilherme Villares da Costa, Flávio Takaoka, Ary Serpa

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). ;15(2):243-246.

 

Perioperative monitoring of coagulation is vital to assess bleeding risks, diagnose deficiencies associated with hemorrhage, and guide hemostatic therapy in major surgical procedures, such as liver transplantation. Routine static tests demand long turnaround time and do not assess ...

Last Updated: 26 Apr 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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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 177 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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Splenic Subcapsular Hematoma After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in a Liver Transplant Recipient: Case Report and Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Martin Montenovo, Emran Javed, Ramasamy Bakthavatsalam, Jorge Reyes

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Feb;15(1):103-105.

 

Splenic injuries after an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography are a rare but lethal complication. We describe a subcapsular splenic hematoma requiring emergent splenectomy after an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in a liver transplant recipient.

Last Updated: 22 Dec 2016

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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Everolimus Post Orthotopic Liver Transplant
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Orthotopic Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2017

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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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Interest of the Donor-specific Antibodies After Liver Transplantation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Transplant

 

Last Updated: 3 Aug 2017

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