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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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

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 1237 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The risk factors for tuberculosis in liver or kidney transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Jia Liu, Jin Yan, Qiquan Wan, Qifa Ye, Yisheng Huang

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Liver or kidney transplant recipients are at a higher risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) than general population. We aimed to clarify the incidence density of and risk factors for TB in liver or kidney transplant recipients in the present study.

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2014

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in a transplant liver--selective internal radiation therapy followed by right hemihepatectomy: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Jens Sperling, Christoph Justinger, Jochen Schuld, Christian Ziemann, Roland Seidel, Otto Kollmar

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Intra- or extrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas are the second most common primary liver malignancies behind hepatocellular carcinoma. Whereas the incidence for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is rising, the occurrence of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is trending downwards. The treatment ...

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2014

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Cavo-portal transposition in pediatric liver transplant recipients.
 

Author(s): Marek Szymczak, Piotr Kaliciński, Wojciech Kwiatkowski, Dorota Broniszczak, Marek Stefanowicz

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Cavo-portal transposition (CPT) at liver transplantation (LTx) allows portal revascularization of the liver in recipients in whom portal system thrombosis does not allow performance of porto-portal anastomosis. The aim was to present the cases of 2 children who underwent LTx and CPT ...

Last Updated: 11 Jun 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Transplant" returned 119 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Care of the liver transplant patient.
 

Author(s): Mamatha Bhat, Said Al-Busafi, Marc Deschênes, Peter Ghali

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014 Apr;28(4):213-9.

 

To provide an approach to the care of liver transplant (LT) patients, a growing patient population with unique needs.

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2014

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A case of cerebral tuberculosis after liver transplant and literature review.
 

Author(s): M Zeyneb Tunca, Eda Yılmaz Akçay, Gökhan Moray, Özlem Özen, B Handan Özdemir

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar;12 Suppl 1():117-9.

 

The risk of active tuberculosis is high in solid-organ recipients. We evaluated the clinical presentation of tuberculosis. Pulmonary locations were the most frequent, and extrapulmonary locations were rarely seen. Among extrapulmonary sites, intracranial tuberculosis is rare, with ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2014

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Donor-transmitted, donor-derived, and de novo cancer after liver transplant.
 

Author(s): Jeremy R Chapman, Stephen V Lynch

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Mar;12 Suppl 1():50-4.

 

Cancer is the third most common cause of death (after cardiovascular disease and infection) for patients who have a functioning kidney allograft. Kidney and liver transplant recipients have similar cancer risks because of immunosuppression but different risks because of differences ...

Last Updated: 18 Mar 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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