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Harry and Simon Maceachen prepare for liver transplant surgery - BBC News

Tim Muffett caught up with the Maceachen family as Harry and Simon prepared for liver transplant surgery.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Liver transplant boy Harry Maceachen and father 'doing well' - BBC News

Father Simon Maceachen, who gave part of his liver to his four-year-old son, Harry, has said they are both doing well after the transplant.  
bbc.co.uk
almost 4 years ago
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Anatomy of the Liver

Plastinated detached human liver presented and edited by Dr. Akram Abood Jaffar.  
youtube.com
almost 4 years ago
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Live Dissection of the Liver

After watching this video it is expected that you will be able to describe and identify gross anatomy of the liver.  
youtube.com
almost 4 years ago
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Liver Before Heart: Reversing Combined Organ Transplantation

Drs Sudhir Kushwaha and Rocky Daly share their considerations in reverse-order heart-liver transplant cases at Mayo's Heart Transplant Clinic.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Outcomes of Pancreas Transplant Recipients Who Develop ESRD

A new study compares the risk of mortality among recipients of pancreas transplant alone who developed ESRD and those who did not.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Hepatitis C in Limelight Again at Liver Congress

The revolution in hepatitis C treatment has now shifted to other issues related to the condition, but different liver diseases will also take center stage at the conference.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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International Liver Congress (ILC) 2016

International Liver Congress (ILC) 2016: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ILC 2016.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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FDA Staff Finds Intercept's Liver Drug Effective as Monotherapy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's staff reviewers on Tuesday supported the use of Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc's liver drug as a monotherapy in patients who did not respond to standard-of-care treatment.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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First Evidence That Hep C Drugs Curb Liver Transplants

Patients are being delisted from liver transplant wait lists because of direct-acting antiviral therapy, investigators report, but there are no long-term data to predict their future, experts caution.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Sofosbuvir Safe, Effective in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Patients

Antiviral regimens containing sofosbuvir are well tolerated and effectively treat recurrent hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in patients with liver transplants, according to researchers in Canada.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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New Data Endorse Use of Hepatitis C-Positive Liver Donors

A hepatitis C-positive liver can be a safe option for patients infected with hepatitis C on the transplant wait list, new research shows, but should not be used for uninfected patients.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients Have Good Long-Term Survival

Twenty-year survival after pediatric liver transplantation (LT) can be expected to be close to 80%, according to a new study.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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UMMS scientists identify genes that control smooth muscle contraction

Researchers at UMass Medical School have identified a new molecular pathway critical for maintaining the smooth muscle tone that allows the passage of materials through the digestive system.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 4 years ago
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Liver Transplant Allograft Dysfunction and Kidney Function

Early allograft dysfunction after liver transplantation may lead to renal dysfunction in the form of acute kidney injury or end-stage renal disease.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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A Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant? Not So Fast

Do you really need that kidney first? Drs Berns and Reese discuss UNOS' new rules for kidney transplantation in liver transplant recipients.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Right Lateral Sector Graft in Living Donor Liver Transplant

Right lateral sector graft may be a feasible option for living donor liver transplantation, but certain anatomical aspects should be considered.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Burden of GI, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases in the US

What are some of the most common gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic diseases in the United States, and how much of a burden cost-wise do they place on the healthcare system? This new study takes a look.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
almost 4 years ago