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NASH, HCV cirrhosis predict coronary artery disease in liver transplantation - Healio



NASH, HCV cirrhosis predict coronary artery disease in liver transplantation 
Healio
Patients who underwent liver transplantation evaluation had a high prevalence of coronary artery disease, especially those with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-related cirrhosis, hepatitis C-related cirrhosis and alcoholic cirrhosis, according to a ...

 


Health Beat: Lung, liver transplant gives man new life - WFMZ Allentown



WFMZ Allentown
 
Health Beat: Lung, liver transplant gives man new life 
WFMZ Allentown
"It got to where I'd walk halfway to the bathroom, lean on the counter and stop and catch my breath," Fealy recalled. Fealy was born with a genetic disorder known as A1AD, which damaged his lungs. "I saw him deteriorate so quickly," said his wife ...

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Liver transplant: Son sacrifices life to save father - The Express Tribune



The Express Tribune
 
Liver transplant: Son sacrifices life to save father 
The Express Tribune
Although the doctors and family members discouraged Kamran from such a donation, he insisted on the transplantation. Kamran, the eldest in five siblings, died right after the operation due to complications while his father survived. Doctors said that ...

 


Daughter donates half her liver to save dad - Roanoke Times



Roanoke Times
 
Daughter donates half her liver to save dad 
Roanoke Times
The main concern was the disparity in their body sizes: Patricia's liver had to be large enough to provide an organ for her father and still leave her with adequate liver function during recuperation. The doctors said she was too small. The wait for a ...

 


Kuwait Health Ministry surgeons complete first successful liver transplant - Kuwait News Agency



Kuwait Health Ministry surgeons complete first successful liver transplant 
Kuwait News Agency
By Nasser Qadeeh KUWAIT, Jan 17 (KUNA) -- Surgeons at Kuwait's Health Ministry have successfully carried out their first-ever liver transplant operation for a Kuwaiti whose liver functions suffered chronic failure, the minister said on Wednesday. A ...

 


GC Pharma Confirms Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial of New Protein Therapy for Hepatitis B - Markets Insider



GC Pharma Confirms Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial of New Protein Therapy for Hepatitis B 
Markets Insider
YONGIN, South Korea, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GC Pharma (formerly known as Green Cross Corporation) (KRX: 006280), a South Korean biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will proceed with a Phase 2/3 clinical trial for GC1102 (also ...

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Greater Access to Donated Livers Promised to Transplant Patients - New York Times



New York Times
 
Greater Access to Donated Livers Promised to Transplant Patients 
New York Times
That's because Ms. Fawcett, 53, has end-stage liver disease, and the celebration took place in a ninth-floor family lounge at Mount Sinai Hospital, though she was too sick to eat very much. Ms. Fawcett, a retired caterer, is one of 14,100 people in the ...
New liver distribution system builds on recent transplantation success Healio
UNOS Liver Transplant Boundary Change Falls Short, Critics Say (The New York Times MedPage Today

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High preop platelet count HCC recurrence risk after liver transplantation - Healio



High preop platelet count HCC recurrence risk after liver transplantation 
Healio
The risk for hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after living donor liver transplantation increased in correlation with higher preoperative platelet count, according to a recently published study. ?The relationship between platelets and tumors is not a ...

 


Pretreatment neutrophil?lymphocyte ratio: useful prognostic biomarker in hepatocellular carcinoma - Dove Medical Press



Pretreatment neutrophil?lymphocyte ratio: useful prognostic biomarker in hepatocellular carcinoma 
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common liver malignancy and the third most common cause of cancer-related deaths. Liver resection (LR) and liver transplantation (LT) are the only curative modalities for HCC. Despite recent advances ...

 


Take cue from TN, support organ transplantation: M Venkaiah Naidu - Deccan Chronicle



Deccan Chronicle
 
Take cue from TN, support organ transplantation: M Venkaiah Naidu 
Deccan Chronicle
A government hospital doing transplantation, that is praiseworthy," he said at a function here. The Vice President honoured Dr Mohamed Rela, chairman and director, Institute of Liver Disease and Transplant, Gleneagles Global Health City, and his team ...
Organ donation should become a people's movement, says Vice President The Hindu
TN pioneer in organ transplants, other states should follow it : Venkaiah Daily Excelsior
Tamil Nadu government to expand organ donation programme The New Indian Express
Medical Dialogues  -The Statesman  -News Track 
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