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Expanding liver transplant criteria offers comparable survival - Healio



Expanding liver transplant criteria offers comparable survival 
Healio
Select patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who surpassed traditional indications for living donor liver transplantation exceeded survival expectations, with rates comparable to patients within the Milan criteria, according to results of a ...

 


A widow's successful odyssey to change a discriminatory liver transplant policy - STAT



STAT
 
A widow's successful odyssey to change a discriminatory liver transplant policy 
STAT
y husband was admitted to the hospital in November 2010 with acute liver failure caused by alcohol use disorder. Mark's doctor said he needed a liver transplant, but that they ?wouldn't even look at him? until he was alcohol-free for six months. His ...

 


Liver donor drops out; professor wonders if she'll make it - St. Cloud Times



St. Cloud Times
 
Liver donor drops out; professor wonders if she'll make it 
St. Cloud Times
St. Cloud State University assistant professor Bel Kambach felt a kick to the stomach 11 days before a life-saving liver transplant. She learned that her donor had pulled out. Kambach's sister Joan Taveras gave her the news on Thursday. Taveras got ...

 


A Rare Case of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma 10 Years After Liver Transplantation - Oncology Nurse Advisor



Oncology Nurse Advisor
 
A Rare Case of Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma 10 Years After Liver Transplantation 
Oncology Nurse Advisor
A recently published study in Case Reports in Oncology describes a rare case of EBV-positive cHL occurring 10 years after liver transplantation. ?To our knowledge, this is the first report of cHL occurring with such a long interval after liver ...

 


Liver transplantation director Dr. Michael Volk named ?2017 Healthcare Visionary? - Loma Linda University Health



Loma Linda University Health
 
Liver transplantation director Dr. Michael Volk named ?2017 Healthcare Visionary? 
Loma Linda University Health
Michael Volk, MD, receives his Healthcare Visionary award from celebrity chef Jamie Gwen, who emceed the Flavors Culinary Experience Orange County gala on Oct. 15 that raised funds for the American Liver Foundation. [Photo by M.Haight Photography.].

 


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to perform pediatric liver transplants in Florida - Tribune-Review



Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to perform pediatric liver transplants in Florida 
Tribune-Review
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC officials announced a partnership Monday with Florida Hospital for Children to create a pediatric liver transplant program in central Florida. ?This establishes an additional network site where we can deliver ...

 


Preemptive DAA therapy viable for HCV-positive liver transplantation - Healio



Preemptive DAA therapy viable for HCV-positive liver transplantation 
Healio
Results of a virtual trial showed that transplantation with hepatitis C-positive livers with preemptive direct-active antiviral therapy may be a viable option for improving patient survival on the liver transplant waitlist, according to an expert at ...

 


Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths - News-Medical.net



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Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths 
News-Medical.net
A new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® -; held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases - found that increased utilization of split liver transplantation (sharing a donor liver between one pediatric and one adult ...

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Bangladesh child gets mother's liver in 'critical transplant' in India - bdnews24.com



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Bangladesh child gets mother's liver in 'critical transplant' in India 
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The family was told that the child needed an urgent liver transplant. The family contacted Apollo Hospital in Delhi, and an aircraft was immediately arranged while the Indian High Commission issued a visa in ?record time?. His mother, Tanjim Raha's ...

 


Fortis Escorts Hospital organizes CME on liver transplantation - Greater Kashmir



Greater Kashmir
 
Fortis Escorts Hospital organizes CME on liver transplantation 
Greater Kashmir
The Fortis Escorts Liver & Digestive Diseases Institute, New Delhi in collaboration with the Maxxlyfe Hospital, Jammu organized a CME here today to update the knowledge of local doctors in the field of liver related ailments and liver transplantation ...

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