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Liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease has been controversial since the advent of the procedure. The perception that alcohol-related liver disease is self-inflicted combined with concerns o...
For patients who may benefit from a major liver operation to treat cancer, an open abdominal procedure is often the only option.
(Image: Nayda Pintado was pleased to take part in a breakthrough procedure by Dr. Ripal Gandhi to treat cancer lesions recurring in her liver.) SOURCE July 20, 2016 In interventional radiology,...
Fibrosis is a gradual scarring of the liver that puts people at risk for progressive liver disease and liver failure.
(Wiley) Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a potentially serious liver condition characterized by excess fat in the liver associated with inflammation and scarring. NASH may progress to cirrhosis...
Liver disease is often referred to as a "silent" condition, as its various forms can have no symptoms at all. In the most serious cases, liver disease can lead to cirrhosis and cancer. Li
Liver disease researchers have demonstrated in a mouse model that it may be feasible to treat some types of liver...
Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a factor in liver cells that is responsible for turning a relatively benign liver condition, present in 30 percent of U.S. adult...
High altitude cerebral edema (HACE) is a life-threatening condition that can affect people who ascend to altitudes above 2500 m. Altered mental status and the presence of ataxia distinguishes HACE fro...
To evaluate the outcomes of two-stage liver transplant at a single institution, between 1993 and March 2015.
Nanocomposite (NC) based on hyaluronic acid-ceramide (HACE) and Soluplus (SP) was fabricated by electrospraying for the tumor-targeted delivery of resveratrol (RSV). Amphiphilic property of both HACE ...
The incidence of late liver complications such as fibrosis or cirrhosis has increased among patients who have undergone the Fontan procedure. Magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) recently emerged as ...
Orthotopic liver transplantation in the mouse is a powerful research tool that has led to important mechanistic insights into the regulation of hepatic injury, liver immunopathology, and transplant to...