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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.
-- Avatrombopag is Currently Being Evaluated in Two Global Phase 3 Studies Under a Special Protocol Assessment with the FDA for Short-Term Treatment of Thrombocytopenia in Chronic Liver ...
Putnam Valley, NY. (April 25, 2016) - Liver failure often occurs after an extensive hepatectomy, which is the surgical resection of the liver. While liver cell transplantation is a useful therapy for...
(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.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) accounts for the majority of liver disease burden in the Western world. Liver biopsy remains...
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
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...