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Original Source: Hepatic transarterial chemoembolization (HACE) with cisplatin in liver metastases from cutaneous melanoma: a prospective study of three patients.

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Mesenchymal stem cell co-culture prior to transplantation better for liver

Hepatocyte (liver cell) transplantation is becoming an accepted therapy for acute liver failure, either for liver regeneration or as a bridge to liver transplantation. However, maintaining the viabili...

Immunotherapy could help tackle tough liver cancer

(European Association for the Study of the Liver) Significant new data presented today at the International Liver Congress 2014 indicate that liver cancer may be treated by adoptive T cell therapy.

Racial disparities revealed in pediatric liver transplant survival rates

Novel research reveals racial and socioeconomic disparities among pediatric liver transplant patients. Findings published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study...

Skin cells transformed into functioning liver cells in mouse study

An important breakthrough has been made that could affect patients waiting for liver transplants. Scientists have discovered a way to transform skin cells into mature, fully functioning liver cells th...

Hepatitis C patients with ITPA gene variants exhibit lower risk of relapse after treatment

More than 100 million humans around the world are infected with hepatitis C virus. The infection gives rise to chronic liver inflammation, which may result in reduced liver function, liver cirrhosis a...

Low sodium levels pre-transplant does not affect liver transplant recipient survival

Researchers report that low levels of sodium, known as hyponatremia, prior to transplantation does not increase the risk of death following liver transplant. Full findings are published in Liver Trans...

Morbidity higher in obese liver transplant recipients with diabetes

(Wiley) Researchers from New Zealand report that morbidity following liver transplant is highest among obese patients with diabetes, but these risk factors do not influence post-transplant survival. A...

Biopsy Best in Pediatric Liver Transplant Dysfunction

Ultrasound-guided liver biopsy should be performed in all children with liver dysfunction who have undergone a liver transplant, a new study suggests. Medscape Medical News

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ALPPS procedure: our experience and state of the art.

The majority of the time extended liver resections cannot be realized because of an insufficient future remnant liver. Baumgart suggests recently combining liver partition and portal vein section for...

Indications and Limits for Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy (ALPPS). Lessons Learned from 15 Cases at a Single Centre.

Introduction: The ALPSS procedure has been recently introduced as an alternative to PVE for liver volume augmentation in cases of planned right trisectionectomy with small future RLV and high risk of...

Transjugular liver biopsy.

Biopsy of the liver is considered the 'gold standard' and is often necessary for histopathological characterization of hepatic disease processes. The techniques to obtain liver specimen are percutaneo...

A flexible-arm liver retractor that provides an optimal surgical field without postoperative liver dysfunction.

It is important to retract the lateral liver segment during laparoscopic gastrectomy to achieve an optimal surgical field. Few retractors cause transient liver dysfunction after surgery; therefore, fo...

Upper abdominal exenteration: A life saving procedure following caustic ingestion.

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