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Living Donor Transplant Outcomes 'Excellent' at Experienced Centers

Outcomes for living donor liver transplants (LDLT) are as good, if not better, than those for deceased donor liver transplantation (DDLT) when the procedure is done at an experienced center. Reuters...

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.

Reading the Signals

Patients suffering from chronic liver disease often develop liver fibrosis (the accumulation of scar tissue), which frequently results in cirrhosis, which means a loss of liver function, which often c...

To accept or not accept: Patients want a say in liver transplant decisions

A novel study reveals that more than half of liver transplant patients want to be informed of donor risk at the time a liver is offered for transplantation. Nearly 80% of those patients want to be inv...

To accept or not accept -- Patients want a say in liver transplant decisions

(Wiley) A novel study reveals that more than half of liver transplant patients want to be informed of donor risk at the time a liver is offered for transplantation. Nearly 80 percent of those patients...

Impact of Coffee on Liver Diseases

This extensive new review examines the association of coffee consumption with liver diseases, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis, and fatty liver disease. What's the verdict? Liver International

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...

Researchers develop antibodies that reduce liver damage, recovers liver function

A Tainan-based research team from National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has discovered the pathogenesis of liver fibrosis and developed antibodies that reduce liver damage, inhibit hepatic fibrosis, a...

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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 ...

Update on High Altitude Cerebral Edema Including Recent Work on the Eye.

Abstract Willmann, Gabriel, Florian Gekeler, Kai Schommer, and Peter Bärtsch. Update on high altitude cerebral edema including recent work on eye. High Alt Med Biol. 15:112-122, 2014.-This review sum...

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...

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