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Persistent massive ascites (PMAS) >14 days after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is not uncommon and associated with worse outcome. A predictive risk scoring system was constructed after analysis of recipient, graft and surgery related factors.
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As current treatments of cirrhotic ascites are not associated with survival benefit, symptom relief is the major therapeutic end point. We developed a questionnaire (Ascites-Q; modified polycystic liv...
Colorful spectra are important for the diverse applications of persistent phosphors. A color conversion concept is developed to obtain abundant persistent luminescence color by mining capacities of kn...
Malignant ascites is a sign of peritoneal seeding, which is one of the most frequent forms of incurable distant metastasis. Because the development of malignant ascites is associated with an extremely...
Development of ESRD in living kidney donors is associated with increased graft loss in the recipients of their kidneys. Our goal was to investigate if this relationship was reflected at an earlier sta...
In this editorial, we aimed to provide an outline of the world history of liver transplantation (LT), with a special focus on the innovation, development, and current controversies of living donor (LD...
Massive ascites is usually controlled over several weeks pre-operatively in liver transplant recipients with the risk of encephalopathy and peritonitis. We hypothesized that intra-operativ...
Malignant ascites is a severe complication of many types of human cancer. Animal and clinical analyses have shown that angiogenesis plays a critical role in the formation of malignant asci...
The purpose of this study is to: determine the safety of donor right hepatic lobectomy as a procedure to provide a liver graft for living donor liver transplantation. study the reg...
Current recommendations do not recommend the concomitant administration of albumin after ascites puncture in patients with ascites neoplasia unlike cirrhotic ascites. The etiology of ascit...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of using Bevacizumab in the prevention of recurrent malignant ascites. Ascites is a debilitating and unpleasant complication of...
Predicting the time of OVULATION can be achieved by measuring the preovulatory elevation of ESTRADIOL; LUTEINIZING HORMONE or other hormones in BLOOD or URINE. Accuracy of ovulation prediction depends on the completeness of the hormone profiles, and the ability to determine the preovulatory LH peak.
Physiologic methyl radical donor involved in enzymatic transmethylation reactions and present in all living organisms. It possesses anti-inflammatory activity and has been used in treatment of chronic liver disease. (From Merck, 11th ed)
A mismatch between donor and recipient blood. Antibodies present in the recipient's serum are directed against antigens in the donor product. Such a mismatch may result in a transfusion reaction in which, for example, donor blood is hemolyzed. (From Saunders Dictionary & Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984)
The transfer of lymphocytes from a donor to a recipient or reinfusion to the donor.
The transfer of leukocytes from a donor to a recipient or reinfusion to the donor.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...