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The International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) 2019 Annual Congress was held in Toronto, Canada in May 2019. Members of the ILTS Basic and Translational Research Committee attended all sessions of the meeting, and selected the most promising, innovative and novel research presented. A total of 900 abstracts were presented at the meeting. The percentage of abstracts presented at the ILTS Congress that contains basic or translational research continues to increase, accounting for 15 percent of all the abstracts in 2019, up from 10 percent in 2018. Here, we summarize the "what's hot what's new" in 5 main themes: liver immunobiology and tolerance, ischemia/reperfusion injury and organ preservation, bioengineering and liver regeneration, hepatic primary tumor biology, and pathophysiology of liver failure.
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The first International Transplant Science (ITS) meeting jointly organized by AST, ESOT and TTS was held on November 10-13, 2019 in Clearwater, Florida, to focus on issues related to the basic and tra...
The 25th Annual Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) was held in Toronto, Canada from May 15 to 18, 2019. Surgeons, hepatologists, anesthesiologists, critical care intens...
Liver transplantation (LT) for patients with propionic acidaemia (PA) is an emerging therapeutic option.
Fifty patients awaiting liver transplantation and 50 age and gender matched control subjects with normal liver function will be included in the study. The aim of this project is to compare...
This is a retrospective cohort study. Patients who underwent liver transplantation from January 1, 2016 to December 30, 2019 were admitted to the study and divided into two groups. Early e...
This prospective pre and post-quasi-descriptive single group interventional study will be done at urology and nephrology center -Mansoura University during the year 2019, for a 3-month dur...
To show the feasibility of liver transplantation in HCV-HIV coinfected patients. To study the two-year survival after transplantation, the interaction between HCV and HIV after transplanta...
The aim of this study is to validate in the context of liver transplantation, the interest of the cccDNA assay technique developed by the team of Professor Zoulim (INSERM U1052) on liver b...
Final stage of a liver disease when the liver failure is irreversible and LIVER TRANSPLANTATION is needed.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
Conditions in which the LIVER functions fall below the normal ranges. Severe hepatic insufficiency may cause LIVER FAILURE or DEATH. Treatment may include LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
Single or multiple areas of PUS due to bacterial infection within the hepatic parenchyma. It can be caused by a variety of BACTERIA, local or disseminated from infections elsewhere such as in APPENDICITIS; CHOLECYSTITIS; PERITONITIS; and after LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
Preparative treatment of transplant recipient with various conditioning regimens including radiation, immune sera, chemotherapy, and/or immunosuppressive agents, prior to transplantation. Transplantation conditioning is very common before bone marrow transplantation.
Hepatology is the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas, and diseases associated with them. This includes viral hepatitis, alcohol damage, cirrhosis and cancer. As modern lifestyles change, with alcoholism and cancer becoming more promi...