Split Liver Transplantation Using Hemiliver Graft in the MELD Era: A
Stage Liver Disease; SLT, split liver transplantation ... During the short time period from organ allocation to transplant, a comprehensive assessment of graft- recipient selection ...... Thuluvath PJ, Guidinger MK, Fung JJ, Johnson LB, Rayhill SC,.
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Clinical chemistry and post-liver-transplant monitoring
INDEXING TERMS: liver transplantation • liver function tests. • laboratory costs • graft ischemia • rejection • therapeutic drug monitoring. Liver transplantation is ...
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Liver transplantation - Wiley Online Library
Liver transplantation has revolutionized the care of pa- tients with ... indicated for acute or chronic liver failure from any cause. Because ... College of Physicians Manual for Assessing Health. Practices ..... with 7-year survival rates of 60%.54- 56 Rejection, graft failure ... with cirrhosis during the second decade of life. Cirrho -.
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Marginal grafts increase early mortality in liver transplantation
and non-marginal graft transplantation in 103 cases of liver ... pre-transplantation liver disease category using the Model for End-Stage Liver .... assess the incidence of surgical complications ... increase the mortality rate only during the first month after .... Agnes S, Avolio AW, Magalini SC, Grieco G, Castagneto M. Marginal ...
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Live donor liver transplantation - Wiley Online Library
Live donor liver transplantation has emerged as an important option for many patients, particularly small ... with partial liver grafts from healthy, volunteer live do -.
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Twenty years of follow-up of aortohepatic conduits in liver
This study was designed to assess the impact of aortohepatic conduits on graft survival after liver transplantation and the safety of ... Abbreviations: BMI, body mass index; FHF, fulminant hepatic failure; ICU, intensive care unit; ... constructed from the donor iliac artery obtained during ..... Nery JR, Husberg BS, Poplawski SC.
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Systematic investigation of elevated transaminases during the third
primary graft dysfunction, and acute rejection. ... transplant centers follow daily liver function tests in ... will provide important information for the assessment ..... SC. The prevalence and natural history of untreated iso- lated central perivenulitis ...
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12 Initial Poor Graft Dysfunction and Primary Graft Non-Function
Oct 10, 2011 ... damage. Lack of donor liver hinders OLT and leads to an increase in the number of deaths on the waiting ... liver replacement during the first 10 days after liver transplantation. ...... preserve extended criteria grafts for long periods, assess the viability of these grafts during .... Chung, HY.; Chan, SC.; Lo, CM.
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Evaluation of the donor liver for living donor liver transplantation
Accurate assessment of the donor liver is an important component of the living ... no risk factors for chronic liver disease or hepatic steatosis. 4. The maximum ...
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“Resuscitation” of marginal liver allografts for transplantation with
Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has also arisen as a means to .... substrates and antioxidants to the liver parenchyma during the ex vivo period. ... marginal liver grafts and assess the effect on metabolic function, Stegemann et ..... ; P.J. Thuluvath, M.K. Guidinger, J.J. Fung, L.B. Johnson, S.C. Rayhill, S.J. Pelletier.
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Outcomes in liver transplantation: Does sex matter?
In the United States there are fewer women than men on the liver transplant ..... Higher rates of severe HCV disease and reduced graft survival are .... ; P.J. Thuluvath, M.K. Guidinger, J.J. Fung, L.B. Johnson, S.C. Rayhill, S.J. Pelletier ... Gender, renal function, and outcomes on the liver transplant waiting list: assessment ...
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Controversies in Liver Transplantation for Hepatitis C
patients 5 years after liver transplantation, and recur- rent hepatitis C is now ... setting that clinicians truly can assess the impact of their interventions on the ...
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Independent Predictors for Primary Non-Function after Liver
Primary non—function (PNF) after liver transplantation has been found to be the most common cause of early graft loss, which accounts for .... When biopsied to assess fat content on the basis of clinical .... could be a potential source of liver injury during .... Avolio AW, Agnes S, Pelosi G, Sollazzi L, Magalini SC,. Gozzo ML ...
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Cardiac Dysfunction in Liver Transplantation - Austin Publishing Group
Jan 9, 2014 ... Conversely, patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD) may develop a host of ... liberation of inflammatory cytokines and other mediators during graft reperfusion .... undergoing assessment for liver transplantation . ...... relevance of hepatic venous pressure gradient and serum calcium. Clin Sci. ( Lond) ...
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assessment of the severity of acute liver failure or that of intra-abdominal .... disease or during graft rejection after liver transplantation, but might also be caused ..... Cheung TT, Chan SC, Chok KS, Chan AC, Yu WC, Poon RT, Lo CM, Fan ST.
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Importance of the temporary portocaval shunt during adult living
Adult living donor liver transplantation (aLDLT) is associated with surgical risks ... graft entails a relative increase in the portal blood flow during reperfusion, and ... and progressive liver failure.1 This possibility is inver- .... Second, an intraoperative hemodynamic assess- ..... Chan SC, Lo CM, Ng KK, Ng IO, Yong BH, Fan ST.
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Efficacy of maintenance subcutaneous hepatitis B immune globulin
Apr 23, 2010 ... Patients who receive liver transplantation for chronic hepatitis B infection require ... tion, consisting of 10 mL (3120 IU) HBIG as 4 x 2.5 mL SC injections. SC injection were repeated as soon as titres reached 100-150 IU/mL during the 3 month study period. ... had stable graft function (ALT, AST, ALP, GGT, to-.
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Outcomes of transplantation of livers from donation after - BMJ Open
We compared risk-adjusted graft loss and recipient mortality after ... Setting: 7 liver transplant centres in the National Health. Service (NHS) ... Callaghan CJ, Charman SC, Muiesan P, et al. ... variable period of warm ischaemia, during which time irre- versible .... groups to assess the success of the propensity score model.
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Medicine - Wolters Kluwer Health
hepatic graft function assessment was established mostly on retro- spective studies and was ... transplant recipients. In 57 recipients who had undergone orthotopic liver transplantation, .... during the postoperative period (median interval time 30 days). Sequential ..... Gambhir SS, Hawkins RA, Huang SC, et al. Tracer kinetic.
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Outcomes of Living Versus Deceased Donor Liver Transplantation
In adults with ALF, 1- and 5-year liver graft survival probabilities, respec- tively, were 62% and ... ACUTE liver failure (ALF) is a life-threatening condi- ... for the Study of Liver Diseases during Digestive Diseases. Week in .... used to assess differences between LDLT and DDLT recipients. We ..... Rayhill SC, Pelletier SJ. Liver ...
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