Liver Transplantation News

Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young US adults - KFGO



Fatty liver disease fastest-growing reason for transplants in young US adults 
KFGO
(Reuters Health) - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and its more aggressive form, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, have become the fastest-growing reasons for liver transplants in young Americans, according to a recent study. Typically, older adults ...

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Canada challenge to six-month sobriety rule for liver transplants - BBC News



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Canada challenge to six-month sobriety rule for liver transplants 
BBC News
A Canadian man is challenging a long-standing rule that alcoholics must be sober six months before being put on the liver transplant list. But as his court date approaches, is Cary Gallant running out of time? Cary Gallant has not touched a drop since ...

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Liver transplant creates ?lifelong bond? between two Old Lyme residents - theday.com



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Liver transplant creates ?lifelong bond? between two Old Lyme residents 
theday.com
Rob Wallace and Ryan Lee at Wallace's home in Old Lyme, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Wallace was in need of a liver transplant from battling liver cancer, and Lee donated part of his liver as part of a living donation. The experience has created a family ...

 


First-of-its kind liver transplantation surgery at Apollo Hospital in city - Star of Mysore



First-of-its kind liver transplantation surgery at Apollo Hospital in city 
Star of Mysore
Mysuru: Mysuru's' first liver transplantation was performed by a team of expert surgeons from Apollo BGS Hospitals. The patient successfully underwent donor liver transplantation surgery on Sept. 20, under the guidance of Dr. Mahesh Gopasetty ...

 


Liver transplant, cancer stage increase HCC care costs, survival time - Healio



Liver transplant, cancer stage increase HCC care costs, survival time 
Healio
A recently published analysis of veterans with hepatocellular carcinoma showed that receipt of liver transplantation, Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer stage and multidisciplinary tumor board correlated with higher 3-year health care costs but increased ...

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Takeda and HemoShear Therapeutics Enter into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership in Liver Diseases - Business Wire (press release)



Takeda and HemoShear Therapeutics Enter into Exclusive Drug Discovery Partnership in Liver Diseases 
Business Wire (press release)
Liver diseases may progress to end-stage disease requiring liver transplantation and represent a serious unmet medical need. One of the leading causes of transplantation, NASH, is a serious, chronic liver disease that is estimated to impact over 16 ...

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Ontario study to lift six-month-sober rule for liver transplant patients - National Post



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Ontario study to lift six-month-sober rule for liver transplant patients 
National Post
Debra Selkirk's chances did not look good. Without a lawyer, without any legal training, she decided to take on the Ontario government in a constitutional fight over a difficult cause ? whether patients should be denied desperately needed liver ...

 


Liver transplant in Oman - Oman Tribune



Oman Tribune
 
Liver transplant in Oman 
Oman Tribune
The minister hailed the outstanding achievement accomplished in collaboration with an Indian hospital as a strategic plan to introduce the liver transplantation surgeries in the Sultanate's health institutions. He said individuals should be encouraged ...
The Royal Hospital conducts first liver transplantation in Oman Muscat Daily
Oman's first liver transplant performed at Royal Hospital Times of Oman

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Organ donor comes to the rescue of patient with liver ailment - The Hindu



Organ donor comes to the rescue of patient with liver ailment 
The Hindu
A patient suffering from progressive liver failure recently underwent a surgery and organ transplantation facilitated by cadaver organ donation in the city. The patient, whose name has been kept confidential, was diagnosed with liver disease and, after ...

 


At 60th anniversary, Hume-Lee Transplant Center's story reflects advances, changes in organ transplantation - Richmond.com



Richmond.com
 
At 60th anniversary, Hume-Lee Transplant Center's story reflects advances, changes in organ transplantation 
Richmond.com
Dr. George Henry examines Fredericksburg resident Nathaniel Floyd at the Hume-Lee Transplant Center at VCU Health. Floyd, 31, is waiting for his second liver transplant. His liver failure is due to primary sclerosing cholangitis, a chronic disease that ...

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