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Sleeve gastrectomy with liver transplantation improves outcomes for obesity - Healio



Sleeve gastrectomy with liver transplantation improves outcomes for obesity 
Healio
Simultaneous liver transplantation and sleeve gastrectomy improved weight loss and led to decreased rates of metabolic complications among obese patients compared with liver transplantation alone, according to recently published data. ?The ...

 


Northwell Health earns preliminary liver transplant approval - Newsday



Newsday
 
Northwell Health earns preliminary liver transplant approval 
Newsday
?North Shore University Hospital has a service area of 5.3 million residents on Long Island and in Queens, but until now, patients with liver disease and their families have been plagued with a commute into Manhattan that is both burdensome and a true ...

 


Ready to live and give back, New Haven resident seeks liver transplant - New Haven Register



New Haven Register
 
Ready to live and give back, New Haven resident seeks liver transplant 
New Haven Register
?He's a good man,? Jouet said. ?He's very humble and since he came out of Yale [New Haven Hospital] he's doing not well because of his situation with his liver. He's fighting and hoping he can get the transplant soon. ?It's difficult to see somebody ...

 


2 years after liver transplant, 32-year-old becomes mom - Times of India



Times of India
 
2 years after liver transplant, 32-year-old becomes mom 
Times of India
CHANDIGARH: A 32-year-old woman, who had hardly expected to become a mother due to her end stage liver disease requiring transplant, recently gave birth to a baby girl in PGI. She had undergone liver transplantation at PGI and after three years of ...

 


The UAE just conducted its first full liver transplant procedure - StepFeed



The UAE just conducted its first full liver transplant procedure 
StepFeed
On Tuesday, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi announced its surgeons had successfully carried out various transplant procedures - including lung, heart, kidney, and liver - making it the first multi-organ transplant program in the country. Up until this month ...

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Partial liver transplants have gotten safer for kids - Futurity: Research News



Futurity: Research News
 
Partial liver transplants have gotten safer for kids 
Futurity: Research News
?Our findings, which show that overall patient and graft survivals have improved and that outcomes for alternatives to [whole liver transplants] are comparable, will hopefully influence policy for organ allocation such as greater use of split-liver ...

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UAE sees first lung and liver transplants from deceased donors - gulfnews.com



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UAE sees first lung and liver transplants from deceased donors 
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Abu Dhabi: Two pioneering surgeries in the capital this month have marked the UAE's first full liver transplant and first lung transplant from deceased donors, doctors said on Tuesday. The procedures have also cemented Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi's ...
Emirati father-of-six is first to undergo liver transplant in UAE The National
UAE makes first-ever liver, lung transplants from deceased Khaleej Times
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi achieves key medical milestone Trade Arabia

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NSUH close to performing LI's first liver transplants - Innovate Long Island



Innovate Long Island
 
NSUH close to performing LI's first liver transplants 
Innovate Long Island
Marking another first for Northwell Health, state health officials have greenlighted Long Island's first liver-transplant program. The New Hyde Park-based health system announced Tuesday that the New York State Department of Health has granted ...
State gives preliminary OK to Long Island's first liver transplant program Markets Insider

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Alternatives to whole liver transplants for children have become safer, study finds - EurekAlert (press release)



Alternatives to whole liver transplants for children have become safer, study finds 
EurekAlert (press release)
In a new Johns Hopkins study of patient and graft survival trends for pediatric liver transplant recipients between 2002 and 2015, researchers found that outcomes for alternatives to whole liver transplantation (WLT), such as splitting a liver for two ...

 


AATD Liver Disease Differs in Kids, Adults - MedPage Today



MedPage Today
 
AATD Liver Disease Differs in Kids, Adults 
MedPage Today
In these studies, liver transplantation was reported for 16.5% of patients, abnormal liver function tests in 9%, cirrhosis in 7.5%, portal hypertension in 6.9%, and jaundice in 1.9%. There were no cases of hepatocellular carcinoma. Mortality ranged ...