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2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from

2010-09-01 11:15:00

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak became Michigan's third liver transplant center on Aug. 31.

2010-08-17 16:37:03

The Donor Risk Index, which assesses donor characteristics impacting liver transplantation outcomes, does not bear the same impact on outcomes on a small scale as is suggested from large-scale, national data.

2010-06-10 15:16:53

The Liver Center at Baylor College of Medicine, already renowned for having the highest liver transplant survival rate in Texas among high-volume programs, has something new to celebrate.

2010-02-01 12:56:03

Laparoscopic approach promises dramatically improved recovery for the organ donor -- typically, a parent donating to their child.

2010-01-25 17:12:57

Machine perfusion outperforms standard cold-storage liver preservation, according to first-ever clinical study comparing the 2 methods in human liver transplantation.

2008-10-06 00:00:36

By Andrew Conte; Luis Fabregas At least three leading surgeons have emerged as candidates for transplant chief at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the Tribune-Review has learned.

2008-08-07 12:01:26

DETROIT, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Ford Hospital performed the state's first laparoscopic surgery for living-donor liver transplantation, another milestone in the hospital's transplant program.

2008-07-03 12:00:54

Italian medical scientists say they are trying to determine whether split liver transplantation reliably yields grafts that can help two adults. The shortage of donor organs has led to advanced surgical strategies to increase opportunities for those in need of a transplant, the scientists said.

2005-10-04 13:37:39

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who donate part of their liver to a loved-one in need of a transplant can be assured that doing so is pretty safe.

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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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