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2013-11-15 23:04:32

Researchers at Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) propose a new “one-stop shop” approach to preoperative testing for liver transplant patients that could greatly streamline the assessment process

2013-10-30 23:03:58

Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital is one of a few national centers using SBRT as a "bridge" to liver transplant for liver cancer patients, and a recent study shows it is effective.

Set Of Donor Lungs Preserved For 11 Hours Outside The Body
2013-10-15 08:47:34

The multidisciplinary transplant team at University Hospitals Leuven successfully preserved a set of donor lungs for over eleven hours with the help of a machine, the longest period ever reported.

2013-10-02 14:03:08

End-stage renal disease is one of the major public health problems among solid organ transplant recipients that is associated with death after transplant and high cost of care.

2013-07-12 12:44:18

Using the same type of mathematical formulas used to draw political redistricting maps, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have developed a model that would allow for the more equitable allocation of livers from deceased donors for transplantation.

2013-06-28 23:29:08

Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance recently arranged the medical transport of a young patient in need of a liver transplant. Scottsdale, Ariz.

2013-06-11 13:57:51

New research reveals that transplantation of partial livers from deceased adult and teen donors has become less risky for infants and young children, helping to save these young lives.

2013-05-10 23:02:57

Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is feasible for HIV-infected patients, with no differences in post-transplant survival or HCC recurrence rates compared with liver transplantation


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