Latest liver transplant Stories
Patients waiting for liver transplants who develop hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS), a lung disorder associated with end-stage liver disease, are eligible to move up on the wait list.
Novel research reveals racial and socioeconomic disparities among pediatric liver transplant patients.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance recently arranged the medical transport of a young patient in need of a liver transplant. Scottsdale, Ariz.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.