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2010-05-05 15:00:22

Study finds approximately 50 percent drop in need for second liver transplant.

2010-05-03 10:48:22

Patients should do research before deciding where they will get their transplant, study suggests.

2010-05-03 08:13:12

Extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients beyond current standards results in high clearance rates of the hepatitis C virus from the blood, and a low relapse rate.

2010-01-07 14:31:52

Living liver donors share their stories -- more step forward to donate.

2010-01-05 20:06:42

Life-saving therapeutic interventions possible with early detection of hepatitis C recurrence.

2009-11-01 06:03:41

Extending hepatitis C treatment for liver transplant patients beyond current practice results in high rates of clearance of the hepatitis C virus from the blood, as well as a low rate of relapse, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.

2009-08-28 09:43:27

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1.5 to 2 million Americans are infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV).

2009-06-29 09:53:40

Deterioration of renal function with CNI therapy has been widely reported in liver transplant recipients. Microproteinuria has been used to monitor the early changes of nephropathy in renal disease or cardiovascular events.

2009-06-23 10:33:00

New Orleans' Ochsner Medical Center Offers Short Wait Times & High Survival for Liver Transplants NEW ORLEANS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.ochsner.org/transplant) - It's a little known fact that California resident and Founder/CEO of Apple, Inc., Steve Jobs, has brought to light: patients in need of transplants can be added to waiting lists in other states.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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