Latest liver transplant Stories

2008-12-22 08:25:00

A recent scientific discovery could reduce liver damage and prevent deaths caused by paracetamol overdoses.

2008-11-13 12:00:25

Less than a week after making history as Children's Medical Center's 400th liver transplant patient, 10-month-old Serenity Stephens of North Richland Hills met the patient that started it all -- on the anniversary of the day the first patient received her liver.

2008-10-07 15:00:10

By SHARPE, Marty AN IHC organisation is being prosecuted after one of its workers suffered acute organ failure and needed a liver transplant after contracting hepatitis B from a patient.

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.

2008-09-25 09:00:15

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- While there are many causes of advanced liver disease, fatty liver, or NASH (nonalcoholic steatohepatitis), has become the second leading cause of liver transplant in the United States.

2008-08-23 03:00:12

By Telles-Correia, Diogo Barbosa, A; Mega, Ines; Direitinho, M; Morbey, A; Monteiro, E Background-Psychiatric diagnoses are very common in liver transplant candidates, and such diagnoses are predictive of a poor clinical evolution and quality of life after transplantation.

2008-08-20 15:00:19

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients who suffer from severe liver disease and need a liver transplant will no longer have to seek that highly specialized surgery and critically important follow-up care outside the borough of the Bronx.

2008-07-11 18:00:35

SEATTLE, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington state Supreme Court has upheld a Department of Health decision to allow Swedish to establish a new adult liver transplant program on Swedish's First Hill campus.

2008-07-08 09:01:10

LifeCycle Pharma has announced positive top-line results from a completed Phase II clinical study of LCP-Tacro tablets in stable liver transplant patients which are in line with earlier data announced for stable kidney transplant patients.

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