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2008-06-30 06:02:50

LIVER transplant patients will receive special dental care after their operations under a scheme to be launched by NHS Lothian. The patients will receive dental assessments before and after their transplants and advice on how to avoid problems with their teeth.

2008-06-16 12:01:03

China liver transplant recipients to be registered: Health Ministry SHANGHAI, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The Health Ministry will use mandatory registration of valid personal information for liver transplant patients, officials said.

2007-08-16 06:16:41

By Stewart, Susan Context.-Pulmonary infections are common and often life- threatening in solid organ and stem cell transplant recipients.

2005-11-11 16:29:52

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California hospital has suspended its liver transplant program after the Los Angeles Times reported 32 patients awaiting transplants had died while the facility turned down scores of donor organs.

2005-10-06 17:32:03

An estimated 20 percent of people with chronic hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will develop advanced cirrhosis, scarring of the new organ severe enough to impair its ability to function normally within five years of transplantation.

2005-09-27 18:45:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday suspended its liver transplant program after allowing a Saudi patient to jump to the top of the waiting list and falsifying data to cover it up. St.

2005-09-22 16:56:40

By Karla Gale NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Surgeons in California have succeeded in routinely transplanting livers without using blood transfusions in the recipients.

2005-09-09 18:55:06

A new treatment for patients with a type of bile duct cancer promises a greater chance at survival by combining radiation, chemotherapy and liver transplantation, Mayo Clinic physicians report in the September issue of the Annals of Surgery.


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