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When a patient presents with end stage liver disease or liver failure he or she may be considered for a liver transplantation. The first step in this is often a rigorous assessment and being placed on a waiting list.
Researchers uncover new pathway in the body that stimulates liver repair

Researchers uncover new pathway in the body that stimulates liver repair

New review discusses about care for pediatric liver transplant recipients

New review discusses about care for pediatric liver transplant recipients

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs 300th pediatric liver transplant

Children's Hospital Los Angeles performs 300th pediatric liver transplant

Revolutionary approach could save lives of sickest patients waiting for liver transplant

Revolutionary approach could save lives of sickest patients waiting for liver transplant

Study provides insights into biology of protein implicated in kidney disease

Study provides insights into biology of protein implicated in kidney disease

Newcastle scientists develop promising new test to identify patients with rare liver disease

Newcastle scientists develop promising new test to identify patients with rare liver disease

NASPGHAN clinical practice guidelines recommend screening test for NAFLD in obese children

NASPGHAN clinical practice guidelines recommend screening test for NAFLD in obese children

Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications linked to drug-induced liver injury

Over-the-counter and prescription pain medications linked to drug-induced liver injury

Women more susceptible to damaging effects of alcohol, says Houston Methodist expert

Women more susceptible to damaging effects of alcohol, says Houston Methodist expert

Many Canadian territories restrict access to medications for treating hepatitis C, study finds

Many Canadian territories restrict access to medications for treating hepatitis C, study finds

Common drug for allergies and asthma could prevent fibrosis, reduce need for liver transplants

Common drug for allergies and asthma could prevent fibrosis, reduce need for liver transplants

Mayo Clinic article provides better understanding on potentially devastating liver disease

Mayo Clinic article provides better understanding on potentially devastating liver disease

Bile acid transporter inhibitors can prevent NASH in mice, study shows

Bile acid transporter inhibitors can prevent NASH in mice, study shows

Scientists generate functional tissue-engineered liver from adult stem and progenitor cells

Scientists generate functional tissue-engineered liver from adult stem and progenitor cells

Cell-free DNA test could help identify liver transplant patients with acute rejection

Cell-free DNA test could help identify liver transplant patients with acute rejection

Researchers test new approach to treat metabolic diseases without organ transplant

Researchers test new approach to treat metabolic diseases without organ transplant

Study shows how Medicaid expansion affects health insurance coverage of liver transplant recipients

Study shows how Medicaid expansion affects health insurance coverage of liver transplant recipients

Diabetes drug metformin could help reduce toxic acid levels linked to MSUD

Diabetes drug metformin could help reduce toxic acid levels linked to MSUD

Highly efficient bacterial agent could improve treatment of Wilson disease

Highly efficient bacterial agent could improve treatment of Wilson disease

Scientists use new technique to repair fibrotic liver cells within the organ

Scientists use new technique to repair fibrotic liver cells within the organ