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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.
Colorado researchers find lower vaccination rates among pediatric transplant patients

Colorado researchers find lower vaccination rates among pediatric transplant patients

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

UC researcher finds new treatment option for liver transplant patients

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Natural language processing helps evaluate electronic messages from ESLD patients

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation

Cleveland Clinic successfully performs first laparoscopic living donor liver transplantation

SOX9 broadly modifies the severity of Alagille syndrome liver disease in mice

SOX9 broadly modifies the severity of Alagille syndrome liver disease in mice

Functional three-organoid stem cell system could lead to unprecedented advances for precision medicine

Functional three-organoid stem cell system could lead to unprecedented advances for precision medicine

Undocumented immigrants have comparable transplant survival rates to U.S. citizens

Undocumented immigrants have comparable transplant survival rates to U.S. citizens

Paracetamol poisoning soars over the past decade in Australia

Paracetamol poisoning soars over the past decade in Australia

Discovery of new liver cell could make liver transplants redundant

Discovery of new liver cell could make liver transplants redundant

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Giving antibiotics prior to liver transplant leads to better liver function

Living-donor liver transplant offers advantages over deceased-donor, research finds

Living-donor liver transplant offers advantages over deceased-donor, research finds

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Researchers identify genetic mutation that causes fatal response to HAV infection

Researchers describe the impact of chronic hepatitis D on parts of the immune system

Researchers describe the impact of chronic hepatitis D on parts of the immune system

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

New link found between NAFLD and rare pregnancy complication

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Study finds identical alcohol relapse rates among liver transplant recipients regardless of sobriety period

Advances in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s could lead to treatments for other disorders

Advances in deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s could lead to treatments for other disorders

Hepatitis C-infected thoracic organs can be safely transplanted, study finds

Hepatitis C-infected thoracic organs can be safely transplanted, study finds

Study uncovers genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients

Study uncovers genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients

Study provides insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements

Study provides insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia

Researchers identify first genetic defect linked to biliary atresia