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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.
Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

Alcohol use may induce changes to cholesterol-regulating gene

UCLA awarded $8.4 million NIH grant to improve outcomes for liver transplant recipients

UCLA awarded $8.4 million NIH grant to improve outcomes for liver transplant recipients

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

Loyola Medicine reaches another major milestone with successful first pancreas transplant

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Blood cleaning device can also effectively provide a bridge to liver transplantation

Blood cleaning device can also effectively provide a bridge to liver transplantation

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Routinely used hospital tool can predict poor outcomes in liver transplant recipients

Negocios Now names Loyola Medicine neurologist among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago

Negocios Now names Loyola Medicine neurologist among 50 most influential Latinos in Chicago

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Scientists notice shift in transmission mechanism of HEV infections

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Scientists develop first app and method to predict heart events after liver transplant

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Cambridge scientists develop new method for growing and transplanting artificial bile ducts

Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection

Study offers insight into earliest molecular steps that lead to organ rejection

New wearable sensor helps people manage alcohol intake

New wearable sensor helps people manage alcohol intake

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

Researchers bioengineer human liver tissues that mimic natural development

New drug offers hope to patients with hepatitis C

New drug offers hope to patients with hepatitis C

Liver transplant patients who take new anti-rejection drug gain less weight, study finds

Liver transplant patients who take new anti-rejection drug gain less weight, study finds

Findings could lead to new treatments for people who overdose on popular pain reliever

Findings could lead to new treatments for people who overdose on popular pain reliever

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Researchers aim to examine therapeutic effect of iPS-ML producing interferon-β on liver cancer

Researchers aim to examine therapeutic effect of iPS-ML producing interferon-β on liver cancer

Scientists discover new cell structure responsible for unexplained rejections after organ transplant

Scientists discover new cell structure responsible for unexplained rejections after organ transplant

High level use of opioids may affect survival of liver transplant recipients, study finds

High level use of opioids may affect survival of liver transplant recipients, study finds