Liver Transplant News and Research

RSS
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.
BIDMC scientists develop new tool to benefit patients with HCV-associated liver failure

BIDMC scientists develop new tool to benefit patients with HCV-associated liver failure

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

CU research sheds light on liver disease caused by intravenous nutrition

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

Study: Medical centers more willing to perform lung transplants for severe alcoholic hepatitis patients

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Scientists discover mechanism behind unusual form of tissue regeneration in the liver

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection

Study: Transplanted livers have a protective effect and reduce potential for organ rejection

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Single FMT enema produces sustained and significant improvements in cognitive function

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Study reports decreasing rates of liver transplantation among HCC patients in the U.S.

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Study offers new hope for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

Text messaging may hold promise in helping ALD liver-transplant patients maintain sobriety

Text messaging may hold promise in helping ALD liver-transplant patients maintain sobriety

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds

Outcomes have improved for alternatives to whole liver transplants in children, study finds

Moffitt study identifies new drug target that may reduce GVHD risk

Moffitt study identifies new drug target that may reduce GVHD risk

New AASLD guideline focuses on improving diagnosis, treatment of liver cancer and NAFLD

New AASLD guideline focuses on improving diagnosis, treatment of liver cancer and NAFLD

Unique liver function of South American amphibian could pave way for finding a cure to cirrhosis

Unique liver function of South American amphibian could pave way for finding a cure to cirrhosis

Pioneering research project aims to develop better diagnostic tests for NAFLD

Pioneering research project aims to develop better diagnostic tests for NAFLD

New review addresses aspects of nutrition in liver transplant candidates with cirrhosis

New review addresses aspects of nutrition in liver transplant candidates with cirrhosis

VUMC reaches new milestone after performing 2,000th liver transplant

VUMC reaches new milestone after performing 2,000th liver transplant

Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths

Increased use of split liver transplantation could decrease pediatric waitlist deaths

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

Study finds rise in pregnancy rates among women with chronic liver disease

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