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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.
A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

A promising treatment for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Study identifies protein vital for liver restoration and regeneration after transplant

Study identifies protein vital for liver restoration and regeneration after transplant

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Growth hormone plays a key role in increasing survival rates following liver surgery

Landmark 30-year study describes clinical course of patients with Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Landmark 30-year study describes clinical course of patients with Crigler-Najjar syndrome

Tumors commandeer cell death pathway to avoid immune system attack after radiation

Tumors commandeer cell death pathway to avoid immune system attack after radiation

USC scientists report wider benefits of well-known hangover drug

USC scientists report wider benefits of well-known hangover drug

USC researchers show wider benefits to drug used for hangovers

USC researchers show wider benefits to drug used for hangovers

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Direct oral anticoagulant more effective in lowering risk of VTE after common orthopedic surgeries

Study: Death rates after liver transplantation drop by more than 50% in the UK

Study: Death rates after liver transplantation drop by more than 50% in the UK

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

Updated USPSTF recommendations on hepatitis C screening

New website makes it easier for patients to choose transplant center

New website makes it easier for patients to choose transplant center

Woman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical condition

Woman's bladder produces alcohol – a rare medical condition

UCLA study finds new way for tracking treatment of rare liver disease in children

UCLA study finds new way for tracking treatment of rare liver disease in children

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C

Study finds inadequate testing for Tennessee infants exposed to hepatitis C

Minigenes produced by CRISPR combat liver disease in mice

Minigenes produced by CRISPR combat liver disease in mice

Liver mesenchymal stromal cells could be a better option for many therapeutic applications

Liver mesenchymal stromal cells could be a better option for many therapeutic applications

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

New startup aims to prevent reperfusion-related organ damage after liver transplant

New startup aims to prevent reperfusion-related organ damage after liver transplant

Preoperative rehabilitation program for older adults leads to better outcomes

Preoperative rehabilitation program for older adults leads to better outcomes