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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.
Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Mouse model closely replicates human NAFLD

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Alcohol and tobacco sales nationwide rose in the early months of COVID-19

Alcohol and tobacco sales nationwide rose in the early months of COVID-19

Ionic liquid formulation kills cancer cells, allows uniform distribution of chemotherapy to tumors

Ionic liquid formulation kills cancer cells, allows uniform distribution of chemotherapy to tumors

Patients fend for themselves to access highly touted covid antibody treatments

Patients fend for themselves to access highly touted covid antibody treatments

Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Researchers design armored immune cells to attack recurring cancer in liver transplant patients

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

Study highlights racial disparities in liver transplantation listing

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Scientists find significant differences in liver-related mortality rates in the U.S

Scientists find significant differences in liver-related mortality rates in the U.S

Convalescent plasma in COVID-19 can be effective, especially early in disease

Convalescent plasma in COVID-19 can be effective, especially early in disease

Scientists uncover surprising players in acute liver failure

Scientists uncover surprising players in acute liver failure

AI improves outcomes in traffic accident victims, predicts survival after liver transplantation

AI improves outcomes in traffic accident victims, predicts survival after liver transplantation

European Commission approves first drug for hepatitis D

European Commission approves first drug for hepatitis D

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Aerobic exercise may be more important for improvement in patients with fatty liver diseases

Analysis: How a COVID-19 vaccine could cost Americans dearly

Analysis: How a COVID-19 vaccine could cost Americans dearly

HCV-positive organs can be safely used for transplantation, study shows

HCV-positive organs can be safely used for transplantation, study shows

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Study investigates effectiveness of liver perfusion to improve the function of donor livers

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD

Novel antisense drug shows promise to improve health of people with NAFLD