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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.
Study finds significant decline in attending adult health care appointments among pediatric transplant patients

Study finds significant decline in attending adult health care appointments among pediatric transplant patients

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

SLU physician-scientist receives NIH funding for Short Bowel Syndrome research

SLU physician-scientist receives NIH funding for Short Bowel Syndrome research

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

Transformational $104 million gift will help VCU to expand treatment options for liver diseases

New tool appears to accurately identify patients at risk of death from alcohol-associated hepatitis

New tool appears to accurately identify patients at risk of death from alcohol-associated hepatitis

NIH grant renewal will enable Nebraska scientist to advance research on virtual immune system

NIH grant renewal will enable Nebraska scientist to advance research on virtual immune system

Study assesses the antibody response to additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine in transplant recipients

Study assesses the antibody response to additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine in transplant recipients

Blood proteoforms may help predict liver transplant rejection

Blood proteoforms may help predict liver transplant rejection

Eligible adults urged to take part in world-first COVID-19 study of antivirals

Eligible adults urged to take part in world-first COVID-19 study of antivirals

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

Maternal transfer of healthier gut bacteria helps neonates to resist biliary atresia

Maternal transfer of healthier gut bacteria helps neonates to resist biliary atresia

Study uses metabolomics to discriminate drug-induced liver injury phenotypes

Study uses metabolomics to discriminate drug-induced liver injury phenotypes

First pediatric-only guidelines for the use of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators

First pediatric-only guidelines for the use of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

Bariatric surgery lowers risk of liver disease, heart complications in patients with fatty liver disease

SBIR grant awarded to develop treatment for alcoholic liver disease-associated hepatorenal syndrome

SBIR grant awarded to develop treatment for alcoholic liver disease-associated hepatorenal syndrome

The impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on digestive health

The impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on digestive health

Effectiveness of mRNA BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in immunocompromised individuals

Effectiveness of mRNA BNT162b2 COVID-19 vaccine in immunocompromised individuals

New source of stem cells could help treat people with Alagille syndrome

New source of stem cells could help treat people with Alagille syndrome

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

6 months to live or die: How long should an alcoholic liver disease patient wait for a transplant?

Cesarean birth may not be the safest mode of delivery for transplant patients

Cesarean birth may not be the safest mode of delivery for transplant patients