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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.
Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

Scientists discover drug candidates for treating liver fibrosis among pesticides

COVID-19 vaccination induces highly variable immunity among the immunocompromised

COVID-19 vaccination induces highly variable immunity among the immunocompromised

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

Study finds higher mortality and lower transplant rates among Black patients with cirrhosis

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

Experts call for more programs to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with liver cancer

Experts call for more programs to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with liver cancer

British Liver Trust calls for action to address rising obesity rates that fuel liver disease crisis

British Liver Trust calls for action to address rising obesity rates that fuel liver disease crisis

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

Mice study shows that Western diet can lead to NASH, liver fibrosis

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