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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 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

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Research team provides new insights on the communication between liver and brain

Fecal transplants could be used as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Fecal transplants could be used as treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

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