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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.
Racial disparities in treatment of patients with cirrhosis and complications of portal hypertension

Racial disparities in treatment of patients with cirrhosis and complications of portal hypertension

New test for liver disease

New test for liver disease

Digesting protein may be a hidden problem for some

Digesting protein may be a hidden problem for some

Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

Geisinger Health System launches study on obesity and related liver problem

Scientists gain insights into liver regeneration

Scientists gain insights into liver regeneration

Serious side effects from large amounts of niacin

Serious side effects from large amounts of niacin

Cost-effectiveness analysis of variceal ligation vs. beta-blockers for primary prevention of variceal bleeding

Cost-effectiveness analysis of variceal ligation vs. beta-blockers for primary prevention of variceal bleeding

Voluntary living liver donors should undergo a careful, but quick, workup

Voluntary living liver donors should undergo a careful, but quick, workup

Critical receptor in liver regeneration identified

Critical receptor in liver regeneration identified

The model for end-stage liver disease

The model for end-stage liver disease

Antipodean Pharma commences phase 2 trial in hepatitis C

Antipodean Pharma commences phase 2 trial in hepatitis C

Hepatitis C virus replication in transfected and serum-infected cultured human fetal hepatocytes

Hepatitis C virus replication in transfected and serum-infected cultured human fetal hepatocytes

Response to transarterial chemoembolization as a biological selection criterion for liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma

Response to transarterial chemoembolization as a biological selection criterion for liver transplantation in hepatocellular carcinoma

Research may pave the way for alternative treatments using cell replacements instead of organ transplants for those with liver failure

Research may pave the way for alternative treatments using cell replacements instead of organ transplants for those with liver failure

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?

Why does prolonged IV feeding damage the liver?

Quebec's first successful combined heart/liver transplant

Quebec's first successful combined heart/liver transplant

Fatigue is a major problem after liver transplantation

Fatigue is a major problem after liver transplantation

Progressive histological damage in liver allografts following pediatric liver transplantation

Progressive histological damage in liver allografts following pediatric liver transplantation

Outcome of patients with hepatitis B and HIV infections referred for liver transplantation

Outcome of patients with hepatitis B and HIV infections referred for liver transplantation

Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the U.S.

Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the U.S.