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steatosis and liver transplantation

Thomas Gilliland, Sylvie Dufour, Gerald I Shulman, Kitt Falk Petersen, Sukru H Emre
NAFLD is a common condition linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Simple hepatic steatosis is a risk factor for inflammatory reactions in the liver (NASH), which may lead to cirrhosis. While the mechanism is unclear, NAFLD and NASH are associated with panhypopituitarism, which in the pediatric population often results from craniopharyngioma or pituitary adenoma and the sequelae of treatment, causing hypothyroidism, adrenal insufficiency, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, and GH deficiency...
October 20, 2016: Pediatric Transplantation
Marcos Vinícius Zanchet, Larissa Luvison Gomes da Silva, Jorge Eduardo Fouto Matias, Júlio Cezar Uili Coelho
Background: The outcome of the patients after liver transplant is complex and to characterize the risk for complications is not always easy. In this context, the hepatic post-reperfusion biopsy is capable of portraying alterations of prognostic importance. Aim: To compare the results of liver transplantation, correlating the different histologic features of the hepatic post-reperfusion biopsy with graft dysfunction, primary non-function and patient survival in the first year after transplantation...
July 2016: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cirurgia Digestiva: ABCD, Brazilian Archives of Digestive Surgery
Nese Karadag, Kerem Tolan, Emine Samdanci, Ayse Selimoglu, Nusret Akpolat, Sezai Yilmaz
OBJECTIVES: Wilson disease is a rare genetic disease with clinical and histopathologic differential diagnostic challenges. In this study, we evaluated the histopathologic findings of explanted livers in Wilson disease, with special emphasis on copper histochemistry. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our study group was recruited by reviewing archived histopathology reports and the liver transplant clinic patient records retrospectively for patients who had liver transplant for Wilson disease between January 2010 and June 2015, at Turgut Ozal Medical Center...
October 14, 2016: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation
Wen-Jin Zhang, Wei-Liang Xia, Hui-Yun Pan, Shu-Sen Zheng
BACKGROUND: With the increasing use of donation after cardiac death (DCD), especially of the graft liver with steatosis or other pathological changes, the frequency of postreperfusion hyperkalemia in liver transplantation has increased significantly. The present study aimed to determine the factors associated with developing postreperfusion hyperkalemia in liver transplantation from DCD. METHODS: One hundred thirty-one consecutive adult patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation from DCD were retrospectively studied...
October 2016: Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Diseases International: HBPD INT
Ali Canbay, Jan-Peter Sowa, Wing-Kin Syn, Jürgen Treckmann
BACKGROUND: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a continuously increasing cause of chronic liver disease and a health burden in all populations affected by the obesity and metabolic syndrome pandemic. Cirrhotic alterations or hepatocellular carcinoma developing from NAFLD may require liver transplantation (LTx). METHODS: Current literature was screened for data on LTx in the setting of NAFLD. RESULTS: NAFLD-associated LTx is expected to increase in number and relevance during the next decade...
August 2016: Visc Med
Gabriel Olveira, Inmaculada González-Molero
The concept of prebiotics, probiotics, and symbiotics and their use in different situations of daily clinical practice related to clinical nutrition is reviewed, as well as their role in the treatment/prevention of diarrhea (acute, induced by antibiotics, secondary to radiotherapy), inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and pouchitis), in colonic health (constipation, irritable bowel), in liver disease (steatosis and minimum encephalopathy), and in intensive care, surgical, and liver transplantation...
November 2016: Endocrinología y Nutrición: órgano de la Sociedad Española de Endocrinología y Nutrición
Jiří Ehrmann, Květa Aiglová, Michal Konečný, Vlastimil Procházka, Drahomíra Vrzalová
UNLABELLED: There are 40 000-60 000 patients with cirrhosis in the Czech Republic. 2 000 die of this disease yearly. This group of patients needs a complex treatment and it is mostly an internist cooperating with other specialists. The most important for an ambulant internist is to diagnose the disease as soon as possible and start with treatment of chronic liver disease that could lead to a cirrhosis. It means especially chronic viral hepatitis, alcoholic or non-alcoholic steatosis/steatohepatitis, auto-immune liver damage and metabolic disease...
2016: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
Zhiyong Yu, Zhongquan Sun, Songfeng Yu, Lin Zhang, Xiaowen Feng, Mangli Zhang, Xiao Xu, Jian Wu, Jun Yu, Min Zhang, Yan Shen, Weilin Wang, Haiyang Xie, Lin Zhou, Zhenhua Tu, Sheng Yan, Shusen Zheng
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Liver transplantation is the only solution for terminal liver disease. This study aims to determine the association between severity of liver graft steatosis, as well as other risk factors, and poor prognosis of liver transplantation. METHODS: The degree of steatosis was analysed in 563 consecutive liver transplantation and classified by histological examination as M0 (0%), M1 (<30%), M2-1 (30%-39%), M2-2 (40%-49%), M2-3 (50%-59%) or M3 (≥60%)...
September 2, 2016: Liver International: Official Journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Eleonora Scorletti, Christopher D Byrne
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) encompasses a spectrum of liver diseases from simple steatosis with hepatic lipid accumulation to end-stage liver disease with decompensated cirrhosis, liver failure and hepatocellular carcinoma. Recent data from the USA showed that in 2013, NAFLD was the second most frequent indication for liver transplantation behind hepatitis C. Since there are now effective treatments for hepatitis C and there is currently no licensed treatment for NAFLD, it has been predicted that over the next 10-15 years, NAFLD will replace hepatitis C as the most frequent indication for liver transplantation...
2016: Digestive Diseases
M Knaak, N Goldaracena, A Doyle, M S Cattral, P D Greig, L Lilly, I D McGilvray, G A Levy, A Ghanekar, E L Renner, D R Grant, M Selzner, N Selzner
The increased prevalence of obesity worldwide threatens the pool of living liver donors. While the negative effects of graft steatosis on liver donation and transplantation is well known, the impact of obesity in the absence of hepatic steatosis on outcome of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is unknown. Therefore, we compared the outcome of LDLT using donors with a BMI<30kg/m(2) vs donors with a BMI ≥30kg/m(2) . Between April 2000-May 2014, 105 patients received a right lobe liver graft from donors with BMI ≥30kg/m(2) , while 364 recipients were transplanted with grafts from donors with BMI<30kg/m(2) ...
August 22, 2016: American Journal of Transplantation
V P Mali, A Fukuda, T Shigeta, H Uchida, Y Hirata, T H Rahayatri, H Kanazawa, K Sasaki, J de Ville de Goyet, M Kasahara
LT for PFIC type 1 is often complicated by postoperative diarrhea and recurrent graft steatosis. A 26-month-old female child with cholestatic jaundice, pruritus, diarrhea, and growth retardation revealed total bilirubin 9.1 mg/dL, gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase 64 IU/L, and TBA 295.8 μmol/L. Genetic analysis confirmed ATP8B1 defects. A LT (segment 2, 3 graft) from the heterozygous father was performed. Biliary diversion was performed by a 35-cm jejunum conduit between the graft hepatic duct and the mid-transverse colon...
August 17, 2016: Pediatric Transplantation
Mengjuan Xue, Chaoyang Lv, Xianying Chen, Jing Liang, Chenhe Zhao, Yao Zhang, Xiaowu Huang, Qiman Sun, Ting Wang, Jian Gao, Jian Zhou, Mingxiang Yu, Jia Fan, Xin Gao
AIM: To investigate whether donor liver steatosis increases the incidence of new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT) in liver transplant recipients. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed liver transplant recipients at our hospital from April 2001 to December 2014. The final analysis involved 763 patients. The cumulative incidence of NODAT at 1, 3, 5, and 10 years after liver transplantation was investigated. Further, according to the findings of donor liver biopsy before transplantation, patients were divided into steatotic and non-steatotic donor liver groups, and NODAT incidence was compared between these groups...
August 10, 2016: Journal of Diabetes Investigation
A Canbay, G Gerken, L P Bechmann
The frequency of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has continously increased over the last few decades in parallel with the increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome. With the increasing frequency of obesity and type 2 diabetes an increase in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is also to be expected. The NASH-associated liver cirrhosis and primary hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are indications for liver transplantation (LTX), which is gaining importance in Germany. In contrast, liver cirrhosis as a result of alcoholic steatohepatitis (ASH) is already the leading cause for LTX in Germany...
September 2016: Der Internist
Anna Cleta Croce, Andrea Ferrigno, Vittorio Bertone, Valeria Maria Piccolini, Clarissa Berardo, Laura Giuseppina Di Pasqua, Vittoria Rizzo, Giovanni Bottiroli, Mariapia Vairetti
AIM: Livers with moderate steatosis are currently recruited as marginal organs to face donor shortage in transplantation, despite lipid excess and oxidative stress increase preservation injury risk. A sensitive, real time detection of liver metabolism engagement could help donor selection and preservation procedures, ameliorating the graft outcome. Hence, we investigated endogenous biomolecules with autofluorescence (AF) properties as biomarkers supporting the detection of liver oxidative events and the assessment of metabolic responses to external stimuli...
July 23, 2016: Hepatology Research: the Official Journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology
Hoffmann Anika, Hermann L MüLLER
INTRODUCTION: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) presents a disease with a wide spectrum spanning from benign steatosis to steatohepatitis with fibrosis and scarring that can lead to cirrhosis. With increasing prevalence, NAFLD is developing into the leading indication for liver transplantation worldwide. Disturbances in endocrine, hypothalamic-pituitary axes have been associated with NALFD, including GH deficiency, hypothyroidism, hypercortisolaemia, and hypogonadism. EVIDENCE OF ACQUISITION AND SYNTHESIS: In this review, we examine the published data (search: PUBMED, 1990-2016) suggesting a link between endocrine abnormalities of hypothalmic-pituitary axes and NAFLD and summarise the clinical data on risk factors for NAFLD in specific diseases involving hypothalmic-pituitary axes...
July 13, 2016: Minerva Endocrinologica
Amy Christine Brown
BACKGROUND: No current list of potentially life-threatening, hepatotoxic herbs and dietary supplements based on PubMed case studies exists in a summarized tabular form. METHODS: Documented case reports of herbs or dietary supplements appearing to contribute to liver injury were used to create a "Harmful Herb and Dietary Supplement List" of potentially hepatotoxic herbs and dietary supplements (PubMed, 1966 to May, 2015, and cross-referencing). The spectrum of herbal induced liver injuries (HDSILI) researched included elevated liver enzymes, hepatitis, steatosis, cholestasis, hepatic necrosis, hepatic fibrosis, hepatic cirrhosis, veno-occlusive disease, acute liver failure requiring a liver transplant, and death...
July 8, 2016: Food and Chemical Toxicology
Zhenyu Xiao, Babak Banan, Min Xu, Jianluo Jia, Pamela T Manning, Ronald R Hiebsch, Muthukumar Gunasekaran, Gundumi A Upadhya, William A Frazier, Thalachallour Mohanakumar, Yiing Lin, William C Chapman
BACKGROUND: Despite the efficacy of orthotopic liver transplantation in the treatment of end-stage liver diseases, its therapeutic utility is severely limited by the availability of donor organs. The ability to rehabilitate marginal organs, such as steatotic allografts, has the potential to address some of the supply limitations of available organs for transplantation. Steatotic livers are more susceptible to ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI), which is exacerbated by the thrombospondin-1/CD47 pathway through inhibition of nitric oxide signaling...
July 2016: Transplantation
H-J Chiang, W-P Chang, H-W Chiang, M Z Lazo, T-Y Chen, H-Y Ou, L L-C Tsang, T-L Huang, C-L Chen, Y-F Cheng
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the accuracy rate of the one breath-hold single voxel hydrogen-1 magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) in comparison with intraoperative biopsy for liver fat quantification in living-donor liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A total of 80 living liver donors participated in this study. Each patient underwent both MRS and intraoperative biopsy for evaluation of liver fatty content. MRS was performed using 1...
May 2016: Transplantation Proceedings
N Akamatsu, N Kokudo
OBJECTIVES: Donor selection and operative procedures for adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation at the University of Tokyo are presented. METHODS: Donor selection criteria are as follows: age between 20 and 65 years, within 3 degrees of consanguinity, without coercion, free from any major comorbidities, body mass index (BMI) < 30, and ABO blood type identical or compatible. Liver biopsy is indicated for BMI > 25 kg/m(2) or any liver function abnormality, and those with macroscopic steatosis >10% are rejected...
May 2016: Transplantation Proceedings
Adam Doyle, Oyedele Adeyi, Korosh Khalili, Sandra Fischer, Martin Dib, Nicolas Goldaracena, Jayne Dillon, David Grant, Mark Cattral, Ian McGilvray, Paul Greig, Anand Ghanekar, Leslie Lilly, Eberhard Renner, Gary Levy, Nazia Selzner
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September 2016: Liver Transplantation
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