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Liver trasnplant

Bhavana Bhagya Rao, Bret Lashner, Kris V Kowdley
The presence of concomitant primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) represents a distinct disease phenotype that carries a higher risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) than the average IBD patient. Given that liver transplantation (LT) is the only treatment that offers a survival benefit in PSC patients with hepatic dysfunction, management decisions in IBD patients' post-LT for PSC are frequently encountered. One such consideration is the risk of CRC in this immunosuppressed cohort...
January 18, 2018: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
G Balbinotto, S Rodriguez, A BrandÃo
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November 2015: Value in Health: the Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research
Reza F Saidi, Seyed Kamran Hejazi Kenari
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) represents one of the most common neoplasmsworldwide. Liver trasnplantation (LT) is the treatment of choice forselected group of patients with HCC.LT is actually a consolidated therapeutic option for HCC because it cures bothtumor and underlying cirrhosis.In 1996, the publication of a pivotal prospective study on less than 50 patients,transplanted for HCC under predefined criteria (single HCC ≤ 5 cm or 3 HCC≤ 3 cm each), the so called "Milan criteria", showed a 4-year survival of 75%...
October 2013: Middle East Journal of Digestive Diseases
Paula Popovici, Evelina Moraru
AIM: Plurietiological hepatic cholestasis involves an increased risk of protein-caloric malnutrition and specifical nutritional deficiencies. Biological investigations to determine deficiencies in fat-soluble vitamins are essential for specific nutritional therapy . Although malnutrition is not an absolute contraindication for liver transplantation, its gravity has complex consequences in relation to this intervention. MATERIAL AND METHOD: The authors present a study conducted over a period of 5 years following the analysis of 293 children diagnosed with intra- or extrahepatic abnormalities that caused varying degrees of cholestasis...
July 2010: Revista Medico-chirurgicală̆ a Societă̆ţ̜ii de Medici ş̧i Naturaliş̧ti Din Iaş̧i
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