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Liver transplant news to know: Complication prediction and more

July 26, 2017

Liver transplant indications vary depending on disease — from hepatitis C, to alcoholic liver disease, to cholestatic diseases such as primary biliary cholangitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Healio.com/Hepatology presents the top liver transplant studies for July 2017, which include an online app designed to predict cardiovascular complication posttransplant, higher rates of donation among patients with risk exceptions in Eurotransplant countries, early hospitalization risk factors, and improved diagnoses among patients with HCV and hepatitis B.

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Post-liver transplant infections linked to high iron regulator, low serum iron

July 21, 2017
Recently published data revealed an association between increases in hepcidin and ferritin and decreases in iron and an increased risk for infection following orthotopic…
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App helps predict cardiovascular complications after liver transplant

July 13, 2017
Researchers developed a simple scoring model — accessible via web or smartphone apps — to assess the risk for cardiovascular disease after orthotopic liver…
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Europeans with risk exceptions more likely to receive liver transplant

July 12, 2017
In Eurotransplant countries with MELD-based individual allocation, patients with standard and non-standard exceptions have better waitlist outcomes than patients without…
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