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Telehealth identifies liver transplantation noncandidates

January 16, 2019
In the Journals

Almost 16% of pediatric transplant recipients hospitalized with vaccine-preventable diseases

January 15, 2019
Children receiving solid organ transplants — especially lung, heart, intestine and multivisceral transplants — are hospitalized with vaccine-preventable…
In the Journals

PBC recurrence after liver transplantation decreases survival rates

January 7, 2019
Primary biliary cholangitis recurrence after liver transplantation reduced the likelihood for graft and overall survival, according to a recently published study…
In the Journals

Mavyret safe, efficacious for HCV after liver, kidney transplantation

December 27, 2018
Mavyret was safe and efficacious for patients with chronic hepatitis C who underwent liver or kidney transplantation, according to a recently published study. “The…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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GI Bookshelf

Question 28: I Have A Patient With Biliary-Type Pain, But No Other Evidence Of Bile Duct Disease (Normal Diameter Duct On Ultrasound, Normal Liver Function Tests). How Should Such A Patient Be Managed?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Future of liver transplant points to changing indications, allocation

October 10, 2018
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