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Predicting prognosis: 6 reports on improving liver transplant outcomes

April 8, 2019
In the Journals

Live donor liver offers improve transplant survival in patients with HCC

April 2, 2019
Patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who had a potential live donor at listing for liver transplantation had a significantly lower risk for mortality compared with…

FDA approves ConvertX Biliary Stent System for bile duct obstructions

March 25, 2019
The FDA approved the ConvertX Biliary Stent System for the treatment of biliary obstructions, according to a press release from BrightWater Medical. The ConvertX Biliary…
In the Journals

Small dense LDL cholesterol predicts CVD events post-liver transplant

March 21, 2019
According to a study published in Hepatology, small dense LDL cholesterol independently predicted cardiovascular disease events among liver transplant recipients…
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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: Recent transplant Hepatology graduate discusses transplant hepatology program improvement

November 15, 2015
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