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Kids receiving liver transplants immunized at lower rate than general public

Kids receiving liver transplants immunized at lower rate than general public
December 2, 2019

6 reports on comorbid renal outcomes in liver disease

November 27, 2019
Patients with liver disease, especially those with advanced liver disease, may face comorbid renal-related complications including impaired renal function and…
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No difference in liver transplant outcomes with penicillin allergy

November 19, 2019
HOUSTON — Researchers found no differences in outcomes between liver transplant recipients with a penicillin allergy label and matched controls, according to…
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Improving frailty in patients with cirrhosis listed for LT reduces mortality

November 15, 2019
BOSTON — Improvements in frailty among patients with cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation lowered the risk for mortality regardless of baseline frailty and…
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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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Question 24: A 65-Year-Old Male On Plavix Following A Recent Mi And Coronary Stenting Was Seen In The Er With Fever, Pain, Jaundice, And A Wbc Of 18,000. Us Showed A Dilated Bile Duct Of 15 Mm And A Gallbladder Full Of Stones. Mrcp Revealed A 15-Mm Stone In The Distal Cbd. What Would You Do?

From Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy: 49 Clinical Questions, Second Edition
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VIDEO: Opioid use pre vs. post liver transplant largely remains steady

November 15, 2018
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