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NIH launches HOPE study of liver transplant outcomes in patients with HIV

March 15, 2019
In the Journals

HCV, HBV viral control improves kidney transplant survival rates

March 14, 2019
Kidney transplant recipients with hepatitis B and hepatitis C in whom viral replication was controlled had similar overall and graft survival rates as patients without…
In the Journals

DAA therapy after HCV-positive heart transplant results in 100% SVR

February 27, 2019
All patients who completed direct-acting antiviral therapy after orthotopic heart transplantation with hepatitis C-positive donor hearts achieved sustained virologic…

Hemopure synthetic oxygen solution salvages initially rejected donor livers

February 18, 2019
Hemoglobin Oxygen Therapeutics announced results from a pilot study of its hemoglobin-based oxygen-carrying solution, Hemopure, in which initially rejected donor livers…
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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: Opioid use pre vs. post liver transplant largely remains steady

November 15, 2018
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