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KIMS hosts HEAL 2016 international symposium on liver transplantation - ‎16 hours ago‎
Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIIMS) Hospitals conducted a two-day international symposium HEAL-2016, on hepatology advances and liver transplantation in Hyderabad. The conference was held in association with Indian National Association for ...
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Cadaver Liver Transplantation Unit Opened at Medical College

The New Indian Express - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state's first cadaver liver transplantation unit in the public sector was dedicated to the state at the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital (MCH) on Wednesday.

Dr. Marvin leading Geisinger transplantation and liver surgery

Sunbury Daily Item - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
WILKES-BARRE - Michael R. Marvin, M.D., FACS, has joined Geisinger as director of transplantation and liver surgery for Geisinger Health System.

Sharp partners with UC San Diego on liver transplants - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The collaboration will allow the larger health system to more seamlessly send its end-stage liver disease patients to UCSD for transplantation, and keep more liver transplant patients in its network. Sharp, which has five hospitals in the San Diego ...

Philippines wants to be Southeast Asia's major liver transplant centre - ‎Jan 30, 2016‎
The National Kidney Transplant Institute, a public hospital established by former first lady Imelda Marcos in suburban Quezon City in 1981 has performed 26 liver transplants since 1988. “In 2012, we established our liver centre where five liver ...

North Ogden woman honors donor, pushes on after rare heart-liver transplant

Standard-Examiner - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Heidi Martin, who underwent a heart and liver transplant in February 2015, lifts 5 pound weights Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, while she talks to Intermountain Healthcare North Ogden Clinic Physical Therapy Assistant Louise Anderson in North Ogden.

At Rs 30L, liver transplant only for rich

Times of India - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Less than 2% of liver transplants taking place in India happen in public institutions. This has meant that liver transplants, which cost Rs 20-30 lakh in most cases, are available only to the rich. This is not just an inequitable situation, but an ...
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First US organ transplant from an HIV-positive donor to take place at Johns Hopkins

The Verge - ‎10 hours ago‎
The first American kidney and liver transplants between people with HIV will be performed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, The New York Times reports.

Liver: DNA methylation controls liver fibrogenesis - ‎20 hours ago‎
Liver fibrosis, resulting from chronic damage to the liver, is a major cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, and advanced liver fibrosis results in cirrhosis, hepatocellular cancer and liver failure, often requiring liver transplantation. Many ...

Global Liver Transplantation Market Share, Growth 2014 to 2022

RD News Mag - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎ has announced the addition of “Global Liver Transplantation Pipeline Review H1 2015 “Market Research Report to their Database.

No organ transplant survival data

The Hindu - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
However, as the government takes another significant step forward in the organ transplantation scene, by launching the first cadaver liver transplantation unit in the public sector (at Government Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram), one ...

Serum lipids may predict graft dysfunction post-transplant in LDLT recipients

Healio - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Measuring serum lipids post-transplantation may help predict regeneration and segmental graft dysfunction among living donor liver transplant recipients, according to data published in Liver Transplantation.

Antiviral combination eradicates HCV in advanced liver disease

ModernMedicine - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
The number of patients with liver failure due to HCV infections is expected to increase substantially over the next 10 years. The current treatment for patients with liver failure is to add these patients to the liver transplant waiting list for liver ...

Investigative Report: A Hospital Built for Murder

The Epoch Times - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
By 2006, from his base at the Tianjin First Central Hospital, Dr. Shen Zhongyang had performed over 1,600 liver transplantations, boastful Chinese media reports say.
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Nanoparticle therapy that uses LDL and fish oil kills liver cancer cells

Phys.Org - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
More common treatments include surgical resection, liver transplantation, and ablation. Fish oils are particularly rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid, also known as DHA.

Transplant Centers Often Reject Potential Donor Livers For Sickest Patients In Need

Science 2.0 - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Some patients are in desperate need of a liver transplant, so why do many livers go unused by centers across the nation? Patients on the liver transplant wait list are ranked according to their Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score, an ...

Three city hospitals now game for pancreas, intestine transplantation

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
After gaining a fair bit of expertise in the transplant of heart, liver and kidneys, three city hospitals are now looking forward to transplanting other organs like pancreas and intestines.

State's first organ transplant unit in govt sector to be opened tomorrow

Times of India - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
The cross matching is a very sensitive and final test done for any type of organ transplant, including kidney. "The cross matching for medical college hospitals where kidney transplants are currently performed are done at the Amrita Hospital in Kochi.

Islet Cell Transplantation Right Under the Skin

A Sweet Life - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Developed at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, the Edmonton Protocol involved harvesting islet cells from cadaver pancreases and implanting them into a subject's liver. After transplantation, subjects undertake a regime of immunosuppression ...