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Patient gifts $1 million after liver transplant surgery by Indian American surgeon Shimul A. Shah

The American Bazaar - ‎20 hours ago‎
A grateful patient and his wife have gifted $1 million gift to the University of Cincinnati in appreciation for a successful liver transplant surgery. The gift from James (Jim) and Catherine (Cathy) Orr has helped establish an endowed chair at the ...

Marathon liver transplant surgery completed

The Hindu - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The first liver transplant surgery at Medical College Hospital on Monday evening, which lasted over 16 hours, was completed successfully on Tuesday morning.

Liver transplant: patient stable

The Hindu - ‎May 25, 2016‎
This was the first deceased donor liver transplantation performed at the MCH and it had attracted much media attention. The patient is under the care and observation of a team of surgeons and anaesthesiologists of both MCH and KIMS hospital, which is ...

Liver transplant readmissions reduced through outpatient services protocol

Clinical Advisor - ‎May 18, 2016‎
SAN ANTONIO—Hospital readmission after liver transplantation can be reduced by implementing a protocol designed to expand outpatient services and provide alternatives to inpatient admission, according to research presented at the 2016 meeting of the ...

17-hour long liver transplantation surgery: Basheer shifted to ICU

Kaumudi Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Perumathura native Basheer (60) who had undergone liver transplantation in Thiruvananthapuram medical college has been shifted to the ICU.

Norfolk girl receives liver transplant in UVA, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh partnership

Augusta Free Press - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The partnership was established to expand UVA's pediatric liver transplant program and increase access to care for transplant patients throughout Virginia.

SZH performs first public sector liver transplantation

Daily Times - ‎May 15, 2016‎
LAHORE: So far since its inception, the Liver Transplant Unit of Kidney Centre of Shaikh Zayed Hospital (SZH) has performed over 70 liver transplants while over 300,000 patients of liver diseases are in need of a liver transplant due to which cadaver ...
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New study on Liver Transplantation Pipeline Review, Market Research, Report Overview, Trends and Forecast H1 2016 (blog) - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Global Markets Directs, Liver Transplantation - Pipeline Review, H1 2016, provides an overview of the Liver Transplantation pipeline landscape. The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Liver ...

Girl, 5, fine after first rare liver transplant in India

Tehelka - ‎May 16, 2016‎
“We have a long experience of operating milder cases of hepatopulmonary syndrome, but had never taken on a such an advanced case with nearly 50 percent shunt fraction,” Dr AS Soin , Medanta's chief liver transplant surgeon, said. This is the rare liver ...

Liver Transplantation Gives New Life - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Liver transplantation is the process of replacing a diseased liver with a healthy liver. Liver is responsible for a number of important functions of the body like hormone production, glycogen storage, detoxification.

Donated organs kept 'alive' may ease the transplant shortage

Washington Post - ‎May 22, 2016‎
BOSTON - Lloyd Matsumoto awoke from his liver transplant last month to find his surgeon more than pleased with the results.
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NASH predicts allograft steatosis in post-transplant setting

Healio - ‎May 23, 2016‎
SAN DIEGO - Pre-transplant diagnosis of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis predicted cardiovascular disease but not poorer survival in the post-liver transplantation setting, according to findings presented at Digestive Diseases Week 2016.

PIMS to have organ transplant centre soon

Daily Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
He said there was no liver transplant centre currently working in the hospital adding that administration of the hospital had tried to start liver transplantation in existing infrastructure in 2010 but could not get success. The VC said liver ...

A Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant? Not So Fast

Medscape - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Jeffrey S. Berns, MD: Hello. This is Jeffrey Berns, editor-in-chief of Medscape Nephrology. I'm here with one of my colleagues, Dr Peter Reese, assistant professor of medicine and a transplant nephrologist. He is also chair of the Ethics Committee at ...

Gut flora may lead to better diagnosis tool for liver disease, open avenues for treatment

Science Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Liver transplantation is the only proven long-term treatment of PSC. The vast majority of patients with PSC also have inflammatory bowel disease, possibly implying that the intestine plays a role in the origin of this PSC.

Young Norfolk Girl Receives Liver Transplant in Unique Care Partnership between UVA Children's Hospital and ...

Newswise (press release) - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Newswise - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., May 25, 2016 - A 13-year-old Norfolk girl is the first patient to receive a transplant in a unique pediatric liver transplant partnership between Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Virginia ...

Saving her brother's life now her career

East Bay Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Medical problems don't come more complex than PSC: The cause is unknown; it's rare and may actually be several diseases; and transplanting the liver, which the disease slowly destroys, sometimes only delays the return of the condition. Even if a ...

Intercept's Ocaliva got Accelerated FDA Approval for the Treatment of PBC

The Ledger Gazette - ‎9 hours ago‎
... there is only one approve treatment for this condition, and it is good to have another treatment option. She mentioned that PBC affects people in the prime of their years and it is a constant concern because it may cause a potential need for liver ...

Gut flora may lead to better diagnosis tool for liver disease & open avenues for treatment

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Liver transplantation is the only proven long-term treatment of PSC, although only a fraction of individuals with PSC will ultimately require it.

10-month-old gets fresh lease of life

Times of India - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Since it involved a large area of the liver, it could not be cut out safely. Liver transplantation was the only solution and his father, a cab driver from Hebbagodi, a small suburb of Bengaluru, volunteered to donate part of his liver.