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Meta-analysis of observational studies | In patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, intraoperative blood salvage during liver transplantation appears safe.

30 Aug, 2022 | 12:03h | UTC

Safety of Intraoperative Blood Salvage During Liver Transplantation in Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Surgery

 


Supplement | The role of liver transplantation in acute-on-chronic liver failure.

25 Aug, 2022 | 11:57h | UTC

Homepage: The Role of Liver Transplantation in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure – Clinical Liver Disease

Introduction: The Role of Liver Transplantation in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

Identifying the patient with acute-on-chronic liver failure: navigating through multiple definitions

Pretransplant management of the patient with severe acute-on-chronic liver failure

Transplantation in Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Feasibility and Futility

Posttransplant complications in the setting of acute-on-chronic liver failure and considerations regarding immunosuppression

Palliative Care in the Patient With Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure

PRO: Patients With Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure Should Receive Priority on the Liver Transplant Waiting List

Con: Patients With Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure Should Not Receive Priority on the Waiting List

 


Review | Acute liver failure management and liver transplantation.

15 Aug, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

CAQ Corner: Acute liver failure management and liver transplantation – Liver Transplantation

 


Case-Control Study | Survival benefit of living-donor liver transplant.

4 Aug, 2022 | 13:59h | UTC

Survival Benefit of Living-Donor Liver Transplant – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries:

Just How Low a Model for End-stage Liver Disease Score Benefits From Living-Donor Liver Transplant? – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Low MELD Score No Barrier to Long Survival After Living-Donor Transplant — End-stage liver disease patients with scores as low as 11 achieved survival of 13 years or beyond – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Review | Liver transplantation in alcohol-related liver disease and alcohol-related hepatitis.

6 Jul, 2022 | 11:22h | UTC

Liver Transplantation in Alcohol-related Liver Disease and Alcohol-related Hepatitis – Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology


The role of T-tubes and abdominal drains on short-term outcomes in liver transplantation – A systematic review of the literature and expert panel recommendations.

26 May, 2022 | 10:04h | UTC

The role of T-tubes and abdominal drains on short-term outcomes in liver transplantation – A systematic review of the literature and expert panel recommendations – Clinical Transplantation

 


Bring it on: Top five antimicrobial stewardship challenges in transplant infectious diseases and practical strategies to address them.

29 Apr, 2022 | 10:51h | UTC

Bring it on: Top five antimicrobial stewardship challenges in transplant infectious diseases and practical strategies to address them – Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

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Cohort Study: Recipient and donor outcomes after living-donor liver transplant for unresectable colorectal liver metastases.

6 Apr, 2022 | 10:23h | UTC

Recipient and Donor Outcomes After Living-Donor Liver Transplant for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries:

Living donation opens new doors for colorectal cancer patients in need of liver transplants – University Health Network

Living-Donor Liver Transplant Promising for CRC With Liver Mets – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Cardiac considerations in liver transplantation.

18 Feb, 2022 | 08:26h | UTC

Cardiac considerations in liver transplantation – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

 


Review: Advance care planning and goals of care discussions in advanced liver disease.

2 Feb, 2022 | 08:17h | UTC

Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussions in Advanced Liver Disease – Current Hepatology Reports

 


RCT: Impact of portable normothermic blood-based machine perfusion on outcomes of liver transplant.

1 Feb, 2022 | 08:58h | UTC

Impact of Portable Normothermic Blood-Based Machine Perfusion on Outcomes of Liver Transplant: The OCS Liver PROTECT Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries:

Normothermic Machine Perfusion Improves Outcomes in Liver Transplant Recipients – Physician’s Weekly

Machine Perfusion Cuts Early Graft Dysfunction in Liver Transplantation – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related:

RCT: Hypothermic machine perfusion in liver transplantation

Transplantation of Discarded Livers Following Viability Testing with Normothermic Machine Perfusion

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Consensus statement on hemostatic management, anticoagulation, and antiplatelet therapy in liver transplantation.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:47h | UTC

Consensus Statement on Hemostatic Management, Anticoagulation, and Antiplatelet Therapy in Liver Transplantation – Transplantation

 


Clinical Guideline: Acute-on-chronic liver failure.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:43h | UTC

Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure Clinical Guidelines – American Journal of Gastroenterology

Related: Guidelines for the Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Maribavir for refractory Cytomegalovirus infections with or without resistance post-transplant.

7 Dec, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

Maribavir for Refractory Cytomegalovirus Infections With or Without Resistance Post-Transplant: Results from a Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 


Review: Management of alcohol use disorder in patients with cirrhosis in the setting of liver transplantation.

3 Nov, 2021 | 09:45h | UTC

Management of alcohol use disorder in patients with cirrhosis in the setting of liver transplantation – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Guideline: Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases: the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association consensus guidelines – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


FDA authorizes additional Covid-19 vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised individuals – Other fully vaccinated individuals do not need an additional vaccine dose right now.

16 Aug, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Additional Vaccine Dose for Certain Immunocompromised Individuals – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

Statement on FDA Authorization of Supplemental Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised Patients – Infectious Diseases Society of America

CDC, FDA recommend COVID booster for immune-compromised – CIDRAP

FDA authorizes additional dose of Covid-19 vaccine for the immunocompromised – STAT

The fine print: Understanding the new policy authorizing extra Covid vaccine doses for the immunocompromised – STAT

Covid booster: US approves third jab for the immunocompromised – BBC

CDC Committee Approves Third Covid-19 Shot For Immunocompromised People—Here’s Who Should Get One – Forbes

CDC Panel Recommends 3rd Vaccine Dose For Immunocompromised People – NPR

6 Things To Know If You’re Immunocompromised And Considering A 3rd Shot – NPR

CDC recommends third Covid-19 vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised people – CNN

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: third dose of Moderna mRNA vaccine increases immunity in transplant recipients.

12 Aug, 2021 | 09:56h | UTC

Randomized Trial of a Third Dose of mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Transplant Recipients – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Third Time’s a Charm — Covid-19 Vaccine Hope for Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients

Related:

Study: Among kidney transplant recipients who did not respond after 2 doses, a third dose of an mRNA-1273 vaccine induced a serologic response in 49% of patients.

Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

[Preprint] 3rd AstraZeneca shot gives strong immunity.

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Three doses of an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine in solid-organ transplant recipients can improve the immunogenicity of the vaccine.

24 Jun, 2021 | 10:32h | UTC

Three Doses of an mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

15 Jun, 2021 | 08:59h | UTC

Safety and Immunogenicity of a Third Dose of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Case Series – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentaries: For Transplant Recipients, Third Time May Be the Charm for Better COVID Vaccine Protection – Hopkins Medicine AND Extra COVID Vaccine May Help Protect Transplant Patients – Associated Press

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study shows inadequate antibody response to mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among kidney transplant recipients.

6 May, 2021 | 09:01h | UTC

Antibody response to mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among kidney transplant recipients – Prospective cohort study – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to Covid-19 even after second vaccine dose.

6 May, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Organ Transplant Recipients Remain Vulnerable to Covid-19 Even After Second Vaccine Dose – Johns Hopkins Medicine

Original Study: Antibody Response to 2-Dose SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Series in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients – JAMA

 


Systematic review: Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:11h | UTC

Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration – Cochrane Library

 


Review: Care for the organ transplant recipient on the intensive care unit

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:36h | UTC

Care for the organ transplant recipient on the intensive care unit – Journal of Critical Care

 


Review: Post-Transplant Pregnancy and Contraception

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:10h | UTC

Post-Transplant Pregnancy and Contraception – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 


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