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Liver Transplantation in the United States, 1999–2008
Changes in organ allocation policy in 2002 reduced the number of adult patients on the liver transplant waiting list, changed the characteristics of transplant recipients and increased the number ofExpand
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Epstein-Barr virus-negative post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders: a distinct entity?
Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLDs) are usually but not invariably associated with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The reported incidence, however, of EBV-negative PTLDs varies widely,Expand
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The Incidence, Timing, and Management of Biliary Tract Complications After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
ObjectiveThis study analyzed the incidence and timing of biliary tract complications after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTx) in 1792 consecutive patients. These results were then compared withExpand
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Hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma: a proposal of a prognostic scoring system.
BACKGROUND Hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer provides excellent longterm results in a substantial proportion of patients. Although various prognostic risk factors have beenExpand
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The spectrum of portal vein thrombosis in liver transplantation.
Thrombosis of the portal vein with or without patency of its tributaries used to be a contraindication to orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTX) until quite recently. Rapid progress in the surgicalExpand
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Robotic versus laparoscopic resection of liver tumours.
BACKGROUND There are scant data in the literature regarding the role of robotic liver surgery. The aim of the present study was to develop techniques for robotic liver tumour resection and to draw aExpand
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Long-Term Survival After Liver Transplantation in 4,000 Consecutive Patients at a Single Center
ObjectiveTo evaluate the long-term survival outcomes of a large cohort of liver transplant recipients and to identify static and changing factors that influenced these outcomes over time. SummaryExpand
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Alcohol consumption patterns and predictors of use following liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
For patients who receive a liver transplant (LTX) for alcoholic liver disease (ALD), investigators are focusing beyond survival to determine specific alcohol use outcomes. Studies suggest the use ofExpand
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Liver transplantation with cavoportal hemitransposition in the presence of diffuse portal vein thrombosis.
BACKGROUND Orthotopic liver transplantation is possible even in the presence of recipient portal vein thrombosis, provided that hepatopetal portal flow to the graft can be restored. On rare occasionsExpand
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