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Liver Transplantation in the United States, 1999–2008
- P. Thuluvath, M. Guidinger, J. Fung, L. B. Johnson, S. Rayhill, S. Pelletier
- American journal of transplantation : official…
- 1 April 2010
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 of… Expand
Epstein-Barr virus-negative post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders: a distinct entity?
- B. Nelson, M. Nalesnik, D. Bahler, J. Locker, J. Fung, S. Swerdlow
- Biology, Medicine
- The American journal of surgical pathology
- 1 March 2000
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
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 with… Expand
Hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma: a proposal of a prognostic scoring system.
- S. Iwatsuki, I. Dvorchik, +7 authors T. Starzl
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- 1 September 1999
BACKGROUND Hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer provides excellent longterm results in a substantial proportion of patients. Although various prognostic risk factors have been… Expand
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 surgical… Expand
Minimal criteria for placement of adults on the liver transplant waiting list: a report of a national conference organized by the American Society of Transplant Physicians and the American…
Robotic versus laparoscopic resection of liver tumours.
- E. Berber, Hızır Yakup Akyıldız, F. Aucejo, G. Gunasekaran, S. Chalikonda, J. Fung
- HPB : the official journal of the International…
- 1 October 2010
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 a… Expand
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. Summary… Expand
Alcohol consumption patterns and predictors of use following liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
- A. Dimartini, N. Day, +5 authors P. Fontes
- Liver transplantation : official publication of…
- 1 May 2006
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 of… Expand
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 occasions… Expand