Valentin Cuervas-Mons

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Apelin effects were examined in human splanchnic arteries from liver donors (normal arteries) and from liver recipients. Segments 3 mm long were obtained from mesenteric arteries taken from liver donors (normal arteries), and from hepatic arteries taken from cirrhotic patients undergoing liver transplantation (liver recipients), and the segments were(More)
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection causes morbidity in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients, either by direct injury or in association with chronic allograft rejection or other opportunistic infections. Ganciclovir is the treatment of choice, but this agent requires intravenous administration, which affects its feasibility for long-term use.(More)
Orthotopic liver retransplantation (re-OLT) is highly controversial. The objectives of this study were to determine the validity of a recently developed United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) multivariate model using an independent cohort of patients undergoing re-OLT outside the United States, to determine whether incorporation of other variables that(More)
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