- Transplantation for alcoholic liver disease. Neuberger, James M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/16/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6701, p693
Examines the range of indications for liver transplantation to the patients with alcoholic liver disease in the Great Britain. Development of progressive hepatic impairment; Increase of encephalopathy; Adequacy of the supply of donor organs.
- Transplantation for alcoholic liver disease: lessons from the explant? Bathgate, A.; Hayes, P. // Gut;Apr2003, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p462
Background: End stage alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is a common indication for liver transplantation but alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is often regarded as a contraindication. There is little evidence to support this belief. Objective: To study the effect of superimposed AH on the outcome of liver...
- Mental health and quality of life in liver transplant and cirrhotic patients with various etiologies. Pérez-San-Gregorio, María Ángeles; Martín-Rodríguez, Agustín; Domínguez-Cabello, Elisabeth; Fernández-Jiménez, Eduardo; Borda-Más, Mercedes; Bernardo-Rodríguez, Ángel // International Journal of Clinical Health & Psychology;may2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p203
In this study we aimed to: 1) examine whether there were differences in mental health and quality of life of liver transplant recipients according to etiology that led to transplantation (alcoholic cirrhosis, Hepatitis B/C Virus, hepatocellular carcinoma and others); and 2) to compare mental...
- Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease with or Without Hepatitis C. Goldar-Najafi, Atoussa; Gordon, Fredric D.; Lewis, W. David; Pomfret, Elizabeth; Pomposelli, James J.; Jenkins, Roger L.; Khettry, Urmila // International Journal of Surgical Pathology;Apr2002, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p115
Examines the impact of concomitant hepatitis C virus (HCV) on alcoholic liver disease patients undergoing liver transplantation (LT). Number of patients with cirrhosis at LT; List of native liver features; Recurrence of post-LT HCV.
- Early Liver Transplantation for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis. // New England Journal of Medicine;2/2/2012, Vol. 366 Issue 5, p477
The article presents a study on whether early liver transplantation enhances the 6-month survival rate of patients whose severe alcoholic hepatitis is not responsive to medical management. The researchers assessed alcohol use at short intervals during informal interviews of patients and their...
- Liver Transplantation from a Donor with Multiple Biliary Hamartomata. Saidi, R. F.; Yoon, V.; Jabbour, N.; Shah, S. A.; Bozorgzadeh, A. // International Journal of Organ Transplantation Medicine;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p35
Biliary hamartomata are rare benign lesions. Herein, we report on a 48-year-old man with a history of end-stage liver disease secondary to alcoholic liver disease. The patient received an orthotropic liver transplant from a brain-death woman. At the time of recovery, there were multiple lesions...
- Alcoholic Liver Disease: Proposed Recommendations for the American College of Gastroenterology. McCullough, Arthur J.; O'Connor, J. F. Barry // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1998, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p2022
Objective: The objective of this work was to develop practice guidelines for the management of alcoholic liver disease. Method: A computerized search using the Medline Data Base from 1966-July 1997 was performed with the search headings; alcohol, alcoholic hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease,...
- Tissue transplantation. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS107
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `The lived experience of women with liver transplants,' by S. Abbey et al. Quality of life of women recipients.
- Liver Transplantation for Quality as well as Quantity of Life. Lankarani, Kamran B. // Hepatitis Monthly;Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p1
The editor discusses the effect of liver transplantation on quality and quantity of life of transplantation recipients. Topics discussed include the benefits of treatments such as years of saved life or increase in the life expectancy in dreadful condition, risk of special problems associated...