- Transplant patient dies. // Current Events;9/21/92, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the death of a man with the world's first baboon-liver transplant. Burst blood vessel in the brain; Performance of the liver; Suffering from hepatitis B; Plans for second baboon-liver transplant.
- Liver transplant may reverse alcohol-induced deficits. // Addiction Letter;Apr92, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p2
Reports that many of the cognitive impairments commonly experienced by alcoholic patients with cirrhosis can be alleviated upon successful liver transplantation.
- Outcomes analysis for 50 liver transplant recipients: The Vanderbilt experience. Payne, J.L.; McCarty, K.R. // American Surgeon;Apr1996, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p320
Investigates the outcome of the first 50 patients undergoing liver transplantation at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Patients' clinical profile; Actuarial patient survival; Comparison of performance status and time after transplantation; Psychosocial...
- Liver Transplantation in European Patients with the Hepatitis B Surface Antigen. Samuel, Didier; Muller, Rainer; Alexander, Graeme; Fassati, Luigi; Ducot, Beatrice; Benhamou, Jean-Pierre; Bismuth, Henri // New England Journal of Medicine;12/16/93, Vol. 329 Issue 25, 40 p1842
Background: The role of liver transplantation in patients positive for the hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is controversial because of the high rate of recurrent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. It has not been determined whether this risk is greater for certain patients and whether the...
- Improved survival for hepatocellular carcinoma with liver transplantation. Dale, David C.; Federman, Daniel D. // Cortlandt Forum;01/25/98, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p18
Reveals that liver transplantation, when compared with hepatic resection, offers improved survival for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Recommended intervention to prevent recurrence of tumors.
- Man receives liver from baboon. // Current Science;10/2/92, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p8
Describes a daring operation performed on a man with a diseased liver which was replaced with a baboon's liver. 19,000 people awaiting kidney transplants; Difficult to match up donors with those who need organs; Liver cleaning out toxins from blood; Rejection of foreign organs by the body; Drug...
- A mother's gift of love and life. Becker, M.; Springen, K. // Newsweek;12/11/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 24, p91
Discusses the first liver transplant, using a living donor, performed in the US, when Teresa Smith, 29, gave about one-third of her liver to her ailing daughter Alyssa, 22 months. It was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center by Dr. Christoph Broelsch and his colleagues, and...
- The role of liver transplantation in the subacute trauma... Ginzburg, Enrique; Shatz, David; Lynn, Mauricio; Pombo, Hector; Diaz, Michael; Martin, Larry; Livingstone, Alan; Khan, M.F.; Nery, Jose; Tzakis, Andreas // American Surgeon;Apr1998, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p363
Describes the role of liver transplantation in the subacute liver trauma patients. Consideration in doing liver transplantation; Complications associated with liver transplantation; Information about a two-stage approach by which total hepatectomy is performed.
- Who needs a new liver? Kleiner, Kurt // New Scientist;12/14/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2060, p9
Reports on the plans to regulate liver transplantation in the United States. Complaints on the self-regulation of doctors; Rationale for the regulation; Reduction of the competition faced by smaller centers for organs donated for the region.
- Patients' Progress. // Time;Dec1967, Vol. 90 Issue 22, p64
The article focuses on the survival by four girls of a complete liver transplant in the U.S.