Heart and Liver Disease in 32 Patients Undergoing Biopsy of Both Organs, With Implications for Heart and Liver Transplantation
- Change of heart. Hadfield, Peter // New Scientist;03/06/99, Vol. 161 Issue 2176, p12
Highlights Japan's first heart and liver transplants. Diagnosis of the donor patient's brain death which took longer than normal; Hopes that public attitudes will change in regard to organ donation; Comments from Jentaro Ashikari of the Japan Organ Transplant Network.
- Rapid Development of Lymphoma following Liver Transplantation in a Recipient with Hepatitis B and Primary Hemochromatosis. Palazzo, Juan P.; Lundquist, Kurt; Mitchell, Donald; Mittal, Khushbakhat R.; Hie-Won L. Hann; Munoz, Santiago; Moritz, Michael J.; Jacobs, Jeffrey M.; Martin, Paul // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1993, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p102
We report a case of a posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) which presented in a liver allograft shortly after transplantation. The patient, who had been transplanted because of cirrhosis due to primary hemoehromatosis and chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV), developed early...
- The impact of pathologist experience on liver transplant biopsy interpretation. Coffin, Carla S.; Burak, Kelly W.; Hart, John; Zu-hua Gao // Modern Pathology;Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p832
We studied the impact of pathologist experience on liver transplant biopsy interpretation for cases designated â€˜nonspecificâ€™ by pathologists at a nontransplant center. Among 102 consecutive liver transplant biopsies from 92 patients performed at the Foothills Medical Center, 30...
- Liver Transplant Fortune-Telling. McCashland, T. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2001, Vol. 96 Issue 10, p2816
Presents a study on the prediction of acute hepatic allograft rejection by contact sensitization pretransplantation. Methods of the study; Inclusion of protocol biopsies in the study; Results of the study.
- Early Rejection of Human Cardiac Allografts Is a Risk Factor for Multiple Rejection Episodes. Salom, Ruth N.; Irlicht, Robbie; Esmore, Don; Hancock, Wayne W. // International Journal of Surgical Pathology;Jul1995, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p9
To determine the risk factors associated with development of acute cardiac allograft rejection during the first 3 months after transplant, data from 1,552 endomyocardial biopsies from 122 cardiac transplant recipients receiving their first graft were analyzed. An association (P < .0001) between...
- Transplants Performed, 2004. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2006, p191
The article presents statistics related to the total number of transplants performed in 2004 in the U.S. Total number of kidney transplants were 16,004, liver transplants were 6,169 and heart transplants were 2,016.
- Brother, can you spare a... Hensrud, Donald D. // Fortune;5/26/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 10, p176
Focuses on the transplantation of organs. Possibility to transplant kidneys, hearts, livers, corneas, bone marrow, stem cells, lungs and even intestines; Use of laparoscopic surgery to remove a kidney from a living donor; Usage of immunosuppressive drugs in case of heart and liver...
- Unrecognized Pretransplant and Donor-Derived Cryptococcal Disease in Organ Transplant Recipients. Hsin-Yun Sun; Alexander, Barbara D.; Lortholary, Olivier; Dromer, Francoise; Graeme N. Forrest; Lyon, G. Marshall; Somani, Jyoti; Gupta, Krishan L.; del Busto, Ramon; Pruett, Timothy L.; Sifri, Costi D.; Limaye, Ajit P.; John, George T.; Klintmalm, Goran B.; Pursell, Kenneth; Stosor, Valentina; Morris, Michele I.; Dowdy, Lorraine A.; Munoz, Patricia; Kalil, Andre C. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;11/1/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p1062
Background. Cryptococcosis occurring â©½30 days after transplantation is an unusual event, and its characteristics are not known. Methods. Patients included 175 solid-organ transplant (SOT) recipients with cryptococcosis in a multicenter cohort. Very early-onset and late-onset cryptococcosis...
- CKD in Non-Renal Transplant Recipients is on the Rise. Hofmann, R. Michael // Renal & Urology News;Aug2010, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p23
The article reports on the rise of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in non-renal transplant recipients. It mentions that how patients are treated plays a key role in the risk of having CKD. It states that current one-year graft survival rates for heart, liver, and lung transplants are 87.5%, 83.2%...