Cardiac Surgery in Kidney and Liver Transplant Recipients
- Improving Outcomes of Liver Transplantation for Polycystic Disease in MELD Era. Saidi, R. F.; Jabbour, N.; Shah, S. A.; Li, Y.; Bozorgzadeh, A. // International Journal of Organ Transplantation Medicine;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p27
Background: Liver transplantation (LT) for polycystic liver disease (PLD) has evolved to be an option for treating these patients. Patients with PLD suffer from incapacitating symptoms because of very large liver volumes but liver function is preserved until a late stage. Objective/Methods:...
- Predictors of renal recovery in patients with pre-orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) renal dysfunction. Iglesias, Jose; Frank, Elliot; Mehandru, Sushil; Davis, John M.; Levine, Jerrold S. // BMC Nephrology;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: Renal dysfunction occurs commonly in patients awaiting orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for end-stage liver disease. The use of simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation has increased in the MELD scoring era. As patients may recover renal function after OLT, identifying factors...
- Renal Transplantation Update. Fine, Richard N.; Terasaki, Paul I.; Ettenger, Robert B.; Danovitch, Gabriel; Ehrlich, Richard M. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Feb84, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p246
Focuses on advances in clinical renal transplantation that have improved allograft survival rates and reduced recipient morbidity and mortality. Histocompatibility testing and transplantation outcome; Pretransplant blood transfusions and renal transplantation outcome; Surgical implications of...
- Recovery of Native Renal Function in Patients with Hepatorenal Syndrome Following Combined Liver and Kidney Transplant with Mercaptoacetyltriglycine-3 Renogram: Developing a Methodology. Aparici, Carina Mari; Bains, Sukhkarn N.; Carlson, David; Qian, Jesse; Liou, Douglas; Wojciechowski, David; Werner, Jacob; Khan, Sana; Kroll, Cameron; Sandhu, Manreet; Nguyen, Nhan; Hawkins, Randall // World Journal of Nuclear Medicine;Jan-Apr2016, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p44
Many patients with hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) end up receiving a combined liver and kidney transplant (CKLT) with preservation of native kidneys, specially type 1 HRS since is characterizes by a very rapid deterioration of renal function. Eventually, most of the patients regain renal function,...
- Relationships between sex, race, and social class and social support networks in kidney, liver, and pancreas transplant recipients. Cetingok, Muammer; Winsett, Rebecca P.; Russell, Cynthia L.; Hathaway, Donna K. // Progress in Transplantation;Jun2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p80
Context--The contribution of social support networks to the recovery of transplant recipients is an important assessment in measuring improved physical and psychosocial well-being. Social support networks are described by structure, type, and function. Objectives--(1) To describe the levels of...
- Erratum to: CME instructions: Cardiac imaging for the assessment of patients being evaluated for kidney or liver transplantation. Passerell, Wendy // Journal of Nuclear Cardiology;Aug2015, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p782
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- Survival Rates High after Liver-Kidney Transplant. // Kidney;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p78
Presents an abstract of the study 'Combined liver-kidney transplantation: Long-term follow-up in 18 months,' by M. Lang, A. Kahl, W.O. Bechstein, et al.
- Long-Term Outcomes Following Liver Transplantation for Hepatic Hemangioendothelioma: The UNOS Experience from 1987 to 2005. Rodriguez, Joel A.; Becker, Natasha S.; O'Mahony, Christine A.; Goss, John A.; Aloia, Thomas A. // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery;Jan2008, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p110
Introduction Hepatic hemangioendothelioma (HEH) is a vascular neoplasm with intermediate malignant potential. Outcomes after liver transplantation have only been reported as small, single-institution experiences. The purpose of this study was to evaluate patient and allograft survivals after...
- Post-Cardiac Surgery RRT Need Ups Mortality. // Renal & Urology News;Sep2015, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p17
The article discusses a study conducted by Charat Thongprayoon and colleagues from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota which reveals the mortality risk of renal replacement therapy (RRT) among patients who underwent cardiac surgery.