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Study: Organ rejection following infection may not be permanent

New research suggests that organ transplant recipients who reject organs may not necessarily reject future transplanted organs. In a study of mice at the University of Chicago, researchers found the rodents rejected a transplanted heart...

source: By Chelsea Adams
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source: ASTS

New research suggests that organ transplant recipients who reject organs...

source: By Chelsea Adams

Stabilized insulin-like growth factor 1 serum levels after liver transplantation predicted long-term survival post-transplant and was correlated with graft and liver function, according to study findings. "This study is the first...

source: Healio

For the first time, scientists have restored organ function in a severely damaged liver in a live animal by transplanting lab-grown stem cells. The achievement brings closer the day when cell-based therapies that regenerate the organ...

source: Medical News Today

Antiviral therapy using newer nucleos(t)ide analogues with lower resistance rates, such as entecavir or tenofovir, suppress hepatitis B virus replication, improve liver function in patients with...

source: Transplantation

Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a rare complication following liver transplantation and has high mortality. We describe our single-center experience with six cases of GVHD diagnosed over a period of 14 years in a total of...

source: Annals of Transplantation (login required)


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