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Relación entre el riesgo de infección bacteriana y muerte tras un trasplante de hígado

Un estudio del Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas, concluye que los receptores de un hígado con producción deficiente de la proteína MBL corren mayor riesgo de complicaciones bacterianas. Investigadores del Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas (CIBEREHD), pertenecientes a la Unidad de Trasplante Hepático del Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, liderados…

The Liver Meeting® 2017 – DAA Era Linked with Better Liver Transplant Outcomes

DAA Era Linked with Better Liver Transplant Outcomes HCV treatment improvements reflected in graft, patient survival by Michael Smith Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today October 23, 2017 WASHINGTON — Patients with chronic hepatitis C have done better after liver transplant in the era of direct-acting agents (DAAs) against the virus, a researcher said here….

Delayed kidney transplant in liver-kidney procedure improves survival

Delayed kidney transplantation in combined liver-kidney transplantation, compared with the simultaneous approach, had better survival rates and overall outcomes, especially among cases with a lower kidney donor profile index, researchers reported in a recently published study. “It is well known that peri-operative kidney dysfunction is a well-established risk factor for recipient mortality in patients undergoing…

El reloj biológico del cuerpo humano gana el Nobel de Medicina

El descubrimiento del reloj biológico que regula el funcionamiento del cuerpo humano y otros organismos ha ganado el premio Nobel de Medicina de 2017, según ha anunciado la Asamblea Nobel del Instituto Karolinska de Estocolmo. Los estadounidenses Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash y Michael Young comparten el galardón por haber desentrañado “los mecanismos moleculares que controlan los ritmos circadianos”….

Research Shows Impact of Kidney Injury on Non-Renal Solid Organ Transplant

Research led by a University of Cincinnati (UC) scientist shows the impact of acute kidney injury requiring dialysis (AKI-D) on patients receiving non-renal solid organ transplantation (NRSOT), including cardiac and liver transplantation. Researchers suggest that reducing the frequency of AKI-D diagnoses would improve the health outcomes of NRSOT patients and take less of a financial…

Using Latest Technology, MRI Can Provide ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Method For Evaluating Potential Liver Donors

Leesburg, VA, July 27, 2017—Using the latest techniques, MRI can provide a “one-stop-shop” method for evaluation of potential living liver donors, according to an article published in the July 2017 issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR). “Conventional evaluation methods, such as selective catheter digital subtraction anglography, ERCP, and liver biopsy, are not only time-consuming…

 

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