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Transplant May Be Reasonable for Certain CRC Patients With Liver Mets

OS rates could be over 80% depending on clinical predictive factors

Jul 26, 2023
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Experts Demand Overhaul of Organ Transplant System During Senate Hearing

Patient representative has "zero confidence" in change if UNOS remains involved

Jul 21, 2023
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Statins Linked to Slower Liver Disease Progression

Risk 40% lower with use among those with preexisting liver disease, study found

May 04, 2023
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Transplant Chief Was an Organ Recipient Herself

Years ago, she had a liver transplant. Now she leads Hopkins' pediatric liver transplant program

Apr 19, 2023
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Monopoly Be Gone: A New Chapter in U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation

A recent announcement from HHS has the power to transform our deeply flawed system

Apr 04, 2023
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Smaller Liver Transplant Candidates Wait Longer, Less Likely to Receive Organ

Disparity mostly affects women, but allocating more livers from smaller donors may help

Mar 29, 2023
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Our Organ Transplant System Isn't the Failure It's Made Out to Be

Upholding the system will save lives

Mar 24, 2023
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Biden Administration Announces Plan to Overhaul the Organ Transplant System

Steps include making contracting more competitive and publishing donation data

Mar 22, 2023
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FDA Mandate on Acetaminophen-Opioid Combinations Appeared Effective

Hospitalizations for liver toxicity declined after FDA limited acetaminophen dose

Mar 07, 2023
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Vitamin B3 Doesn't Cut Skin Cancer Risk After Organ Transplant

Randomized study finds no benefit with 12 months of nicotinamide versus placebo

Mar 01, 2023
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Study Finds Wide Variation in Organ Procurement Performance

At 13 hospitals covered by two OPOs, only a fourth of organs were recovered from potential donors

Feb 08, 2023
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Doctor Charged With Attempted Murder; Organs for Less Prison Time? JAMA's AI Policy

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

Feb 01, 2023
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Epstein-Barr Virus Tracking After Liver Transplant May Cut Rare Complication

Observational study provides suggestive evidence

Jan 17, 2023
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Perverse Economies: Who Is Worth Saving?

It's often cheaper to let people die

Jan 05, 2023
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