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A Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant? Not So Fast

Do you really need that kidney first? Drs Berns and Reese discuss UNOS' new rules for kidney transplantation in liver transplant recipients.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Death Risk With Off-Label Oral Ketoconazole Use, FDA Warns

Clinicians continue to prescribe ketoconazole tablets for skin and nail fungal infections, even though the FDA withdrew those indications in 2013 in light of the risk for liver damage and death.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Right Lateral Sector Graft in Living Donor Liver Transplant

Right lateral sector graft may be a feasible option for living donor liver transplantation, but certain anatomical aspects should be considered.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Pentoxifylline Is Ineffective for Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis

Should patients with severe alcoholic hepatitis receive pentoxifylline? New research answers whether this drug reduces mortality and need for liver transplant.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Burden of GI, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases in the US

What are some of the most common gastrointestinal, liver, and pancreatic diseases in the United States, and how much of a burden cost-wise do they place on the healthcare system? This new study takes a look.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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SHOCK LIVER AFTER CARDIAC ARREST

Interesting paper in AJEM. Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), ‘shock liver’, is defined as an increase in serum aminotransferase levels (20 times the upper normal level) after respiratory or circulatory failure. It is commonly seen in critical illness and after cardiac arrest. In ICU patients HH has been associated with poor outcomes but little is known about what it means in ROSC patients.  
scancrit.com
over 3 years ago