Liver & Intestine Transplant

Liver & Intestine Transplant News

  • Transplant Pioneer Thomas E. Starzl Dies at 90 Dr Starzl performed the first successful liver transplant and helped advance antirejection drugs that led to improved patient and graft survival rates for liver and other organ transplants.
  • New Score Predicts Liver Cancer After Transplant Adding the MORAL score to Milan criteria identifies new subset of patients at high risk and identifies patients who should not undergo liver transpant with a living donor.

Liver & Intestine Transplant Perspective

  • New Insights Into Liver Disease and Transplantation Findings on new therapeutic options, long-term outcomes, and diagnostic tools were on view at the recent Liver Meeting. Dr William Balistreri reports what you need to know most.
  • Liver Disease and the Gut Microbiome What role does the gut microbiome play in the development of liver injury and end-stage liver disease?