Posts Tagged ‘liver’

June 21, 2013

Is there an association between immunosuppressant therapy medication adherence and depression, quality of life, and personality traits in the kidney and liver transplant population?


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In the following study, researchers measured the association of transplant patients’ personality, depression, and quality of life with medication adherence in a cross-sectional group of kidney and liver transplant recipients greater than 1 year post-transplant.86 kidney and 50 liver transplant patients completed the surveys. Results found kidney transplant patients who exhibited “low openness” scores were […]

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August 14, 2011

Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury: New Insights into Mechanisms of Innate—Adaptive Immune Mediated Tissue Inflammation


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This Mini Review focus on the recent progress in the mechanisms of liver innate immune activation during ischemia reperfusion injury in liver transplantation. The understanding of these dynamic phases may allow for the development of novel therapeutic approaches to improve graft and recipient outcomes.

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