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Lim Jin Hong JH Department of Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 250 Seongsanno, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-752, Korea, - - 2014
Transection along the anterior fissure was proposed as a mechanism by which to open the third door of the liver. In this study, we investigated surgical outcomes of a ventral segment-preserving right hepatectomy (VSPRH) compared with those of conventional right hepatectomy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Between January 2007 ...
Bas Ahmet A Department of Interventional Radiology, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, KMPasa, Fatih, Istanbul, 34098, Turkey, - - 2014
To evaluate the effect of ShearWave™ elastography (SWE) for the assessment of liver fibrosis after radioembolization (RE) in patients with liver malignancies. We prospectively examined the effects of SWE before and after RE in 17 adult patients, from June 2012 to September 2013. All patients underwent SWE within 1 month before ...
Hoppe Steffi S 1Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charité - Universitaetsmedizin Berlin , Berlin , - - 2014
ABSTRACT Background: The impact of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) comprising simple steatosis (NAFL) and steatohepatitis (NASH) on liver recovery after partial hepatectomy has not been evaluated. This pilot study investigated whether there is an effect of proven NAFLD on liver recovery. Methods: Thirty-one patients elected for partial hepatectomy were ...
Gevers Tom J G TJ Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Radboudumc, Nijmegen, the - - 2014
Several trials have demonstrated that somatostatin analogues decrease liver volume in mixed populations of patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and isolated polycystic liver disease. Chronic renal dysfunction in ADPKD may affect treatment efficacy of lanreotide and possibly enhances risk for adverse events. The aim of this open-label ...
Ha Eun Ju EJ Department of Radiology and the Research Institute of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 138-736, Korea. ; Department of Radiology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon 443-380, - - 2014
To compare the ablation characteristics of the moving-shot technique (MST) and the fixed electrode technique (FET) for radiofrequency (RF) ablation in an ex-vivo bovine liver tissue model. We performed RF ablation using FET in 110 bovine liver blocks using 11 different ablation times ranging from 5 seconds to 5 minutes ...
Almdahl Sven Martin SM Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, - - 2014
Background Hepatic biomarkers are often not assessed routinely after cardiac surgery. Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) has become the primary biomarker of any type of liver injury. Our purpose was to study the prognostic value of serum ALT in early and late mortality. Methods Patients subjected to any type of cardiac operation from January ...
Malinowski Maciej M Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address: - - 2014
Portal vein embolization (PVE) has become the standard of care before extended hepatectomy. Various PVE methods using different embolization materials have been described. In this study, we compared PVE with polyvinyl alcohol particles alone (PVA only) versus PVA with plug or coils (PVA + plug/coils). Patients undergoing PVE before hepatectomy were included. ...
Dhiman Radha K RK Radha K Dhiman, Swastik Agrawal, Tarana Gupta, Ajay Duseja, Yogesh Chawla, Department of Hepatology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, - - 2014
To compare the utility of the Chronic Liver Failure-Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (CLIF-SOFA) and Asia-Pacific Association for the Study of Liver (APASL) definitions of acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) in predicting short-term prognosis of patients with ACLF. Consecutive patients of cirrhosis with acute decompensation were prospectively included. They were grouped into ...
Loy Veronica V Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI - - 2014
Cirrhotic complications portend high morbidity and mortality and burden the health care system. Established quality measures in management of cirrhotics include screening for esophageal varices (EV), screening for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), and hepatitis A and B immunization. A retrospective review was conducted to identify adherence to cirrhosis. Baseline rates were ...
Casadaban Leigh C LC University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL, - - 2014
To assess the incidence, prognostic factors, and clinical outcomes of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) creation. In this single-institution retrospective study, 191 patients (m:f = 114:77, median age 54 years, median Model for End-Stage Liver Disease or MELD score 14) who underwent TIPS creation between 1999 and 2013 were ...
Kim Hyun Ah HA Division of Infectious Diseases, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
Although most Klebsiella pneumoniae liver abscesses have been reported to be monomicrobial, clinical outcomes have not been compared between antimicrobial therapy with and without anti-anaerobic coverage. A propensity score-matched cohort study was conducted using the 731 cases of K. pneumoniae liver abscess. Clinical outcomes were compared between a group discontinuing ...
Shimokobe Hideto H Center for Digestive and Liver Diseases, Nara City Hospital, Nara, Japan. - - 2014
No pharmacological therapies have been established for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), which can lead to liver-related mortality. Human placental extract (HPE), which has anti-inflammatory effects, has been expected to be a promising treatment for chronic liver disease. This pilot study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of HPE for biopsy-diagnosed NASH. ...
Lim David W DW Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, - - 2014
Background: Parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease (PNALD) remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in neonates with intestinal failure. Although glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2) is being advanced as therapy, the effect of GLP-2 treatment on PNALD is unknown. We aim to investigate the effect of exogenous GLP-2 administration on hepatic function ...
Wang Zhu Z Institution of Interventional Radiology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, China; Department of Gastroenterology, West China Hospital Sichuan University, Sichuan, China. - - 2014
We aimed to investigate the safety and long-term outcomes of repeated transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) in cirrhotic patients with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS). Data of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma, who had previous TIPS implantation and received TACE between January 2010 and December 2012, were reviewed retrospectively. The primary outcome ...
Lee Y-H YH Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Keelung, - - 2014
To evaluate the early success of transarterial embolization (TAE) in patients with traumatic liver haemorrhage and to determine independent factors for its failure. From January 2009 to December 2012, TAE was performed in 48 patients for traumatic liver haemorrhage. Their medical charts were reviewed for demographic information, pre-TAE vital signs ...
Skrzypczyk Cécile C Departments of *Digestive Surgery and Transplantation †Statistical Analysis ‡Medical Oncology §Critical Care Medicine ¶Hepato-Gastroenterology, CHU, Univ Nord de France, Lille, - - 2014
To assess the relevance of the International Study Group of Liver Surgery (ISGLS) definition of posthepatectomy liver failure compared with 2 well-established criteria, 50-50 and PeakBili >7, as early predictors of posthepatectomy outcome. There is limited data on the postoperative use of ISGLS definition of posthepatectomy liver failure as early ...
Dabir Shideh S Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care, Tracheal Diseases Research Center, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Masih Daneshvari Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, - - 2014
Anesthetic agents and type of surgery may contribute to postoperative hepatic injury. Inhalational anesthetics have been associated with hepatic dysfunction after surgery, however, propofol is expected to have a lower potential for postoperative liver injury. This prospective double-blind randomized clinical study was planned to determine whether postoperative liver function differs ...
Takatsuki Mitsuhisa M Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, - - 2014
The impact of intermittent inflow occlusion (Pringle maneuver) in living donor hepatectomy on the outcome of both the donor and the recipient is unknown. The aim of this study is to elucidate the safety and efficacy of Pringle maneuver in living donor hepatectomy. Twenty consecutive cases of living donors who ...
Wu Shanshan S Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University, Beijing, - - 2014
We aimed to explore the effectiveness of preventive usage of hepatoprotectors in patients with tuberculosis (TB) receiving anti-TB treatment. With stratified cluster sampling strategy, a prospective cohort with 4488 sputum smears positive pulmonary TB patients was established from 52 counties of four regions in China. During anti-TB treatment, prescriptions of ...
Paparo Francesco F Radiology Unit, Diagnostic Imaging Department, E.O. Ospedali Galliera, Genoa, - - 2014
to compare vascular and parenchymal enhancement in abdominal computed tomography (CT) using two iodine concentrations (370 vs 300mgI/mL) of the same contrast medium (CM) molecule (iopromide), using fixed iodine delivery rate (IDR, 1.2gI/s) and total iodine load (630mgI/kg). 144 patients were randomized into two groups: group A receiving iopromide 370 ...
Shao Hejun - - 2014
The present study evaluated the treatment effectiveness of sodium cantharidinate/vitamin B6 in patient with middle/late stage primary liver cancer. A 3-month follow-up study on 104 patients with primary liver cancer was carried out. Regular medication treatment was applied to 41 patients and sodium cantharidinate/vitamin B6 combined with the regular medication ...
Bruce M G MG Arctic Investigations Program, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections, National Center for Emerging Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases,Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),Anchorage, - - 2014
SUMMARY We performed a study to determine rates of reinfection in three groups followed for 2 years after successful treatment: American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons living in urban (group 1) and rural (group 2) communities, and urban Alaska non-Native persons (group 3). We enrolled adults diagnosed with H. pylori infection ...
Jampel Henry D HD Glaucoma Center of Excellence, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, - - 2014
IMPORTANCE Laser trabeculoplasty (LTP) is routinely used to treat open-angle glaucoma; hence, understanding variations in its use over time and region is important. OBJECTIVE To determine trends over time and the regional variation in the performance of LTP. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Database analysis of a 5% random sample of ...
Marsh Jacquelyn D JD Faculty of Health Sciences, Elborn College, Room 1423 The University of Western Ontario, London, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to assess the feasibility, effectiveness and costs of a web-based follow-up compared to in-person assessment following primary total hip or total knee arthroplasty. Patients who were at least 12months postoperative were randomized to follow-up method. We excluded patients who had revision surgery, osteolysis, complications ...
Huang Zhiping Z Department of hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Yongchuan Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Yongchuan, Chongqing, - - 2014
Significant hemorrhage together with blood transfusion has negative impact on postoperative morbidity, mortality, and long-term survival of liver resection. Various techniques of vascular occlusion have been developed to reduce intraoperative blood loss. The objective of this study was to compare the outcomes of Pringle maneuver, hemi-hepatic vascular occlusion, and treatment ...
Li Mao-Qin MQ Department of Intensive Care, Xuzhou Central Hospital, Affiliated to School of Medicine, Southeast University, Xuzhou 221009, - - 2014
Acute liver failure (ALF) caused by viral and non-viral hepatitis is often accompanied with severe metabolic disorders, the accumulation of toxic substances and continuous release and accumulation of a large number of endogenous toxins and inflammatory mediators. The present study aimed to investigate the effects of various combined non-biological artificial ...
Somi Mohamad Hosein MH Department of Gastroenterology, Emam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, - - 2014
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) consists of a range of complication. The disease describes clinical , para clinical and pathological conditions from simple steatosis in non-alcoholic steato hepatitis (NASH) to fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepato cellular carcinoma. Therefore, it is of interest to evaluate the grade of fatty liver and Liver ...
BudziƄski G G Department of General, Vascular and Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland. Electronic address: - - 2014
Increasing the human lifespan contributes to a higher number of patients with end-stage organ failure, which in turn stimulates the search for alternative sources. Xenotransplantation seems to be a promising approach in this respect. Analysis of changes in interleukin (IL)-6 concentration during 24-hour preservation of transgenic swine livers, depending on ...
Pattaravit Ngamjit N Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand. - - 2013
Evaluate the effect of intravenous fentanyl on the incidence and severity of EA. In the clinical trial, 144 patients aged between two and nine years, scheduled for elective surgery were enrolled and randomly assigned to receive either fentanyl 1 microg/kg or normal saline 1 ml/10 kg, 15 minutes before the ...
Ferman Tanis J - - 2013
To determine the rate of progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). We followed 337 patients with MCI in the Mayo Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (range 2-12 years). Competing risks survival models were used to examine the rates of progression to clinically probable DLB and ...
Arazpour Mokhtar - - 2013
Background:Knee-ankle-foot orthoses are utilized for walking by patients with lower limb weakness. However, they may be rejected by patients due to the lack of knee flexion available when using them for walking activities.Aim:The aim of this study was to perform a pilot study investigating the effect of a new powered ...
Holt P J E PJ Department of Outcomes Research, St George's Vascular Institute, St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London, - - 2012
Long-term concerns about the durability of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) remain after the publication of controlled trials. Increased expertise in endograft technology, case selection and postoperative reintervention has created a need for reappraisal of the longer-term efficacy of EVAR using contemporary data. Patients undergoing infrarenal EVAR between 2004 and ...
El-Ansary Mervat M Department of Clinical Pathology, Kasr El-Aini, Cairo University, Cairo, - - 2012
The study was aimed to evaluate the effect of autologous transplantation of BM-derived undifferentiated and differentiated MSCs in cirrhotic patients following chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Twenty-five patients with Child C liver cirrhosis, MELD score >12 were included. They were divided into 2 groups. Group I, the MSCs group (n=15), ...
Harsten Andreas - - 2012
CONTEXT: Perioperative oral carbohydrate intake is beneficial to general surgery patients. Total hip arthroplasty is a common surgical procedure, and even a moderate improvement in patient outcome could have a significant effect on the resources needed for these patients. However, few studies have focused on the effects of carbohydrate intake ...
Zhuang Zhi-Guo - - 2012
Portal hyperperfusion in the small-for-size (SFS) liver can threaten survival of rabbits. Therefore, it is important to understand the hemodynamic changes in the SFS liver. Twenty rabbits were divided into two groups: a control group and a modulation group. The control group underwent an extended hepatectomy. The modulation group underwent ...
Khalil Sumaira - - 2012
Cholestatic jaundice and liver enzyme abnormalities have been reported in neonatal septicaemia; the course, pattern, and outcome of such hepatobiliary dysfunction have not been described. One hundred fifty-three neonates with blood culture-positive sepsis were recruited from the neonatal intensive care unit of an urban hospital. Liver function tests were done ...
Kribben Andreas - - 2012
Fractionated plasma separation and adsorption (FPSA) is an extracorporeal procedure that supports liver function by removing endogenous toxins that cause complications from acute-on-chronic liver failure (AOCLF). We performed a randomized trial to investigate survival of patients with AOCLF treated with FPSA. Patients with AOCLF were randomly assigned to groups given ...
Tanaka Hironori H Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease, and Department of Internal Medicine Ultrasound Imaging Center, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan School of Health Information Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, - - 2012
  Sonazoid is a new contrast agent for ultrasonography (US). Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) using Sonazoid enables Kupffer imaging, which improves the sensitivity of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) detection. However, there are no studies on the cost-effectiveness of HCC surveillance using Sonazoid.   We constructed a Markov model simulating the natural history ...
Cholongitas Evangelos - - 2011
Acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure (ALF) is a complex multi organ illness. Assessment of prognosis is essential for accurate identification of patients in whom survival without liver transplantation (LT) is unlikely. The aim of the study was to compare prognostic models (King's, MELD, SOFA and APACHE II) and to identify independent ...
Ausania Fabio - - 2011
BACKGROUND: Right accessory hepatic artery (RAHA) injury at retrieval is a rare complication of deceased liver procurement. Arterial reconstruction is often required under these circumstances which could potentially increase the risk of hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT). The aim of this study is to investigate whether RAHA injury affects the incidence ...
Pietu Florence - - 2011
BACKGROUND: The combination of ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) and vitamin E is a therapeutic option for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) but randomized controlled studies have produced inconsistent results. The objective of this study was to report the long-term tolerability and efficacy of this combination in our ten-year single center experience. METHODS: The ...
Muhammed Rafeeq - - 2011
BACKGROUND:: Resolution of parenteral nutrition (PN) associated jaundice has been reported in children given a reduced dose of intravenous fat using a fish oil derived lipid emulsion. OBJECTIVES:: To examine to effect on PN associated jaundice of changing from a soya oil derived lipid (Intralipid, Fresenius Kabi) to a mixed ...
Tulchinsky Mark - - 2011
: Tc-99m-mebrofenin clearance rate is used to estimate hepatocellular function. This investigation studied effect of labeling-to-administration (LTA) time of Tc-99m-mebrofenin and its liver clearance rate. : A total of 15 patients, age 46 ± 13 (range, 19-69) years, referred for routine gallbladder ejection fraction testing, were retrospectively studied. All had ...
Chrispijn M - - 2011
Background  Polycystic liver disease (PLD) is a phenotypical expression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and isolated polycystic liver disease. Somatostatin analogues, such as lanreotide, reduce polycystic liver volume. Aim  To establish long-term outcome and safety of lanreotide. Methods  This was an open-label, observational extension study of a 6-month, randomised, ...
Fransen van de Putte D E - - 2011
Summary.  Hepatitis C infection is a major comorbidity in patients with inherited bleeding disorders. Successful antiviral treatment leads to a reduction in liver fibrosis, as shown by liver biopsies. Liver stiffness measurement (LSM) is a non-invasive method of assessing liver fibrosis. The aim of this cohort study was to evaluate ...
Imura Satoru - - 2011
PURPOSE: The liver-hanging maneuver (LHM) is a useful technique in major hepatectomy. We made modifications to this technique with special reference to the ligamentum venosum for performing a left hepatectomy (LH). The aim of this study was to clarify the usefulness of our new technique. METHODS: Between August 2007 and ...
Tran Nhut Quang - - 2012
  Approaches to increase organ availability for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) often result in the procurement of marginal livers that are more susceptible to ischaemia, preservation and reperfusion injury (IPRI).   The effects of post-OLT hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy on IPRI in a syngeneic rat OLT model were examined at ...
Orloff Marshall J - - 2011
OBJECTIVE: Ten years ago, we reported our results with what remains as the largest clinical experience with surgical portal decompression for Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) in the West. Since then, our series has expanded to 77 patients, and there has been an explosion of interest in and publications about BCS. The ...
Savier E - - 2011
SCOT 15 is a new solution to preserve abdominal organs for transplantation. Its principal characteristic is the use of polyethylene glycol. Herein We report our experience using SCOT 15 compared with the reference University of Wisconsin (UW) solution for hepatic transplantation. We compared 2 groups: SCOT 15 (n = 33; ...
Beyaz Serbülent Gökhan - - 2011
Although most general anaesthesia procedures are performed without any complications, volatile agents may have adverse effects on various living systems. This study aims to compare the antioxidant effects of isoflurane and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on liver function. Forty-one patients in the ASA I-II risk groups, who were scheduled to undergo gynaecologic ...
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