*  Alcoholic liver disease
Sheth, M; Riggs, M; Patel, T (2002). "Utility of the Mayo End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score in assessing prognosis of ... The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score has also been found to have similar predictive accuracy in 30day (MELD > 11 ... Alcoholic liver disease is a term that encompasses the liver manifestations of alcohol overconsumption, including fatty liver, ... It is usually not until development of advanced liver disease that stigmata of chronic liver disease become apparent. Early ALD ...
*  United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease
Model for End-Stage Liver Disease MELD-Plus Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease Milan criteria Child-Pugh score "Liver Transplant ... Asrani SK, Kim WR (May 2010). "Organ allocation for chronic liver disease: model for end-stage liver disease and beyond". Curr ... The United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease or UKELD is a medical scoring system used to predict the prognosis of ... patients with chronic liver disease. It is used in the United Kingdom to help determine the need for liver transplantation. It ...
*  Liver disease
Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) "Liver Diseases: MedlinePlus". www.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2015-06-20. "Liver function ... alcoholic fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. In the earlier stages of alcoholic liver disease, fat builds up in ... Liver disease (also called hepatic disease) is a type of damage to or disease of the liver. There are more than a hundred ... Progression of the disease can lead to liver inflammation from the excess fat in the liver. Scarring in the liver often occurs ...
*  Liver transplantation
... is a treatment option for end-stage liver disease and acute liver failure, although availability of donor ... has emerged in recent decades as a critical surgical option for patients with end stage liver disease, such as cirrhosis and/or ... Virtually all liver transplants are done in an orthotopic fashion, that is, the native liver is removed and the new liver is ... Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with the healthy liver from another ...
*  Kidney failure
... , also known as end-stage kidney disease, is a medical condition in which the kidneys no longer work. It is ... Polycystic kidney disease, which causes large, fluid-filled cysts on the kidneys and sometimes the liver, can cause: Pain in ... Two western African variants in APOL1 have been shown to be associated with end stage kidney disease in African Americans and ... 2010). "Missense mutations in the APOL1 gene are highly associated with end stage kidney disease risk previously attributed to ...
*  Pediatric end-stage liver disease
... (PELD) is a disease severity scoring system for children under 12 years of age. It is ... This score is also used by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) for prioritizing allocation of liver transplants. PELD ...
*  Model for End-Stage Liver Disease
The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, or MELD, is a scoring system for assessing the severity of chronic liver disease. It was ... considering 3437 adult liver transplant candidates with chronic liver disease who were added to the OPTN waiting list at 2A or ... Modification of the MELD score by excluding etiology of liver disease did not significantly affect the model's accuracy in ... The etiology of liver disease was subsequently removed from the model because it posed difficulties such as how to categorize ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Liver: End-Stage Liver Disease
... their families and caregivers about End-Stage Liver Disease. ... "Health ... End-Stage Liver Disease" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing ... Health Conditions and Diseases Digestive System Disorders Liver End-Stage Liver Disease 5 ... their families and caregivers about End-Stage Liver Disease. Also know as ESLD and liver failure, this condition is, as the ... End-Stage' Liver Disease Patient medical question and answer from The Hepatitis Forum. Includes definition, causes, and ...
*  Milan criteria
Child-Pugh score Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Mazzaferro, Vincenzo; Regalia, Enrico; Doci, Roberto; Andreola, Salvatore; ... Depending on the treatment algorithm, additional factors such as advanced liver disease (as classified by Child-Pugh score) or ... for liver transplantation with intent to cure their disease. Their significance derives from a landmark 1996 study in 48 ... "New OPTN/UNOS Policy for Liver Transplant Allocation: Standardization of Liver Imaging, Diagnosis, Classification, and ...
*  MELD
... can refer to: Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, a prognostic model. A variant of the declarative language CycL. Molecular ...
*  Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis
An analysis from morphological study of native explant livers with end stage chronic liver disease". Journal of clinical ... Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis (NCPF) is a chronic liver disease and type of non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH). It is ... Hallmark of the disease is thrombosis/sclerosis of branches of portal vein. Vessels formed are often termed as ... Nayak, NC; Jain, D; Saigal, S; Soin, AS (July 2011). "Non-cirrhotic portal fibrosis: one disease with many names? ...
*  Blood transfusion
... end-stage liver disease, sepsis, haematological malignancies, sepsis, and ventilated patients. Human Neutrophil Antigen (HNA) ... The red blood cells are removed by macrophages from the blood circulation into liver and spleen to be destroyed, which leads to ... Fever is generally short lived and is treated with antipyretics, and transfusions may be finished as long as an acute hemolytic ... One may consider transfusion for people with symptoms of cardiovascular disease such as chest pain or shortness of breath. In ...
*  Hydrothorax
The underlying condition needs to be corrected; however, often the source of the hydrothorax is end stage liver disease and ... Hepatic hydrothorax is often difficult to manage in end-stage liver failure and often fails to respond to therapy. Pleural ...
*  Modified Maddrey's discriminant function
Model for End-Stage Liver Disease Child-Pugh score Maddrey WC, Boitnott JK, Bedine MS, Weber FL, Mezey E, White RI (1978). " ... Sheth M, Riggs M, Patel T (2002). "Utility of the Mayo End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score in assessing prognosis of patients ...
*  Text nailing
... for end-stage liver disease Na Score predicts incident major cardiovascular events in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver ... improve the accuracy of the Framingham risk score for patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and classify non- ... Electronic Medical Records Database to Identify Non-Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease ... family history of coronary artery disease, classify patients with sleep disorders, ...
*  Child-Pugh score
The model for end-stage liver disease--should it replace Child-Pugh's classification for assessing prognosis in cirrhosis?". ... Turcotte) of the University of Michigan first proposed the scoring system in 1964 in a textbook on liver disease. It was ... The score employs five clinical measures of liver disease. Each measure is scored 1-3, with 3 indicating most severe ... Chronic liver disease is classified into Child-Pugh class A to C, employing the added score from above. MELD Score MELD-Plus ...
*  Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale
The CD-RISC was used to study resilience in patients suffering from end-stage liver disease and waiting for liver ... Resilience was not associated with the severity of the patients' liver disease. Another study used the original 25-item CD-RISC ... with liver transplant candidates. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97(5), 487-403. doi: 10.1080/00223891.2015.1029620 ...
*  Nucleoporin 210kDa
... anti-Nup210 antibodies correlate with progression toward end stage liver disease. Nup210 is possibly a destructive autoimmune ... Nuclear lamins begin to reassemble around chromosomes at the end of mitosis. Nup210 lags the reassembly process relative to ... 1999). "Sequential recruitment of NPC proteins to the nuclear periphery at the end of mitosis". J. Cell Sci. 112 (13): 2253-64 ... target of the disease. One idea for the loss of tolerance is the increased or abnormal expression of Nup120 in patients with ...
*  Rivaroxaban
The drug is contraindicated in people with significant liver disease and end-stage kidney disease, in whom the drug was not ... As of 2015[update], post-marketing assessments showed liver toxicity, and further studies are needed to quantify the risk. ... Abdulsattar, Y; Bhambri, R; Nogid, A (May 2009). "Rivaroxaban (xarelto) for the prevention of thromboembolic disease: an inside ... "Liver injury with novel oral anticoagulants: assessing post-marketing reports in the US Food and Drug Administration adverse ...
*  Organ donation
Model for End-stage Liver Disease/Pediatric End-stage Liver Disease). Kidney and pancreas lists are based on location, blood ... In particular, due to significant advances in dialysis techniques, patients suffering from end-stage renal disease (ESRD) can ... In 2013 there were 3 cases of liver donation by live donors and 58 cases of kidney donation by live donors. New Zealand has low ... Some organs and tissues can be donated by living donors, such as a kidney or part of the liver, part of the pancreas, part of ...
*  Transplantable organs and tissues
Liver transplantation nowadays is a well accepted treatment option for end-stage liver disease and acute liver failure. A ... Kidney transplantation is the organ transplant of a kidney in a patient with end-stage renal disease. Kidney transplantation is ... Heart transplantation is performed on patients with end-stage heart failure or severe coronary artery disease. The most common ... Liver transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with a healthy liver allograft. The most commonly used technique ...
*  Interventional radiology
... for select indications in patients with critical end-stage liver disease and portal hypertension. Endovenous laser treatment of ... Cholangiography: Imaging the bile ducts within the liver to look for areas of blockage. Biopsy: Taking of a tissue sample from ... is a medical specialty which provides minimally invasive image-guided diagnosis and treatment of disease. Although the range of ...
*  Organ procurement
This is of particular concern for liver transplant patients because transplantation is the only cure to end-stage liver disease ... a living donor can be the source of the organ. For example, living donors can donate one kidney or part of their liver to a ... In 2009, when Jobs received his liver transplant, the average wait time for liver transplantation in the United States for a ... a metric of severity of liver disease) was about 1 year. In some regions, the wait time was as short as 4 months, while in ...
*  MELD-Plus
The variables include all Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD)'s components, as well as sodium, albumin, total cholesterol ... MELD-Plus is a risk score to assess severity of chronic liver disease. The score includes nine variables as effective ... and fairly prioritizing patients for liver transplantation by means of MELD scores." Kartoun, Uri; Corey, Kathleen E; Simon, ...
*  Anti-glycoprotein-210 antibodies
... had AGPA reductions failed to develop end-stage liver disease relative to untreated cohort with anti-gp210 Ab. PBC patients ... While patients with AGPA progress toward end-stage liver failure, patients with anti-centromere antibodies often progress ...
*  Black River (settlement)
The settlement came to a final end when a band of Miskito warriors descended on the town on the morning of 4 September 1800, ... During the War of the Spanish Succession early in the 18th century, there were reports of British settlers living on the ... setting the stage for further conflict. When a Spanish representative arrived to oversee what the Spanish believed to be the ... but Spanish colonial authorities recaptured the fort there after its garrison was reduced by tropical disease. Most of Black ...
*  Roy Yorke Calne
... which has restored normal life to thousands of patients with end-stage liver disease.'. Calne is a Distinguished Supporter of ... liver, and kidneycluster transplant in 1994, the first liver transplantation operation in Europe in 1968, and the first ... His most notable achievements are the world's first liver, heart, and lung transplant in 1987; the first successful combined ... Thomas Starzl 'for the development of liver transplantation, ... techniques aimed at prolonging the life of liver transplant ...