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Liver transplant

Liver transplant

(Science: procedure, surgery) surgery to replace a disease liver with a healthy one from a donor.

this procedure is technically quite difficult, since both vessels and biliary tract must be reattached to the new liver. most often indicated in those with long-term chronic hepatitis or congenital liver defects. Not usually performed in the situation of alcoholic cirrhosis or primary biliary cirrhosis.

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Re: quick insulin question

... worked specifically. To be frank with you, I wasn't aware that the liver was directly affected in all of this. Just out of sheer curiosity (seeing ... that individual become a more highly considered recipient for a liver transplant? Not sure how that works. I've been researching facilities that ...

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by FeelGoodFlowerz
Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:56 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: quick insulin question
Replies: 6
Views: 6488

Re: Blood type changing spontaneously with a transplant?

... in 2001 at age 15 my blood type being A+. I underwent a bone marrow transplant, my donor was my little sister we were 99.99% compatible and her ... So in my book my blood group changed before the girl that had the liver transplant, though it was under different circumstances i think it ...

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by bombermum
Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood type changing spontaneously with a transplant?
Replies: 18
Views: 32471

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... that do not suffer from it. Mine started 7 years ago. I had a kidney transplant (my 2nd) and I knew that something didn't feel right. My first ... during my ultrasound of my gallbladder they found a large tumor in my liver (about the size of a softball). It was malignant but they were able ...

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by candcborders1
Thu Dec 30, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2913709

How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.

... has led scientists to ask whether adult stem cells could be used for transplants. In fact, adult blood forming stem cells from bone marrow have ... bone marrow, peripheral blood, blood vessels, skeletal muscle, skin and liver. Scientists in many laboratories are trying to find ways to grow adult ...

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by biolearner
Mon May 19, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.
Replies: 1
Views: 8452

Re: question about skin cells elaboration

... special kinds of biopolymers in vitro. The “skin” is sometimes used as transplant material for severely burned patients. People are trying, but you can’t do that sort of thing (yet) with an organ like the liver or kidney. Skin cells (well, specifically fibroblasts) are a reasonably ...

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by blcr11
Wed Apr 30, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: question about skin cells elaboration
Replies: 1
Views: 2297
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