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Diagnostic Requirements Including Algorithms and Biomarkers in Liver Transplantation
Submission Deadline: January 31, 2025 (Open) Submit Now
Rolf Teschke, MD, Professor (Biography)
1. Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Klinikum Hanau, Hanau, Germany
2. Academic Teaching Hospital of the Medical Faculty, Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Research Interests: Hepatology; herbal hepatotoxicity; gastroenterology; alcoholic liver disease
About This Topic
Liver transplantation (LT) is an important life-saving option for patients with acute liver failure, complications of end-stage liver diseases like cirrhosis, and stage T2 hepatocellular carcinoma. Currently, the survival rates are 90% after 1 year and 70% after 5 years. Of importance are careful evaluation of candidates regarding indications and contraindications. Despite major diagnostic efforts, the causes of the liver diseases of published reports on LTs often remain unclear. To overcome these issues, it is mandatory to improve the diagnostic approaches to liver diseases. This is best done by using validated diagnostic causality algorithms combined with validated diagnostic biomarkers.
Liver transplantation; end-stage liver diseases; cirrhosis; hepatocellular carcinoma; diagnostic causality algorithms; diagnostic biomarkers
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