Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Good long-term survival after childhood liver transplant

(HealthDay)—Liver transplantation in childhood is associated with good long-term survival, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

Other

Organ transplants, deceased donors set record in 2016

Organ transplants performed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and across the United States in 2016 reached record highs, according to preliminary data from UAB and the United Network for Organ Sharing.

Diabetes

Liver steatosis ups new-onset diabetes after transplantation

(HealthDay)—For liver transplant recipients, donor liver steatosis is associated with increased incidence of new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT), according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal ...

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