Navigation Links
Antioxidant improves donated liver survival rate to more than 90 percent
Date:2/25/2013

e that graft survival rates at 3 and 12 months were 93% and 90%, respectively, for patients receiving NAC infused livers; rates were 82% and 70% in the control group. Post-transplant complication rates were 23% for the NAC group and 51% in the control group. Analysis of the 61 patients receiving suboptimal livers the incidence of organ dysfunction was lower in the NAC group compared to controls at 15% and 32%, respectively.

Dr. D'Amico concludes, "Our study was the first randomized trial to investigate the use of NAC antioxidant infusion during the liver procurement procedure. We propose that NAC be used during organ harvesting to improve liver transplantation outcomes, particularly with the increased use of suboptimal organs. NAC has a good safety profile and the very low cost per patient, make this protocol highly cost-effective in consideration of grafts survival, length of hospital stays and post operative complications. Moreover we are performing further analyses to determine beneficial effects on the other organ procured with NAC protocol."

In a related editorial published this month in Liver Transplantation the authors from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and OneLegacy (Organ Procurement Organization, Los Angeles) highlight the importance and rarity of deceased organ donor research, such as the study by D'Amico et al., despite the fact that randomized clinical trials are essential to evidence-based medicine. Dr. Claus Niemann from the Department of Anesthesia and the Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation at UCSF said, "Well-controlled deceased donor research is crucial to uncovering superior clinical practices that improve organ utilization and transplant outcomes. However, researchers are currently operating in a regulatory and legal vacuum since no review and oversight policies are established."


'/>"/>

Contact: Dawn Peters
sciencenewsroom@wiley.com
781-388-8408
Wiley
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. InVite® Health Introduces New and Improved Antioxidant Product – Cocoa Tx™
2. High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
3. Used coffee grounds are a rich source of healthful antioxidants
4. Xoçai™ Activ, A Delicious, Healthy, Active-lifestyle Antioxidant Beverage Has Been Released by Marketing Xocolate International Corporation (MXI Corp)
5. Marketing Xocolate International Corporation (MXI-Corp) Introduces Xe Healthy Energy Drink, A Rich And Delicious Antioxidant Beverage, Now Added to Xoçai™ Product Line
6. Benefit6 Whole Body Protection, a New Product by I Do Strive LLC, Provides Maximum Antioxidant Protection
7. Supplements of Red Wine Antioxidant Dont Help Obese Men
8. Could Chocolates Antioxidants Boost Brain Function?
9. Antioxidants Might Help Cut Pancreatic Cancer Risk, Study Suggests
10. Antioxidant shows promise as treatment for certain features of autism, Stanford study finds
11. 'LKLiveMapping' Improves Laboratory Operating Efficiency, Delivers a High First-Submission Approval of Claims, and Improves Collection
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2014)... Hook Your Ex, a system created by Steve Pratt, ... hungry for their partner, to the point of starvation, that they ... has been taught to hundreds of men and women across the ... Ex review , Shane Michaels agrees this simple trick is genius ... a second chance at getting back together with their ex. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... United Theological Seminary is pleased to ... Donne and Peter J. Bellini. Both began their teaching ... is a Director of Non-Degree Programs, Mark Abbott, who ... Le Donne, Assistant Professor of New Testament, received a ... Testament, Second Temple Judaism, and Greek courses. His research ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Cosmetic Town ... best Plastic Surgeons to consumers considering cosmetic treatments. ... their peers whose goal is to educate prospective patients ... are selected through a validated referral system that helps ... the best in their respective fields. , Cosmetic ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... 2014 The VitaSleep FDA cleared ... and provide an easier breathing capacity by slightly adjusting ... that people can breathe easier and helps reduce or ... so that it can meet the needs of each ... often shared by actual customer reviews. Johathan R. ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... Ce-Classes.com has developed a Learning Management ... to pass inspections and audits. Ce-Classes.com can ... accreditation and state licensing criteria by providing their ... administrators can monitor employee compliance with mandatory training ... can be developed based on the policies and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hook Your Ex Review by Shane Michaels Exposes Steve Pratt And His New Method For Getting Back With The Ex 2Health News:Growing Seminary Welcomes New Faculty 2Health News:The New Doctors’ Directory, Cosmetic Town Does the Research for Consumers of Plastic Surgeries 2Health News:New Dental Device Reviews to Stop Snoring by VitalSleep 2Health News:Company Helps Healthcare Agencies to Pass Inspections and Audits 2Health News:Company Helps Healthcare Agencies to Pass Inspections and Audits 3
... - Certified asthma & allergy friendly(TM) by the Asthma, and Allergy ... ... to More Consumers, ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 20 ... To help those suffering from,common household allergies, LG Electronics today announced ...
... Next Steps in $128 Million Contract -, GAITHERSBURG, ... today announced positive interim results from the,500-subject Phase 1/2 ... vaccine for H5N1 influenza. The trial met a key ... patch,was used with a single dose of the 45-microgram ...
... IDMI ) today reported financial results for the ... information presented,represents the consolidated results of IDM Pharma, Inc. ... the quarter ended December 31, 2007 were $5.6,million, and ... for the quarter.,Total revenues for the year ended December ...
... Nordic Naturals was,recently named the "Top-Rated ... Vitamin and Supplement Users. Receiving two recognitions, ... #1 Rated Health Food,Store Brand for Consumer ... ratings of all brands considered, throughout 8,different ...
... smokers who were treated for cerebral aneurysms,with coil ... greater risk of developing another aneurysm, say neurological ... in the first-known study of its kind. , ... of the Journal of Neurosurgery, researchers found there ...
... March 19 Patrick G. Ryan, founder,and executive chairman ... Aon effective August 1, 2008. Aon is the world,s ... human,capital consulting., Ryan commented, "The transition to a ... is complete. Aon is extremely well-positioned,for continued growth and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:LG Electronics Debuts Unique Allergen-Reducing Steam Washer/Dryer Combo 2Health News:LG Electronics Debuts Unique Allergen-Reducing Steam Washer/Dryer Combo 3Health News:LG Electronics Debuts Unique Allergen-Reducing Steam Washer/Dryer Combo 4Health News:Study Finds Single Dose of Iomai Patch With Pandemic Flu Vaccine Achieves Protective Levels 2Health News:Study Finds Single Dose of Iomai Patch With Pandemic Flu Vaccine Achieves Protective Levels 3Health News:Study Finds Single Dose of Iomai Patch With Pandemic Flu Vaccine Achieves Protective Levels 4Health News:Study Finds Single Dose of Iomai Patch With Pandemic Flu Vaccine Achieves Protective Levels 5Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 2Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 3Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 4Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 5Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 6Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 7Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 8Health News:IDM Pharma Reports 2007 Financial Results 9Health News:Nordic Naturals Named Top-Rated Supplement Brand in ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users! 2Health News:Smokers treated for brain aneurysm with coils at higher risk of recurrence 2Health News:Patrick G. Ryan Announces Intention to Retire from Aon 2Health News:Patrick G. Ryan Announces Intention to Retire from Aon 3
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014  Cannabis Science, ... cannabis formulation-based drug development and related consulting, is ... of multiple strains of cannabis and European Union ... select the best strains for development of proprietary ... cannabis formulations to market for critical ailments such ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... , July 31, 2014 genae, a ... industries, announced today the incorporation of genae UK in ... has one of the largest medical device markets in the ... it is projected to increase by a CAGR of 6.0% until ... equal to 9.5% of GDP. Despite recessionary pressures, market growth rates ...
(Date:7/31/2014)... July 31, 2014 Astellas has appointed ... corporate and employee communications in the Americas region. ... , senior vice president, chief communications officer. In ... and leading corporate brand initiatives and reputation management ... and South America . She ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cannabis Science Initiates Scientific Cultivation Programs to Test Multiple Strains of Cannabis to Obtain Extract Formulations for Clinical Drug Development Targeting Multiple Critical Ailments Starting with Cancer and Neurological Disorders 2genae Opens Offices in London 2Astellas Hires Industry Veteran Moyra Knight as Head of Corporate and Employee Communications 2
... 16, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... US Medical Waste Management Industry ... This report analyzes the US market for Medical ... Segments: Management & Disposal Services, Collection Equipment, Liquid ...
... 2011 Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), ... announced the filing of its annual report on Form ... fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results. ... to Endologix,s December 2010 acquisition of Nellix, Inc., the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:US Medical Waste Management Industry 2US Medical Waste Management Industry 3US Medical Waste Management Industry 4US Medical Waste Management Industry 5US Medical Waste Management Industry 6US Medical Waste Management Industry 7US Medical Waste Management Industry 8Endologix Files Form 10-K; Nellix Purchase Price Allocation Finalized 2Endologix Files Form 10-K; Nellix Purchase Price Allocation Finalized 3
For the quantitative determination of total glucose in serum....
Intended for the quantitative determination of glucose in biological fluids. Reaction: endpoint. Wavelength: 340 nm. Linearity: 800 mg/dL (44.4 mmol/L). Single vial, dry powder reagent....
Inorganic phosphorus (UV method) reagent is for the quantitative determination of inorganic phosphorus in human serum....
For the quantitative determination of Inorganic Phosphorus in serum. Linearity: 12.0 mg/dl....
Medicine Products: