American Transplant Congress 2009: New Investigator Forum Presents Cutting Edge Research
Special Interactive Audience Sessions
Biologic Immunosuppression Agents
RNA and microRNA biology
in Liver Transplantation
Impact of the Acceptable Mismatch in Europe on the Transplantation Rate
Cellvizio(R) Confocal Microscopy Improves ERCP Bile Duct Cancer Detection, According to New Study Presented at DDW
...E-Mark for use in the gastrointestinal and pulmonary tracts.
Over 1,000 Cellvizio procedures have been completed to date.
is a cancer of the bile ducts, which drain bile from
the liver into the small intestine. With an annual incidence rate of one to
two cases per 100,000...
A patient who was diagnosed as IPN-B without hepatolithiasis?
...he bile duct (IPN-B) is a neoplastic lesion preceding invasive intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
(ICC) and is a new definition of a tumor with papillary growth in the intra...the anterior superior segment (B8), so they strongly suspected intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
(ICC). Histologically, surgically resected liver specimens, which are deter...
Combining liver cancer treatments doubles survival rates, UVA researchers find
In the study, recently published in the March 2008 issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 48 patients were treated with advanced cholangiocarcinoma
over a five year period. Twenty-nine patients were treated with biliary stents, with the remaining 19 being treated with the stents and photodynamic t...
Combined stenting and photodynamic therapy improves survival in late stage liver cancer patients
...or these patients.
In this study, 48 patients were treated for advanced cholangiocarcinoma
over a five year period. Nineteen were treated with photodynamic therapy (P...bin to less than 75 percent of the pre-treatment value within 30 days.
(cancer of the livers bile ducts) is the second most common liver cancer an...
OHSU researchers: Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer
...fic cancer type studied, locoregional extraheptitc cholangiocarcinoma
(EHCC), is an uncommon cancer of the bile ducts be...rate of 5 to 10 percent. The reported incidence of cholangiocarcinoma
is one to two cases per 100,000 people in the U.S....rofessor of medicine.
A total of 2,591 cases of cholangiocarcinoma
diagnosed from 1973 to 1998 were taken from the Su...
Combination targets: some drugs may work best when they work together
...n antibodies, greatly increases the effectiveness of the antibodies against cholangiocarcinoma
(CCA), a rare and deadly cancer of the ducts that drain bile from the liver...iven with or prior to treatment with the human TRAIL-receptor antibodies in cholangiocarcinoma
cell cultures. Their findings indicated that treating CCA cell lines with a...
Uncooked Fish may Cause Liver Cancer
...ence for eating uncooked fish dishes like koi-pla puts people in SE Asia at risk of ingesting trematodes that can cause a type of liver cancer called cholangiocarcinoma
(cancer of the bile ducts), say researchers in this weeks PLoS Medicine.
Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University) and colleagues discuss the mechanis...
Thailand Tops in Rare Type of Cancer
... of Khon Kaen has the world's highest incidence of cholangiocarcinoma
- a rare cancer of the bile ducts//, media reports...o a recent Khon Kaen University study, the rate of cholangiocarcinoma
in the three villages of Phai, Mancha Khiri and Ch...the district the distinction of being "the world's cholangiocarcinoma
basin," said The Nation newspaper.
Combined modality approach for effective treatment and enhanced survival in bile duct cancer
... Hilar cholangiocarcinoma
is a type of bile duct cancer. Conventional therapy for this for of cancer ...rs for everyone who needs one," says Dr. Rosen. "We feel that patients with cholangiocarcinoma
should have equal access to donor organs, because the results are comparabl...
EMcision Announces 510(k) Clearance of the Habib EndoHPB, its Novel Bipolar RF Device for the Palliation of Biliary and Pancreatic Tumours
...he fact that no capital expenditure is required."
The Habib™ EndoHPB is inserted by the interventional radiologist in cases of hilar cholangiocarcinoma
or by the endoscopist for tumours in the lower bile duct and head of pancreas. It is a sterile, single-use device compatible with the most commonly us...
Boston Scientific's SpyGlass(R) Direct Visualization System Featured in Broad Range of Clinical Studies at Upcoming Digestive Disease Week(R)
... Tuesday, June 2
It Looks Like cholangiocarcinoma
-- But is it? Using SpyGlass for Diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma
in Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (P...d compare them to the characteristics of
(CC) found in the literature with the
Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Positive Results of U.K. Phase II REOLYSIN(R) and Radiation Combination Clinical Trial
A total of 16 heavily pretreated patients with advanced cancer (melanoma (5), colorectal (4), gastric (1), pancreas (1), ovarian (1), lung (1), cholangiocarcinoma
(1), sinus (1), and thyroid (1)) were enrolled in the trial. Most patients had received prior chemotherapy (13 patients) or radiation (5 patients). Of...
Human Genome Sciences Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Key Developments
...eclinical data demonstrating that HGS-ETR1
(mapatumumab) and HGS-ETR2 in combination with chemotherapy synergistically
enhanced anti-tumor activity in cholangiocarcinoma
(cancer of the bile
ducts). In a xenograft model of cholangiocarcinoma, the results
demonstrated that HGS- ETR1 and either co-treatment or pre-treatme...