News Archive January 2019

16 Jan 2019

Game changing news for people on the liver transplant waiting list: NICE has agreed perfusion machines can be safely used in liver transplantation. This will increase the number of organs available and if more transplants can take place, shorten waiting times. WOW!

3 Jan 2019

Factors Associated with Outcomes of Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Development and Validation of a Risk Scoring System

 

For patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), and the clinicians treating them, it can be very difficult to predict the future. The course of PSC varies greatly between different individuals, with some patients at much lower risk of requiring future liver transplantation than others.  Quantifying this risk has, until recently, been difficult, due to the absence of large enough studies in this area.