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Liver Transplantation Clinical Trials

A listing of Liver Transplantation medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (104) clinical trials

Australian and New Zealand Massive Transfusion Registry

Severe and unstopped blood loss can occur for a number of different reasons including after a serious injury, delivery of a baby and following other medical and surgical emergencies. The investigators understanding of how to best treat people with serious bleeding is still incomplete, with many questions remaining. These include ...

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Combination Chemotherapy With or Without Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation Radiation Therapy and/or Surgery in Treating Patients With Ewing's Sarcoma

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Compare the event-free and overall survival of patients with tumor of the Ewing's family treated with standard induction chemotherapy comprising vincristine, dactinomycin, ifosfamide and etoposide (VIDE) followed by consolidation chemotherapy comprising vincristine, dactinomycin, and ifosfamide versus high-dose busulfan and melphalan (Bu-Mel) followed by autologous peripheral blood stem ...


Light-Emitting Diode Therapy in Preventing Mucositis in Children Receiving Chemotherapy With or Without Radiation Therapy Before Bone Marrow Transplantation

OBJECTIVES: - Compare the incidence and severity of oral mucositis in children undergoing NASA-developed light-emitting diode (LED) therapy during a pre-transplantation myeloablative conditioning regimen (chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy) and continuing through the post-bone marrow transplantation (BMT) phase versus LED therapy during the post-BMT phase only. OUTLINE: This is a ...


Delayed CNI-based Immunosuppression With Advagraf After MELD-based Liver Transplantation

The MELD-score (model of end stage liver disease) was designed to estimate the prognosis after TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt). Nowadays it is the key-score for patients awaiting a liver graft and consists of serum-creatinine, serum-bilirubine and the INR-ratio with values between 6-40. The MELD-based liver allocation follows the sickest ...

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Immunization Anti HLA in the Liver Transplant Recipients (DSATH)

Humoral rejection, related to immunization of the patient against the graft, is diagnosed by the presence of DSA. This serious complication, responsible for dysfunction and graft loss in kidney and heart transplant, is treated by strengthening the immunosuppressive treatment. Humoral rejection is poorly characterized in liver transplantation, but might explain ...

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Mobilization of Mesenchymal Stem Cells During Liver Transplantation

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a known immune modulator with significant immunosuppressive effects. MSCs have emerged as a promising frontier in human clinical trials. MSCs have been shown to be non-immunogenic making them capable of transplantation across allogeneic barrier. These qualities make MSCs an ideal candidate to study if they ...

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Umbilical Cord Blood for Stem Cell Transplantation in Treating Young Patients With Malignant or Nonmalignant Diseases

OBJECTIVES: Primary - Determine the impact of the use of umbilical cord blood as a source of hematopoietic stem cells for children with life-threatening oncologic, hematologic, or genetic/metabolic disorders in need of a stem cell transplant. - Compare the incidence of graft-versus-host disease in patients receiving cord blood transplants in ...


Safety Study of Calcineurin-Inhibitor-Free Immunosuppression After Liver Transplantation

A prospective, non-randomized two stage monocentric phase II clinical trial to evaluate a de-novo calcineurin-inhibitor (CNI)-free immunosuppressive regimen based on induction therapy with anti-CD25 monoclonal anti-body (basiliximab), mycophenolic acid (MPA), and mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) - inhibition with everolimus to determine its safety and to investigate the preliminary efficacy ...


Safety Study of Multipotent Progenitor Cells for Immunomodulation Therapy After Liver Transplantation

MultiStem ® is a new biological product, manufactured from human stem cells obtained from adult bone marrow. Factors expressed by MultiStem cells are believed to regulate immune system function and augment tissue repair. Standard of care pharmacological immunosuppression after liver transplantation can achieve reasonable survival of liver grafts and patients. ...


Conversion to Everolimus From Calcineurin Inhibitor With Mycophenolic Acid: Impact on Long Term Renal Function in Liver Transplantation.

Given the increasing proportion of patients having renal failure at the time of transplant, with the nephrotoxic effect of calcineurin inhibitor based immunosuppression associated with its long term negative survival impact, this study proposes to examine the renal sparing impact of conversion to everolimus from a calcineurin inhibitor based immunosuppressive ...

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