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Immunosuppression, Compliance, and Tolerance After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation: State of the Art

Orthotopic liver transplantation is the treatment of choice for several otherwise irreversible forms of acute and chronic liver diseases. Early implemented immunosuppressant regimens have had disappointing results with high rejection rates. However ...
24/03/2023 18:19:21

The State of Research in Europe and in Italy: The Risks of Short-Sighted Decisions

Eight years ago we published this commentary, which unfortunately remains sadly topical. Recent events have confirmed that it is urgent and necessary to adopt forward-looking visions rather than deal with emergency solutions.
14/03/2023 19:12:56

Benign Hepatic Tumors and Liver Transplantation: A Literature Review

Management of benign liver tumors represents still an open debate, with no clear guidelines for patient selection, treatment options, and indications to surgical intervention. Usually, most of these diseases are conservatively treated, in view of their lo
08/02/2023 20:13:01

Global Kidney Exchange Transplants

I thought to post a few of our scientific manuscripts to share this important innovative procedure that will help thousands of patients suffering from end-stage kidney disease.
30/01/2023 17:39:16

Spiritual Thinking and Surgery

A doctor’s conduct in his clinical activity, his relationship with the patient, not only serve as a role model for new generations but are all elements that make up his way of being a doctor and they are inevitably influenced by his human nature.
19/01/2023 08:45:00

Baboon-to-human liver transplantation

30 years ago the first baboon-to-human transplant, with my mentor T. E. Starzl. I would like to recall this historic article in the journal "The Lancet" of 9 January 1993
09/01/2023 19:53:04

Open dialogue between professionals with different opinions builds the best policy

Delmonico and Ascher respond to Rees et al, but also to a confidential letter of intent, a work-in-progress draft for a possible grantapplication, which is not a public document and was never meant for distribution. We ask how they would respond ...
11/09/2017 17:59:17

GRG Profiles: Professor Ignazio Marino

Ignazio Marino was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1955 as the son of a naval engineer. His interest in medicine, in particular surgery, began while attending high school as a mean to ‘‘achieve tangible results and life-changing out-comes on patients ...
01/01/2014 18:12:25

Food Price Complexities Require Nuance

KRIPKE TAKES ISSUE WITH THE REFERENCES we cited in our Policy Forum. We based our arguments on a thorough analysis of many reports and communications of all the institutions we discussed, including Oxfam’s (1). For example, a substantive 2008 ...
04/05/2012 18:21:57