Propofol intravenous anaesthesia with desflurane compared with desflurane alone on postoperative liver function after living-donor liver transplantation: A randomised controlled trial

CONCLUSION Despite the simultaneous administration of propofol infusion in both donors and recipients, no improvement in laboratory or surgical outcome was observed after LDLT compared with patients who received desflurane anaesthesia alone. TRIAL REGISTRATION NCT02504138 at clinicaltrials.gov.
Source: European Journal of Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Pharmacology Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: Based on low or very low levels of evidence, we did not find any association between restrictive fluid management strategies and AKI, but we observed possible protective effects of intraoperative restrictive fluid management strategies on other outcomes. TRIAL REGISTRATION: PROSPERO (CRD42017054970); registered 18 May, 2017. PMID: 31556006 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Can J Anaesth Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo evaluate the feasibility of intraoperative continuous renal replacement therapy (IoCRRT) during liver transplantation (LT), in terms of recruitment, protocol adherence, and ascertainment of follow-up.MethodsIn this pilot randomized open-label controlled trial in adults receiving LT with a Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score ≥ 25 and preoperative acute kidney injury (RIFLE - RISK or higher) and/or estimated glomerular filtration rate
Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
The Double Triple A triple transplant — heart, liver, kidney — is an incredibly rare procedure. Up until recently, only 15 had ever been performed. Then, over a 48-hour stretch, UChicago Medicine did two back to back. www.chicagomag.com Prop-Roc-Tube?
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Conclusions. The elevated baseline CVP, elevated baseline RVEDV after anesthesia induction, and decreased SvO2 during anhepatic phase were associated with postoperative AKI. Prospective trials are required to evaluate whether the optimization of these variables may decrease the risk of AKI after LDLT.
Source: Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Original Clinical Science—Liver Source Type: research
We report a case of extrahepatic biliary atresia with multiple anomalies involving the hepatic arteries, portal vein, cystic artery, arterioportal fistula and shunting, intrahepatic portal vein radicals, kidney, and external genitalia. The merits of the case from various standpoints including its implications for etiopathogenesis, caution during surgical anesthesia or postoperative management, and enrichment of the literature have been discussed.
Source: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
SM Abstract PURPOSE: To evaluate the feasibility of intraoperative continuous renal replacement therapy (IoCRRT) during liver transplantation (LT), in terms of recruitment, protocol adherence, and ascertainment of follow-up. METHODS: In this pilot randomized open-label controlled trial in adults receiving LT with a Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score ≥ 25 and preoperative acute kidney injury (RIFLE - RISK or higher) and/or estimated glomerular filtration rate
Source: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Can J Anaesth Source Type: research
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Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
Conclusion: Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation could be use as a potential treatment for PHLF. Introduction Partial hepatectomy is an important treatment for benign and malignant liver diseases. Although the liver can be completely regenerated after partial excision or injury, at least 1/3 of the liver should be retained in most of the patients, and 40–50% should be retained in patients with parenchymal liver disease (Adams et al., 2013; Cieslak et al., 2014). Postoperative complications, such as acute post-hepatectomy liver failure (PHLF) or small liver syndrome, may occur when the scope of excision is to...
Source: Frontiers in Physiology - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
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Conclusion: Terlipressin infusion was not found to be significantly effective among the liver and kidney function tests. Limitations: This may be a result of randomization defect of our retrospective study design. Many prospective randomized studies should be planned to reach more accurate results.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
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