Comparable outcome of liver transplantation with Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate vs. University of Wisconsin preservation solution: a retrospective observational double-center trial

Background                                                      The question of whether the choice of preservation solution affects outcome after liver transplantation is still not satisfactorily answered. The purpose of this study is to examine the preservation solutions? impact on outcome after liver transplantation. Methods A double-center retrospective study of short- and long-term results of 3134 consecutive liver transplantations with follow-up periods up to 23 years was performed applying multivariate, risk-adjusted analyses with a subset for living-donor transplants, pediatric transplants and cases with prolonged cold ischemic times. An additional focus was put on biliary complications. The primary study endpoints were short- and long-term patient survival and death-censored
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Let’s meet at the ATC – Corner Booth # 900

The American Transplant Congress is almost upon us and we are excited to see some old friends, meet some new friends and discuss studies, data and all things related to Organ Preservation Solution. In this, our 8th year of exhibiting at the ATC,… we are proud to represent such a tried and true product Custodiol HTK.    
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Essential Pharma is "movin’ on up"

Essential Pharmaceuticals, a biotech company that makes products that preserve organs for transplantation, is about to undergo a transplant of its own. The 11-person staff of the company is moving on May 22 from Newtown, Pennsylvania, to the Princeton South Corporate Center just off I-95 at Exit 4. Allan Weber, CEO of Essential, says the company was lured to New Jersey by the superior office space available here compared to Pennsylvania, and by the fact that some of the company’s employees lived in New Jersey. “In Newtown there are really no offices that offer benefits to employees like the office space here does,” he says. “My philosophy is that as we grow, I want everybody to benefit. If you make a nice work environment, people feel happy and better treated.” Princeton South boasts a cafe, a gym, and an on-site hotel, among other amenities.
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