Posts by Denise Weber

Custodiol HTK noted under Best Practices

Englesbe-Reducing Ped Liver Tx Complications Improvement Initiatives 9-12 Check out Step 3b: Best Practice Report: Biliary Complications Liver flush with histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) solution. American Journal of Transplantation 2012; 12: 2301–2306 Reducing Pediatric Liver Transplant Complications: A Potential Roadmap for Transplant Quality Improvement Initiatives Within North America  M. J. Englesbea,∗, B. Kellyb , J. Gossc , A. Fecteaud , J. Mitchelle , W. Andrewsf , G. Krapohla , J. C. Mageea , G. Mazariegosg , S. Horslenh and J. Bucuvalasi a Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, b Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, c Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX,
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Order Custodiol HTK from Essential Pharmaceuticals, and get Custodiol HTK. No confusion and Peace of Mind.

With Custodiol HTK – you KNOW what product you are getting – no question.  Interesting lawsuit. Organ Recovery Systems, Inc. v. Preservation Solutions, Inc., 2012 WL 2577500 (N.D. Ill.) ORS sued defendants for breach of contract, false advertising and unfair competition under the Lanham Act, deceptive trade practices, and consumer fraud.  Some defendants counterclaimed.  ORS sells solutions that are used to preserve kidneys during transplant procedures. ORS attempted to improve one solution’s packaging and shelf life and entered into a contract with PSI to have PSI assist with testing, manufacturing and obtaining regulatory approval for the product, known as KPS–1.
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HTK-preserved livers have significantly less risk of biliary leak

Richard S. Mangus, Chekar Kubal, Ray A. Chihara, Jonathan A. 
Fridell, Rodrigo M. Vianna, Timothy C. Borup, A. Joseph Tector. Transplant
 Division, Dept of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis,
 IN Objective: Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate 
(HTK) and University of Wisconsin (UW) preservation solutions are the two
 solutions used primarily in abdominal organ procurement in the U.S. Bile duct
 complications are common in the post liver transplant (LT) period and may be
 related to the arterial blood supply for the biliary system. Because HTK is much 
less viscous than UW, it has been hypothesized that this solution provides a 
better flush of
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