Pediatric liver transplantation: predictors of survival and resource utilization

Amy E. Wagenaar, Jun Tashiro, Juan E Sola, Obi Ekwenna, Akin Tekin, Eduardo Perez

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Abstract

Purpose: We sought to identify factors associated with increased resource utilization and in-hospital mortality for pediatric liver transplantation (LT). Methods: Kids’ Inpatient Database (1997–2009) was used to identify cases of LT in patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)439-449
Number of pages11
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume32
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2016

Keywords

  • Health resources
  • Liver transplantation
  • Mortality
  • Outcome assessment
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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