Pretransplant Management of the Cirrhotic Patient

Priya Grewal, Paul Martin

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Abstract

Cirrhosis is the twelfth commonest cause of death in the United States, with more than 27,000 deaths and more than 421,000 hospitalizations annually. Currently, there are more than 17,000 patients awaiting liver transplantation in the United States across the 11 United Network for Organ Sharing regions. Approximately 10% of such patients will die awaiting transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-449
Number of pages19
JournalClinics in liver disease
Volume11
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology

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