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Donation after Cardiac Death Liver Transplantation: Predictors of Outcome
We aimed to identify recipient, donor and transplant risk factors associated with graft failure and patient mortality following donation after cardiac death (DCD) liver transplantation. TheseExpand
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Classification of Osteoporosis Based on Bone Mineral Densities
In this article we examine the role of bone mineral density (BMD) in the diagnosis of osteoporosis. Using information from 7671 women in the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF) with BMDExpand
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Comparative calibration without a gold standard.
Comparative calibration is the broad statistical methodology used to assess the calibration of a set of p instruments, each designed to measure the same characteristic, on a common group ofExpand
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Racial/ethnic disparities in access to care and survival for patients with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether controlling for differences in the use of invasive therapy affects racial/ethnic differences in survival of early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). DESIGN AExpand
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Early enteral nutrition after surgical treatment of gut perforations: a prospective randomised study.
BACKGROUND Withholding enteral feeds after an elective gastrointestinal surgery is based on the hypothesis that this period of "nil by mouth" provides rest to the gut and promotes healing. AIMS ToExpand
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Influence of Body Mass Index on Complications and Oncologic Outcomes Following Hepatectomy for Malignancy
BackgroundFollowing hepatectomy for malignancy, the effect of body mass index (BMI) on hepatic and oncologic outcomes is unknown.MethodsTwo hundred seventy-nine post-hepatectomy patients withExpand
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Racial and ethnic disparities in access to liver transplantation
Access to liver transplantation is reportedly inequitable for racial/ethnic minorities, but inadequate adjustments for geography and disease progression preclude any meaningful conclusions. We aimedExpand
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Sex‐Based Disparities in Liver Transplant Rates in the United States
We sought to characterize sex‐based differences in access to deceased donor liver transplantation. Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients data were used to analyze n = 78 998 adult candidatesExpand
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Reproductive health awareness of school-going, unmarried, rural adolescents
Objective: In 1996, India included Adolescent Health in Reproductive and Child Heatlh Programme. This Task-Force Study was planned to test the awareness level of adolescents regarding variousExpand
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Cytokine profile after lung transplantation: correlation with allograft injury.
BACKGROUND Post-lung transplant reperfusion edema (PLTRE) and its more severe form, primary graft failure (PGF), occur in 10% to 60% of lung transplant recipients. We hypothesized that PLTRE and PGFExpand
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