M F A Barros

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The shortage of donor organs and the long waiting lists have increased the need to better select liver transplant candidates using predictors of success. We reviewed the results of 29 liver transplantations performed from January 2002 to February 2003 analyzing the correlations with early mortality (30 days) of patient data, pretransplant laboratory data,(More)
Fulminant hepatic failure without liver transplantation is associated with a high mortality rate (80-100 per cent). Some 254 liver transplantations were performed on 202 patients between April 1986 and February 1992. Of these, 26 patients had fulminant hepatic failure. The median age was 31.5 (range 3-60) years. Reduced-size grafts were used in seven(More)
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