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Sarcopenia and mortality after liver transplantation.
BACKGROUND Surgeons frequently struggle to determine patient suitability for liver transplantation. Objective and comprehensive measures of overall burden of disease, such as sarcopenia, could informExpand
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Portal vein thrombosis and survival in patients with cirrhosis.
The effects of occlusive portal vein thrombosis (PVT) on the survival of patients with cirrhosis are unknown. This was a retrospective cohort study at a single center. The main exposure variable wasExpand
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Uneven Experiences: The Impact of Student-Faculty Interactions on International Students' Sense of Belonging.
AbstractThis study examines student-faculty interactions in which U.S. professors signal social inclusion or exclusion, facilitating-or inhibiting-international students' academic goal pursuits. ItExpand
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Measurement of Foot Traffic in the Operating Room: Implications for Infection Control
Surgical site infections cause significant morbidity and mortality in the postoperative period. Opening of the operating room door disrupts its filtered atmosphere, increasing contamination above theExpand
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Midterm follow-up of penetrating ulcer and intramural hematoma of the aorta.
OBJECTIVE Most studies on variant forms of aortic dissection--penetrating ulcer and intramural hematoma--have focused on the initial presenting episode, with scant follow-up. This investigationExpand
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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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The Effects of Donor and Recipient Practices on Transplant Center Finances
Over the past several years we have noted a marked decrease in this profitability of our kidney transplant program. Our hypothesis is that this reduction in kidney transplant institutionalExpand
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Non-peptide fibrinogen receptor antagonists. 1. Discovery and design of exosite inhibitors.
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Obesity, Surgical Site Infection, and Outcome Following Renal Transplantation
Objective:We sought to understand whether obesity imparts detriment in outcome beyond risk of developing surgical site infection (SSI). Summary Background Data:Obesity is a risk factor for SSIExpand
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Incremental costs of post-liver transplantation complications.
BACKGROUND Complications after liver transplantation are common and expensive. The incremental costs of adult posttransplantation liver transplantation complications and who pays for theseExpand
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