A multicenter evaluation of safety of early extubation in liver transplant recipients.

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Small single-institutional studies performed prior to the introduction of organ allocation using the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) suggest that early airway extubation of liver transplant recipients is a safe practice. We designed a multicenter study to examine adverse events associated with early extubation in patients selected for liver… (More)

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@article{Mandell2007AME, title={A multicenter evaluation of safety of early extubation in liver transplant recipients.}, author={Mercedes Susan Mandell and Tamara J. Stoner and Rebecca Barnett and Abraham Shaked and Mark C Bellamy and Gianni Biancofiore and Claus U. Niemann and Ann Walia and Youri L. Vater and Zung Vu Tran and Igal Kam}, journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society}, year={2007}, volume={13 11}, pages={1557-63} }