Abdominal adiposity, body composition and survival after liver transplantation

@article{Terjimanian2016AbdominalAB,
  title={Abdominal adiposity, body composition and survival after liver transplantation},
  author={Michael N Terjimanian and C. Harbaugh and A. Hussain and K. Olugbade and S. Waits and Stewart C Wang and C. Sonnenday and M. Englesbe},
  journal={Clinical Transplantation},
  year={2016},
  volume={30}
}
Current measures of obesity do not accurately describe body composition. Using cross‐sectional imaging, objective measures of musculature and adiposity are possible and may inform efforts to optimize liver transplantation outcomes. 
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The main goal of this project is to evaluate the effect of immunosuppression in the weight loss and in the metabolic status of patients after liver transplantation. It is also the… Expand
ConditionsLiver Transplantation, Obesity
InterventionOther
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