Assessment of pretransplant prognosis in patients with cirrhosis.

  title={Assessment of pretransplant prognosis in patients with cirrhosis.},
  author={Michael Oellerich and Martin M. Burdelski and H. U. Lautz and Burkhard Rodeck and J. D{\"u}wel and Martin Schulz and Friedrich Werner Schmidt and Johannes Brodehl and Rudolf Pichlmayr},
  volume={51 4},
The objective of this prospective study was to assess the prognostic value of dynamic liver function tests and traditional methods of evaluating liver function in potential candidates for hepatic transplantation. Patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation within the follow-up period of 120 days were excluded. The study included 107 adult and 57 pediatric patients with cirrhosis. Postnecrotic cirrhosis was present in 107 and biliary cirrhosis in 57 of 164 patients. During the follow… CONTINUE READING
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