Bone mineral density predicts posttransplant survival among hepatocellular carcinoma liver transplant recipients.

@article{Sharma2016BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density predicts posttransplant survival among hepatocellular carcinoma liver transplant recipients.},
  author={Pratima Sharma and Neehar D Parikh and Jessica X Yu and Pranab Barman and Brian A Derstine and Christopher J. Sonnenday and Stewart C. Wang and Grace L. Su},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={1092-8}
}
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common indication for liver transplantation (LT). Recent data suggest that body composition features strongly affect post-LT mortality. We examined the impact of body composition on post-LT mortality in patients with HCC. Data on adult LT recipients who received Model for End-Stage Liver Disease exception for HCC between February 29, 2002, and December 31, 2013, and who had a computed tomography (CT) scan any time 6 months prior to LT were reviewed (n = 118… CONTINUE READING
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