Cardiovascular risk profile of patients with acute liver failure after liver transplantation when compared with the general population.

@article{berg2010CardiovascularRP,
  title={Cardiovascular risk profile of patients with acute liver failure after liver transplantation when compared with the general population.},
  author={Fredrik {\AA}berg and Antti M. Jula and Krister V A H{\"o}ckerstedt and Helena M Isoniemi},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={61-8}
}
BACKGROUND As opposed to most solid-organ transplant recipients, patients with acute liver failure exhibit a pretransplant health status more comparable with the general population, and any posttransplant cardiovascular risk excess should thus be more attributable to transplantation-related factors alone. METHODS This study compared the cardiovascular risk of 77 consecutive patients with acute liver failure at 5 years after liver transplantation with that of the general population using age… CONTINUE READING
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