Causes of death after liver transplantation in 4000 consecutive patients: 2 to 19 year follow-up.

One thousand six hundred thirty-three patients (40.8%) have died during the follow-up period. The causes of death at various time intervals from transplant are shown in Table 1. Infection has remained the most common cause of death at all time points, comprising 28.4% of !he deaths. This was followed with recurrent or de novo cancers (11.6%), cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING