Factors Associated with Mortality and Graft Failure in Liver Transplants: A Hierarchical Approach

@inproceedings{Haddad2015FactorsAW,
  title={Factors Associated with Mortality and Graft Failure in Liver Transplants: A Hierarchical Approach},
  author={Luciana B. P. Haddad and Alex Jones Flores Cassenote and Wellington Andraus and Rodrigo Bronze de Martino and Neli Regina de Siqueira Ortega and Jair Minoro Abe and Luiz Augusto Carneiro D’Albuquerque and Valquiria Bueno},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation has received increased attention in the medical field since the 1980s following the introduction of new immunosuppressants and improved surgical techniques. Currently, transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage liver disease, and it has been expanded for other indications. Liver transplantation outcomes depend on donor factors, operating conditions, and the disease stage of the recipient. A retrospective cohort was studied to identify… CONTINUE READING
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