Impact of nutritional status on outcomes after liver transplantation.

@article{Figueiredo2000ImpactON,
  title={Impact of nutritional status on outcomes after liver transplantation.},
  author={F{\'a}tima Aparecida Ferreira Figueiredo and E. Rolland Dickson and Tousif M Pasha and Petra Ka{\vs}parov{\'a} and Terry M. Therneau and Michael M Malinchoc and Sara R DiCecco and Nickie Francisco-Ziller and Michael R. Charlton},
  journal={Transplantation},
  year={2000},
  volume={70 9},
  pages={1347-52}
}
BACKGROUND Poor preoperative nutritional status has been reported to be associated with adverse outcomes after liver transplantation. Published data are, however, conflicting, with methods of preoperative nutritional assessment and postoperative outcomes varying between studies. METHODS We prospectively studied the predictive value of preoperative nutritional status for adverse outcomes after liver transplantation. Assessment of preoperative nutritional status included: body cell mass… CONTINUE READING

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