Impact of psoas muscle index on short-term outcome after living donor liver transplantation.

@article{Izumi2016ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of psoas muscle index on short-term outcome after living donor liver transplantation.},
  author={Toshio Izumi and J. Watanabe and T. Tohyama and Y. Takada},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2016},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          382-8
        }
}
  • Toshio Izumi, J. Watanabe, +1 author Y. Takada
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
  • BACKGROUND/AIMS Living donor liver transplantation is an operation with high morbidity and mortality rates. The purpose of this study was to examine factors affecting the short-term outcome after living donor liver transplantation. MATERIALS AND METHODS Forty-seven adult patients who underwent living donor liver transplantation from September 2001 to December 2014 were included. Short-term post-transplant outcomes were evaluated in terms of the onset of postoperative complications of grade 3a… CONTINUE READING
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