Impact of tobacco and alcohol consumption in patients registered on waiting list on early morbidity following liver transplantation.

@article{Perney2013ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of tobacco and alcohol consumption in patients registered on waiting list on early morbidity following liver transplantation.},
  author={Pascal Perney and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Segalas and Bertrand Nalpas and G{\'e}rald Chanques and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Rigole and Yohan Duny and François Blanc and Samir Jaber and G-P Pageaux},
  journal={Clinics and research in hepatology and gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={473-8}
}
BACKGROUND Liver transplantation (LT) is a high-risk surgery associated with postoperative complications. Smoking and drinking are known risk factors of long-term post-LT complications, but their role in early complications is still questioned. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrieved from our medical files the data of all patients registered for LT and who had had a consultation with a physician specialized in substance abuse. Consumption of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs before and after registration… CONTINUE READING