Mortality predictors in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C cirrhosis.

@article{Saab2005MortalityPI,
  title={Mortality predictors in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C cirrhosis.},
  author={Sammy Saab and Henry Niho and Scott Comulada and Jonathan R. Hiatt and Francisco Antonio Durazo and Steven Han and Douglas G. Farmer and Curtis D Holt and Hasan Yersiz and Leonard I. Goldstein and Rafik Mark Ghobrial and Ronald W Busuttil},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={940-5}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Recipients of orthotopic liver transplant for hepatitis C (HCV) invariably develop recurrent disease. The risk factors for death and retransplantation following the development of cirrhosis from HCV are unclear. The aim of this study was to identify predictors of survival in liver transplant recipients who develop cirrhosis from recurrent HCV. METHODS We reviewed records of patients who underwent liver transplantation for cirrhosis due to HCV between January 1990 and December… CONTINUE READING