Negative Impact of De Novo Malignancies Rather than Alcohol Relapse on Survival After Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Analysis of 305 Patients in a Single Center

@article{Dumortier2007NegativeIO,
  title={Negative Impact of De Novo Malignancies Rather than Alcohol Relapse on Survival After Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Cirrhosis: A Retrospective Analysis of 305 Patients in a Single Center},
  author={J{\'e}r{\^o}me Dumortier and Olivier Guillaud and Mustapha Adham and Catherine Boucaud and Bertrand Delafosse and Yves Bouffard and Pierre Paliard and J. -Y. Scoazec and Olivier Boillot},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={102},
  pages={1032-1041}
}
OBJECTIVES:Alcoholic liver disease is a leading indication for liver transplantation (LT). The aim of this study was to evaluate long-term results and survival prognostic factors of LT in this indication from a large cohort of patients.METHODS:From October 1990 to October 2005, 305 consecutive patients with alcoholic cirrhosis (from 594 patients presenting with cirrhosis, i.e., 51.3%) underwent LT in our center. There were 229 men and 76 women, with a median age of 50 yr (range 30–68). Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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