Obesity after pediatric liver transplantation: prevalence and risk factors.

@article{Sundaram2012ObesityAP,
  title={Obesity after pediatric liver transplantation: prevalence and risk factors.},
  author={S Shanmuga Sundaram and Estella M. Alonso and Philip S. Zeitler and Wanron Yin and Ravinder Anand},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={657-62}
}
OBJECTIVES Pediatric obesity has become a significant public health concern. The historical focus in pediatric liver transplant (LT) has been undernutrition, with limited knowledge regarding obesity. Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence of obesity in pediatric LT, compare it to National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) data, and identify risk factors for obesity in pediatric LT. METHODS SPLIT, which collects pediatric LT data at 39 centers, was queried for… CONTINUE READING