Predicting mortality in cirrhosis--serum sodium helps.


Liver transplantation is widely accepted as a standard method of treatment for many patients with advanced cirrhosis, and survival rates among patients who have undergone liver transplantation approach 80% at 3 years.1 These success rates, together with a high prevalence of chronic liver diseases and a shortage of donors, have led to a steady increase in… (More)
DOI: 10.1056/NEJMe0805570


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@article{Crdenas2008PredictingMI, title={Predicting mortality in cirrhosis--serum sodium helps.}, author={Andr{\'e}s C{\'a}rdenas and Pere Gin{\'e}s}, journal={The New England journal of medicine}, year={2008}, volume={359 10}, pages={1060-2} }