Prevalence of pre-transplant electrocardiographic abnormalities and post-transplant cardiac events in patients with liver cirrhosis

@inproceedings{Josefsson2014PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of pre-transplant electrocardiographic abnormalities and post-transplant cardiac events in patients with liver cirrhosis},
  author={Axel Josefsson and Michael L. X. Fu and Einar Stef{\'a}n Bj{\"o}rnsson and Evangelos Kalaitzakis},
  booktitle={BMC gastroenterology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Although cardiovascular disease is thouht to be common in cirrhosis, there are no systematic investigations on the prevalence of electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities in these patients and data on the occurrence of post-transplant cardiac events in comparison with the general population are lacking. We aimed to study the prevalence and predictors of ECG abnormalities in patients with cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation and to define the risk of cardiac events post… CONTINUE READING

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