Societal reintegration after liver transplantation: findings in alcohol-related and non-alcohol-related transplant recipients.

@article{Cowling2004SocietalRA,
  title={Societal reintegration after liver transplantation: findings in alcohol-related and non-alcohol-related transplant recipients.},
  author={Terianne Cowling and Linda W. Jennings and Robert Michael Goldstein and Edmund Q. Sanchez and Srinath Chinnakotla and Goran B. G. Klintmalm and Marlon F. Levy},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={239 1},
  pages={93-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the degree of societal reintegration between alcohol-related and non-alcohol-related liver transplant recipients. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLTX) is the treatment of choice for end-stage liver disease of various etiologies. Returning patients to society to lead active and productive lives is a key goal of OLTX. METHODS A questionnaire assessing societal reintegration was administered by phone to 84 alcoholic liver disease (ALD) OLTX… CONTINUE READING