Survival after liver transplantation in patients with hepatic iron overload: the national hemochromatosis transplant registry.

@article{Kowdley2005SurvivalAL,
  title={Survival after liver transplantation in patients with hepatic iron overload: the national hemochromatosis transplant registry.},
  author={Kris V. Kowdley and David J. Brandhagen and Robert Gish and Nathan Michael Bass and Jeffrey A Weinstein and Michael L. Schilsky and Robert J Fontana and Timothy Mccashland and Scott J Cotler and Bruce R. Bacon and Emmet B. Keeffe and Fredric Gordon and Nayak Polissar},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2005},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={494-503}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Previous uncontrolled studies have suggested that patients with hepatic iron overload have a poor outcome after liver transplantation. We examined the effect of HFE mutations on posttransplantation survival in patients with hepatic iron overload. METHODS Two hundred sixty patients with end-stage liver disease and hepatic iron overload… CONTINUE READING