Home-based program with incentives, daily text reminders boosts activity in LT candidates

A home-based, prehabilitation program for liver transplant candidates that included financial incentives and text reminders increased walking by one-third over baseline, according to data presented at EASL Congress.“We wanted to test the feasibility and acceptability of a home-based, pragmatic patient-randomized program among liver transplant candidates at a single liver transplant center,” Marina Serper, MD, MS, assistant professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Pennsylvania, said during her presentation. “Our inclusion criteria was age of 21 orRead More