Center, socioeconomic deprivation linked with worse childhood liver transplant outcomes

The socioeconomic deprivation of a child’s neighborhood was associated with worse adverse long-term outcomes after liver transplantation, according to research presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.However, Sharad Wadhwani, MD, MPH, assistant professor, pediatrics, at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, and colleagues found that center-specific practice can mitigate those effects.“Given that our previous work found that children from socioeconomically deprived neighborhoods had increased risk for graft failure and death, we wanted to betterRead More

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