Early evaluation reduces pre-liver transplant mortality

Evaluating patients within 30 days of referral for liver transplantation reduces pre-procedure mortality, according to research presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.In his presentation, Binu V. John, MD, from Miami VA Medical Center, said there is a lot of variability of access to liver transplantation as well as how quickly patients are evaluated after referral.“The impact of time from referral to initial evaluation at a liver transplant center and its effect on outcomes is unknown,” he said. “There’s limited published data on the outcomes of ‘all comers’Read More

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