Frailty linked with mortality after liver transplantation

Frailty was associated with worse outcomes in patients who underwent liver transplantation, according to research presented at The Liver Meeting Digital Experience.In her presentation, Jennifer Cindy Lai, MD, from the University of California, San Francisco, said frailty has been recognized as a predictor of mortality among patients on the transplant waitlist.“What has been less well-established is the association between frailty and mortality after liver transplantation,” she said. “The objective of our study was to evaluate the association between pre-transplant frailtyRead More

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