Transplantation within 7 days of listing boosts survival in acute-on-chronic liver failure

LONDON — Early liver transplantation within 7 days of listing was linked to improved 90-day and 1-year survival among patients with grade 3 acute-on-chronic liver failure, according to data presented at the International Liver Congress.“Currently, the ideal time frame between listing and liver transplantation to achieve optimal patient outcome in [grade 3 acute-on-chronic liver failure] is not known,” Joseph J. Alukal, MD, of the Institute of Digestive Health and Liver Diseases at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, told Healio.To determine whether early LT affects 90-day andRead More

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