Published in Blood Weekly, July 7th, 2005
According to researchers in Spain, "we analyzed preoperative factors related to postoperative mortality after liver transplantation among a cohort of 268 consecutive liver transplant patients over 6 years. We studied the impact of 10 recipient variables, 14 donor features, and three operative aspects."
"We also studied the correlation with death and survival using various predictive scores (Child, Cordoba Score, MELD, and UCLA). Univariate analysis showed that the factors with a significant association with postoperative mortality were the use of noradrenaline in the donor,...
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