Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 10th, 2005
"The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence and basic characteristics of OPLC in a single-center series of LT. The medical records of 1515 LT cases with a median follow-up of 6 years were analyzed retrospectively for incident cases of OPLC," investigators in Germany reported.
"Incidence rates for the oral cavity and pharynx (ICD-9: 141-149), and larynx (ICD-9: 161) were assessed separately. OPLC cases and non-cases were evaluated with regard to end-stage alcoholic liver disease (ALD)...
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