Published in Hepatitis Weekly, January 23rd, 2006
"Liver transplantation has become a life-saving procedure for patients with end-stage liver disease. Since obesity is rampant in our society, it is not surprising that patients with a liver transplant suffer from obesity as well," wrote D.S. Tichansky and colleagues, University of Tennessee.
"In addition, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is a life-saving procedure for patients suffering from morbid obesity. However, a liver transplant is an extensive and invasive abdominal...
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