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Title: Risk factors for bleeding and clinical implications in patients undergoing liver transplantation
Authors: Esmat Gamil, M ×
Pirenne, Jacques
van Malenstein, Hannah
Verhaegen, Marleen
Desschans, B
Monbaliu, D
Aerts, R
Laleman, Wim
Cassiman, David
Verslype, Chris
Van Steenbergen, Werner
van Pelt, Jos
Nevens, Frederik #
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Publisher: Appleton & Lange
Series Title: Transplantation Proceedings vol:44 issue:9 pages:2857-2860
Article number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2012.09.085
Abstract: Advanced liver disease is characterized by prolonged global coagulation tests such as prothrombin time (PT). Using Model of End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) score-based allocation, many current transplant recipients show advanced end-stage liver disease with an elevated international normalized ratio (INR). The relationship between abnormalities in coagulation tests and the risk of bleeding has been recently challenged among liver disease patients. In this study we reassessed risk factors for bleeding and the clinical implications for patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT).
ISSN: 0041-1345
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Hepatology
× corresponding author
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