A team of researchers sought to determine whether neighborhood deprivation affected outcomes in pediatric patients having undergone hepatic transplantation.
Women are more likely than men to die waiting for a liver transplant.
Simultaneous splenectomy may prevent small-for-size graft syndrome in adults with a living donor liver transplantation.
Female candidates for liver transplant who have portopulmonary hypertension have higher pulmonary vascular resistance, lower Model for End-Stage Liver Disease scores, and are more likely to have autoimmune liver disease, compared with male candidates.
For adults with noninfectious uveitis, mycophenolate mofetil is not associated with superior control of inflammation compared with methotrexate.