Changes in distribution policies have increased median MELD at transplant with recipients requiring increasing intensive care perioperatively. We aimed to evaluate association of preoperative variables with postoperative respiratory failure (PRF)/increased intensive care unit length of stay (ICU LOS)/short-term survival in a high MELD cohort undergoing liver transplant (LT).
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- Pedersen, Mark R. (Author)
- Choi, Myunghan (Author)
- Brink, Jeffrey A. (Author)
- Seetharam, Anil B. (Author)
- College of Nursing and Health Innovation (Contributor)
- Digital object identifier: 10.1155/2016/6787854
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Pedersen, M. R., Choi, M., Brink, J. A., & Seetharam, A. B. (2016). Pretransplant Factors and Associations with Postoperative Respiratory Failure, ICU Length of Stay, and Short-Term Survival after Liver Transplantation in a High MELD Population. Journal of Transplantation, 2016, 1-6. doi:10.1155/2016/6787854