Obesity brings a higher risk of perioperative complications during liver transplantation but despite that, obese patients appear to have similar survival to other transplant patients. Dr Caroline Tallis, a gastroenterologist and hepatologist at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital, told AGW 2018 that it was certainly ‘a brave new world’ when both donors and recipients were getting ...
‘Amazing’ outcomes for liver transplants in obese patients despite challenges
By Mardi Chapman
27 Sep 2018