gastroenterology
Hepatology

‘Amazing’ outcomes for liver transplants in obese patients despite challenges

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 ...

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