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Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
Copyright © 2012 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 18, Issue 12, pages 1456–1463, December 2012
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Sharma, P., Schaubel, D. E., Messersmith, E. E., Guidinger, M. K. and Merion, R. M. (2012), Factors that affect deceased donor liver transplantation rates in the United States in addition to the model for end-stage liver disease score. Liver Transpl, 18: 1456–1463. doi: 10.1002/lt.23548
This research was presented in part as a poster of excellence at the 2010 American Transplant Congress in San Diego, CA.
This study was approved by the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients project officer of the Health Resources and Services Administration. The Health Resources and Services Administration has determined that this study satisfies the criteria for an institutional review board exemption described in the public benefit or service program provisions of 45 CFR 46.101(b)(5) and in Health Resources and Services Administration circular 03.
Pratima Sharma was supported by grant KO8 DK-088946 from the National Institutes of Health and by a research award from the American College of Gastroenterology. The development of the statistical methodology and the analysis for this investigation were supported in part by grant 5R01 DK-70869 from the National Institutes of Health (to Douglas E. Schaubel). The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients is funded by contract 231-00-0116 from the Health Resources and Services Administration (US Department of Health and Human Services). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the US Government.
- Issue published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 11 SEP 2012 03:23AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 26 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Received: 10 MAY 2012
- National Institutes of Health. Grant Number: KO8 DK-088946
- American College of Gastroenterology
- National Institutes of Health. Grant Number: 5R01 DK-70869
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