Krishna V. Menon conceptualized the study design and made the final corrections to the article. Abdul R. Hakeem, Andrew J. Cockbain, and Syed S. Raza collected the data needed for the study. Abdul R. Hakeem performed the statistical analysis and wrote the article. Stephen G. Pollard, Giles J. Toogood, Magdy A. Attia, Niaz Ahmad, Ernest L. Hidalgo, and K. Raj Prasad are the liver transplant consultants whose patients were used in this study. All these consultants provided input into the writing and correction of the article.
Increased morbidity in overweight and obese liver transplant recipients: A single-center experience of 1325 patients from the United Kingdom
Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2013
Copyright © 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 19, Issue 5, pages 551–562, May 2013
How to Cite
Hakeem, A. R., Cockbain, A. J., Raza, S. S., Pollard, S. G., Toogood, G. J., Attia, M. A., Ahmad, N., Hidalgo, E. L., Prasad, K. R. and Menon, K. V. (2013), Increased morbidity in overweight and obese liver transplant recipients: A single-center experience of 1325 patients from the United Kingdom. Liver Transpl, 19: 551–562. doi: 10.1002/lt.23618
The study abstract was presented as a best oral abstract presentation at the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association meeting in Paris, France (July 1-5, 2012). It was also presented as the prize paper of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons for Great Britain and Ireland at the Digestive Disorders Federation meeting in Liverpool, United Kingdom (June 17-20, 2012).
- Issue online: 25 APR 2013
- Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2013 12:50PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 11 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Received: 13 OCT 2012
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