The members and institutions participating in the Acute Liver Failure Study Group are listed in the Supporting Information.
Quality of life is significantly impaired in long-term survivors of acute liver failure and particularly in acetaminophen-overdose patients
Version of Record online: 18 AUG 2013
© 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 19, Issue 9, pages 991–1000, September 2013
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Rangnekar, A. S., Ellerbe, C., Durkalski, V., McGuire, B., Lee, W. M. and Fontana, R. J. (2013), Quality of life is significantly impaired in long-term survivors of acute liver failure and particularly in acetaminophen-overdose patients. Liver Transpl, 19: 991–1000. doi: 10.1002/lt.23688
Amol S. Rangnekar has no financial conflicts of interest. Robert J. Fontana has served as a consultant to Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Tibotec, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, and Medtronic in the past year.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the support provided by members of the Acute Liver Failure Study Group. This study was funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (DK U-01-58369). Additional funding was provided by the Tips Fund of the Northwestern Medical Foundation and the Jeanne Roberts and Rollin and Mary Ella King Funds of the Southwestern Medical Foundation. Additionally, Amol S. Rangnekar was supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases through a Training Grant in Gastrointestinal Epidemiology (T32 DK62708-01) and by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research through a Clinical and Translational Science Award.
Amol S. Rangnekar contributed to the study concept, the analysis and interpretation, and the manuscript drafting and finalization. Caitlyn Ellerbe contributed to the manuscript drafting and finalization and the statistical analyses and their interpretation. Valerie Durkalski contributed to the study concept, the manuscript drafting and finalization, and the statistical analyses and their interpretation. Brendan McGuire contributed to the manuscript review and finalization. William M. Lee contributed to the manuscript drafting and finalization and provided overall supervision. Robert J. Fontana contributed to the study concept and design, the data acquisition, the analysis and interpretation, and the manuscript drafting and finalization and provided overall supervision.
- Issue online: 28 AUG 2013
- Version of Record online: 18 AUG 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 18 JUN 2013 05:47AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 22 MAY 2013
- Manuscript Received: 8 JAN 2013
Additional Supporting Information may be found in the online version of this article.
|lt23688-sup-0001-supptables.doc||89K||Supporting Table 1- Comparison of baseline characteristics between included and excluded ALF study group patients|
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