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Low platelet counts after liver transplantation predict early posttransplant survival: The 60-5 criterion
Article first published online: 21 NOV 2013
© 2013 American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Volume 20, Issue 2, pages 147–155, February 2014
How to Cite
Lesurtel, M., Raptis, D. A., Melloul, E., Schlegel, A., Oberkofler, C., El-Badry, A. M., Weber, A., Mueller, N., Dutkowski, P. and Clavien, P.-A. (2014), Low platelet counts after liver transplantation predict early posttransplant survival: The 60-5 criterion. Liver Transpl, 20: 147–155. doi: 10.1002/lt.23759
The ClinicalTrials.gov registration number for this study is NCT01711957.
Ashraf Mohammad El-Badry was a Hepatopancreatobiliary and Liver Transplant Fellow at the Swiss Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplantation Center. He is currently affiliated with the Department of Surgery, Sohag University Hospital, Sohag Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt.
Mickaël Lesurtel was supported by a professorship grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP00P3_128475).
- Issue published online: 27 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 21 NOV 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 3 OCT 2013 12:57PM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 19 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Received: 4 JUN 2013
Additional Supporting Information may be found in the online version of this article.
|lt23759-sup-0001-suppfigures.doc||460K||Supporting Figure S1, A: Graft survival of patients with platelet counts <60 or >60 x109/L at day 5 after LT – Patients who died within 90 days after LT (n=24) excluded, p=0.19. B: Overall survival of patients with platelet counts <60 or >60 x109/L at day 5 after LT – Patients who died within 90 days after LT (n=24) excluded, p=0.42.|
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