Sicker Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease Cost More: A Quick Fix?
An Editorial on Assessing Variation in the Costs of Care Among Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation
Article first published online: 24 OCT 2013
© Copyright 2013 The American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
American Journal of Transplantation
Volume 14, Issue 1, pages 9–10, January 2014
How to Cite
Abouljoud, M. S., Brown, K. A. and Nerenz, D. R. (2014), Sicker Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease Cost More: A Quick Fix?. American Journal of Transplantation, 14: 9–10. doi: 10.1111/ajt.12498
- Issue published online: 19 DEC 2013
- Article first published online: 24 OCT 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 6 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Revised: 3 SEP 2013
- Manuscript Received: 1 AUG 2013
The cost of care among patients awaiting liver transplantation varies significantly among regions and programs, and the causes for such variations are numerous and complex. See article by Axelrod et al on page 70.