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Gastroenterology Podcast May 2014: Impact of the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome MELD Exception Policy on Outcomes of Patients After Liver Transplantation

An article in the May issue of Gastroenterology analyzed the United Network for Organ Sharing database to determine the impact of the hepatopulmonary syndrome MELD exception policy on outcomes of post-liver transplantation patients. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks with first author Dr. David S. Goldberg of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine; Plus, a rundown of top stories from this month's issue of GI and Hepatology News.

 

 

Goldberg DS, Krok K, Batra S, et al. Impact of the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome MELD Exception Policy on Outcomes of Patients After Liver Transplantation: An Analysis of the UNOS Database. Gastroenterology 2014; May; 146(5): 1256–1265.e1
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