The predictors of post-transplant coronary events among liver transplant recipients


Malik M. U. , Russell S. D. , Pustavoitau A., Chacko M., Cosar A. M. , Thompson C. B. , ...More

HEPATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.10, no.6, pp.974-982, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12072-016-9742-5
  • Journal Name: HEPATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.974-982
  • Keywords: Coronary event, Cardiac disease, Liver disease, Coronary artery disease, Cardiac risk factors, Liver transplant, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK-ASSESSMENT, AMERICAN-HEART-ASSOCIATION, ARTERY-DISEASE, CALCIUM SCORE, EXERCISE, SOCIETY, AGE

Abstract

Cardiac morbidities can occur during the peri- and post-liver transplant (LT) period, affecting the long-term survival. The purpose of this study was to identify the potential factors that predict a coronary event post-transplantation.