Evaluation of Growth After Liver Transplantation in Turkish Children


Baran M., Cakir M., Unal F., Tumgor G., Yuksekkaya H. A. , Arikan C., ...More

DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES, vol.56, no.11, pp.3343-3349, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10620-011-1727-6
  • Journal Name: DIGESTIVE DISEASES AND SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3343-3349

Abstract

Aims Currently, the main interest in childhood liver transplantation (LT) is to prevent long-term complications and optimize growth. The aim of this study is to analyze (1) nutritional status in the pretransplantation period, and (2) posttransplantation growth and associated factors in children.