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Study links hepatitis, higher mortality post liver transplant

Key clinical point: Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) has poorer survival after liver transplant.

Major finding: Ten-year survival was 56.3% in AHI vs. 63% and 59% in other liver diseases.

Study details: Analysis of 18,103 liver transplants from 1987 to 2016 in the United Network for Organ Sharing database.

Disclosures: Drs. Lee and Danford and co-authors have no financial relationships to disclose.

Citation:

Lee JY et al. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2019 Oct 23. doi: 10.1097/MCG.0000000000001271.