With collaboration from Consulting Editor, Dr. Norman Gitlin Dr. Goldberg has assembled a state-of-the-art issue devoted to management of liver transplant patients. Expert authors have contributed current clinical reviews that covers the breadth of the pre- and post-surgical journey. Articles are specifically devoted to the following topics: Obesity management of liver transplant waitlist candidates and recipients; Expanding the limits of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Is there a limit; Frailty and sarcopenia in patients pre- and post-liver transplant; Achieving tolerance in liver transplantation: Where are we now and what does the future hold; Expanding role of donation after cardiac death donors; Optimizing selection of patients for simultaneous liver-kidney transplant; Keeping the patient with end-stage liver disease alive while awaiting transplant: Management of complications of portal hypertension; Expanding donor selection and recipient indications for living donor liver transplantation; The changing liver transplant recipient: From hepatitis C to NASH and alcohol; Cardiovascular risk stratification in liver transplant candidates; The role of machine perfusion in liver transplantation: Warm, Cold, or does it not matter; Paradigm shift in utilization of livers from hepatitis C-viremic donors into HCV-negative patients; Transplantation of elderly patients: Is there an upper age cutoff; Transplantation for acute alcoholic hepatitis: Controversies and early successes. Hepatologists will come away with the information they need to improve outcomes in liver transplant patients.
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