Outcome Driven Liver Transplantation (Videos Available)

Tuesday July 03, 2018 from 14:45 to 16:15

Room: N-101

460.2 Sarcopenia and denutrition: How to tackle these major determinants of outcome (Video Available)

Toshimi Kaido, Japan

Kyoto University

Overview

Patients undergoing liver transplantation are usually associated with malnutrition. Sarcopenia is characterized by muscle mass depletion and decrease in muscle power or physical activity. In this State-of-the-Art Session, I would like to talk about the impact of pre-transplant sarcopenia on survival after liver transplantation and usefulness of perioperative nutritional therapy.

Objectives

To learn significance of sarcopenia and perioperative nutritional therapy in liver transplantation

Presentations by Toshimi Kaido



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