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Will Surviving Liver Transplant Make You Skinny Fat?

New research reports that survivors of childhood liver transplant remain nutritionally compromised over the long-term. Findings published in Liver Transplantation, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society, indicate that the recipients’ return to normal weight post-transplant was due to an increase in fat mass […]

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New Procedure to Tackle Obesity in Liver Transplant Patients

The link between obesity and increased risk of liver disease is well established, and it presents challenges for liver transplant operations. New research in the American Journal of Transplantation explored the use of a noninvasive weight loss program for patients prior to their operation, and a gastrostomy operation combined with a transplant for patients who […]

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