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Novel scoring tool predicts alcohol relapse after liver transplant with 96.2% sensitivity


“Alcohol relapse after liver transplant for alcoholic liver disease is frequent, with incidence ranging from 4% to 95% of LT recipients,” Jiten P. Kothadia, MD, a transplant hepatologist at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, told Healio. “This leads to poor graft function, low medication adherence and decreased overall survival.”

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