Liver transplants: risk of death because of increasing donor age highest in young recipients | EASL

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Takeaway

  • The risk of death after liver transplantation (LT) because of increasing donor age is highest in young recipients. 

Why this matters

  • Efforts should be made to allocate the best organs to younger LT candidates. 

Key results

  • Of the 63,628 LTs performed, 4174 (6.6%) we...