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Women Are at Greater Risk Than Men of Graft Loss After Undergoing Liver Transplantation for Hepatitis C-related Liver Disease
Date:10/29/2009

uture studies," said Dr. Lai.

In addition, Dr. Lai discussed future research on this topic, "We found recipient age to be a stronger predictor of outcome for women than for men, and we noted that women had higher rates of having a sex-mismatch donor liver than men. A more in depth analysis of the role of recipient-donor sex mismatch is planned. In addition, we found that women had significantly increased rates of acute rejection and although this factor did not account for differences in graft outcomes in our study, we believe sex differences in frequency of rejection and response to rejection treatment warrant further study."

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infected females are at higher risk of graft loss after liver transplantation (LT): A multicenter cohort study

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