Article Abstract

Is sarcopenia a prognostic factor after living donor liver transplantation?

Authors: Akira Umemura, Takeshi Takahara, Hiroyuki Nitta, Yasushi Hasegawa, Akira Sasaki


We read with great interest the article by Kaido et al. (1) entitled “Effects of Pretransplant Sarcopenia and Sequential Changes in Sarcopenic Parameters after Living Donor Liver Transplantation,” published in the journal Nutrition.