Article Abstract

Sarcopenia plays a crucial role in liver transplantation

Authors: Toshimi Kaido, Yuhei Hamaguchi, Shinji Uemoto


We are grateful to Pagano et al. for commenting on our recent studies regarding the role of sarcopenia on outcomes after liver transplantation (LT) (1-7), including our recent paper describing the effects of pretransplant sarcopenia and sequential changes in sarcopenic parameters after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) (7).