- Obesity affects more than one third of Americans.
- Morbid obesity (body mass index (BMI) >35 kg/m2) has been associated with multiple co-morbidities and perioperative complications.
- The effect of morbid obesity on liver transplant outcomes has yielded mixed results.
Recommended CitationHalegoua-De Marzio, MD, Dina; Wong, MD, She-Yan; Fenkel, MD, Jonathan M.; Doria, MD, PhD, Cataldo; and Sass, MD, David A., "Listing practices for Morbidly Obese Patients at Liver Transplant Centers in the United States" (2014). Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Faculty Papers. Paper 27.