Briefly noted: M Izzy, J Oh, KD Watt. Hepatology 2018; 68: 2008-2015. This concise review discusses the outcome of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy after liver transplantation.
Key point: “Although it is often believed that cirrhotic cardiomyopathy resolves post-LT, the data, albeit limited, do not support this postulation…diastolic function may not improve post-transplant and may actually worsen. Improvement in systolic function was suggested by only two of six studies.”
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