Nerve, Kidney Damage Found to Predict AIP Liver Transplant Outcomes

Nerve, Kidney Damage Found to Predict AIP Liver Transplant Outcomes

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Nerve, Kidney Damage Found to Predict AIP Liver Transplant Outcomes

A liver transplant is effective and is associated with high survival rates in people with acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), a study reports. However, severe neuropathy, or nerve damage, and chronic kidney disease increase the risk of poor post-transplant outcomes, according to the study.  These findings draw attention to the need for early evaluation of liver transplants if other treatment options fail, the investigators said.   Titled “Liver Transplantation for Acute Intermittent Porphyria,” the study was published in…

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