Management on the Waiting List

Sumeet K. Asrani, Jayant A. Talwalkar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Common complications of liver disease encountered on the waiting list include ascites, hyponatraemia, hepatic encephalopathy, infections, renal failure, variceal bleeding and malnutrition. Immunisations are also important in the care of patients with chronic liver disease. Optimising the management of patients on the waiting list is important in order to comprehensively improve outcomes following liver transplantation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLiver Transplantation
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Assessment and Management
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781118675915
ISBN (Print)9781118277386
StatePublished - Jul 22 2013


  • Ascites
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Hyponatraemia
  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • Variceal bleeding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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