Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient for Liver Transplantation: 2014 Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Society of Transplantation and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Robert H Squires, Vicky Ng, Rene Romero, Udeme Ekong, Winita Hardikar, Sukru Emre, George V Mazariegos
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2014
This practice guideline was produced in collaboration with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Practice Guidelines Committee, which provided peer review of the article. Members of the committee include Jayant A. Talwalkar, MD, MPH (Chair), Keith D. Lindor, MD (Board Liaison), Hari S. Conjeevaram, MD, MS, David A. Gerber, MD, Christine Hsu, MD, Fasiha Kanwal, MD, MSHS, Marlyn J. Mayo, MD, Raphael B. Merriman, MD, Gerald Y. Minuk, MD, Alexander Monto, MD, Michael K. Porayko, MD, Benjamin L. Shneider, MD, R. Todd Stravitz, MD, Tram T. Tran, MD, and Helen S. Yee, PharMD. Benjamin L. Shneider, MD, and Richard A. Schreiber, MD, served as primary reviewers for the AASLD Practice Guidelines Committee. The guideline was approved by AASLD on February 28, 2014, the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition on January 2, 2014, and the American Society of Transplantation on February 18, 2014. Financial support to develop this practice guideline was provided by the AASLD.R.R. has received grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb. The other authors report no conflicts of interest.