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  1. Cullaro G, Verna EC, Duarte-Rojo A, Kappus MR, Ganger DR, Rahimi RS, Boyarsky B, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M, Ladner DP, Volk ML, Hsu CY, Lai JC. Frailty and the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury Among Patients With Cirrhosis. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Oct 22. View in PubMed
  2. Rubin JB, Lai JC, Shui AM, Hohmann SF, Auerbach A. Cirrhosis Inpatients Receive More Opioids and Fewer Nonopioid Analgesics Than Patients Without Cirrhosis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Oct 14. View in PubMed
  3. Wong F, Reddy KR, Tandon P, Lai JC, Jagarlamudi N, Weir V, Kok B, Kalainy S, Srisengfa YT, Albhaisi S, Reuter B, Acharya C, Shaw J, Thacker LR, Bajaj JS. The Prediction of in-Hospital Mortality in Decompensated Cirrhosis with Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure. Liver Transpl. 2021 Sep 26. View in PubMed
  4. Wang S, Whitlock R, Xu C, Taneja S, Singh S, Abraldes JG, Burak KW, Bailey RJ, Lai JC, Tandon P. Frailty is associated with increased risk of cirrhosis disease progression and death. Hepatology. 2021 Sep 15. View in PubMed
  5. Berry K, Duarte-Rojo A, Grab JD, Dunn MA, Boyarsky BJ, Verna EC, Kappus MR, Volk ML, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL, Ganger DR, Ladner DP, Shui A, Tincopa MA, Rahimi RS, Lai JC, from the Multi-Center Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study . Cognitive Impairment and Physical Frailty in Patients With Cirrhosis. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Aug 24. View in PubMed
  6. Kwong AJ, Lai JC, Kim WR. Correcting the sex disparity in access to liver transplantation: Lest perfect be the enemy of better. Am J Transplant. 2021 Oct; 21(10):3217-3218. View in PubMed
  7. Wadhwani SI, Ge J, Gottlieb L, Lyles C, Beck AF, Bucuvalas J, Neuhaus J, Kotagal U, Lai JC. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Wait List Outcomes Are Only Partly Explained by Socioeconomic Deprivation Among Children Awaiting Liver Transplantation. Hepatology. 2021 Aug 13. View in PubMed
  8. Deng LX, Kent DS, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ, Lai JC, Bischoff KE. Symptom Burden Is Associated with Increased Emergency Department Utilization among Patients with Cirrhosis. J Palliat Med. 2021 Aug 03. View in PubMed
  9. Wadhwani SI, Gottlieb L, Bucuvalas JC, Lyles C, Lai JC. Addressing Social Adversity to Improve Outcomes for Children After Liver Transplant. Hepatology. 2021 Jul 28. View in PubMed
  10. Cullaro G, Rubin JB, Fortune BE, Crawford CV, Verna EC, Hsu CY, Liu KD, Brown RS, Lai JC, Rosenblatt R. Association Between Kidney Dysfunction Types and Mortality Among Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Jul 22. View in PubMed
  11. Ge J, Pletcher MJ, Lai JC, N3C Consortium . Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis: A National COVID Cohort Collaborative Study. Gastroenterology. 2021 Jul 18. View in PubMed
  12. Cullaro G, Sharma P, Jo J, Rassiwala J, VanWagner LB, Wong R, Lai JC, Magee J, Schluger A, Barman P, Patel YA, Walter K, Biggins SW, Verna EC. Temporal Trends and Evolving Outcomes After Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation (SLKT): Results from the US SLKT Consortium. Liver Transpl. 2021 Jul 15. View in PubMed
  13. Lai JC, Tandon P, Bernal W, Tapper EB, Ekong U, Dasarathy S, Carey EJ. Malnutrition, Frailty, and Sarcopenia in Patients With Cirrhosis: 2021 Practice Guidance by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. Hepatology. 2021 Sep; 74(3):1611-1644. View in PubMed
  14. Xu CQ, Mohamad Y, Kappus MR, Boyarsky B, Ganger DR, Volk ML, Rahimi RS, Duarte-Rojo A, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL, Ladner DP, Verna EC, Grab J, Tincopa M, Dunn MA, Lai JC. The relationship between frailty and cirrhosis etiology: From the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study. Liver Int. 2021 Oct; 41(10):2467-2473. View in PubMed
  15. Tandon P, Montano-Loza AJ, Lai JC, Dasarathy S, Merli M. Sarcopenia and frailty in decompensated cirrhosis. J Hepatol. 2021 07; 75 Suppl 1:S147-S162. View in PubMed
  16. Boike JR, Mazumder NR, Kolli KP, Ge J, German M, Jest N, Morelli G, Spengler E, Said A, Lai JC, Desai AP, Couri T, Paul S, Frenette C, Verna EC, Rahim U, Goel A, Gregory D, Thornburg B, VanWagner LB, Advancing Liver Therapeutic Approaches (ALTA) Study Group . Outcomes After TIPS for Ascites and Variceal Bleeding in a Contemporary Era-An ALTA Group Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 Oct 01; 116(10):2079-2088. View in PubMed
  17. Ha NB, Cho SJ, Mohamad Y, Kent D, Jun G, Wong R, Swarnakar V, Lin S, Maher JJ, Lai JC. Visceral Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Radiographic Visceral-to-Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Ratio in Patients with Cirrhosis. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Jun 16. View in PubMed
  18. Patel AA, Woodrell C, Ufere NN, Hansen L, Tandon P, Verma M, Lai J, Pinotti R, Rakoski M, Palliative Care Education, Advocacy, and Research in Liver Disease (PEARL) Workgroup and the AASLD P . Developing Priorities for Palliative Care Research in Advanced Liver Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Sep; 5(9):1469-1480. View in PubMed
  19. Ge J, Pletcher MJ, Lai JC, N3C Consortium . Outcomes of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis: a N3C Study. medRxiv. 2021 Jun 07. View in PubMed
  20. Serper M, Tao SY, Kent DS, Garren P, Burdzy AE, Lai JC, Gougol A, Bloomer PM, Reddy KR, Dunn MA, Duarte-Rojo A. Inpatient Frailty Assessment Is Feasible and Predicts Nonhome Discharge and Mortality in Decompensated Cirrhosis. Liver Transpl. 2021 May 21. View in PubMed
  21. Bajaj JS, Garcia-Tsao G, Reddy KR, O'Leary JG, Vargas HE, Lai JC, Kamath PS, Tandon P, Subramanian RM, Thuluvath P, Fagan A, Sehrawat T, de la Rosa Rodriguez R, Thacker LR, Wong F. Admission Urinary and Serum Metabolites Predict Renal Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2021 May 18. View in PubMed
  22. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Delgado C, Sudore RL, Lai JC, Johansen KL. Association of Cognitive Function Screening Results with Adherence and Performance in a Pedometer-Based Intervention. Am J Nephrol. 2021; 52(5):420-428. View in PubMed
  23. Lai JC, Dodge JL, Kappus MR, Wong R, Mohamad Y, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. A Multicenter Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of a Home-Based Exercise Program for Patients With Cirrhosis: The Strength Training Intervention (STRIVE). Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 04; 116(4):717-722. View in PubMed
  24. Berry K, Rubin JB, Lai JC. Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis: Analysis of the National Inpatient Sample (NIS). J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 Mar 18. View in PubMed
  25. Ufere NN, Lai JC. Advance Care Planning in Liver Transplant-Preparing for Both Life and Death. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 May 01; 181(5):660-661. View in PubMed
  26. Rubin JB, Lai JC, Shui AM, Hohmann SF, Auerbach A. Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use and Related Adverse Events Among Patients With Cirrhosis: A Propensity-Matched Analysis. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Jun; 5(6):1081-1094. View in PubMed
  27. Ge J, Najafi N, Zhao W, Somsouk M, Fang M, Lai JC. A Methodology to Generate Longitudinally Updated Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure Prognostication Scores From Electronic Health Record Data. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Jun; 5(6):1069-1080. View in PubMed
  28. Deng LX, Bischoff KE, Kent DS, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ, Lai JC. Frailty is strongly associated with self-reported symptom burden among patients with cirrhosis. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 Mar 12. View in PubMed
  29. Sharma P, Sui Z, Zhang M, Magee JC, Barman P, Patel Y, Schluger A, Walter K, Biggins SW, Cullaro G, Wong R, Lai JC, Jo J, Sinha J, VanWagner L, Verna EC. Renal Outcomes After Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation: Results from the US Multicenter Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplantation Consortium. Liver Transpl. 2021 08; 27(8):1144-1153. View in PubMed
  30. Williams FR, Milliken D, Lai JC, Armstrong MJ. Assessment of the Frail Patient With End-Stage Liver Disease: A Practical Overview of Sarcopenia, Physical Function, and Disability. Hepatol Commun. 2021 Jun; 5(6):923-937. View in PubMed
  31. Wadhwani SI, Huang CY, Gottlieb L, Beck AF, Bucuvalas J, Kotagal U, Lyles C, Lai JC. Center variation in long-term outcomes for socioeconomically deprived children. Am J Transplant. 2021 09; 21(9):3123-3132. View in PubMed
  32. Ge J, Wood N, Segev D, Lai JC, Gentry S. Implementing a Height-Based Rule for the Allocation of Pediatric Donor Livers to Adults: A Liver Simulated Allocation Model Study. Liver Transpl. 2021 07; 27(7):1058-1060. View in PubMed
  33. Xu CQ, Yao F, Mohamad Y, Wong R, Kent D, Seetharaman S, Srisengfa Y, Lai JC. Evaluating the Associations Between the Liver Frailty Index and Karnofsky Performance Status With Waitlist Mortality. Transplant Direct. 2021 Feb; 7(2):e651. View in PubMed
  34. Kriss M, Te HS, Verna EC, VanWagner LB, Scott FI, Lai JC. National Early Career Transplant Hepatologist Survey: Compensation, Burnout, and Job Satisfaction. Hepatol Commun. 2021 04; 5(4):701-712. View in PubMed
  35. Lai JC, Ganger DR, Volk ML, Dodge JL, Dunn MA, Duarte-Rojo A, Kappus MR, Rahimi RS, Ladner DP, Boyarsky B, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL, McCulloch CE, Verna EC. Association of Frailty and Sex With Wait List Mortality in Liver Transplant Candidates in the Multicenter Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study. JAMA Surg. 2021 Mar 01; 156(3):256-262. View in PubMed
  36. Lai JC, Dodge JL, Kappus MR, Wong R, Mohamad Y, Segev DL, McAdams-DeMarco M. A Multicenter Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of a Home-Based Exercise Program for Patients With Cirrhosis: The Strength Training Intervention (STRIVE). Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Dec 23; Publish Ahead of Print. View in PubMed
  37. Singh S, Heien HC, Sangaralingham L, Shah ND, Lai JC, Sandborn WJ, Moore AA. Frailty and Risk of Serious Infections in Biologic-treated Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2020 Dec 16. View in PubMed
  38. Cullaro G, Rubin J, Mehta N, Yao F, Verna EC, Lai JC. Sex-Based Disparities in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2020 Dec 14. View in PubMed
  39. Ge J, Lai JC, Boike JR, German M, Jest N, Morelli G, Spengler E, Said A, Lee A, Hristov A, Desai AP, Junna S, Pokhrel B, Couri T, Paul S, Frenette C, Christian-Miller N, Laurito M, Verna EC, Rahim U, Goel A, Das A, Pine S, Gregory D, VanWagner LB, Kolli KP, Advancing Liver Therapeutic Approaches (ALTA) Study Group . Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Diabetes Mellitus Are Associated With Post-Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Renal Dysfunction: An Advancing Liver Therapeutic Approaches Group Study. Liver Transpl. 2021 02; 27(3):329-340. View in PubMed
  40. O'Leary JG, Rajender Reddy K, Tandon P, Biggins SW, Wong F, Kamath PS, Garcia-Tsao G, Maliakkal B, Lai JC, Fallon M, Vargas HE, Thuluvath P, Subramanian R, Thacker LR, Bajaj JS. Increased Risk of ACLF and Inpatient Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis and Hepatic Hydrothorax. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 Oct; 66(10):3612-3618. View in PubMed
  41. Tu MY, Han KY, Chang GR, Lai GD, Chang KY, Chen CF, Lai JC, Lai CY, Chen HL, Chen CM. Kefir Peptides Prevent Estrogen Deficiency-Induced Bone Loss and Modulate the Structure of the Gut Microbiota in Ovariectomized Mice. Nutrients. 2020 Nov 09; 12(11). View in PubMed
  42. Kwong AJ, Devuni D, Wang C, Boike J, Jo J, VanWagner L, Serper M, Jones L, Sharma R, Verna EC, Shor J, German MN, Hristov A, Lee A, Spengler E, Koteish AA, Sehmbey G, Seetharam A, John N, Patel Y, Kappus MR, Couri T, Paul S, Salgia RJ, Nhu Q, Frenette CT, Lai JC, Goel A, Re-Evaluating Age Limits in Transplantation (REALT) Consortium . Outcomes of Liver Transplantation Among Older Recipients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in a Large Multicenter US Cohort: the Re-Evaluating Age Limits in Transplantation Consortium. Liver Transpl. 2020 11; 26(11):1492-1503. View in PubMed
  43. Hu C, Anjur V, Saboo K, Reddy KR, O'Leary J, Tandon P, Wong F, Garcia-Tsao G, Kamath PS, Lai JC, Biggins SW, Fallon MB, Thuluvath P, Subramanian RM, Maliakkal B, Vargas H, Thacker LR, Iyer RK, Bajaj JS. Low Predictability of Readmissions and Death Using Machine Learning in Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 02 01; 116(2):336-346. View in PubMed
  44. Lai J, Forney L, Brinton DL, Simpson KN. Drivers of Start-Up Delays in Global Randomized Clinical Trials. Ther Innov Regul Sci. 2020 Sep 21. View in PubMed
  45. Wong F, Reddy KR, Tandon P, O'Leary JG, Garcia-Tsao G, Vargas HE, Lai JC, Biggins SW, Maliakkal B, Fallon M, Subramanian R, Thuluvath P, Kamath PS, Thacker L, Bajaj JS. Progression of Stage 2 and 3 Acute Kidney Injury in Patients With Decompensated Cirrhosis and Ascites. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 08; 19(8):1661-1669.e2. View in PubMed
  46. Bucuvalas J, Lai JC. Unforeseen consequences of the COVID pandemic. Am J Transplant. 2020 11; 20(11):2973-2974. View in PubMed
  47. Bajaj JS, Reddy KR, O'Leary JG, Vargas HE, Lai JC, Kamath PS, Tandon P, Wong F, Subramanian RM, Thuluvath P, Fagan A, White MB, Gavis EA, Sehrawat T, de la Rosa Rodriguez R, Thacker LR, Sikaroodi M, Garcia-Tsao G, Gillevet PM. Serum Levels of Metabolites Produced by Intestinal Microbes and Lipid Moieties Independently Associated With Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure and Death in Patients With Cirrhosis. Gastroenterology. 2020 11; 159(5):1715-1730.e12. View in PubMed
  48. Wadhwani SI, Brokamp C, Rasnick E, Bucuvalas JC, Lai JC, Beck AF. Neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation, racial segregation, and organ donation across 5 states. Am J Transplant. 2021 03; 21(3):1206-1214. View in PubMed
  49. Fozouni L, Lai JC. Frailty as an Immune-Mediated Condition That Leads to an Increased Risk of Acute Cellular Rejection in Liver Transplant Recipients. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2020 Jun; 15(6):243-245. View in PubMed
  50. Wong RJ, Mohamad Y, Srisengfa YT, Kent DS, Seetharaman S, Shah RJ, Lai JC. Psychological contributors to the frail phenotype: The association between resilience and frailty in patients with cirrhosis. Am J Transplant. 2021 01; 21(1):241-246. View in PubMed
  51. Wang CW, Lebsack A, Sudore RL, Lai JC. Low Rates of Advance Care Planning (ACP) Discussions Despite Readiness to Engage in ACP Among Liver Transplant Candidates. Dig Dis Sci. 2021 05; 66(5):1446-1451. View in PubMed
  52. Kardashian A, Ge J, McCulloch CE, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, Duarte-Rojo A, Volk ML, Rahimi RS, Verna EC, Ganger DR, Ladner D, Dodge JL, Boyarsky B, McAdams-DeMarco M, Segev DL, Lai JC. Identifying an Optimal Liver Frailty Index Cutoff to Predict Waitlist Mortality in Liver Transplant Candidates. Hepatology. 2021 03; 73(3):1132-1139. View in PubMed
  53. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Delgado C, Sudore R, Lai JC, Johansen KL. Association of motivations and barriers with participation and performance in a pedometer-based intervention. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2020 08 01; 35(8):1405-1411. View in PubMed
  54. Verna EC, Lai JC. Time for Action to Address the Persistent Sex-Based Disparity in Liver Transplant Access. JAMA Surg. 2020 07 01; 155(7):545-547. View in PubMed
  55. Rubin JB, Cullaro G, Ge J, Lai JC. Women who undergo liver transplant have longer length of stay post-transplant compared with men. Liver Int. 2020 07; 40(7):1725-1735. View in PubMed
  56. Cullaro G, Verna EC, Emond JC, Orandi BJ, Mohan S, Lai JC. Early Kidney Allograft Failure After Simultaneous Liver-kidney Transplantation: Evidence for Utilization of the Safety Net? Transplantation. 2021 04 01; 105(4):816-823. View in PubMed
  57. Bajaj JS, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Wong F, Kamath PS, Biggins SW, Garcia-Tsao G, Lai J, Fallon MB, Thuluvath PJ, Vargas HE, Maliakkal B, Subramanian RM, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Insurance Status But Not Race and Ethnicity Are Associated With Outcomes in a Large Hospitalized Cohort of Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2021 03; 19(3):565-572.e5. View in PubMed
  58. Lai JC, Ufere NN, Bucuvalas JC. Liver Transplant Survivorship. Liver Transpl. 2020 08; 26(8):1030-1033. View in PubMed
  59. Lai JC, Dodge JL, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, Volk ML, Duarte-Rojo A, Ganger DR, Rahimi RS, McCulloch CE, Haugen CE, McAdams-DeMarco M, Ladner DP, Segev DL, Verna EC, Multi-Center Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study . Changes in frailty are associated with waitlist mortality in patients with cirrhosis. J Hepatol. 2020 09; 73(3):575-581. View in PubMed
  60. Rana A, Price MB, Barrett SC, Lai J, Bakhtiyar SS, Kanwal F, Vierling J, Wu M, Galvan NT, Goss J. Aggressive utilization of liver allografts: Improved outcomes over time. Clin Transplant. 2020 07; 34(7):e13860. View in PubMed
  61. Sheshadri A, Kittiskulnam P, Lai JC, Johansen KL. Effect of a pedometer-based walking intervention on body composition in patients with ESRD: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Nephrol. 2020 03 16; 21(1):100. View in PubMed
  62. O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Reddy KR, Biggins SW, Wong F, Kamath PS, Garcia-Tsao G, Maliakkal B, Lai J, Fallon M, Vargas HE, Thuluvath P, Subramanian R, Thacker LR, Bajaj JS. Underutilization of Hospice in Inpatients with Cirrhosis: The NACSELD Experience. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 09; 65(9):2571-2579. View in PubMed
  63. Dunn MA, Rogal SS, Duarte-Rojo A, Lai JC. Physical Function, Physical Activity, and Quality of Life After Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2020 05; 26(5):702-708. View in PubMed
  64. Sheshadri A, Cullaro G, Johansen KL, Lai JC. Association of Karnofsky Performance Status with waitlist mortality among older and younger adults awaiting kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2020 06; 34(6):e13848. View in PubMed
  65. Wadhwani SI, Beck AF, Bucuvalas J, Gottlieb L, Kotagal U, Lai JC. Neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation is associated with worse patient and graft survival following pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2020 06; 20(6):1597-1605. View in PubMed
  66. Godfrey EL, Malik TH, Lai JC, Mindikoglu AL, Galván NTN, Cotton RT, O'Mahony CA, Goss JA, Rana A. Response to "Reply to: 'The decreasing predictive power of MELD in an era of changing etiology of liver disease'". Am J Transplant. 2020 03; 20(3):903-904. View in PubMed
  67. Cullaro G, Verna EC, Lee BP, Lai JC. Chronic Kidney Disease in Liver Transplant Candidates: A Rising Burden Impacting Post-Liver Transplant Outcomes. Liver Transpl. 2020 04; 26(4):498-506. View in PubMed
  68. Fozouni L, Wang CW, Lai JC. Sex Differences in the Association Between Frailty and Sarcopenia in Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2019 12; 10(12):e00102. View in PubMed
  69. Ge J, Perito ER, Bucuvalas J, Gilroy R, Hsu EK, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Split liver transplantation is utilized infrequently and concentrated at few transplant centers in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2020 04; 20(4):1116-1124. View in PubMed
  70. Lai JC, Dodge JL, McCulloch CE, Covinsky KE, Singer JP. Frailty and the Burden of Concurrent and Incident Disability in Patients With Cirrhosis: A Prospective Cohort Study. Hepatol Commun. 2020 Jan; 4(1):126-133. View in PubMed
  71. Fozouni L, Mohamad Y, Lebsack A, Freise C, Stock P, Lai JC. Frailty Is Associated With Increased Rates of Acute Cellular Rejection Within 3 Months After Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2020 03; 26(3):390-396. View in PubMed
  72. Cullaro G, Rubin JB, Mehta N, Lai JC. Differential Impact of Age Among Liver Transplant Candidates With and Without Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2020 03; 26(3):349-358. View in PubMed
  73. Ge J, Lai JC. Identifying a clinically relevant cutoff for height that is associated with a higher risk of waitlist mortality in liver transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2020 03; 20(3):852-854. View in PubMed
  74. Rubin JB, Srisengfa YT, Albhaisi S, Acharya C, Nangia G, Shaikh T, Thacker LR, Reddy KR, Tandon P, Bajaj JS, Lai JC. Hospitalized Women With Cirrhosis Have More Nonhepatic Comorbidities and Associated Complications Than Men. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 12; 18(13):3046-3048. View in PubMed
  75. Haugen CE, McAdams-DeMarco M, Verna EC, Rahimi RS, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, Volk ML, Gurakar A, Duarte-Rojo A, Ganger DR, O'Leary JG, Ladner D, Garonzik-Wang J, Segev DL, Lai JC. Association Between Liver Transplant Wait-list Mortality and Frailty Based on Body Mass Index. JAMA Surg. 2019 12 01; 154(12):1103-1109. View in PubMed
  76. Mazumder NR, Atiemo K, Kappus M, Cullaro G, Harinstein ME, Ladner D, Verna E, Lai J, Levitsky J. A Comprehensive Review of Outcome Predictors in Low MELD Patients. Transplantation. 2020 02; 104(2):242-250. View in PubMed
  77. Williams FR, Berzigotti A, Lord JM, Lai JC, Armstrong MJ. Review article: impact of exercise on physical frailty in patients with chronic liver disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 11; 50(9):988-1000. View in PubMed
  78. Godfrey EL, Malik TH, Lai JC, Mindikoglu AL, Galván NTN, Cotton RT, O'Mahony CA, Goss JA, Rana A. The decreasing predictive power of MELD in an era of changing etiology of liver disease. Am J Transplant. 2019 12; 19(12):3299-3307. View in PubMed
  79. Ng VL, Mazariegos GV, Kelly B, Horslen S, McDiarmid SV, Magee JC, Loomes KM, Fischer RT, Sundaram SS, Lai JC, Te HS, Bucuvalas JC. Barriers to ideal outcomes after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatr Transplant. 2019 09; 23(6):e13537. View in PubMed
  80. Bajaj JS, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Wong F, Garcia-Tsao G, Kamath PS, Biggins SW, Lai JC, Vargas HE, Maliakkal B, Fallon MB, Thuluvath PJ, Subramanian RM, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Nosocomial Infections Are Frequent and Negatively Impact Outcomes in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 07; 114(7):1091-1100. View in PubMed
  81. Carey EJ, Lai JC, Sonnenday C, Tapper EB, Tandon P, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn MA, Tsien C, Kallwitz ER, Ng V, Dasarathy S, Kappus M, Bashir MR, Montano-Loza AJ. A North American Expert Opinion Statement on Sarcopenia in Liver Transplantation. Hepatology. 2019 11; 70(5):1816-1829. View in PubMed
  82. Kohi MP, Lai JC. Impact of Muscle Gain after Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt Creation on Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2019 06; 30(6):874-875. View in PubMed
  83. Lai J, Hanton P, Jury A, Tuason C. Reducing days of alcohol use improves lifestyle and wellbeing: an analysis of outcomes data from New Zealand adult community alcohol and other drug services. N Z Med J. 2019 05 17; 132(1495):54-64. View in PubMed
  84. Lai JC, Sonnenday CJ, Tapper EB, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn MA, Bernal W, Carey EJ, Dasarathy S, Kamath BM, Kappus MR, Montano-Loza AJ, Nagai S, Tandon P. Frailty in liver transplantation: An expert opinion statement from the American Society of Transplantation Liver and Intestinal Community of Practice. Am J Transplant. 2019 07; 19(7):1896-1906. View in PubMed
  85. Ge J, Lai JC. Split-Liver Allocation: An Underused Opportunity to Expand Access to Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2019 05; 25(5):690-691. View in PubMed
  86. Wang CW, Lebsack A, Chau S, Lai JC. The Range and Reproducibility of the Liver Frailty Index. Liver Transpl. 2019 06; 25(6):841-847. View in PubMed
  87. Bajaj JS, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Wong F, Kamath PS, Biggins SW, Garcia-Tsao G, Lai J, Fallon MB, Thuluvath PJ, Vargas HE, Maliakkal B, Subramanian RM, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Targets to improve quality of care for patients with hepatic encephalopathy: data from a multi-centre cohort. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019 06; 49(12):1518-1527. View in PubMed
  88. Wong F, Reddy KR, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Biggins SW, Garcia-Tsao G, Maliakkal BJ, Lai JC, Fallon MB, Vargas HE, Subramanian R, Thuluvath PJ, Kamath PS, Thacker L, Bajaj JS. Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on Outcomes in Cirrhosis. Liver Transpl. 2019 06; 25(6):870-880. View in PubMed
  89. Kuo SZ, Ahmad M, Dunn MA, Montano-Loza AJ, Carey EJ, Lin S, Moghe A, Chen HW, Ebadi M, Lai JC. Sarcopenia Predicts Post-transplant Mortality in Acutely Ill Men Undergoing Urgent Evaluation and Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2019 11; 103(11):2312-2317. View in PubMed
  90. Rubin JB, Sinclair M, Rahimi RS, Tapper EB, Lai JC. Women on the liver transplantation waitlist are at increased risk of hospitalization compared to men. World J Gastroenterol. 2019 Feb 28; 25(8):980-988. View in PubMed
  91. Rubin JB, Sundaram V, Lai JC. Gender Differences Among Patients Hospitalized With Cirrhosis in the United States. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 01; 54(1):83-89. View in PubMed
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