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Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is an increasing cause of liver disease necessitating liver transplantation. In patients with advanced NASH, there are often coexistent clinical issues that impact on the outcome of liver transplantation. There are no guidelines for the assessment and management of patients with NASH undergoing liver transplantation.
A group was therefore invited by the Council of the British Transplant Society (BTS) to prepare guidelines for the management of NASH before and after liver transplantation. The guideline is approved by the British Society of Gastroenterology, the British Association for the Study of Liver and NHS Blood and Transplant.
The first draft was written by Dr P N Newsome (senior lecturer and consultant hepatologist, Liver Unit, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) in Autumn 2010 with contributions from the following guideline group: Dr Peter Henriksen (consultant cardiologist and honorary senior lecturer, Edinburgh Heart Centre, NHS Lothian, University Hospitals Division), Professor C P Day (Professor of Liver Medicine, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University), Dr D Thorburn (consultant hepatologist, Liver Unit, Royal Free Hospital, London), Mr D F Mirza (consultant hepatobiliary and transplant surgeon, Liver Unit, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust), Dr J W Ferguson (consultant hepatologist and honorary senior lecturer, Liver Unit, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust), Dr G Auzinger (consultant intensive care medicine, Liver Intensive Therapy Unit, King's College Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust), Dr M Allison (consultant hepatologist, Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust), Dr J W Tomlinson (reader in endocrinology, Centre for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Birmingham), H Manley (British Liver Trust), Dr K J Simpson (senior lecturer in hepatology, University of Edinburgh and honorary consultant physician, Scottish Liver Transplantation Unit, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh), Professor S G Hubscher (Leith Professor and Professor of Hepatic Pathology, University of Birmingham, and …
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