Does prior liver transplant affect risk of death from COVID-19?

The latest evidence on the prognosis for such patients is conflicting

Two new studies disagree about whether people who have had a liver transplant are at greater risk of mortality if they contract COVID-19.

But they do agree on one thing: people who have had a liver transplant are more likely than the general population to develop gastrointestinal symptoms from the illness.

In the first study, reported in the Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, data on 151 adult patients with previous liver transplant and proven infection with SARS-CoV-2 was obtained from two international registries

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