All Publications

  1. 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 Feb 28; e13848. View in PubMed
  2. 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 Jan 20. View in PubMed
  3. 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 Jan 14. View in PubMed
  4. 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. 2019 Nov 29. View in PubMed
  5. Fozouni L, Wang CW, Lai JC. Sex Differences in the Association Between Frailty and Sarcopenia in Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Transl Gastroenterol. 2019 Dec; 10(12):e00102. View in PubMed
  6. 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. 2019 Nov 09. View in PubMed
  7. 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
  8. 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 Mar; 26(3):390-396. View in PubMed
  9. Cullaro G, Rubin JB, Mehta N, Lai JC. Differential Impact of Age Among Liver Transplant Candidates With and Without Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2020 Mar; 26(3):349-358. View in PubMed
  10. 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. 2019 Oct 09. View in PubMed
  11. 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. 2019 Oct 05. View in PubMed
  12. Haugen CE, McAdams-DeMarco M, Verna EC, Rahimi R, 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 Sep 11. View in PubMed
  13. 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 Feb; 104(2):242-250. View in PubMed
  14. 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 Nov; 50(9):988-1000. View in PubMed
  15. 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 Dec; 19(12):3299-3307. View in PubMed
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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 Nov; 70(5):1816-1829. View in PubMed
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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 Jul; 19(7):1896-1906. View in PubMed
  22. Ge J, Lai JC. Split-Liver Allocation: An Underused Opportunity to Expand Access to Liver Transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2019 May; 25(5):690-691. View in PubMed
  23. Wang CW, Lebsack A, Chau S, Lai JC. The Range and Reproducibility of the Liver Frailty Index. Liver Transpl. 2019 Jun; 25(6):841-847. View in PubMed
  24. 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 Jun; 25(6):870-880. View in PubMed
  25. 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 Nov; 103(11):2312-2317. View in PubMed
  26. 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
  27. Rubin JB, Sundaram V, Lai JC. Gender Differences Among Patients Hospitalized With Cirrhosis in the United States. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2020 Jan; 54(1):83-89. View in PubMed
  28. O'Leary JG, Bajaj JS, Tandon P, Biggins SW, Wong F, Kamath PS, Garcia-Tsao G, Maliakkal B, Lai J, Fallon M, Vargas HE, Thuluvath P, Subramanian R, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Outcomes After Listing for Liver Transplant in Patients With Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: The Multicenter North American Consortium for the Study of End-Stage Liver Disease Experience. Liver Transpl. 2019 04; 25(4):571-579. View in PubMed
  29. Cullaro G, Verna EC, Lai JC. Association Between Renal Function Pattern and Mortality in Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 Oct; 17(11):2364-2370. View in PubMed
  30. Bajaj JS, Tandon P, O'Leary JG, Wong F, Biggins SW, Garcia-Tsao G, Kamath PS, Maliakkal B, Fallon MB, Lai JC, Thuluvath PJ, Vargas HE, Subramanian RM, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Outcomes in Patients With Cirrhosis on Primary Compared to Secondary Prophylaxis for Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 04; 114(4):599-606. View in PubMed
  31. Haugen CE, McAdams-DeMarco M, Holscher CM, Ying H, Gurakar AO, Garonzik-Wang J, Cameron AM, Segev DL, Lai JC. Multicenter Study of Age, Frailty, and Waitlist Mortality Among Liver Transplant Candidates. Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 18. View in PubMed
  32. Lai JC, Rahimi RS, Verna EC, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, McAdams-DeMarco M, Haugen CE, Volk ML, Duarte-Rojo A, Ganger DR, O'Leary JG, Dodge JL, Ladner D, Segev DL. Frailty Associated With Waitlist Mortality Independent of Ascites and Hepatic Encephalopathy in a Multicenter Study. Gastroenterology. 2019 05; 156(6):1675-1682. View in PubMed
  33. Perito ER, Bucuvalas J, Lai JC. Functional status at listing predicts waitlist and posttransplant mortality in pediatric liver transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2019 05; 19(5):1388-1396. View in PubMed
  34. Kobashigawa J, Dadhania D, Bhorade S, Adey D, Berger J, Bhat G, Budev M, Duarte-Rojo A, Dunn M, Hall S, Harhay MN, Johansen KL, Joseph S, Kennedy CC, Kransdorf E, Lentine KL, Lynch RJ, McAdams-DeMarco M, Nagai S, Olymbios M, Patel J, Pinney S, Schaenman J, Segev DL, Shah P, Singer LG, Singer JP, Sonnenday C, Tandon P, Tapper E, Tullius SG, Wilson M, Zamora M, Lai JC. Report from the American Society of Transplantation on frailty in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2019 04; 19(4):984-994. View in PubMed
  35. Lai JC, Tandon P. How I Approach It: Improving Nutritional Status in Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 11; 113(11):1574-1576. View in PubMed
  36. Sarkar M, Lai JC, Sawinski D, Zeigler TE, Cedars M, Forde KA. Sex hormone levels by presence and severity of cirrhosis in women with chronic hepatitis C virus infection. J Viral Hepat. 2019 02; 26(2):258-262. View in PubMed
  37. Ge J, Hsu EK, Bucuvalas J, Lai JC. Deceased Pediatric Donor Livers: How Current Policy Drives Allocation and Transplantation. Hepatology. 2019 Mar; 69(3):1231-1241. View in PubMed
  38. Ebadi M, Wang CW, Lai JC, Dasarathy S, Kappus MR, Dunn MA, Carey EJ, Montano-Loza AJ. Poor performance of psoas muscle index for identification of patients with higher waitlist mortality risk in cirrhosis. J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle. 2018 12; 9(6):1053-1062. View in PubMed
  39. Bajaj JS, Moreau R, Kamath PS, Vargas HE, Arroyo V, Reddy KR, Szabo G, Tandon P, Olson J, Karvellas C, Gustot T, Lai JC, Wong F. Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Getting Ready for Prime Time? Hepatology. 2018 10; 68(4):1621-1632. View in PubMed
  40. Kuo SZ, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Lai JC. Beta-blockers and physical frailty in patients with end-stage liver disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep 07; 24(33):3770-3775. View in PubMed
  41. Chascsa DM, Lai JC, Dunn MA, Montano-Loza AJ, Kappus MR, Dasarathy S, Carey EJ. Patient and Caregiver Attitudes and Practices of Exercise in Candidates Listed for Liver Transplantation. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 12; 63(12):3290-3296. View in PubMed
  42. Schwartz JB, Gallagher JC, Jorde R, Berg V, Walsh J, Eastell R, Evans AL, Bowles S, Naylor KE, Jones KS, Schoenmakers I, Holick M, Orwoll E, Nielson C, Kaufmann M, Jones G, Bouillon R, Lai J, Verotta D, Bikle D. Determination of Free 25(OH)D Concentrations and Their Relationships to Total 25(OH)D in Multiple Clinical Populations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2018 09 01; 103(9):3278-3288. View in PubMed
  43. Cullaro G, Hirose R, Lai JC. Changes in Simultaneous Liver-kidney Transplant Allocation Policy May Impact Postliver Transplant Outcomes. Transplantation. 2019 05; 103(5):959-964. View in PubMed
  44. Bajaj JS, Vargas HE, Reddy KR, Lai JC, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Wong F, Mitrani R, White MB, Kelly M, Fagan A, Patil R, Sait S, Sikaroodi M, Thacker LR, Gillevet PM. Association Between Intestinal Microbiota Collected at Hospital Admission and Outcomes of Patients With Cirrhosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 03; 17(4):756-765.e3. View in PubMed
  45. Cullaro G, Park M, Lai JC. "Normal" Creatinine Levels Predict Persistent Kidney Injury and Waitlist Mortality in Outpatients With Cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2018 11; 68(5):1953-1960. View in PubMed
  46. Bajaj JS, Tandon P, O'Leary JG, Biggins SW, Wong F, Kamath PS, Garcia-Tsao G, Maliakkal B, Lai JC, Fallon M, Thuluvath P, Vargas HE, Subramanian RM, Thacker LR, Reddy RK. The Impact of Albumin Use on Resolution of Hyponatremia in Hospitalized Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 09; 113(9):1339. View in PubMed
  47. Ge J, Gilroy R, Lai JC. Receipt of a pediatric liver offer as the first offer reduces waitlist mortality for adult women. Hepatology. 2018 09; 68(3):1101-1110. View in PubMed
  48. Reuter B, Walter K, Bissonnette J, Leise MD, Lai J, Tandon P, Kamath PS, Biggins SW, Rose CF, Wade JB, Bajaj JS. Assessment of the spectrum of hepatic encephalopathy: A multicenter study. Liver Transpl. 2018 05; 24(5):587-594. View in PubMed
  49. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Reply. Hepatology. 2018 05; 67(5):2059-2060. View in PubMed
  50. O'Leary JG, Reddy KR, Garcia-Tsao G, Biggins SW, Wong F, Fallon MB, Subramanian RM, Kamath PS, Thuluvath P, Vargas HE, Maliakkal B, Tandon P, Lai J, Thacker LR, Bajaj JS. NACSELD acute-on-chronic liver failure (NACSELD-ACLF) score predicts 30-day survival in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2018 06; 67(6):2367-2374. View in PubMed
  51. Lai JC, Segev DL, McCulloch CE, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Feng S. Physical frailty after liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 08; 18(8):1986-1994. View in PubMed
  52. Puchades L, Chau S, Dodson JA, Mohamad Y, Mustain R, Lebsack A, Aguilera V, Prieto M, Lai JC. Association of Cardiac Abnormalities to the Frail Phenotype in Cirrhotic Patients on the Waitlist: From the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation Study. Transplantation. 2018 03; 102(3):e101-e107. View in PubMed
  53. Lockett H, Lai J, Tuason C, Jury A, Fergusson D. Primary healthcare utilisation among adults with mood and anxiety disorders: an analysis of the New Zealand Health Survey. J Prim Health Care. 2018 03; 10(1):68-75. View in PubMed
  54. Ge J, Roberts JP, Lai JC. A2 liver transplantation across the ABO barrier: Increasing options in the donor pool? Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2017 Dec; 10(6):135-138. View in PubMed
  55. Cullaro G, Sarkar M, Lai JC. Sex-based disparities in delisting for being "too sick" for liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2018 05; 18(5):1214-1219. View in PubMed
  56. Bajaj JS, Reddy RK, Tandon P, Wong F, Kamath PS, Biggins SW, Garcia-Tsao G, Fallon M, Maliakkal B, Lai J, Vargas HE, Subramanian RM, Thuluvath P, Thacker LR, O'Leary JG. Prediction of Fungal Infection Development and Their Impact on Survival Using the NACSELD Cohort. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 04; 113(4):556-563. View in PubMed
  57. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, McCulloch CE, Feng S. The Liver Frailty Index Improves Mortality Prediction of the Subjective Clinician Assessment in Patients With Cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 02; 113(2):235-242. View in PubMed
  58. Fleming JN, Lai JC, Te HS, Said A, Spengler EK, Rogal SS. Opioid and opioid substitution therapy in liver transplant candidates: A survey of center policies and practices. Clin Transplant. 2017 Dec; 31(12). View in PubMed
  59. Spengler EK, O'Leary JG, Te HS, Rogal S, Pillai AA, Al-Osaimi A, Desai A, Fleming JN, Ganger D, Seetharam A, Tsoulfas G, Montenovo M, Lai JC. Liver Transplantation in the Obese Cirrhotic Patient. Transplantation. 2017 10; 101(10):2288-2296. View in PubMed
  60. C Lai J. Transplant for the very sick: No limitations in donor quality? Liver Transpl. 2017 10; 23(S1):S40-S43. View in PubMed
  61. Hsu EK, Shaffer ML, Gao L, Sonnenday C, Volk ML, Bucuvalas J, Lai JC. Analysis of Liver Offers to Pediatric Candidates on the Transplant Wait List. Gastroenterology. 2017 10; 153(4):988-995. View in PubMed
  62. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Development of a novel frailty index to predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease. Hepatology. 2017 08; 66(2):564-574. View in PubMed
  63. Ge J, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Race/ethnicity is associated with ABO-nonidentical liver transplantation in the United States. Clin Transplant. 2017 08; 31(8). View in PubMed
  64. Wang CW, Lai JC. Reporting functional status in UNOS: The weakness of the Karnofsky Performance Status Scale. Clin Transplant. 2017 07; 31(7). View in PubMed
  65. Carey EJ, Lai JC, Wang CW, Dasarathy S, Lobach I, Montano-Loza AJ, Dunn MA. A multicenter study to define sarcopenia in patients with end-stage liver disease. Liver Transpl. 2017 05; 23(5):625-633. View in PubMed
  66. Salazar J, Saxena V, Kahn JG, Roberts JP, Mehta N, Volk M, Lai JC. Cost-Effectiveness of Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatment in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Candidates With Compensated Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Transplantation. 2017 05; 101(5):1001-1008. View in PubMed
  67. Samoylova ML, Covinsky KE, Haftek M, Kuo S, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Disability in patients with end-stage liver disease: Results from the functional assessment in liver transplantation study. Liver Transpl. 2017 03; 23(3):292-298. View in PubMed
  68. Sinclair M, Poltavskiy E, Dodge JL, Lai JC. Frailty is independently associated with increased hospitalisation days in patients on the liver transplant waitlist. World J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb 07; 23(5):899-905. View in PubMed
  69. Lai JC. A framework to determine when liver transplantation is futile. Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken). 2016 Dec; 8(6):137-139. View in PubMed
  70. Clinical Liver Disease. A framework to determine when liver transplantation is futile. 2016; 8:137-9. View in PubMed
  71. Pavasini R, Guralnik J, Brown JC, di Bari M, Cesari M, Landi F, Vaes B, Legrand D, Verghese J, Wang C, Stenholm S, Ferrucci L, Lai JC, Bartes AA, Espaulella J, Ferrer M, Lim JY, Ensrud KE, Cawthon P, Turusheva A, Frolova E, Rolland Y, Lauwers V, Corsonello A, Kirk GD, Ferrari R, Volpato S, Campo G. Short Physical Performance Battery and all-cause mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Med. 2016 Dec 22; 14(1):215. View in PubMed
  72. Kuo SZ, Haftek M, Lai JC. Factors Associated with Medication Non-adherence in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 02; 62(2):543-549. View in PubMed
  73. Lai JC. Editorial: Advancing Adoption of Frailty to Improve the Care of Patients with Cirrhosis: Time for a Consensus on a Frailty Index. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 12; 111(12):1776-1777. View in PubMed
  74. Lai JC, Volk ML, Strasburg D, Alexander N. Performance-Based Measures Associate With Frailty in Patients With End-Stage Liver Disease. Transplantation. 2016 Dec; 100(12):2656-2660. View in PubMed
  75. Giard JM, Decker KA, Lai JC, Gill RM, Logan AC, Fix OK. Acute Liver Failure Secondary to Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis during Pregnancy. ACG Case Rep J. 2016 Aug; 3(4):e162. View in PubMed
  76. Bajaj JS, O'Leary JG, Tandon P, Wong F, Garcia-Tsao G, Kamath PS, Maliakkal B, Biggins SW, Thuluvath PJ, Fallon MB, Subramanian RM, Vargas HE, Lai J, Thacker LR, Reddy KR. Hepatic Encephalopathy Is Associated With Mortality in Patients With Cirrhosis Independent of Other Extrahepatic Organ Failures. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Apr; 15(4):565-574.e4. View in PubMed
  77. Kathpalia P, Smith A, Lai JC. Underutilization of palliative care services in the liver transplant population. World J Transplant. 2016 Sep 24; 6(3):594-8. View in PubMed
  78. Wang CW, Feng S, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Zhou LQ, Yeh BM, Lai JC. A Comparison of Muscle Function, Mass, and Quality in Liver Transplant Candidates: Results From the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation Study. Transplantation. 2016 Aug; 100(8):1692-8. View in PubMed
  79. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge J, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Response to clinical assessments of health status as a potential marker to identify patients who are too sick to undergo transplantation. Liver Int. 2016 Apr; 36(4):611. View in PubMed
  80. Lai JC, Roberts JP. ABO-Nonidentical Liver Transplantation in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2016 08; 16(8):2430-6. View in PubMed
  81. Lai JC. Defining the threshold for too sick for transplant. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Apr; 21(2):127-32. View in PubMed
  82. Lai JC, Dodge JL, Sen S, Covinsky K, Feng S. Functional decline in patients with cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation: Results from the functional assessment in liver transplantation (FrAILT) study. Hepatology. 2016 Feb; 63(2):574-80. View in PubMed
  83. Wang CW, Covinsky KE, Feng S, Hayssen H, Segev DL, Lai JC. Functional impairment in older liver transplantation candidates: From the functional assessment in liver transplantation study. Liver Transpl. 2015 Dec; 21(12):1465-70. View in PubMed
  84. Kwong AJ, Lai JC, Dodge JL, Roberts JP. Outcomes for liver transplant candidates listed with low model for end-stage liver disease score. Liver Transpl. 2015 Nov; 21(11):1403-9. View in PubMed
  85. Saxena V, Lai JC. Kidney Failure and Liver Allocation: Current Practices and Potential Improvements. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis. 2015 Sep; 22(5):391-8. View in PubMed
  86. Volk ML, Goodrich N, Lai JC, Sonnenday C, Shedden K. Decision support for organ offers in liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2015 Jun; 21(6):784-91. View in PubMed
  87. Campos-Varela I, Lai JC, Verna EC, O'Leary JG, Todd Stravitz R, Forman LM, Trotter JF, Brown RS, Terrault NA. Hepatitis C genotype influences post-liver transplant outcomes. Transplantation. 2015 Apr; 99(4):835-40. View in PubMed
  88. Lai JC, Bikle DD, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Terrault NA, Schwartz JB. Total 25(OH) vitamin D, free 25(OH) vitamin D and markers of bone turnover in cirrhotics with and without synthetic dysfunction. Liver Int. 2015 Oct; 35(10):2294-300. View in PubMed
  89. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Clinician assessments of health status predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation. Liver Int. 2015 Sep; 35(9):2167-73. View in PubMed
  90. Lai JC, Shoback DM, Zipperstein J, Lizaola B, Tseng S, Terrault NA. Bone Mineral Density, Bone Turnover, and Systemic Inflammation in Non-cirrhotics with Chronic Hepatitis C. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Jun; 60(6):1813-9. View in PubMed
  91. Bissell DM, Lai JC, Meister RK, Blanc PD. Role of delta-aminolevulinic acid in the symptoms of acute porphyria. Am J Med. 2015 Mar; 128(3):313-7. View in PubMed
  92. Sharpton SR, Feng S, Hameed B, Yao F, Lai JC. Combined effects of recipient age and model for end-stage liver disease score on liver transplantation outcomes. Transplantation. 2014 Sep 15; 98(5):557-62. View in PubMed
  93. Lai JC, Covinsky K, Feng S. The octogenarian donor: can the liver be "younger than stated age"? Am J Transplant. 2014 Sep; 14(9):1962-3. View in PubMed
  94. Feng S, Lai JC. Expanded criteria donors. Clin Liver Dis. 2014 Aug; 18(3):633-49. View in PubMed
  95. Lai JC, Feng S, Terrault NA, Lizaola B, Hayssen H, Covinsky K. Frailty predicts waitlist mortality in liver transplant candidates. Am J Transplant. 2014 Aug; 14(8):1870-9. View in PubMed
  96. Schwartz JB, Lai J, Lizaola B, Kane L, Markova S, Weyland P, Terrault NA, Stotland N, Bikle D. A comparison of measured and calculated free 25(OH) vitamin D levels in clinical populations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May; 99(5):1631-7. View in PubMed
  97. Schwartz JB, Lai J, Lizaola B, Kane L, Weyland P, Terrault NA, Stotland N, Bikle D. Variability in free 25(OH) vitamin D levels in clinical populations. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Oct; 144 Pt A:156-8. View in PubMed
  98. Lai JC, Kahn JG, Tavakol M, Peters MG, Roberts JP. Reducing infection transmission in solid organ transplantation through donor nucleic acid testing: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Am J Transplant. 2013 Oct; 13(10):2611-8. View in PubMed
  99. Lai JC, Feng S, Vittinghoff E, Roberts JP. Offer patterns of nationally placed livers by donation service area. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):404-10. View in PubMed
  100. Halldorson JB, Paarsch HJ, Dodge JL, Segre AM, Lai J, Roberts JP. Center competition and outcomes following liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jan; 19(1):96-104. View in PubMed
  101. Lai JC, Feng S, Roberts JP. An examination of liver offers to candidates on the liver transplant wait-list. Gastroenterology. 2012 Nov; 143(5):1261-1265. View in PubMed
  102. Saxena V, Lai JC, O'Leary JG, Verna EC, Brown RS, Stravitz RT, Trotter JF, Krishnan K, Terrault NA. Recipient-donor race mismatch for African American liver transplant patients with chronic hepatitis C. Liver Transpl. 2012 May; 18(5):524-31. View in PubMed
  103. Lai JC, O'Leary JG, Trotter JF, Verna EC, Brown RS, Stravitz RT, Duman JD, Forman LM, Terrault NA. Risk of advanced fibrosis with grafts from hepatitis C antibody-positive donors: a multicenter cohort study. Liver Transpl. 2012 May; 18(5):532-8. View in PubMed
  104. Verna EC, Valadao R, Farrand E, Pichardo EM, Lai JC, Terrault NA, Brown RS. Effects of ethnicity and socioeconomic status on survival and severity of fibrosis in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus. Liver Transpl. 2012 Apr; 18(4):461-7. View in PubMed
  105. Lai JC, Roberts JP, Vittinghoff E, Terrault NA, Feng S. Patient, center and geographic characteristics of nationally placed livers. Am J Transplant. 2012 Apr; 12(4):947-53. View in PubMed
  106. Brandman D, Pingitore A, Lai JC, Roberts JP, Ferrell L, Bass NM, Terrault NA. Hepatic steatosis at 1 year is an additional predictor of subsequent fibrosis severity in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C virus. Liver Transpl. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1380-6. View in PubMed
  107. Lai JC, Verna EC, Brown RS, O'Leary JG, Trotter JF, Forman LM, Duman JD, Foster RG, Stravitz RT, Terrault NA. Hepatitis C virus-infected women have a higher risk of advanced fibrosis and graft loss after liver transplantation than men. Hepatology. 2011 Aug; 54(2):418-24. View in PubMed
  108. Lai JC, Feng S, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Gender differences in liver donor quality are predictive of graft loss. Am J Transplant. 2011 Feb; 11(2):296-302. View in PubMed
  109. Lai JC, Terrault NA, Vittinghoff E, Biggins SW. Height contributes to the gender difference in wait-list mortality under the MELD-based liver allocation system. Am J Transplant. 2010 Dec; 10(12):2658-64. View in PubMed
  110. Monto A, Schooley RT, Lai JC, Sulkowski MS, Chung RT, Pawlotsky JM, McHutchison JG, Jacobson IM. Lessons from HIV therapy applied to viral hepatitis therapy: summary of a workshop. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 May; 105(5):989-1004; quiz 988, 1005. View in PubMed
  111. Lai JC, Montero A, Lebwohl B, Brown RS. A novel housestaff educational model for quaternary-care patients at an academic health center. Acad Med. 2009 Feb; 84(2):206-11. View in PubMed
  112. Lai JC, Pichardo EM, Emond JC, Brown RS. Resource utilization of living donor versus deceased donor liver transplantation is similar at an experienced transplant center. Am J Transplant. 2009 Mar; 9(3):586-91. View in PubMed
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