The international surgical journal with global reach

This is the Scientific Surgery Archive, which contains all randomized clinical trials in surgery that have been identified by searching the top 50 English language medical journal issues since January 1998. Compiled by Jonothan J. Earnshaw, former Editor-in-Chief, BJS

Telemedicine based remote home monitoring after liver transplantation. Results of a randomized prospective trial. Ann Surg 2019; 270: 564-572.

Published: 12th November 2019

Authors: Lee TC, Kaiser TE, Alloway R, Woodle ES, Edwards MJ, Shah SA et al.


Some 100 patients were included. Adherence with telemedicine follow-up was 86 per cent. Telemedicine follow-up reduced 90 day readmission rate from 58 to 28 per cent; P=0.004.

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