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Postoperative adverse outcomes after non-hepatic surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis.
Lin CS, Lin SY, Chang CC, Wang HH, Liao CC, Chen TL.
Br J Surg. 2013 Dec;100(13):1784-90.

Rationale for inclusion: This is a very large population study based on reimbursement data (24,000 cirrhotics with a control group of 97,000) which shows the expected outcomes (increased mortality, increased complications including sepsis, and renal failure). 

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