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13 December 2022: Original Paper

Hepatic Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury After Liver Transplantation Is Not Associated with Early Impairment of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction

Zachary P. Rokop 1ABCDEF* , Kyle Frick 2ABDE , Joseph Zenisek 2ABDE , Elizabeth Kroepfl 3ABDE , Plamen Mihaylov 4ABDE , Kavish R. Patidar 5ABDE , Lauren Nephew 5ABDE , Richard S. Mangus 4ACDE , Chandrashekhar Kubal 4ABCDEG

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.938105

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e938105

Figure 1 (A) Plot of individual patient ejection fractions before liver transplant (Pre-LT) and after (Post-LT). There was minimal difference in LVEF between the 2 time points on paired analysis (mean ΔEF: −0.746, P=0.16). (B) Post-liver transplant left ventricular ejection fraction stratified by severity of hIRI. There was no significant difference between post-LT LVEF between these groups (P=0.39). (C) There was no difference in POD 1 ALT (P=0.58) or AST (P=0.67) between patients with Post-LT LVEF <35% and those who maintained LVEF >35% post-LT.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358