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09 October 2020: Original Paper

Importance of Intraoperative Transfusions of Packed Red Blood Cells and Fresh Frozen Plasma in Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Cancer

Łukasz Masior 12ABDEF* , Michał Grąt 1BCD , Karolina Grąt 3B , Maciej Krasnodębski 1BF , Karolina M. Wronka 4B , Jan Stypułkowski 1B , Waldemar Patkowski 1B , Mariusz Frączek 2B , Marek Krawczyk 1BD , Krzysztof Zieniewicz 1BD

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.923665

Ann Transplant 2020; 25:e923665

Table 1 Characteristics of the study cohort.

Median (range) or n (%)
Recipient age (years)57 (20–71)
Recipient sex (male)150 (65.5%)
Donor age (years)50 (15–70)
Donor sex (male)150 (65.5%)
HBV95 (41.5%)
ALD38 (16.6%)
HCV162 (70.7%)
MELD11 (6–40)
Blood transfusion (units)3 (0–48)
Plasma transfusion (units)6 (0–50)
Pre-transplant AFP (ng/ml)15.8 (0.7–43337.0)
Number of tumors1.0 (1.0–10.0)
Size of the largest tumor (mm)30 (3–140)
TTV (cm)22.5 (0.02–5277.9)
Neoadjuvant treatment100 (43.7%)
TACE77 (33.6%)
Previous resection13 (5.7%)
Local tumor ablation40 (17.5%)
Microvascular invasion* 65 (28.4%)
Macrovascular invasion* 8 (3.5%)
 Unknown48 (21.0%)
 G114 (6.1%)
 G2143 (62.4%)
 G324 (10.5%)
Milan criteria135 (59.0%)
Up-to-7 criteria172 (75.1%)
UCSF criteria162 (70.7%)
Bilirubin (mg/dl)1.3 (0.3–43.4)
INR1.2 (0.8–3.0)
Technique of transplantation (piggy-back)198 (86.5%)
Total ischemic time (minutes)545 (240–910)
Data are presented as median (range) or n (%).
* Refers to group of 224 patients.

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