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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 2 Comparision of patients within and beyond Milan criteria.

Median (range) or n (%)p
Within criteriaBeyond criteria
Recipient age (years)57 (20–71)57 (33–69)0.873
Recipient sex (Male)94 (69.6%)71 (75.5%)0.371
Plasma transfusion (units)6 (0–36)7 (0–50)0.143
Blood transfusion (units)3 (0–38)4 (0–48)0.379
HCV95 (70.4%)67 (71.3%)1.000
HBV58 (43.0%)37 (39.4%)0.683
MELD11 (6–39)11 (6–40)0.767
Donor age (years)50 (15–68)50.5 (18–70)0.525
Total ischemic time (minutes)540 (240–780)570 (278–910)0.718
Neoadjuvant treatment52 (38.5%)48 (51.1%)0.078
Previous resection7 (5.2%)6 (6.4%)0.775
Pre-transplant AFP (ng/ml)13.4 (1.5–4984.0)34.7 (0.7–43337.0)
Number of tumors1 (1–3)3 (1–10)
Size of the largest tumor (mm)25 (3–50)45 (10–140)
TTV (cm)8.2 (0.02–65.5)74.0 (0.9–5277.9)
Microvascular invasion22 (16.4%)43 (47.8%)
Grading (G3)9 (6.7%)15 (16.0%)
Data are presented as median (range) or n (%).

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