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20 July 2021: Original Paper

Identification of High-Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) Expression as a Potential Predictor of Rejection and Poor Prognosis After Liver Transplantation

Zhou Ye 12ABEF , Junjun Jia 12FG , Zhen Lv 12BCF , Shusen Zheng 12AG*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.931625

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e931625

Table 2 Characteristics of recipients between the HMGB1 high-expression group and low-expression group.

HMGB1 expression levelHigh expression (n=38)Low expression (n=75)P value
Sex (Male/Female)34/461/14NS
Child-Pugh scores10.0±2.179.7±2.10NS
MELD scores23.6±10.2721.7±9.50NS
Rejection (n)26360.039
Non-rejection (n)1239
NS – no significance; HMGB1 – high-mobility group box 1; MELD – model for end-stage liver disease.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
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