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06 July 2021: Original Paper

Liver Transplantation: A 10-Year Low-Volume Transplant Center Experience in Kazakhstan

Jamilya Saparbay ABCDEF* , Janat Spatayev ADEF , Abylaikhan Sharmenov AB , Shokan Aytbayev BCD , Aizhan Uristenova B , Adilbek Mukazhanov BCDE , Asan Zhexembayev ADE

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.931786

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e931786

Table 1 Demographics and clinical characteristics of liver recipients.

VariableMean (SD)Median (range)N (%)
Age44 (11)46.5 (15–63)64
Gender (Male/Female)30 (47)–34 (53)
Cause of ESLD
 PBC9 (14)
 HCV4 (6.35)
 HBV9 (14)
 AIH7 (10.9)
 HCC2 (3.17)
 HBV+HDV21 (32.8)
 HBV+HDV+HCV1 (1.6)
Cryptogenic cirrhosis4 (6.3)
 NASH3 (4.7)
 Others4 (6.3)
MELD (points)16 (6)15 (6–34)64
Child-Pugh classification
Bilirubin (μmol/l)135.01 (141.6)136.8 (14.4–434)64
Creatinine (μmol/l)62.69 (22.8)63.4 (30–143.75)64
BMI – body mass index; ESLD – end-stage liver disease; PBC – primary biliary cirrhosis; HCV – hepatitis C virus; HBV – hepatitis B virus; AIH – autoimmune hepatitis; HCC – hepatocellular carcinoma; NASH – non-alcoholic steatohepatitis; MELD – model of end-stage liver disease.

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