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26 April 2022 : Original article  

Postoperative Health Status and Quality of Life After Pure Laparoscopic Donor Hepatectomy for Living Donor Liver Transplantation

Chan Woo Cho1CE, Gyu-Seong Choi2AB*, Jong Man Kim2B, Jinsoo Rhu2B, Choon Hyuck David Kwon3AF, Jae-Won Joh2AB

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.935611

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e935611

Table 2 Demographic, surgical, and postoperative factors of 47 live liver donors who underwent donor hepatectomy.

FactorsODH (n=2)LDH (n=45)P-value
Age, mean (years)34.0±0.031.8±10.90.172
Sex, Male (%)0 (0%)31 (68.9%)0.111*
BMI, mean (kg/m)20.7±2.524.0±2.70.091
Types of donor hepatectomy1.000*
 Right hemihepatectomy2 (100%)43 (95.6%)
 Extended right hemihepatectomy0 (0%)1 (2.2%)
 Extended left hemihepatectomy0 (0%)1 (2.2%)
Operation time, mean (minute)189.5±5.0255.3±44.10.042
Estimated blood loss, mean (ml)200.0±70.7241.1±138.30.680
Transfusion, n (%)0 (0%)0 (0%)n/a
Pringle manoeuvre, n (%)2 (100%)30 (66.7%)1.000
Pringle clamping time, mean (minute)28.0±5.719.9±24.00.639
Hospital stay, mean (days)9.0±1.48.3±2.50.698
Complication, n (%)0 (0%)2 (4.4%)1.000
 Biliary leakage0 (0%)1 (2.2%)
 Biliary stricture0 (0%)1 (2.2%)
BMI – body mass index; LDH – laparoscopic donor hepatectomy; ODH – open donor hepatectomy.
* Fisher’s exact test.

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