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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 3 Numbers and proportions reporting levels within EQ-5D dimensions in 45 live liver donors before and after PLDH for LDLT.

DimensionMobility, n (%)Self-care, n (%)
Time of surveyPreop.DischargePOM1POM6POM12Preop.DischargePOM1POM6POM12
Level 1 (no problem)44 (98)29 (64)37 (82)44 (98)45 (100)45 (100)20 (44)37 (82)44 (98)45 (100)
Level 2 (some problem)1 (2)16 (36)8 (18)1 (2)0 (0)0 (0)25 (56)8 (18)1 (2)0 (0)
Level 3 (extreme problem)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Reporting some problems* 1 (2)16 (36)8 (18)1 (2)0 (0)0 (0)25 (56)8 (18)1 (2)0 (0)
Change in numbers reporting problemsn/a1570−1n/a25810
% change reporting problems/totaln/a33%16%0%−2%n/a56%18%2%0%
Rank of dimensions in terms of% change at POM623
Level 1 (no problem)45 (100)13 (29)26 (58)42 (93)45 (100)44 (98)7 (16)16 (36)32 (71)37 (82)
Level 2 (some problem)0 (0)31 (69)19 (45)3 (7)0 (0)1 (2)38 (84)29 (64)13 (29)7 (16)
Level 3 (extreme problem)0 (0)1 (2)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)1 (2)
Reporting some problems* 0 (0)32 (71)19 (45)3 (7)0 (0)1 (2)38 (84)29 (64)13 (29)10 (22)
Change in numbers reporting problemsn/a321930n/a3728129
% change reporting problems/totaln/a71%45%7%0%n/a82%62%27%20%
Rank of dimensions in terms of% change at POM645
Preop.DischargePOM1POM6POM12
Level 1 (no problem)39 (87)39 (87)39 (87)43 (96)43 (96)
Level 2 (some problem)6 (13)6 (13)6 (13)2 (4)2 (4)
Level 3 (extreme problem)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Reporting some problems* 6 (13)6 (13)6 (13)2 (4)2 (4)
Change in numbers reporting problemsn/a00−4−4
% change reporting problems/totaln/a0%0%−9%−9%
Rank of dimensions in terms of% change at POM61
LDLT – living donor liver transplantation; PLDH – pure laparoscopic donor hepatectomy; POM – postoperative month(s).
* Some problems=levels 2+3.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
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