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09 December 2022: Original Paper

Modification of Venous Outflow to Avoid Thrombotic Graft Failure in Pancreas Transplantation

Je Ho Ryu 1ABE , Jae Ryong Shim 1ABC , Tae Beom Lee 1BCD , Kwangho Yang 1ADE , Taeun Kim 2ABF , Seo Rin Kim 3EF , Byunghyun Choi 1ABCDEF*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.937514

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e937514

Table 2 Surgical outcome of pancreas transplant recipients.

Vena cava group (n=31)Aorta group (n=28)p-value
Postoperative complication necessitating radiologic or surgical intervention, n (%)6/31 (19.4)3/28 (10.7)0.477
 Bleeding1 (3.2)1 (3.6)
 Leakage0 (0)0 (0)
 Adhesion1 (3.2)0 (0)
 Infection/peripancreatic abscess1 (3.2)1 (3.6)
 Wound dehiscence/Incisional hernia2 (6.5)0 (0)
 Thrombosis1 (3.2)0 (0)
 Technical failure, n (%)1 (3.2)1 (3.6)
Thrombotic graft failure, n (%)0 (0)0 (0)
Postoperative heparin use, n (%)25/31 (80.6)0/28 (0)
Detected thrombus in CT angiography, n (%)8 (26.7)3 (11.1)0.186

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