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06 June 2023: Original Paper

Results of Liver Retransplantation After Rescue Hepatectomy: A Single-Center Study

Erika Laine ABCDEF* , Hanna Al Sabeah BF , Marie Tranäng BE , Antonio Romano ABE , Greg Nowak ADEFG

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.939557

Ann Transplant 2023; 28:e939557

Table 1 Patients who underwent RH.

PatientSex, agePrimary diagnosisReason for RHUncontrollable bleedingSevere circulatory instability
1M 64 yEthyl cirrhosisIVC and caval anastomosis bleedingYesYes
2F 8 mBiliary atresiaHAT + PVT (US and intraoperative findings)YesYes
3M 56 yEthyl cirrhosisIVC bleeding and outflow obstructionYesYes
4M 52 yHBV cirrhosisIVC bleeding and outflow obstructionYesYes
5F 7 mBiliary atresiaHAT + PVT (US and angio-CT)NoYes
6F 9 yAdams-Olivers syndromeHAT + PVT (US and intraoperative findings)YesYes
7F 67 yPBCPNFNoYes
8M 3 yBiliary atresiaHAT + PVT (intraoperative findings)NoYes
1316YesAlive after 15 years of follow-up
24060NoDeath due to graft failure POD69
3441YesNo graft available, death on the reLT WL
4325YesAlive after 8 years of follow-up
513699NoAlive after 7 years of follow-up
62414NoDeath due to pneumonia POD12
71297NoDeath due to urosepsis POD200
8536YesAlive after 3 years of follow-up
RH – rescue hepatectomy; fLT – first live transplantation; h – hour(s); AHT – anhepatic time; MARS – Molecular Adsorbent Recirculation System; M – male; F – female; y – year(s); m – months(s); IVC – inferior vena cava; HAT – hepatic artery thrombosis; PVT – portal vein thrombosis; US – liver ultrasound; POD – postoperative day; reLT – liver retransplantation; WL – waiting list; PNF – primary non-function; CT – computer tomography.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
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