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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 2 Characteristics of patients who were listed for acute reLT with and without RH.

Listed for acute reLT with RH (n=8)Listed for acute reLT without RH (n=18)P-value
Gender (female/male)4/48/100.563
Age (years)31.7 (0.6–67.2)50.5 (0.5–64.8)0.892
Paediatric (%)5022.20.169
Primary diagnosis
 Biliary atresia31
 Cholestatic disease16
 Metabolic disease01
 Viral hepatitis15
 Ethyl cirrhosis10
 Acute liver failure03
MELD fLT15.5 (8–40)16.8 (7–40)0.878
Weight fLT44.2 (6.6–125.0)74.3 (7.5–128.5)0.196
Split or reduced graft fLT (%)37.522.20.361
Operation time fLT (min)560 (382–927)469 (185–755)0.062
Total ischemia time fLT (min)492 (201–970)596 (379–765)0.177
Perioperative bleeding fLT (l)3.3 (0.6–72)5.3 (0.9–30)0.925
Reason for reLT
 HAT + PVT41
Death on WL120.686
Time on WL for reLT (days)2 (0–4)2 (0–14)0.605
Split or reduced graft reLT (%)57.112.5
Operation time reLT (min)335 (243–660)290 (165–695)0.141
Total ischemia time reLT (min)430 (183–647)507 (249–659)0.400
Perioperative bleeding reLT (l)2.5 (0.6–20)2.1 (0.4–60)0.911
MELD and BMI are only presented for adult recipients. reLT – retransplantation; MELD – model for end-stage liver disease; BMI – body mass index; WL – waiting list; HCC – hepatocellular cancer; PNF – primary non-function;HAT – hepatic artery thrombosis; PVT – portal vein thrombosis.

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
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