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12 December 2023: Original Paper

Short-Term Monitoring of Graft Regeneration in Partial Liver Transplantation Recipients

Yuying Shan AB , Xi Yu BC , Yuhao Du BE , Jiongze Fang BC , Jing Huang EF , Jiangnan Sun CDE , Yong Yang DF , Shuqi Mao BCD* , Shengdong Wu EF* , Caide Lu AF*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.941444

Ann Transplant 2023; 28:e941444

Table 2 Comparisons of characteristics of grafts and clinical parameters of recipients between low-RI and high-RI groups.

VariablesMean±SD or N (Percentage)t/χP value
Low RIN=34High RIN=34
Weight (g)718±216705±2190.2390.812
GRWR (%)1.2±0.31.1±0.31.4400.155
Graft weight/SLV (%)0.6±0.20.6±0.20.8750.385
Estimated graft volume (ml)813±233732±1861.5760.120
Estimated standard graft volume (ml)808±229733±1851.4680.147
Cold ischemia time (min)225±79241±112−0.6840.496
Type of donor1.4390.230
 DDLT29 (54%)25 (46%)
 LDLT5 (36%)9 (64%)
Type of graft2.1250.145
 Left19 (59%)13 (41%)
 Right15 (42%)21 (58%)
Age (years)55±1050±111.8160.074
Sex, Male22 (64.7%)29 (85.3%)3.8430.050
Height (cm)165±7167±7−0.9230.359
Body weight (kg)58±1162±11−1.5530.125
BMI (kg/m)21.2±3.222.2±20−1.4120.163
BSA (m)1.6±0.21.7±0.2−1.5470.127
SLV (ml)1152±1241198±121−1.5520.126
MELD score >206 (18%)7 (21%)0.0950.758
 Child-Pugh grade C7 (21%)15 (44%)4.3000.038
HbsAg+23 (68%)19 (56%)0.9960.318
 Malignancy20 (59%)16 (47%)0.9440.331
Duration operation (min)453±100479±92−1.1270.264
Unhepatic phase (min)51±1152±13−0.2310.818
Operative blood loss (ml)922±6461121±839−1.0980.276
RBC (u)5.9±4.37.1±5.3−1.0600.293
FFP (ml)848±6341083±567−1.6130.112
Platelet (u)3.3±4.74.1±5.0−0.7460.458
Recipient liver weight (g)910±303934±374−0.3560.723
Recipient, postoperative
Clavien III~IV Complications9 (26%)6 (18%)0.7700.380
Post-operative ICU stay (days)4±43±2−0.3410.734
Post-operative Hospital stay (days)23±824±11−0.8320.408
Liver volume 1 month post operation (ml)968±2941223±259−.37980.648
GRWR – graft-to-recipient weight ratio; DDLT – dead donor liver transplantation; LDLT – liviing donor liver transplantation; MELD score – Model for End-Stage Liver Disease score; RBC – red blood cell; FFP – fresh frozen plasma; ICU – Intensive Care Unit.

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