Table. 1.

Comparison of recipient and donor profiles

Variable Pediatric-to-pediatric transplantation Adult-to-pediatric transplantation P-value
No. of patients 22 12 -
Recipient sex (male:female) 8:14 8:4 0.09
Recipient age (yr) 4.2±4.4 13.8±2.1 <0.001
Primary disease NA
Biliary atresia 12 1
Acute liver failure 0 4
Wilson disease 0 4
Metabolic disease 3 0
Congenital portal vein agenesis 3 0
Retransplantation 2 2
Others 2 1
Recipient ABO blood group NA
A 8 4
B 2 2
O 6 5
AB 6 1
Preoperative laboratory finding
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 11.3±11.1 20.6±13.6 0.05
Albumin (g/dL) 2.9±0.6 3.1±0.7 0.51
Serum creatinine (mg/dL) 0.34±0.21 0.83±0.46 <0.001
Prothrombin time (INR) 1.24±0.34 2.77±1.22 <0.001
PELD/MELD score 10.5±7.3 27.0±8.6 <0.001
Donor sex (male:female) 14:8 6:6 0.44
Donor age (yr) 3.4±3.9 42.3±10.1 <0.001
Graft weight (g) 576.1±315.2 1,222.3±492.9 <0.001
Graft-recipient weight ratio 3.69±1.66 2.68±0.91 0.03
Ischemic time
Cold 297.8±262.6 286.1±131.9 0.88
Warm 46.2±9.2 45.7±11.7 0.84

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

NA, not available; INR, international normalization ratio; PELD, pediatric end-stage liver disease; MELD, model for end-stage liver disease.

Korean J Transplant 2020;34:249~256 https://doi.org/10.4285/kjt.20.0036
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