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Research Article

Liver Transplantation from Voluntary Organ Donor System in China: A Comparison between DBD and DCD Liver Transplants

Table 2

Characteristics of recipients.

DBD ()DCD ()Total () value

Age, years54 (48-58)51 (44-55)52 (46-57)0.188
Male23 (85.1)29 (82.9)52 (83.9)1.000
BMI, kg/m224.2 (21.6-25.7)21.9 (21.1-23.7)22.5 (21.2-25.2)0.156
Primary disease0.159
 HCC12 (44.4)19 (54.3)31 (50.0)
 HBV-related cirrhosis4 (14.8)8 (22.9)12 (19.4)
 Acute liver failure3 (11.1)2 (5.7)5 (8.0)
 Alcoholic cirrhosis4 (14.8)0 (0)4 (6.5)
 Other4 (14.8)6 (17.1)10 (16.1)
HCC beyond Milan criteria7 (25.9)9 (25.7)16 (25.8)0.779
MELD score15 (10-19)11 (9-18)12 (9-19)0.083

Data are expressed as median (interquartile range) or number (%). DCD: donation after circulatory death; DBD: donation after brain death; BMI: body mass index; HCC: hepatocellular carcinoma; HBV: hepatitis B virus; MELD: model for end-stage liver disease.

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