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

Table 3

Operative and postoperative characteristics of recipients.

DBD ()DCD ()Total () value

Donor warm ischemia time, min016 (11-18)--
Implantation warm ischemia time, min35 (26-42)53 (35-68)41 (30-66)0.004
Cold ischemia time, min265 (240-309)288 (238-326)274 (239-314)0.787
Anhepatic phase, min54 (47-61)76 (56-90)59 (50-87)0.007
Operation time, min412 (347-488)430 (364-497)422 (355-493)0.447
Blood loss, L2.5 (1.2-3.2)2.0 (1.2-4.5)2.0 (1.2-4.0)0.960
RBC transfusion, units12 (5-18)12 (6-18)12 (6-18)0.644
Ventilation, hours15 (12-32)16 (12-69)15 (12-48)0.366
Duration of ICU stay, days1 (1-3)4 (3-7)3 (1-6)0.001
Length of postoperative hospital stay, days17 (14-25)25 (16-32)19 (15-32)0.208
Complication grade0.379
 I/II5 (18.5)5 (14.3)10 (16.1)
 III5 (18.5)13 (37.1)18 (29.0)
 IV5 (18.5)3 (8.6)8 (12.9)
 V3 (11.1)5 (14.3)8 (12.9)
Severe complications (≥grade III)13 (48.1)21 (60.0)34 (54.8)0.352

Data are expressed as median (interquartile range) or number (%). DCD: donation after circulatory death; DBD: donation after brain death; RBC: red blood cells; ICU: intensive care unit.

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