Table 2: Characteristics of the liver transplant operation.

VariableReoperation for bleedingControl group value

Operation length (min)269.8 ± 119.6278.2 ± 104.90.50
Cold ischemia time (min)405.5 ± 166.9390.8 ± 174.40.41
Warm ischemia time (min)49.3 ± 45.747.9 ± 18.40.46
Transfusiona
 Red blood cells (units)4.3 ± 4.23.7 ± 3.50.19
 Fresh frozen plasma (units)1.8 ± 2.61.5 ± 1.80.19
 Platelets (units)1.1 ± 1.41.9 ± 3.7<0.001
 Cryo administered (%)4.491.33 0.05
Last fibrinogen level151.8 ± 107.4124.6 ± 49.60.22
Estrogen administered (%)26.9735.370.11
Amicar administered (%)20.2230.190.05
Epigastric surgical history (%)24.824.20.91
Vascular reconstructionb (%)1.04.40.17
Retransplant (%)5.04.30.80

Data presented as percent or mean ± standard deviation.
aBlood products transfused only during the liver transplant operation do not include data on reoperation for bleeding.
bIncludes both arterial conduits and mesenteric venous bypass grafts.