Table 1

Characteristics of 918 patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation between 1996 and 2008

Age, yrs, mean (S.D)

51.5 (10.8)

Male

579

Female

339

MELD*, mean (S.D)

25.0 (7.7)

Caucasian

784 (85.5%)

Total anesthesia time (mins.), median (IQR)

384 (326, 449)

Total surgical time (mins.), median (IQR)

297 (240, 361)

Total anhepatic time (mins.), median (IQR)

75 (63, 89)

Intraop PRBCs (units), median (IQR)

5.0 (3.0, 8.0)

APS, mean (S.D.)

50.8 (23.6)

APIII, mean (S.D.)

60.5 (25.8)

Pred. number of ICU deaths (% of total)

67 (7.3%)

Actual number of ICU deaths (% of total)

10 (1.1%)

Pred. ICU LOS, median days (IQR)

4.4 (3.4, 5.7)

Actual ICU LOS, median days (IQR)

1.2 (0.9, 2.0)

Pred. number Hosp. deaths (% of total)

97 (10.6%)

Actual number Hosp. deaths (% of total)

31 (3.4%)

Pred. Hosp LOS days, median (IQR)

15.9 (13.1, 22.6)

Actual Hosp. LOS days, median (IQR)

10.4 (8.3, 18.9)

Pred Vent days, median (IQR)

3.5 (2.3, 4.1)

Survival to ICU discharge, number (% of total)

908 (98.9%)

Survival to hospital discharge, number (% of total)

887 (96.6%)


*MELD data are for 514 patients

Pred. = Predicted

LOS = Length of stay

S.D. = Standard deviation

IQR = Interquartile range

Hosp. = Hospital

ICU = Intensive Care Unit

LOS = Length of stay

APS = Acute Physiology Score

APII = Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation III

Intra-op PRBCs = Intraoperative packed red blood cells

MELD = Model for end-stage liver disease

Mins. = minutes

Yrs = years

Keegan et al. BMC Surgery 2009 9:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-9-11

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