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Table 1 The five most common indications for liver transplantation in the Hannover and Kiel cohort

From: Comparable outcome of liver transplantation with Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate vs. University of Wisconsin preservation solution: a retrospective observational double-center trial

  Hannover cohort Kiel cohort
Indication Number of patients (% of cohort) Indication Number of patients (% of cohort)
1 Viral hepatitis 334 (13.0%) Alcoholic cirrhosis 119 (20.5%)
2 Hepatocellular carcinoma 281 (11.0%) Viral hepatitis 86 (14.8%)
3 Acute liver failure 246 (9.6%) Hepatocellular carcinoma 43 (7.4%)
4 Primary sclerosing cholangitis 196 (7.7%) Biliary atresia 41 (7.1%)
5 Biliary atresia 192 (7.5%) Acute liver failure 36 (6.2%)