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Table 2 Outcome of gastrointestinal function in relation to age at onset and gender

From: Outcome of gastric emptying and gastrointestinal symptoms after liver transplantation for hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis

Subgroup Variable n Pre LTx 1stpost LTx 2ndpost LTx p value
Early-onset T50 (min) 20 138 145 116 0.20
  Total GI symptom score 35 11 11 15 0.07
  mBMI 25 949 948 941 0.73
Late-onset T50 (min) 6 130 106 163 0.57
  Total GI symptom score 22 4 6.5 9.5 <0.01
  mBMI 8 1006 1054 978 0.20
Male T50 (min) 13 145 150 131 0.16
  Total GI symptom score 26 4 10.5 11.5 0.02
  mBMI 21 1028 1013 941 0.12
Female T50 (min) 13 129 126 109 0.69
  Total GI symptom score 31 9 9 15 0.02
  mBMI 12 955 970 978 0.34
  1. Only patients who had completed all three evaluations were included. Data shown are medians and p < 0.05 was regarded as statistically significant. Early-onset: <50 years of age, LTx: liver transplantation, mBMI: modified body mass index, T50: gastric emptying half-time.