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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the ALD-RC and NALD-RC groups

From: Psychosocial characteristics of alcoholic and non-alcoholic liver disease recipient candidates in liver transplantation: a prospective observational study

Variables ALD-RC group (n = 19) NALD-RC group (n = 56) P-value
Age (mean years, range) 47.7 (37–60) 46.8 (16–67) 0.82
Sex (Male/Female) 11/8 26/30 0.29
AST (IU/L) (mean, SD) 52.1 (28.1) 247.8 (1085.0) 0.44
ALT (IU/L) (mean, SD) 27.8 (15.0) 184.6 (763.5) 0.39
Hepatic encephalopathy (point, mean, SD) 1.2 (0.4) 1.3 (0.5) 0.25
Ascites (point, mean, SD)) 1.8 (0.8) 2.0 (0.9) 0.48
Total Bilirubin (mg/dL) (mean, SD) 7.7 (7.3) 8.6 (10.9) 0.76
Albumin (g/dL) 2.9 (0.5) 2.8 (0.7) 0.58
Prothrombin time (%) (mean, SD) 46.5 (17.2) 57.1 (20.9) 0.10
PT-INR (mean, SD) 1.61 (0.4) 1.51 (0.6) 0.69
Creatinine (mg/dL) (mean, SD) 0.84 (0.4) 1.07 (1.3) 0.49
MELD score (point) (mean, SD) 18.1 (6.2) 18.1 (10.2) 0.93
Child–Pugh score (point) (mean, SD) 10.3 (1.7) 9.9 (2.3) 0.55
Primary liver disease
Number of HCC (%) 5 (26.3) 5 (8.9) 0.11
Psychiatric disorders (Present/Absent) 8/11 25/31 0.85
  1. ALD-RC: Alcoholic liver disease recipient candidate; ALT: Alanine transaminase; AST: Aspartate transaminase; HCC: Hepatocellular carcinoma; NALD-RC: Non-alcoholic liver disease recipient candidate; MELD: Model for end-stage liver disease score; PT-INR: International normalized ratio of prothrombin time; SD: Standard deviation