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Table 3 A comparison of perioperative characteristics for ALD-R and NALD-R groups

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

Variables ALD-R group (n = 6) NALD-R group (n = 52) P-value
Age (mean, range) 52.3 (46–60) 46.5 (16–67) 0.31
Sex (Male/Female) 3/3 24/28 0.87
MELD score (point) (mean ± SD) 20.0 ± 8.6 17.9 ± 10.6 0.65
Operation time (min) (mean ± SD) 698 ± 53 757 ± 157 0.39
Blood loss (ml) 10,615 (4468) 9295 (8353) 0.77
Donor type (Decease/Living) 1/5 9/43 0.98
Graft type (left/right/whole) 1/4 /1 4/40/8 0.78
Blood type (identical/compatible/incompatible) 5/0/1 31/ 13/8 0.37
Hospital stay (day) (mean, SD) 79.0 (37.7) 83.1 (79.9) 0.90
Follow up period (day) (mean, range) 1160 (478–2150) 1626 (107–3874) 0.25
Postoperative outcomes
Alive (%) 5 (83.3) 47 (90.4) 0.61
Dead (%) 1 (16.7) 5 (9.6)  
Postoperative complications
Clavien-Dindor classification Grade ≥ IIIb (%) 3 (50.0) 16 (30.8) 0.39
  1. ALD-R: Alcoholic liver disease recipient; MELD: Model for end-stage liver disease score; NALD-R: Non-alcoholic liver disease recipient; SD: Standard deviation