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Table 1 Characteristics of 39 HCV positive patients who underwent LTx

From: Cyclosporin A, but not tacrolimus, negatively affects the hepatic extraction fraction of hepatobiliary scintigraphy in liver transplant recipients

  Total (n  = 39) Cyclosporine A (n  = 24) Tacrolimus (n  = 15) pvalue
Recipient age (years) (range, average ± S.D.) 42 to 67 43 to 67 42 to 66 0.62
56.1 ± 6.6 55.7 ± 6.8 56.8 ± 6.3
Gender (male/female) 25/14 14/10 11/4 0.90
HCC (%) 17 (43.6%) 12 (50%) 5 (33.3%) 0.31
Donor age (years) (range, average ± SD) 16 to 74 (54.5 ± 13.8) 16 to 74 (53.3 ± 17.0) 43 to 64 (56.3 ± 6.4)  
Cold ischemic time (minutes, range, average ± SD) 240 to 775 (501.3 ± 121.9) 350 to 751 (513.3 ± 111.9) 240 to 775 (482.1 ± 138.3)
Post-operative complication with bile duct stricture/bile leakage 4 (10.3%) 3 (12.5%) 1 (6.7%) 0.56
  1. LTx, liver transplantation; SD, standard deviation; HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma.