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World J Gastroenterol. May 28, 2014; 20(20): 6211-6220
Published online May 28, 2014. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i20.6211
Table 1 Risk factors for bacterial infection in liver transplant recipients
Pre-transplantation plasma creatinine value greater than 1.58 mg/dLLong-term renal replace therapy (> 30 d)
Prolonged surgical time more than 12 h increased number of abdominal operationsIncreased serum ferritin levelEarly Portal vein thrombosis Age older than 45 yr Preoperative hyponatremia ICU satay longer than 9 d Postoperative bile leakage Severe hyperglycemiaLate Recurrent hepatitis C Age Female gender Anti-hepatitis C virus positive serostatus Chronic allograft dysfunction Early CMV disease Early bacterial infection
Use of Roux-en-Y choledocho- jejunostomy
Acute rejection
CMV infection
Prolonged hospitalization
Increased operative transfusion requirement
Elevated bilirubin levels