Hepatic flow is an intraoperative predictor of early allograft dysfunction in whole-graft deceased donor liver transplantation: An observational cohort study
Pablo Lozano Lominchar, Maitane Igone Orue-Echebarria, Lorena Martín, Jose Manuel Asencio, José Ángel López-Baena, General Surgery Department, Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid 28007, Spain
Cristina Julia Lisbona, Luis Olmedilla, Anesthesiology Department, Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid 28007, Spain
María Magdalena Salcedo, Hepatology Department, Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid 28007, Spain
Hemant Sharma, Department of Transplant Surgery, Oschner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA 70816, United States
Author contributions: Lozano P and Baena JAL participated in research design; Lozano P and Orue-Echebarria LM participated in data analysis; Lozano P, Baena JAL, Olmedilla L, Asencio JM, Salcedo MM and Lisbona CJ carried out the research; Lozano P, Sharma H and Martin L wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This clinical research study was approved by the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon Local Ethical Committee.
Informed consent statement: A consent form was signed by or on behalf of each patient enrolled in the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any conflicts of interest to disclose.
STROBE statement: The STROBE Statement had been adopted.
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Corresponding author: Pablo Lozano, MD, PhD, General Surgery Department, Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital Universitario Gregorio Maranon, C/ Doctor Esquerdo 44, Madrid 28007, Spain. email@example.com
Received: April 13, 2019
Peer-review started: April 15, 2019
First decision: June 5, 2019
Revised: June 25, 2019
Accepted: September 5, 2019
Article in press: September 5, 2019
Published online: September 27, 2019