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Table 1

From: Is the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in liver transplantation candidates impaired using a dedicated CMR stress test as a 'one-stop-shop'? a pathological correlation study

Patient Characteristics n = 51
(CMR Group)
n = 26
(Traditional Group)
Age (Mean ± SD) 56 ± 8 53 ± 10
Gender (Female %) 37% 37%
MELD score (Mean ± SD; Range) 11 ± 8; Range 6-40 22 ± 10; Range 6-40
Hepatic Encephalopathy (%) 39% 39%
Transplant Performed with stress test(%) 14% (9) 46% (12)
Transplant performed without stress test 0% 15% (4)
Transplant patients with HCC on liver MRI 2 2
HCC in explanted liver histopathology 2 2
Critically Ill 22% 10%
APACHE II Score 22 ± 7 23 ± 8
Etiology of Cirrhosis (%)
1. Cryptogenic/Unknown
2. Alcohol
3. NASH/NAFLD
4. Hepatitis C
5. Multiple Causes
6. Hepatitis B
7. Primary sclerosing cholangitis
8. Primary biliary cirrhosis
9. Cystic fibrosis
10. Hemochromatosis
31%
25%
17%
13%
6%
4%
4%
2%
2%
19%
12%
8%
22%
31%
4%
4%
2%
  1. Patient demographics and characteristics, Traditional group under went pre-evaluation without cardiac MRI (HCC- hepatocellular carcinoma; MELD - model for end-stage liver disease).