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Table 2 Review of published reports of LT due to liver trauma (n > 1)

From: Transplantation after blunt trauma to the liver: a valuable option or just a "waste of organs"?

Author/centrum Reason of liver injury Indication for transplant Technique Re-transplant Graft survival Patient survival
Esquivel [18], Chicago, USA 1987 motor vehicle accident (n = 2) nonreconstructable injuries to the portal vein, nonfunctional hepatic remnants 2 × whole DDLT    50% ≥ 16 months
Ringe [17], Hannover, GER1991 and 1995 motor vehicle accident (n = 3) massive unsalvageable liver trauma, (anhepatic before transplant) 3 × whole DDLT    100% ≥ 12 months, 33% ≥ 5 years, (17-67; 49 months)
Delis [4], Miami, USA1996 to 2007 gun-shot liver(n = 3) blunt abdominal trauma (n = 1) active liver bleeding, liver failuresecondary biliary cirrhosisportal vein laceration, liver gangreneportal vein thrombosis, liver failure 4 × whole DDLT n = 1 1 × Re-transplant 75% ≥ 9 years, (108-132; 120 months)
Heuer, Essen, GER1987 to 2008 motor vehicle accident (n = 4) active liver bleeding, liver failurehematoma expansion, liver failureafter left-lateral resection, liver failure 2 × whole DDLT, 1 × right-split DDLT, 1 × right LDLT n = 2 2 × Re-transplants after 1 week and 2 months, respectively 50% ≥ 2 months, (2 and 48 months)