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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: External validation of a modified model of Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II for orthotopic liver transplant patients

Characteristic All patients Survivors Non-survivors P
Number of patients 174 164 10  
Age (years) 50 ± 12 49.82 ± 2.09 49.60 ± 9.25 NS
Females/males 70/104 66/98 4/6 NS
Hepatitis C 46 (26) 42 4 NS
EtOH 22 (13) 21 1 NS
HCV-EtOH 25 (14) 23 2 NS
Other 81 (47) 78 3 NS
APACHE II score 13.81 ± 5.26 13.46 ± 5.06 19.50 ± 5.56 0.001
ROD original model 12.96 ± 10.25 12.27 ± 9.60 24.28 ± 4.12 0.001
ROD new model (%) 8.89 ± 8.08 8.37 ± 7.60 17.37 ± 11.14 0.001
SMR original model; 95% CI 0.44; 0.22–0.80    
SMR new model; 95% CI 0.65; 0.31–1.16    
  1. Figures in parentheses are percentages. EtOH, alcohol liver disease; HCV, hepatitis C virus; NS, not significant; ROD, risk of death; SMR, standardized mortality ratio.