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Table 6 Renal data in the immediate postoperative period

From: Renal function and oxygenation are impaired early after liver transplantation despite hyperdynamic systemic circulation

Variable Control group
(n = 73)
Liver transplant recipients
(n = 12)
p value
Renal oxygen extraction 0.100 ± 0.03 0.124 ± 0.04 0.042
Urine flow (ml/min) 3.13 ± 1.7 2.54 ± 2.2 0.065
Renal blood flow (ml/min) 716 ± 209 843 ± 197 0.024
Renal blood flow/cardiac index 0.277 ± 0.08 0.202 ± 0.05 <0.001
Renal vascular resistance (mmHg/ml/min) 0.100 ± 0.03 0.085 ± 0.02 0.051
Glomerular filtration rate (ml/min) 70.9 ± 23.3 51.5 ± 30.4 0.043
Filtration fraction 0.15 ± 0.04 0.09 ± 0.06 0.006
Renal sodium filtration (mmol/min) 9.67 ± 3.2 7.63 ± 5.6 0.052
Renal sodium reabsorption (mmol/min) 9.28 ± 3.2 7. 50 ± 5.5 0.065
Fractional sodium excretion (%) 5.0 ± 4.0 2.5 ± 3.5 0.002
Renal oxygen delivery (ml/min) 103.5 ± 32.1 119.7 ± 29.7 0.048
Renal oxygen consumption (ml/min) 10.0 ± 3.2 14.4 ± 4.8 0.001
Renal oxygen consumption/renal sodium reabsorption (ml/mmol) 1.15 ± 0.3 3.13 ± 2.4 <0.001
Serum creatinine day 1 (μmol/l) 75.1 ± 13.9 99.8 ± 32.7 0.025
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD