Retrospective Study
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2021.
World J Clin Cases. Mar 6, 2021; 9(7): 1592-1599
Published online Mar 6, 2021. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v9.i7.1592
Table 1 Demographic data of the recipients and details of operation
Recipients and details of operation
PeriodSeptember, 2011-December, 2016
Number of cases2.7% (4 of 147 cases)
GenderMale: 2; Female: 2
Age (yr)50 (36-67)
History of TACE1 case
History of epigastric operationNone
Original diseaseHCC: 2; Liver cirrhosis (unknown cause): 1; Acute hepatic failure (unknown cause): 1
ABO-compatibilityIdentical: 2; Compatible: 1; Incompatible: 1
Anastomotic siteDonor: Artery bifurcation of the CHA and the SA: 3; The trunk of CHA:1; Recipient: artery bifurcation of the CHA and the GDA: 3; The trunk of CHA: 1
Operative suture7-0 prolene: 3; 8-0 prolene: 1
Multiple anastomosesNone
Table 2 Details of patients’ diagnosis and treatment for early hepatic artery thrombosis

Case 1
Case 2
Case 3
Case 4
Diagnostic time (POD)81423
Diagnostic methodSuspectedDoppler ultrasonographyDoppler ultrasonographyDoppler ultrasonographyDoppler ultrasonography
ConfirmedHepatic arterial angiographyHepatic arterial angiographyHepatic arterial angiographyHepatic arterial angiography
Thrombolytic drugsTemporarilyDrugsUrokinase and FibrinogenaseAlteplaseAlteplaseAlteplase
ApproachThrough catheterThrough catheterThrough catheterThrough catheter
ApproachPeripheral veinThrough catheterThrough catheterThrough catheter
Thrombolysis time (h)14268.515
Average ACT (s)177.8144.6146.3160.0
Complications related to intra-arterial thrombolysisLocal bleeding puncture site hematomaNoneIntraperitoneal hemorrhageIntraperitoneal hemorrhage