Table 1

Patient characteristics

Patient characteristics (n=25)
Age, median (range)69 (48–83)
Concurrent HCC9 (36%)
Aetiology of cirrhosis*
Classification of liver function
 MELD score, median (range)15 (7–25)
 Child-Pugh classificationB, 22 (88%); C, 3 (12%)
  • *n>25 as some patients had more than one aetiology to their liver disease.

  • ARLD, Alcohol related liver disease; F, female; HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCC, hepatocellular carcinoma; HCV, hepatitis C virus; M, male; MELD, Model for End-Stage Liver Disease; NASH, Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis.