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Table 1 Indications for pediatric living-donor liver transplantation in Japan (n = 2224)

From: Current status of pediatric transplantation in Japan

  Number Percent
Cholestatic liver disease   1649 74.1
Biliary atresia 1471 66.1
Alagille syndrome 70 3.1
Bayler disease 33 1.5
Others 75 3.4
Metabolic liver disease   194 8.7
Wilson’s disease 59 2.6
Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency 40 1.8
Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase 1 deficiency 9 0.4
Others 86 3.9
Acute liver failure   192 8.6
Hepatitis B 9 0.4
Drug induced 2 0.1
Auto immune hepatitis 2 0.1
Unknown 163 7.3
Others 16 0.7
Neoplastic disease   66 3.0
Hepatoblastoma 52 2.3
Hepatocellular carcinoma 6 0.3
Others 8 0.4
Vascular disease   32 1.4
Congenital absence of portal vein 21 0.9
Budd-Chiari syndrome 7 0.3
Others 4 0.2
Re-transplantation   76 3.4
2nd transplantation 74 3.3
3rd transplantation 2 0.1
Others   15 0.7
Total   2224 100