An alternative approach for statistical analysis of kidney transplant data: multivariate analysis of single-center experience.


To avoid the center effect and the possible hidden interactions of multicenter studies, the validity of the Cox Proportional Hazards Model for the analysis of a single-center kidney transplant program was tested, considering 287 renal transplants performed in a 10-year period. The inclusion of type of donor and main immunosuppressive drug as covariates in… (More)