Center-level variation in the development of delayed graft function after deceased donor kidney transplantation.


BACKGROUND Patient-level risk factors for delayed graft function (DGF) have been well described. However, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network definition of DGF is based on dialysis in the first week, which is subject to center-level practice patterns. It remains unclear if there are center-level differences in DGF and if measurable center… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000450