Effect of donor factors on early graft survival in adult cadaveric renal transplantation.

@article{Swanson2002EffectOD,
  title={Effect of donor factors on early graft survival in adult cadaveric renal transplantation.},
  author={Sidney J. Swanson and Iman O Hypolite and Lawrence Y C Agodoa and Donald S Batty and Paul B Hshieh and David F. Cruess and Allan D. Kirk and Thomas G. Peters and Kevin C. Abbott},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={68-75}
}
Previous studies of the effect of donor factors on renal transplant outcomes have not tested the role of recipient body mass index, donor/recipient weight ratios and age matching, and other factors. We analyzed 20,309 adult (age 16 or older) recipients having solitary cadaveric renal transplants from adult donors from 1 July 1994 to 30 June 1998 in an historical cohort study (the 2000 United States Renal Data System) of death censored graft loss by the Cox proportional hazards models, which… CONTINUE READING