Risk assessment score in pre-kidney transplantation: methodology and the socioeconomic characteristics importance.

@article{Gusukuma2014RiskAS,
  title={Risk assessment score in pre-kidney transplantation: methodology and the socioeconomic characteristics importance.},
  author={Luciana Wang Gusukuma and H{\'e}lio Tedesco Silva and Jos{\'e} Osmar Medina de Abreu Pestana},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de nefrologia : 'orgao oficial de Sociedades Brasileira e Latino-Americana de Nefrologia},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={339-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Kidney transplantation is performed in emergency conditions in a population with high perioperative risk. Instruments for risk assessment before transplantation in this population are scarce. OBJECTIVE To develop a score with pretransplant variables to estimate the probability of success of kidney transplantation, defined as survival of the recipient and the graft with creatinine < 1.5 mg/dl at 6 months. METHODS Analysis of variables of patients from a unique kidney… CONTINUE READING