Survival benefit of primary deceased donor transplantation with high-KDPI kidneys.

  title={Survival benefit of primary deceased donor transplantation with high-KDPI kidneys.},
  author={Allan B Massie and Xun Luo and Eric Chow and Jennifer L Alejo and Niraj M Desai and Dorry L Segev},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  volume={14 10},
The Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) has been introduced as an aid to evaluating deceased donor kidney offers, but the relative benefit of high-KDPI kidney transplantation (KT) versus the clinical alternative (remaining on the waitlist until receipt of a lower KDPI kidney) remains unknown. Using time-dependent Cox regression, we evaluated the mortality risk associated with high-KDPI KT (KDPI 71-80, 81-90 or 91-100) versus a conservative, lower KDPI approach (remain on waitlist until receipt of… CONTINUE READING
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