The effect of donor gender on graft survival.

  title={The effect of donor gender on graft survival.},
  author={Martin G. Zeier and Bernd D{\"o}hler and Gerhard Opelz and Eberhard Ritz},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={13 10},
Differences in actuarial graft survival according to donor gender have been reported for renal allografts and for cardiac and hepatic allografts, but for the latter in small series with limited biostatistical power. Using the large database of the Collaborative Transplant Study (CTS), this study is an evaluation of graft survival according to donor and recipient gender for renal (n = 124,911), cardiac (n = 25,432), and hepatic (n = 16,410) transplants. Confounders, such as calendar year… CONTINUE READING


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