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Table 2 Patient and transplant outcomes among kidney transplant recipients from donors > 65 years and ≤ 65 years

From: Early outcomes of kidney transplantation from elderly donors after circulatory death (GEODAS study)

  Donor ≤65 years
(n = 426)
Donor > 65 years
(n = 135)
p-value
 Early patient mortality (at first year, %) 1.9 6.9 0.004
 Primary non-function (%) 3.1 3.7 0.71
 Delayed graft function (%) 46.7 55.4 0.09
 Acute rejection (%) 6.3 3.0 0.135
 Creatinine at 12 month (mg/dl, mean (SD)) 1.51 (0.8) 1.60 (0.7) 0.29
 eGFR at 12 month (ml/min, mean (SD)) 57.9 (24.7) 49.2 (20.0) < 0.001
  1. eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate calculated by MDRD-4