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Table 1 Characteristics of recipients, donors and intraoperative variables

From: Perioperative hemoglobin decrement as an independent risk of poor early graft function in kidney transplantation

Variables PEGF (n = 98) IGF (n = 171) P-value
Recipients
 Age (year), mean ± SD 42.7 ± 10.8 41.4 ± 11.7 0.393
 Gender, male 62 (63.3) 102 (59.6) 0.604
 BMI (kg/m2), mean ± SD 22.4 ± 4.2 21.6 ± 3.8 0.087
Comorbid 0.125
 Smoking 20 (20.4) 30 (17.5)
 Diabetes mellitus 5 (5.1) 28 (16.4)
 Hypertension 89 (90.8) 155 (90.6)
 Coronary artery disease 3 (3.1) 9 (5.3)
 Cerebrovascular disease 0 (0.0) 2 (1.2)
Causes of ESRD 0.020
 Diabetes mellitus 2 (2.0) 16 (9.4)
 Hypertension 2 (2.0) 2 (1.2)
 Renal diseases 20 (20.4) 70 (40.9)
 Congenital 1 (1.0) 6 (3.5)
 Unknown/others 70 (71.4) 91 (53.2)
Dialysis modality 0.165
 Hemodialysis 87 (88.8) 143 (83.6)
 Peritoneal dialysis 9 (9.2) 21 (12.3)
Baseline creatinine (mg/dL), mean ± SD 9.48 ± 3.7 8.18 ± 3.7 0.007
Baseline pre-transplant hemoglobin (g/dL), median [IQR] 11.8 [10.7,13.2] 11.4 [10.1,12.6] 0.700
Postoperative hemoglobin (g/dL), median [IQR] 10.4 [9.4, 11.1] 10.6 [9.6, 11.7] 0.150
Positive anti-CMV 94/95 (98.9) 163/166 (98.2) 0.520
Pretransplant PRA (%), median [IQR] 0 [0, 53] 0 [0, 0] 0.003
Pretransplant blood transfusion 31 (31.6) 50 (29.2) 0.721
Donors
 Age (year), mean ± SD 43.9 ± 14.5 39.0 ± 11.2 0.002
 Gender, male 76 (77.6) 83 (48.5)  < 0.001
 HLA-A + B + DR mismatch, median [IQR] 2 [2, 3] 3 [2, 4] 0.012
 Deceased donor 87 (88.7) 39 (22.8)  < 0.001
 WIT (min), median [IQR] 45 [38, 55] 39 [32, 50] 0.004
 CIT (min), median [IQR] 1205 [909, 1378] 27 [18, 72]  < 0.001
Intraoperative
 Intravenous fluid (L), median [IQR] 3.6 [3.0, 4.2] 3.5 [2.9, 4.1] 0.737
 Blood transfusion 10 (10.2) 23 (13.5) 0.435
 EBL (mL), median [IQR] 400 [300, 600] 300 [200, 400]  < 0.001
 Need for vasopressor 21 (21.4) 45 (26.3) 0.378
Perioperative
 Perioperative Hb change (g/dL), median [IQR] −1.6 [−2.38, −0.83] −0.7 [−1.35, 0.20]  < 0.001
 Percentage of Hb decrement (%), median [IQR] 12.6 [7.0, 17.5] 5.9 [−1.7, 11.9]  < 0.001
  1. If not indicated otherwise: n (%)