International Journal of Nephrology / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Hepatitis C and Kidney Transplantation

Table 2

Death rate in HCV+ve versus HCV−ve patients after Kidney Transplantation.

Year of publicationFollowup after KT in months (mean)*HCV-positive DeathHCV-negative Death -value

Pereira et al. [23]199568/7011/29 (38%)26/72 (36%)n.s.
Pereira et al. [47]199568/839/22 (41%)16/78 (20.5%)n.s.
Legendre et al. [48]199879/8115/112 (13.4%)19/387 (5%).01
Gentil et al. [49]199962/5713/85 (15.3%)11/235 (4.7%).003
Lee et al. [50]20017231/151 (20.5%)46/326 (14%)n.s.
Breitenfeldt et al. [51]2002110.438/130 (29%)164/797 (20.6%).001
Einollahi et al. [44]2003n.a.2/41 (5%)34/868 (4%).74
Bruchfeld et al. [52]200413029/51 (57%)170/520 (32.7%).001
Scott et al. [3]201062.432/140 (23%)743/7432 (10%).0001

*Data are given for anti-HCV+ve/anti-HCV−ve patients when appropriate.
n.a.: not available; n.s.: not statistically significant.