Journal of Transplantation / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Donor Heart Utilization following Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Resuscitation: Influence of Donor Characteristics and Wait Times in Transplant Regions

Table 1

CPR donor characteristics.

Donor variableHeart procured for transplantation value
YesNo
= 1,427 (28.8%) = 3,537 (67.2%)

Age in years25.5 ± 15 yrs39 ± 18 yrs<0.0001

Gender<0.0001
 Male3466
 Female2377

Duration of CPR<0.0001
 <15 min3169
 15–30 min2971
 >30 min2575

Cause of Death<0.0001
 Head trauma6040
 Anoxia2971
 Cerebrovascular/
 stroke
1585

Ethnicity<0.0001
 Hispanic3763
 Black3367
 White2773
 Asian2476

Donor ABO<0.0001
 O3268
 A2773
 B2476
 AB1585

Hypertension<0.0001
 Yes1288
 No3565

Social history
 Cigarette use<0.0001
  Yes1783
  No3466
 Heavy ETOH use0.0001
  Yes2278
  No3070

UNOS region<0.0075
 13763
 32476

3 or more inotropic agents at the time of incision<0.0001
 Yes1288
 No3070

LV ejection fraction %61.4 ± 9.048.2 ± 17.3<0.0001

CPR: cardiopulmonary resuscitation; ABO: blood groups; ETOH: alcohol; UNOS: United Network of Organ Donation; LV EF: left ventricle ejection fraction.