Journal of Transplantation / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

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

Table 3

CPR donor variables that are predictive of successful heart procurement for transplantation by logistic regression analysis.

Donor variableOdds ratio95% confidence limitsP value

Age in years1.0331.028–1.038<0.0001

Gender
 Female versus male1.4701.272–1.699<0.0001

Comorbidities
 Hypertension: yes
 versus no
1.9811.591–2.467<0.0001

Duration of CPR1.0131.008–1.017<0.0001

Cause of death versus head trauma
 Anoxia1.1180.945–1.3220.2190
 Cerebrovascular/
 stroke
1.4451.147–1.8200.5109

Ethnicity versus Hispanic
 White1.2611.012–1.5700.5255
 Black0.9390.725–1.2150.2575
 Asian1.1250.626–2.0200.9644

ABO versus O
 A1.1811.014–1.3760.0002
 AB3.2782.071–5.189<0.0001
 B1.6171.287–2.0320.8244

Social history
 Cigarette use: yes
 versus no
1.2881.062–1.5630.0103
 History of cocaine
 use
1.9811.591–2.4670.3330

UNOS region versus 1
 21.6340.990–2.6960.1654
 32.9831.781–4.997<0.0001
 42.9221.625–5.2520.0047
 51.8351.078–3.1240.9761
 62.6701.368–5.2110.0940
 71.6761.006–2.7930.3316
 81.6580.917–2.9990.5365
 91.5480.870–2.7540.2687
 101.5640.940–2.6010.0910
 111.7621.053–2.9470.6623

LV ejection fraction0.9200.912–0.928<0.0001

3 or more inotropic agents at the time of incision
 Yes versus no4.8593.396–6.952<0.0001

CPR: cardiopulmonary resuscitation; ABO: blood groups; UNOS: United Network of Organ Sharing; LV: left ventricle.