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

 Female versus male1.4701.272–1.699<0.0001

 Hypertension: yes
 versus no

Duration of CPR1.0131.008–1.017<0.0001

Cause of death versus head trauma

Ethnicity versus Hispanic

ABO versus O

Social history
 Cigarette use: yes
 versus no
 History of cocaine

UNOS region versus 1

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.