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Research Article

Renal Transplants from Older Deceased Donors: Use of Preimplantation Biopsy and Differential Allocation to Dual or Single Kidney Transplant according to Histological Score Has No Advantages over Allocation to Single Kidney Transplant by Simple Clinical Indication

Table 2

Characteristics of donors older than 60 years according to period and transplant category.

PeriodPre-DKTDKT era

Tx categoryDKT
170335148
M/F84/8618/1526/2527/21
Low-risk ECD, 4833
 (i) Age, yrs64.2 ± 2.863.8 ± 2.5
High-risk ECD, 1035148
 (i) Age, yrs67.2 ± 4.771.2 ± 5.475.3 ± 4.8
 (ii) Donors older than 70 yrs, (%)32 (31)32 (63)°43 (69)°
 (iii) Donors older than 70 yrs, age73.1 ± 2.074.4 ± 4.176.6 ± 3.7°
 (iv) Arterial hypertension55 (53)23 (45)30 (62)
 (v) Diabetes9 (9)5 (10)6 (12)
 (vi) CV cause of death60 (58)17 (33)+23 (48)

“pre-DKT”, 1 Jan, 2000, to 30 Nov, 2010; “DKT era”, 1 Dec, 2010–31 Dec, 2015; SKT: solitary kidney transplant; suffix defines donor type: ECD: ECD from pre-DKT era, clinical risk undefined; lr, hr: ECD according to clinical low (no biopsy) or high risk (with kidney biopsy); DKT: dual kidney transplant; CV: cerebrovascular; < 0.0001 by ANOVA, and < 0.05 or less by any intercategory comparisons; < 0.01 versus ; < 0.05 versus .

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