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04 June 2021: Original Paper

Coronavirus Disease 2019 and Kidney Transplantation in Saudi Arabia: Outcomes and Future Opportunities

Ali Alshaqaq 1ABCDEF* , Abdulnaser Al Abadi 1ACF , Abdulrahman Altheaby 2ABF , Mohammed A. Bukhari 3ABF , Basil Nasrallah 1AB , Alaa Alamoudi 4AB , Ziad Arabi 2A , Fayez Alhejaili 2B , Khalid Bin Saad 2A , Ahmed Busbaih 5B , Mohammed Abdelrahim Idris 1AB , Sumayah Askandarani 1AB , Meteb M. AlBugami 1A , Fahad E. Alotaibi 1E , Khaled Hamawi 1E , Khalid Bel’eed Akkari 1ACE

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.931832

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e931832

Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics.

FactorsResults (n=130)*
 Male78 (60%)
 Female52 (40%)
Age in years48.7±14.4
Body mass index (BMI)29.8±6.9
 A36 (27.6%)
 AB6 (4.6%)
 B29 (22.3%)
 O59 (45.3%)
 Deceased donor26 (20%)
 Living104 (80%)
 Diabetes40 (30.8%)
 Glomerulonephritis24 (18.5%)
 Hypertension14 (10.8%)
 Others52 (40%)
 Diabetes58 (44.6%)
 Hypertension103 (79.2%)
 Ischemic heart disease22 (16.9%)
 Smoking37 (28.5%)
 Other65 (50%)
 Steroid128 (98.5%)
 Tacrolimus125 (96.2%)
 Mycophenolate121 (93.1%)
 Others6 (4.6%)
 ≤1 year21 (16.2%)
 >1 year109 (83.8%)
 Family79 (60.8%)
 Community29 (22.3%)
 Unknown22 (16.9%)
* Results are expressed as mean±standard deviation, and number (percentage).

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358