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09 December 2022: Original Paper

Modification of Venous Outflow to Avoid Thrombotic Graft Failure in Pancreas Transplantation

Je Ho Ryu 1ABE , Jae Ryong Shim 1ABC , Tae Beom Lee 1BCD , Kwangho Yang 1ADE , Taeun Kim 2ABF , Seo Rin Kim 3EF , Byunghyun Choi 1ABCDEF*

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.937514

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e937514

Table 1 Baseline characteristics of pancreas transplant recipients.

Vena cava group (n=31)Aorta group (n=28)p-value
Age, yr (SD)39.1 (11.8)42.0 (13.1)0.376
Female gender, n (%)18 (58.1)11 (39.3)0.195
Body mass index, Kg/m (SD)22.2 (2.4)22.4 (2.8)0.779
Preoperative HbA1c (%) (SD)8.5 (1.8)9.0 (2.9)0.466
Type I diabetes, n (%)22 (71.0)18 (64.3)0.781
Donor Age, y (SD)28.3 (3.7)28.5 (8.8)0.943
Donor female gender, n (%)7 (22.6)10 (35.7)0.390
Donor body mass index, Kg/m (SD)23.3 (3.7)23.1 (4.0)0.868
Donor HbA1c (%) (SD)5.3 (0.3)5.3 (0.3)0.422
Cold ischemic time, minute (SD)308.2 (61.2)277.8 (51.8)0.045
PDRI (SD)1.26 (0.37)1.22 (0.31)0.660
Transplant type, n (%)0.828
 SPK3 (9.7)3 (10.7)
 SPLK4 (12.9)5 (17.9)
 PAK7 (22.6)8 (28.6)
 PTA17 (54.8)12 (42.9)
Re-transplant, n (%)2 (6.5)3 (10.7)0.661
* PDRI – pancreas donor risk index; SPLK – simultaneous cadaveric pancreas and living donor kidney transplant.

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