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04 November 2022: Original Paper

Revisiting the “Weekend Effect” on Adult and Pediatric Liver and Kidney Offer Acceptance

Takayuki Yamamoto ABCDEF* , Anushi Shah E , Mike Fruscione E , Shoko Kimura E , Nahel Elias E , Heidi Yeh E , Tatsuo Kawai E , James F. Markmann ADEG

DOI: 10.12659/AOT.937825

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e937825

Supplementary Table 1 Total numbers, initial and final offers of potential kidneys from deceased donors by day of week (A. adult donors, B. pediatric donors).

(A) Kidney adultTotalMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
Available kidneys for recovery101,39513,49315,01115,16915,11514,53414,35813,715
% Available for recovery in weeks10013.314.815.014.914.314.213.5
Initial offer declined11,6711,5611,6001,6471,7181,6761,7951,674
% Initial offer declined11.511.610.710.911.411.512.512.2
Initial offer accepted89,72411,93213,41113,52213,39712,85812,56312,041
% Initial offer accepted88.588.489.389.188.688.587.587.8
Mean sequence number of acceptance410.2±1978.4415.2±1958.4401.0±2001.9369.5±1747.3401.1±1930.1400.5±1964.6430.7±2067.7460.3±2177.8
Final offer declined16,2572,1322,2692,2722,3842,3872,4612,352
% Final offer declined16.015.815.115.015.816.417.117.1
Final offer accepted85,13811,36112,74212,89712,73112,14711,89711,363
% Final offer accepted84.084.284.985.084.283.682.982.9
Available kidneys for recovery7,9991,0821,1291,1841,1701,1981,1481,088
% Available for recovery in weeks10013.514.114.814.615.014.413.6
Initial offer declined62086779588869791
% Initial offer declined7.
Initial offer accepted7,3799961,0521,0891,0821,1121,051997
% Initial offer accepted92.
Mean sequence number of acceptance252.5±1274.4207.7±1118.9242.0±1315.9228.1±1141.6227.7±1230.0224.3±1157.9327.3±1370.3314.2±1548.3
Final offer declined899125119126114134142139
% Final offer declined11.211.610.510.69.711.212.412.8
Final offer accepted7,1009571,0101,0581,0561,0641,006949
% Final offer accepted88.888.489.589.490.388.887.687.2

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