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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 2 Total numbers, initial offer and final offers of potential livers from deceased donors by day of week (A. adult donors, B. pediatric donors).

Liver adultTotalMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
Available livers for recovery45,1686,0386,7786,8886,6836,2876,4686,026
% Available for recovery in weeks10013.415.015.214.813.914.313.3
Initial offer declined3,243434476427474473503456
% Initial offer declined7.
Initial offer accepted41,9255,6046,3026,4616,2095,8145,9655,570
% initial offer accepted92.892.893.093.892.992.592.292.4
Mean sequence number of acceptance82.4±474.378.1±439.186.4±550.288.8±488.885.1±477.985.4±486.582.1±465.569.1±382.3
Final offer declined71209451,0551,0261,0601,0191,070945
% Final offer declined15.815.715.614.915.916.216.515.7
Final offer accepted38,0485,0935,7235,8625,6235,2685,3985,082
% Final offer accepted84.284.384.485.184.183.883.584.3
Available livers for recovery4,308592618627642620617592
% Available for recovery in weeks10013.714.314.614.914.414.313.7
Initial offer declined27540453336433741
% Initial offer declined6.
Initial offer accepted4,033552573594606577580551
% Initial offer accepted93.693.292.794.794.493.194.093.1
Mean sequence number of acceptance69.8±452.045.6±282.757.9±386.295.7±562.680.8±485.060.6±392.370.2±470.675.7±516.4
Final offer declined68699891041001158792
% Final offer declined15.916.714.416.615.618.514.115.5
Final offer accepted3,622493529523542505530500
% Final offer accepted84.183.385.683.484.481.585.984.5

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