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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

Table 6 Logistic regression for risk factors of declined to the initial offers in adult deceased livers.

Odds ratio95%CIp-valueOdds ratio95%CIp-value
Age ≥60yo1.661.53–1.81** 1.471.34–1.62**
Gender (Male)0.990.92–1.070.830
Race (African American)0.67061–0.75** 0.640.57–0.72**
Cause of death (Stroke)1.241.15–1.34** 1.181.08–1.28**
h/o hypertension1.501.39–1.61** 1.171.07–1.28**
h/o diabetes1.551.41–1.70** 1.331.20–1.48**
Donor heavy alcohol use1.621.49–1.76** 1.671.53–1.82**
Donor tobacco use1.221.13–1.33** 0.950.86–1.030.214
pH1.241.15–1.33** 1.101.02–1.18*
Na ≥160 mg/dL0.820.71–0.95* 0.840.72–0.98*
ALT >500 U/L2.612.27–3.00** 2.882.49–3.34**
T-bil >10 mg/dL5.913.48–10.0** 5.893.31–10.5**
BMI ≥301.511.41–1.62** 1.511.40–1.63**
Cardiac arrest period1.000.99–1.000.917
Clinical infection1.000.92–1.090.999
HBc-Abs1.67148–1.89** 1.471.28–1.69**
HCV-Abs1.571.42–1.74** 1.551.38–1.74**
Weekend1.111.02–1.20* 1.111.02–1.21*

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