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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 7 Logistic regression for risk factors of declined to the initial offers in pediatric deceased livers.

Odds ratio95%CIp-valueOdds ratio95%CIp-value
Age1.991.55–2.54** 1.861.18–2.93*
Gender (Male)0.900.70–1.150.387
Race (African American)1.050.79–1.410.734
Cause of death (Stroke)1.090.61–1.940.776
h/o hypertension2.370.82–6.870.111
h/o diabetes1.280.46–3.590.635
Height1.911.49–2.45** 1.160.73–1.830.539
Na ≥160 mg/dL0.560.31–1.000.051
ALT >500 U/L3.922.48–6.20** 4.452.79–7.09**
T-bil >10 mg/dL9.751.62–58.60* 9.111.40–59.4*
BMI ≥300.900.51–1.560.695
Cardiac arrest period1.000.99–1.010.453
Clinical infection0.950.72–1.270.731
HBc-Abs3.191.31–7.77* 4.231.70–10.5*

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Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
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