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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 8 Logistic regression for risk factors of declined to the final offers in (A) adult or (B) pediatric deceased kidneys.

(A) AdultUnivariateMultivariate
Odds ratio95%CIp-valueOdds ratio95%CIp-value
Initial response262.00241.00–285.00** 207.00189.00–228.00**
Weekend1.301.25–1.35** 1.191.12–1.28**
Pump use0.560.54–0.58** 0.620.58–0.66**
Cancer at procurement5.884.84–7.13** 1.931.36–2.76**
Kidney biopsy1.491.46–1.52** 1.000.97–1.04
Number of organ discard6.085.93–6.23** 5.044.86–5.22**
Initial response178.0135.0–236.0** 170.0126.0–229.0**
Weekend1.441.23–1.67** 1.341.06–1.70*
Pump use0.460.38–0.56** 0.420.32–0.57**
Cancer at procurement8.33×100.945
Kidney biopsy1.050.94–1.170.395
Number of organ discard3.823.48–4.19** 3.573.14–4.05**

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