Table 1.

Pediatric deceased-donor kidney transplant recipients between 1994 and 2010 stratified by donor type and length of follow-up

DBDDCD
All Patients (n = 6059)All Patients (n = 137)Long-term (>4 years) Follow-up (n = 31)
Recipient
    mean age (years) (SD)11.8 (4.7)12.8 (4.2)12.2 (4.2)
    gender (% female)42.1%42.3%48.4%
    race (%)
        Caucasian43.6%47.5%38.7%
        African American26.4%25.6%38.7%
        other30.0%27.0%22.6%
    dialysis prior to transplant (%)a83.1%85.3%90.3%
    median dialysis time (years) (IQR)1.5 (0.7 to 2.8)1.6 (0.6 to 3.0)2.3 (1.5 to 5.3)
    insurance (% public)a66.0%63.6%48.4%
    previous transplant (%)14.2%15.3%25.8%
    hospitalized at time of transplant (%)a2.6%3.0%0.0%
    peak PRAb
        0 to 20%83.7%80.7%77.4%
        20 to 80%11.0%10.4%12.9%
        80 to 100%5.3%8.9%9.7%
    diagnosis (%)b
        inherited/congenitalc45.7%44.5%38.7%
        acquired/glomerulard42.8%46.0%54.8%
        unknown/other11.5%9.5%6.5%
Donor
    mean age (years) (SD)24.1 (12.3)22.2 (10.5)26.1 (13.5)
    age ≤35 years (%)82.3%89.1%77.4%
    mean terminal creatinine (mg/dl) (SD)a1.0 (1.1)0.9 (0.4)1.0 (0.4)
    race (%)
        Caucasian63.1%76.6%80.6%
        African American15.1%8.8%12.9%
        other21.8%14.6%6.5%
    history of hypertension (%)5.5%3.6%6.5%
    cause of death (%)
        head trauma60.9%51.0%61.3%
        stroke23.7%12.4%9.7%
        anoxia13.2%35.0%25.8%
Transplant
    CIT (hours)e16.3 (8.6)17.5 (6.6)17.4 (7.1)
    WIT (minutes)n/a16.0 (11.8)17.4 (18.5)
    HLA mismatch (%)a
        04.7%1.5%3.2%
        1 to 319.4%16.8%19.4%
        4 to 676.0%81.8%77.4%
    critical or medically urgent status (%)a3.0%1.5%0.0%
  • DBD, donation after brain death; DCD, donation after cardiac death; CIT, cold ischemia time; WIT, warm ischemia time; IQR, interquartile range; PRA, panel reactive antibody.

  • a Records missing in <1% of records.

  • b Records missing in <2% of records.

  • c Includes (five most common) aplasia/hypoplasia/dysplasia of kidneys, congenital obstructive uropathy, chronic pyelonephritis, polycystic kidney disease, Alport's syndrome, and others.

  • d Includes (five most common) focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, chronic glomerulonephritis, acquired obstructive uropathy, hemolytic uremic syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, and others.

  • e Records missing in 12.1% of records.