Table 2.

Complications after transplantation

ComplicationGroup 1 (Age ≥60 yr)Group 2 (Age 40–59 yr)Patients Age <60 yrPatients Age ≥60 yr
SCDECDSCDECD
Acute rejection17a35a27a43a4335
Myocardial infarction91559915
Pulmonary embolism131223
Lymphocele445774
Ureteral injury3a10a644a10a
Vascular injury10128121212
Wound81213101012
Abscess121222
Hematoma51057710
Pneumonia22a35a142121a35a
Readmission66a80a627272a80a
Return to operating roomb1725191313a25a
Nonopportunistic infection6574506161a74a
Opportunistic infection27a60a31a52a5260
  • Data expressed as percentage of patients experiencing complication. SCD, standard-criteria donor; ECD, expanded-criteria donor.

  • a Statistically significant versus other members of group (P<0.05).

  • b Within 90 days of transplantation.