Table 2.

Clinical events after renal transplantation

Clinical EventsPKT Group, n=239Non-PKT Group, n=547Total, n=786
Death with functioning graft (%)026 (5.5)26 (3.3)
 CVD event044
 Infection077
 Malignancy088
 Others077
Graft loss (%)5 (2.1)30 (5.5)35 (4.5)
 Rejection (acute/chronic)3 (0/3)16 (4/12)19
 Infection088
 Others268
CVD event (%)3 (1.3)14 (2.6)17 (2.2)
 Cerebrovascular disease101
 Coronary heart disease167
 Heart valve replacement033
 PTA, bypass, or amputation of a lower extremity156
Total (%)8 (3.3)70 (12.8)78 (9.9)
  • PKT, preemptive kidney transplantation; CVD, cardiovascular disease; PTA, percutaneous angioplasty.