Table 2.

Multivariable model of LT recipient factors significantly associated with post-LT ESRD

FactorHR (95% CI)P Value
Age (per 10 yr)1.07 (1.02 to 1.12)0.01
African American (reference: white)1.54 (1.34 to 1.77)<0.001
BMI≥35 kg/m21.28 (1.84 to 2.25)<0.001
Cholestatic disease (reference: no)0.69 (0.56 to 0.85)<0.001
Hepatitis C (reference: non-hepatitis C)1.31 (1.19 to 1.45)<0.001
Recipient diabetes2.04 (1.84 to 2.25)<0.001
ln creatinine (for nondialysis)3.50 (3.22 to 3.81)<0.001
ln bilirubin0.86 (0.82 to 0.90)<0.001
ln albumin0.68 (0.57 to 0.82)<0.001
Sodium<134 mEq/L (reference: ≥134 mEq/L)0.69 (0.60 to 0.80)<0.001
Status-10.77 (0.62 to 0.95)0.02
TIPSS1.37 (1.18 to 1.59)<0.001
Previous LT1.55 (1.31 to 1.82)<0.001
Acute dialysis at LT6.75 (5.79 to 7.90)<0.001
  • Model also adjusted for donor age, sex, donation after cardiac death, cold ischemia time, and local versus shared (regionally or nationally) organ. HCV.