Table 5.

Factors associated with DCD discard

FactorHR (95% CI)
DCD total donor WIT, min
 10–261.00
 27–341.10 (0.98 to 1.23)
 35–481.42 (1.25 to 1.61)
 >482.21 (1.91 to 2.56)
Donor age, yr
 <121.49 (0.90 to 2.47)
 12–171.00
 18–391.44 (1.04 to 2.00)
 40–492.45 (1.76 to 3.42)
 50–594.50 (3.23 to 6.28)
 60–648.09 (5.60 to 11.68)
 ≥6514.15 (8.41 to 23.79)
Donor sex: woman1.29 (1.18 to 1.39)
BMI, kg/m2
 <251.44 (1.13 to 1.84)
 25–29.91.00
 ≥300.95 (0.86 to 1.05)
Race
 Nonblack1.00
 Black0.95 (0.80 to 1.12)
History of hypertension1.74 (1.57 to 1.92)
History of diabetes2.10 (1.83 to 2.42)
Cause of death
 Anoxia1.29 (1.15 to 1.45)
 CVA1.69 (1.48 to 1.92)
 Head trauma1.00
 Other1.73 (1.41 to 2.11)
Preterminal Cr, mg/dl
 ≤1.51.00
 >1.53.13 (2.75 to 3.55)
Hepatitis C antibody positive13.27 (10.43 to 16.89)
Machine perfusion0.42 (0.38 to 0.47)
No machine perfusion1.00
Donor biopsy1.83 (1.62 to 2.06)
Year of donation
 2008–20091.00
 2010–20110.94 (0.82 to 1.07)
 2012–20131.08 (0.95 to 1.23)
 2014–20150.93 (0.82 to 1.05)
  • Multivariate logistic regression model that accounts for difference in DSA-level variation in discard. HR, hazard ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; BMI, body mass index; CVA, cerobrovascular accident; Cr, creatinine.