Session Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Presentation Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: Exhibit Hall E
Background: African American (AA) waitlist candidates face many barriers to identifying LKDs. However, even if AA candidates identify a potential donor, it is unclear whether these donors will eventually be approved for donation or deemed ineligible.
Methods: We performed a retrospective study of 1,286 potential LKDs referred for evaluation at our center from 1/2011-3/2014. Competing risk regression was used to model chance of approval and ineligibility.
Results: Overall, 15% of potential donors were approved for donation within 18-months of referral, and 30% of potential donors were deemed ineligible.
|Referred donors (n=1,286)|
|Age (IQR)||45 (35, 55)|
|Male, n(%)||485 (38)|
|AA, n(%)||292 (28)|
|College or more, n(%)||578 (53)|
|Underweight (less than 18.5)||7 (1)|
|Normal (18.5-25)||393 (36)|
|Overweight (25-30)||398 (36)|
|Obese (more than 30)||295 (27)|
|Relationship Type to Recipient, n(%)|
|Sub Hazard Ratio||p-value|
Conclusion: Both AA race and high BMI increase the chance of ineligibility for live kidney donation.
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Kumar K, Poon A, Massie A, Muzaale A, Purnell T, Tonascia J, King E, Segev D. Live Kidney Donor Evaluation: Association of Race With Ineligibility [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2015; 15 (suppl 3). https://atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/live-kidney-donor-evaluation-association-of-race-with-ineligibility/. Accessed January 27, 2021.
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