Kidney Int 2022 Jun 24. Epub 2022 Jun 24.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York; The Columbia University Renal Epidemiology Group, Columbia University, New York, New York.
The primary outcomes for kidney transplant candidates are receipt of deceased or living donor transplant, death or removal from the waiting list. Here, we conducted a retrospective analysis of national Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients data to evaluate outcomes for 208,717 adult kidney transplant candidates following the 2014 Kidney Allocation System in the United States. Competing risks models were utilized to evaluate Time to Equivalent Risk (TiTER) of deceased donor transplantation (DDTX) and death versus waitlist removal. Read More