Transplantation 2021 Feb 23. Epub 2021 Feb 23.
University of Minnesota, Department of Surgery, Transplantation Division, Minneapolis, MN; University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Biostatistics Division, Minneapolis, MN; University of Alabama, Department of Medicine, Birmingham, AL; Hennepin Healthcare, Division of Nephrology, Minneapolis, MN; University of Manitoba, Department of Internal Medicine, Winnipeg, Manitoba. University of Iowa, Department of Internal Medicine, Iowa City, IA; Mayo Clinic, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, Rochester, MN; Mayo Clinic, Division of Anatomic Pathology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Rochester, MN; University of California, UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA Univeristy of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska-Western Iowa Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Omaha, NE.
Background: Delayed graft function (DGF) of a kidney transplant results in increased cost and complexity of management. For clinical care or a DGF trial, it would be ideal to accurately predict individual DGF risk and provide preemptive treatment. A calculator developed by Irish et al has been useful for predicting population, but not individual risk. Read More