Outcomes of Organ Transplantation from Donors with a Cancer History

TitleOutcomes of Organ Transplantation from Donors with a Cancer History
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsHuang S, Tang Y, Zhu Z, Yang J, Zhang Z, Wang L
Date PublishedFeb

BACKGROUND The inherent challenges of selecting an acceptable donor for the increasing number and acuity of recipients has forced programs to take increased risks, including accepting donors with a cancer history (DWCH). Outcomes of organ transplantation using organs from DWCH must be clarified. We assessed transplant outcomes of recipients of organs from DWCH. MATERIAL AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients data from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2014 identified 8385 cases of transplants from DWCH. A Cox-proportional hazard regression model and log-rank test were used to compare patient survival and hazard levels of various cancer types. RESULTS DWCH was an independent risk factor of 5-year patient survival (HR=1.089, 95% CI: 1.009-1.176, P=0.03) and graft survival (HR=1.129, 95% CI: 1.056-1.208, P

Alternate JournalMed Sci Monit.
Notify Library Reference ID4870

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