Table 2.

Summary of clinical variables by nephrectomy status

VariablesNephrectomyTotal (N=42)P Value
Yes (N=12)No (N=30)
Age (yr) at time of transplant53.92 (7.97)56.00 (10.60)55.40 (9.87)0.54
Weight (kg) at transplant87.08 (14.83)84.22 (23.04)85.03 (20.88)0.69
Height (cm) at listing172.88 (9.61)171.26 (9.14)171.72 (9.18)0.61
BMI (kg/m2)29.09 (5.87)28.52 (6.45)28.69 (5.87)0.78
Creatinine (mg/dL) at discharge2.1 (2.0–2.6)1.0 (0.9–1.4)1.2 (0.9–2.1)<0.001
Average ht-TKV (ml/m)3875.2 (3278.8–5596.1)1960.0 (1254.6–2742.3)2555.6 (1511.9–3362.8)<0.001
Sex, n (%)0.04
 Female3 (25)18 (60)21 (50)
 Male9 (75)12 (40)21 (50)
Donor type, n (%)0.009
 Deceased6 (50)3 (10)9 (21)
 Living6 (50)27 (90)33 (79)
Blood type, n (%)0.75
 A5 (42)12 (40)17 (40)
 AB1 (8)1 (3)2 (5)
 B1 (8)6 (20)7 (17)
 O5 (42)11 (37)16 (38)
Diabetes at listing, n (%)0.16
 No12 (100)24 (80)36 (86)
 Type 20 (0)6 (20)6 (14)
Coronary artery disease, n (%)0.61
 No10 (83)27 (90)37 (88)
 Yes2 (17)3 (10)5 (12)
Atrial fibrillation, n (%)>0.99
 No11 (92)26 (87)37 (88)
 Yes1 (8)4 (13)5 (12)
Pulmonary hypertension, n (%)>0.99
 No12 (100)30 (100)42 (100)
 Yes0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Hypertension, n (%)>0.99
 No0 (0)1 (3)1 (2)
 Yes12 (100)29 (97)41 (98)
Mayo class, n (%)0.03
 Very large kidney 1D and 1E11 (92)16 (53)27 (64)
 Other sizes1 (8)14 (47)15 (36)
Height-adjusted kidney length (cm/m)14.6 (2.3)11.2 (1.9)12.2 (2.5)0.0002
  • Data were presented as mean (SD), median (interquartile range), or frequency (%). BMI, body mass index; ht-TKV, height-adjusted total kidney volume.