The benefit of kidney transplantation versus remaining on the waitlist depends on patients' baseline comorbidities: a retrospective study

Elias David Neto, Andrea Valeria Andrade-Izquierdo, Jose Otto Reusing-Junior, Vivian Onusic, Fabiana Agena, Hélcio Rodrigues, Gislene Oliveira Bezerra, Francine Brambate Carvalhinho Lemos & Fábio Gerab
Background: Patients with end-stage renal disease present comorbidities that increase mortality risk on the waitlist and after kidney transplantation. This study aimed to determine the impact of baseline comorbidities on the risk of death after kidney transplantation compared to remaining on the waitlist. Methods: Records of waitlisted patients were retrospectively analyzed. Multivariable time-dependent Cox-regression model was used to determine the initial and the lowest relative hazard-risk of death (HRD) after exposure to kidney transplantation. Results:...

Registration Year

  • 2020

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Centro Universitário da FEI
  • Hospital Universitário da Universidade de São Paulo