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Table 3 Operative and post-operative data

From: Improved long-term outcomes after heart transplantation utilizing donors with a traumatic mode of brain death

  Non-traumatic brain death
(N = 85)
Traumatic brain death
(N = 105)
p-value
Operative data
 Ischemic time (minutes) 157.1 ± 42.4 155.4 ± 43.2 0.815
 Days from admission to discharge 81.6 ± 12.9 76.3 ± 10.7 0.429
 Days from transplant to discharge 33.8 ± 8.6 43.2 ± 16.1 0.679
Early post-operative data
 In-hospital mortality (%) 18.2 15.2 0.101
 Primary graft dysfunction (%) 21.5 20.2 0.842
Late post-operative data
 End stage renal failure (%) 7.7 11.0 0.580
 Statin post HTx (%) 89.1 92.2 0.446
 LDL after HTx (mg/dl) 112.8 ± 34.9 111.5 ± 32.1 0.990
 Hypertension after HTx (%) 67.3 65.1 0.927
 Diabetes mellitus after HTx (%) 36.4 35.3 0.926
 Clinical CMV disease (%) 19.1 19.7 0.919
 Follow up (years) 8.6 ± 4.2 7.8 ± 4.8 0.811
 Era: after year 2000 56.6 66.7 0.173
  1. HTx Heart transplantation, LDL Low density lipoprotein, CMV Cytomegalovirus