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Validation of the pancreas donor risk index for use in a UK population

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Pancreas graft failure rates remain substantial. The PDRI can be used at the time of organ offering, to predict one-year graft survival. This study aimed to validate the PDRI for a UK population. Data for 1021 pancreas transplants were retrieved from a national database for all pancreas transplants. Cases were categorized by PDRI quartile and compared for death-censored graft survival. Significant differences were observed between the UK and US cohorts. The PDRI accurately discriminated graft...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/tri.12563

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Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Transplant International Journal website
Volume:
28
Issue:
9
Pages:
1028–1033
Publication date:
2015-08-06
Acceptance date:
2015-03-10
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ISSN:
0934-0874 and 1432-2277
Pubs id:
pubs:513022
URN:
uri:6db1c6aa-8d9e-4395-a9f8-9f0f2fb290f9
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uuid:6db1c6aa-8d9e-4395-a9f8-9f0f2fb290f9
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pubs:513022
Paper number:
9

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