Published in Blood Weekly, February 26th, 1996
While reports about the effect of the donor's sex on the outcome after liver transplantation are less numerous than those about results from using geriatric livers, some investigators have described poorer results with kidney allografts and liver transplants from female donors.
With the aim of analyzing the effect on outcome of donor age and sex, both alone and together, Ignazio Roberto Marino, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and colleagues correlated donor and recipient factors with graft outcome in 436 adult...
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