Table 2

Univariate analysis of co-morbidities, hepatic diagnoses, and complications in patients with and without AKI.

NO AKI (n = 445)

AKI (n = 243)

p value


Registration co-morbidities

Coronary artery disease

15 (3%)

11 (4%)

0.52

Diabetes

64 (14%)

31 (13%(

0.64

Hypertension

69 (16%)

45 (19%)

0.33

Hepatic disease leading to transplant

Alcoholic liver disease

81 (18%)

60 (25%)

0.048

Chronic hepatitis

162 (36%)

108 (44%)

0.041

Hepatitis B

28 (6%)

17 (7%)

0.74

Hepatitis C

63 (15%)

42 (18%)

0.31

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis

160 (36%)

52 (21%)

0.00001

Complications while on waiting list

Ascites (registration)

325 (73%)

195 (82%)

0.04

Ascites (pre-operative)

289 (65%)

181(74%)

0.01

Variceal bleed (any time)

142 (32%)

70(29%)

0.40

Porto-systemic shunt (any time)

33 (7%)

24 (10%)

0.26

Bacterial peritonitis (any time)

59 (13%)

44 (17%)

0.09

Porto-systemic encephalopathy (any time)

195 (44%)

141 (58%)

0.00001

MELD score

15.7 ± 6

15.8 ± 5

0.8

Child-Pugh-Turcott score

8.4 ± 1.6

9.1 ± 1.5

0.00001

Other

Mechanical ventilation (post-operative)

271 (61%)

171 (70%)

0.00001

Retransplant

26 (6%)

24 (10%)

0.06


Iglesias et al. BMC Nephrology 2010 11:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2369-11-30

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