Analyzing predictors of graft survival in patients undergoing liver transplantation with donors aged 70 years and over
Oscar Caso-Maestro, Carlos Jiménez-Romero, Iago Justo-Alonso, Jorge Calvo-Pulido, Alberto Marcacuzco-Quinto, Félix Cambra-Molero, Alvaro García-Sesma, Marina Pérez-Flecha, Carlos Muñoz-Arce, Carmelo Loinaz-Segurola, Alejandro Manrique-Municio, Unit of HBP Surgery and Abdominal Organs Transplantation, Department of General Surgery, “12 de octubre” University Hospital, Madrid 28041, Spain
David Lora-Pablos, Clinical Research Department, Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), “12 de octubre” University Hospital, Madrid 28041, Spain
Author contributions: Caso-Maestro O designed research, analyzed data and wrote the paper; Jiménez-Romero C designed the research and analyzed data; Justo-Alonso I participated collected and analyzed data; Calvo-Pulido J, Marcacuzco-Quinto A, Cambra-Molero F, García-Sesma A, Pérez-Flecha M, Muñoz-Arce C and Loinaz-Segurola C collected data; Lora-Pablos D performed the research and contributed new reagents or analytic tools; Manrique-Municio A participated collected and analyzed data.
Institutional review board statement: This study was approved by the institutional review board of “12 de octubre” University Hospital.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give the informed consent to the study because the analysis used the anonymous data that were collected after each patient agreed to treatment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data is available.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STROBE checklist and have checked the manuscript accordingly.
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Corresponding author to: Oscar Caso-Maestro, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Staff Physician, Surgeon, Unit of HBP Surgery and Abdominal Organs Transplantation, Department of General Surgery, “12 de octubre” University Hospital, Av. Córdoba s/n, Madrid 28041, Spain. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 5, 2018
Peer-review started: October 5, 2018
First decision: November 7, 2018
Revised: November 24, 2018
Accepted: November 30, 2018
Article in press: November 30, 2018
Published online: December 21, 2018