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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of predictors for postreperfusion hyperkalemia in 86 consecutive deceased liver transplantation recipients

From: Elevated effluent potassium concentrations predict the development of postreperfusion hyperkalemia in deceased liver transplantation: a retrospective cohort study

  Univariate logistic regression Multivariate logistic regression
  Wald OR %95 CI P Wald OR %95 CI P
Age (years) 0.720 0.982 0.942–1.024 0.396     
Male (n) 0.210 0.804 0.316–2.047 0.647     
Height (cm) 0.000 1.000 0.949–1.054 0.995     
Weight (cm) 0.001 1.001 0.971–1.031 0.973     
Child–Pugh score 2.908 0.870 0.742–1.021 0.088     
MELD score 0.601 0.977 0.921–1.036 0.438     
Graft weight (100 g) 6.512 1.276 1.058–1.540 0.011 4.911 1.283 1.029–1.599 0.027
GRWR (%) 2.249 1.796 0.835–3.862 0.134     
Prereperfusion RBC transfused (units) 2.532 0.882 0.756–1.030 0.112     
Anhepatic phase (min) 0.708 0.980 0.936–1.027 0.400     
IVC clamping time (min) 0.004 0.998 0.938–1.062 0.949     
WIT (min) 2.550 0.947 0.886–1.012 0.110     
CIT (min) 0.722 1.001 0.998–1.005 0.395     
sK+0 (mmol/L) 4.515 2.536 1.075–5.983 0.034 7.627 4.459 1.543–12.844 0.006
eK+ (mmol/L) 8.162 1.286 1.082–1.529 0.004 6.983 1.291 1.068–1.561 0.008
ECD graft (n) 4.607 9.829 1.220–79.212 0.032     
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, CIT cold ischemia time, ECD expanded criteria donor, eK+ effluent potassium concentration, GRWR graft-to-recipient weight ratio, IVC inferior vena cava, MELD Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, OR odds ratio, RBC red blood cell, sK+0 serum potassium concentration before reperfusion, WIT warm ischemia time