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Table 2 Post-transfer outcomes

From: Benefits of a transfer clinic in adolescent and young adult kidney transplant patients

Outcome Before transfer clinic Attended transfer clinic p value
Non-adherent behavior (%) 62.5 18.8 0.03
Self-reported non-adherence (%) 43.8 12.5 0.05
Undetectable CnI levels (%) 18.8 12.5 1.00
Non-attendance at clinic (%) 62.5 25 0.07
Non-attendance for blood tests (%) 56.3 25 0.14
Median change in creatinine in the first year, μmol/l (Q25—Q75) 11.5 (0 to 16) −3.5 (−9 to 11) 0.03
Median change in creatinine in the second year, μmol/l (Q25—Q75) 19.8 (−5 to 12) 11.6 (−4 to 28) 0.63
eGFR 1 year post-transfer, ml/min/1.73 m2 (mean ± SD) 93.3 ± 31.9 84.2 ± 25.5 0.98
eGFR 2 years post-transfer, ml/min/1.73 m2 (mean ± SD) 81.1 ± 28.7 77.9 ± 24.8 0.81
Change in eGFR 1 year post-transfer, ml/min/1.73 m2 (mean ± SD) −12.2 ± 14.9 −0.9 ± 13.2 0.045
Change in eGFR 2 years post-transfer, ml/min/1.73 m2 (mean ± SD) −18.4 ± 23.1 −13.4 ± 24.6 0.35
  1. CnI calcineurin inhibitor, eGFR estimated glomerular filtration rate