TABLE 2

QDMSA Results in Normal Allografts and in Donors’ Remaining Kidneys After Nephrectomy

ParameterTime after nephrectomy
1–2 mo6–15 mo
Graft kidneyDonor kidneyPGraft kidneyDonor kidneyP
No. of patients1416910
Uptake
 Mean173%159%NS190%164%NS
 SD57%27%50%30%
 Range64%–275%108%–208%128%–279%120%–205%
Concentration
 Mean138%145%NS151%140%NS
 SD49%22%45%19%
 Range54%–233%103%–181%105%–243%102%–170%
Volume
 Mean125%109%0.01121%120%NS
 SD19%11%17%14%
 Range88%–157%82%–124%83%–142%90%–139%
  • Data are expressed as percentage of baseline values before kidney harvesting and transplantation. Probability values are for comparison between allografts and remaining donor kidney after nephrectomy using unpaired t test.

  • NS = not statistically significant.