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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the two group of recipients.

From: Stented ureterovesical anastomosis in renal transplantation: does it influence the rate of urinary tract infections?

  ST group NST group P value
No. of pts. 157 (50.6%) 153 (49.4%) -
Mean age (years) 53.0 (12.1) 48.5 (13.7) 0.003
No. of males 94 (59.9%) 92 (60.1%) 1.0
Body mass index (kg/m 2 ) 25.3 (4.3) 24.4 (4.0) 0.07
Primary transplant 123 (78.3%) 114 (74.5%) 0.91
Duration of pretransplant dialysis (months) 79.3 (49.5) 66.2 (34.8) 0.008
Mean cold ischemia time (hrs) 15.6 (6.0) 17.7 (8.3) 0.01
Number of HLA mismatches    0.81
0 21 (13%) 23 (15%)  
1 14 (9%) 16 (11%)  
2 29 (19%) 32 (21%)  
3 35 (22%) 27 (18%)  
4 34 (22%) 33 (22%)  
5 12 (8%) 15 (10%)  
6 12 (8%) 7 (5%)  
Gender mismatch 73 (46.5%) 81 (52.9%) 0.55
"Extra risk" recipients 69 (43.9%) 49 (32.0%) 0.035