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Table 1 Model prediction of an increase in blood pressure, proteinuria and reduction in GFR from nephrectomy on change in life expectancy and cumulative ESRD risk in 40-year-old donors

From: Estimating the long term impact of kidney donation on life expectancy and end stage renal disease

  ↑ 5 mm HG systolic BP ↑ 12% post donation proteinuria Reduced GFR Combined GFR and proteinuria effects
Change WM WF Black WM WF Black WM WF Black WM WF Black
Δ Life Expectancy years −0.30 −0.31 −0.33 −0.63 −0.65 −0.60 −0.20 −0.22 −0.32 −0.83 −0.88 −0.91
Δ Cum ESRD % +0.01 +0.01 +0.03 +0.32 +0.24 +0.56 +0.52 +0.34 +1.10 +0.89 +0.63 +1.67
  1. BP, blood pressure; Cum, cumulative; GFR, glomerular filtration rate; WF, white females; WM, white males.