Table 3

Causes of early graft failure: cause of death for patients who died in the first 30 post-transplant days

Cause of failureHeartLungHeart-lung
Procedure related7/129 (5%)4/72 (6%)3/36 (8%)
Early graft dysfunction64/129 (50%)19/72 (26%)9/36 (25%)
Infection10/129 (8%)17/72 (23%)8/36 (22%)
Acute rejection11/129 (9%)9/72 (13%)4/36 (11%)
Cardiac failure including pulmonary hypertension14/129 (11%)8/72 (11%)2/36 (6%)
Neurological3/129 (2%)2/72 (3%)2/36 (6%)
Gastrointestinal5/129 (4%)1/72 (1%)0/72 (0)
Other15/129 (12%)12/72 (17%)5/36 (14%)