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Table 2 Patients’ Operative and Post-Operative Data by Ethnic Origin

From: Ethnic disparity in Israel impacts long-term results after heart transplantation

  Ethnic origin of recipient P-value
Jews (N = 226) Arabs (N = 28)
Operative Data
Ischemic time (minutes) 160 ± 45 153 ± 35 0.85
Primary graft dysfunction 33 36 0.80
Time from admission to discharge(days) 80 ± 120 43 ± 45 0.007
Time from HTx to discharge (days) 28 ± 46 18 ± 9 0.28
Early complications a 58 55 0.74
In-hospital death 13 18 0.51
Post-Operative Data
Statin after HTx 91 68 < 0.001
Baseline LDL after HTxb 109 ± 34 132 ± 38 < 0.01
Hypertension after HTx 65 53 0.44
Diabetes after HTx 32 37 0.68
CMV disease 22 9 0.14
Immunosuppression    0.55
Cyclosporine- based 59 50  
Tacrolimus-based 39 50  
Everolimus-based 2 0  
  1. Continuous variables and categorical variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation and percentage, respectively
  2. HTx heart transplantation, LDL low density lipoprotein, CMV cytomegalovirus
  3. Early complications a – prolonged ventilation, sepsis, severe coagulopathy, cerebrovascular accident, prolonged chest tubes, early wound infection. LDLb - as measured at 3 months following HTx