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Table 1 Maternal characteristics of kidney transplant recipients with pregnancy

From: Pregnancy following kidney transplantation - impact on mother and graft function and focus on childrens’ longitudinal development

Patients n = 28(%)*
Age at transplantation (years) 26.4 ± 5.6
Age at delivery (years) 32.0 ± 4.3
Number of kidney transplantations
 1st kidney transplant 23(82.2)
 2nd kidney transplant 2(7.1)
 3rd kidney transplant 1(3.6)
Kidney-pancreas transplant 2(7.1)
Living kidney donor 12(46.1)
Deceased donor 16(53.9)
Cause of end-stage renal disease
 Glomerulonephritis 11(39.3)
 Diabetes type I 2(7.1)
 Hemolytic uremic syndrome 2(7.1)
 Obstructive nephropathy 2(7.1)
 Interstitial nephritis 2(7.1)
 Nephronophthisis 2(7.1)
 Vesicourethral reflux 2(7.1)
 Unknown 5(17.9)
Interval from transplantation to conception**
  < 2 years 2(6.1%)
 2–5 years 9(27.2%)
  ≥ 5 years 21(65.6%)
Pre-pregnancy hypertension 19(67.8)
Number of antihypertensive agents pre-pregnancy, median 2
  1. *26 renal transplanted women and two simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplanted women
  2. **five patients had two pregnancies. Each pregnancy was calculated separately