Table 2

Comorbidities that increase risk of 1‐ and 5‐yr mortality

Congenital heart disease
Ventilator dependency
Total dependence in ADLS
In hospital or ICU
Primary pulmonary hypertension
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis/sarcoidosis
Advanced recipient age
Recipient BMI ≥30
Recipient weight ≤40 kg
Centre transplant volume ≤10·yr−1
Bilirubin ≥50 mg·L−1
  • ADLS: activities of daily living

  • ICU: intensive care unit

  • BMI: body mass index

  • Adapted from 5