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Increased use of split-liver transplants can trim waiting lists

In the United States, transplant lists typically have about 16,000 people waiting for new livers. Each year, 10 percent of that list — 1,600 patients — die before they are chosen. Recent research found that split-liver transplants...

source: By Alan Kelsky
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Submission Deadline is: June 26, 2016.

source: AST

AST & ESOT Basic Science Meeting November 10 - 12, 2016 Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale at Cypress Creek,...


The International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (IPITA), in conjunction with the Transplantation Society (TTS), convened a workshop to consider the future of pancreas and islet transplantation in the context...

source: Transplantation

In 2002, the United Network for Organ Sharing proposed increasing the pool of donor kidneys to include Expanded Criteria Donor (ECD). Outside the USA, the ECD definition remains the...

source: Transplant International

Bloodstream infections (BSIs) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in solid organ transplantation (SOT). We sought to determine the types of nosocomial BSIs and risk factors for them in SOT. Prospectively...

source: Transplant Infectious Disease

There is an increased risk of acute rejection (AR) in HIV+ kidney transplant (KT) recipients. Induction immunosuppression is standard-of-care for those at high risk of AR; however, use in HIV+ patients is controversial...

source: American Journal of Transplantation


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