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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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January 18, 2016 1 p.m. Online Activity For more information: https://www.myast.org/education/webinars/optimizing-your-living-kidney-donor-program

source: AST

The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute is accepting nominations for the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology, awarded annually to a national or international leader in the field of organ transplantation and immunology.

source: University of Pittsburgh

Check out AST's archived webinars and journal clubs, and watch educational content when it's convenient for you. The AST also offers a variety of resources for different transplant specialties, all available on our easy-to-search website.

source: AST

After lung transplantation (LT), early prediction of grade 3 pulmonary graft dysfunction (PGD) remains a research gap for clinicians. We hypothesized that it could be improved using extravascular lung water (EVLWi) and plasma biomarkers of acute lung injury.

source: Transplantation

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