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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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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

The American Transplant Congress (ATC) is coming! Scheduled for April 29- May 3 in Chicago Illinois, ATC is the foremost educational event in the field of basic and clinical transplantation. Reserve your space and review the preliminary program.

source: ATC

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

Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation as a bridge to cardiac transplantation (BTT) is an effective treatment for end-stage heart failure patients. Currently, there is an increasing...

source: Journal of Cardiac Surgery

Black kidney transplant recipients experience disproportionately high rates of graft loss. This disparity has persisted for 40 years, and improvements may be impeded based on the current public...

source: Transplantation

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