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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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source: AST

Delayed graft function (DGF) is very high in our center (70-80%), we usually receive a kidney for transplant after more than 22 hours of static cold ischemia time (CIT). Also, there is an inadequate...

source: Clinical Transplantation

Liver transplantation (LT) is commonly used to treat patients with end-stage liver disease. The evolution of surgical techniques, endovascular methods, and medical care has led to a progressive decrease in posttransplant morbidity...

source: Liver Transplantation

Although currently moderate and high intensity concurrent physical exercise is prescribed in populations with special needs due to its greater effect on physical condition and health-related...

source: Liver Transplantation

Long-term utilization of immunosuppression in organ transplant recipients (OTRs) leads to decreased immune-mediated tumor surveillance and development of malignant tumors. A delicate balance needs to be maintained in the intensity of immunosuppression to keep the risk of...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

“Transplantation is about giving the gift of life to very sick patients. Global Kidney Exchange (GKE) takes this a step further, by allowing transplant surgeons to give the gift of life to people around the world who are not only very sick and dying, but also too poor...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

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