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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 transplantation process is complex and often not well-understood by health care providers outside of such programs/ Therefore, we review the roles of medical personnel, mental health specialists, and key administrators who work together...

source: Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings

Transplantation-associated thrombotic microangiopathy (TA-TMA) is a rare complication of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Because sirolimus (SIR) and calcineurin inhibitor—either...

source: Annals of Pharmacotherapy

With increasing attention being paid to optimizing patient outcomes, it has been proposed that liver transplantation (LT) for individuals with elevated body mass index (BMI) values...

source: Liver Transplantation

Cold ischemia time (from flush to out-of-ice) and warm ischemia time (from out-of-ice to reperfusion) are known to impact delayed graft function (DGF) rates and long-term allograft survival following deceased donor kidney transplantation....

source: American Journal of Transplantation

A better understanding of the course and risk factors for impaired long-term health-related quality of life (HRQoL; ie, physical, psychological, and social–relational functioning) after kidney donation...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Transplant Quality Institute AMFDT Oct. 7-9, 2015 | Dallas, TX For more information: ASN Kidney Week ASN Nov. 3-8, 2015 | San Diego, CA For more information: AASLD Liver Week AASLD Nov....



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