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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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Prior coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) has been a contraindication to lung transplantation (LTx) because of disease severity and technical considerations. Although patients increasingly are being referred...

source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

The phrase "human–animal chimera" can evoke ancient mythology and centaurs and mermaids. Within the world of modern science, however, the phrase is applied to scientific advances that are neither monstrous nor terrifying. In reality, a chimeric mouse looks, to the...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

We and others have previously described signatures of tolerance in kidney transplantation showing the differential expression of B cell–related genes and the relative expansions of B cell subsets....

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Modern medical care has irreversibly embraced outcomes monitoring, public reporting and transparency with patients, payers and regulators. Patients have come to expect accurate assessment of the potential risks and likely outcome of medical procedures. Similarly, medical...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Every 6 months, the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) publishes evaluations of every solid organ transplant program in the United States, including evaluations of 1-year patient and...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

The American Transplant Congress is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel and pharmacists who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of solid organ and tissue transplantation. The meeting will provide the most current...

source: ATC


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