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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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Self-monitoring of lung function, vital signs, and symptoms is crucial for lung transplant recipients (LTRs) to ensure early detection of complications and prompt intervention. This study sought...

source: Clinical Transplantation

Obesity is prevalent in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD), but the health consequences of this combination of comorbidities are uncertain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of obesity on the outcomes of children following kidney transplantation.

source: Pediatric Nephrology

Ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) leading to delayed graft function (DGF), defined by the United Network for Organ Sharing as dialysis in the first week (UNOS-DGF), associates with poor kidney transplant outcomes. Controversies remain,...

source: Transplantation

International guidelines rate class III (morbid) obesity (body mass index [BMI]greater than or equal to 40 kg/m2) as a relative contraindication for liver transplantation (LT) requiring further research....

source: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Dual kidney transplantation (DKT) was developed to improve outcomes from transplantation of extended criteria donors (ECD). This study examined which surgical techniques have been reported for DKT and whether any technique had superior patient and graft survival.

source: Clinical Transplantation

Two national webinars were held by UNOS this week to provide members an opportunity to learn about the proposals on the regional meeting non-discussion agenda and ask questions of the presenters. As a reminder, these proposals will not be presented or discussed during regional...

source: AST

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