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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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A culturally sensitive educational intervention that encouraged sun protection behaviors among kidney transplant recipients (KTRs) was developed and the short-term efficacy was evaluated....

source: American Journal of Transplantation

This study previously reported how specific humoral and cellular immunological markers that are readily available in clinical practice can be used to identify heart transplant recipients (HTR) at risk of developing severe...

source: Transplant Infectious Disease

Advances in multimodal immunotherapy have significantly reduced acute rejection rates and substantially improved 1-year graft survival following renal transplantation. However, long-term (10-year) survival rates have stagnated...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Organ transplant recipients face life-long immunosuppression and consequently are at high risk of comorbidities. Occasionally, kidney transplant recipients develop a state of targeted immune quiescence (operational tolerance) against...

source: Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Human leukocyte antigen G (HLA-G) expression is thought to be associated with a tolerance state following solid organ transplantation. In a lung transplant (LTx) recipient cohort, we assessed (1) the...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Feb. 5-7, 2015 Sheraton Wild Horse Pass – Chandler, Arizona "CEOT is a unique meeting, not only for the themes, but also a format that makes it easy to ask questions and actually learn. Smaller...

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