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...
January 18, 2016 1 p.m. Online Activity For more information: https://www.myast.org/education/webinars/optimizing-your-living-kidney-donor-program
The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute is accepting nominations for the 2018 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology, awarded annually to a national or international leader in the field of organ transplantation and immunology.
Check out AST's archived webinars and journal clubs, and watch educational content when it's convenient for you. The AST also offers a variety of resources for different transplant specialties, all available on our easy-to-search website.
After lung transplantation (LT), early prediction of grade 3 pulmonary graft dysfunction (PGD) remains a research gap for clinicians. We hypothesized that it could be improved using extravascular lung water (EVLWi) and plasma biomarkers of acute lung injury.
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