For years, research data gathered from nationwide studies provided evidence that liver transplant recipients had an improved chance of survival when they received a liver from a deceased donor compared to a live-donor liver. But a new...
UC San Francisco is the lead institution on a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study funded by the National Institutes of Health to determine if certain immune system cells and/or a drug now used for treating rheumatoid arthritis...
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is participating in a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study funded by the National Institutes of Health to determine whether certain immune system cells and/or a drug used for...
If you weren't able to attend the World Transplant Congress and pick up the book chronicling the past 20 years of ASTS history, you can still get a copy! One free copy is available to ASTS members, and non-members can purchase a copy in the ASTS Store.
ASTS encourages its members to participate in the discussions surrounding the OPTN/UNOS concept document proposing changes to liver allocation. The OPTN/UNOS Liver and Intestinal Organ Transplantation Committee is sponsoring a forum to discuss this concept document on Sept....
Has a faculty member, mentor or peer had a positive influence on your career? Say thank you by nominating them for an ASTS Recognition Award!
Malnutrition is common in end-stage liver disease, but a correction after transplantation is expected. Body cell mass (BCM) assessment using total body potassium measurements is considered the gold standard for assessing nutritional...
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