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New Study: Donated Kidneys From Marijuana-Using Donors Seems Safe

Live kidney donation by marijuana smokers seems safe for donors and recipients, according to the results of a new study published in Clinical Kidney Journal. The study also finds no difference in post-operative kidney function between...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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ASTS is co-locating the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy and Comprehensive Donation after Circulatory Death Workshops in 2019! Learners will be able to choose to attend just one hands-on workshop, or to attend both at a reduced registration rate. Registration for both workshops...

source: ASTS

ASTS will host a Kidney Transplant Financial Bootcamp in September 2019 and co-locate the course with the inaugural Liver Transplant Financial Bootcamp to enable attendees to either attend both bootcamps, or choose to only attend one. 

source: ASTS

We invite you to submit a program proposal for consideration for the ATC 2020 Meeting, May 30 - June 3, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA. We encourage proposals that explore new advancements within the field of transplantation. The deadline for submission is June 26, 2019, 11:59...

source: ASTS

Pre-mortem heparin administration during donation after cardiac death (DCD) organ recovery may be particularly important to improve perfusion and prevent graft thrombosis. However, pre-mortem heparin administration...

source: Clinical Transplantation

Whereas regular allocation avoids unacceptable mismatches on the donor organ, allocation to highly sensitized patients within the Eurotransplant Acceptable Mismatch (AM) program is based on the...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

A recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) is one of the major concerns reflecting the higher mortality of HCC. This study aimed to explore the impact of circulating exosomes on HCC development and recurrence.

source: American Journal of Transplantation


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