Two rare complete intestine transplants were conducted in the United States in recent weeks. Savanna Oberts, a 26-year-old woman in Washington state, recently underwent a rare full intestine transplant. She also received a pancreas and...
Registration is now open for the 17th Annual ASTS State of the Art Winter Symposium! Join us January 26-29, 2017, as we explore the theme "Organ Donation 2.0: Turning Ideas into Action."
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Submissions for ASTS Research Grants will be accepted until November 22, 2016.
Doctors currently rely on several criteria including three main blood tests, cell surface tests and limited DNA tests to determine if a patient and a potential donor are a kidney match. But the system is far from flawless. While transplant survival rates for patients with...
In patients who are on liver transplant wait lists due to having advanced cirrhosis, sarcopenia, and deteriorating physical fitness threaten survival. Doctors know that, and generally ask patients about their fitness and daily exercise....
Substantial efforts have been made worldwide to promote deceased organ donation through education and public campaigns. Organ donation is especially important in patients with end-stage kidney disease...
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