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Thank you for attending the Annual ITNS Symposium!
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Thank you for attending the 22nd Annual ITNS Symposium. Now, we want to hear from you! Don't forget to complete your evaluations by the 23 October deadline to earn CE and/or CEPTC credits. You can print your certificate for CE, CEPTC, or attendance directly from the evaluation web page.
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Congratulations ITNS Award Winners!
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Transplant Nursing Excellence
Masina Scavuzzo, RN BSN CCTC

Friend of Transplant Nursing
Dr. Paolo DeSimone

Transplant Nurses Day
Andrea Markwardt, MSN RN CCTC

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ITNS Research Grant
Mark Lockwood, MSN RN CCRC

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Save the Date for 2014!
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If you weren't able to attend the symposium this year, we hope you'll save the date for 2014! Join us at the JW Marriott in Houston, Texas, USA from 27-29 September 2014 for "One World of Caring." The 23rd Annual ITNS Symposium will be held near the "Medical Mile." Houston is home to the Texas Medical center, the largest medical center in the world.
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The call for abstracts for the 23rd Annual ITNS Symposium is now open!
Submit your abstract before the 15 January 2014 deadline.


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In an effort to enhance the overall content of the ITNS Insider, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of the International Transplant Nurses Society, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit and our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


A novel approach to organ transplantation
6minutes
With a critical shortage worldwide of organs for transplantation, scientists around the globe are looking at a variety of ways to address the problem, from methods of improving renal function so a transplant becomes unnecessary to designing artificial organs. Another promising solution showing plenty of potential is 3D printing.
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Man's kidney donation is 'missing link' for 3 transplants
Yahoo Canada
When Ted Bartling, a rocket scientist from Utah, decided to donate a kidney to a stranger, he knew he'd potentially be saving one person's life. What he didn't know was that he'd be saving three people's lives.
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Wait list mortality higher for female heart transplant candidates
Healio
Female heart transplant candidates have a higher risk for one-year morbidity and mortality while on the transplantation waiting list compared with male candidates, according to a report presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Heart Failure Society of America.
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Heart study aims to identify at-risk patients after pump implant
Medical Xpress
Emory researchers are exploring the use of echocardiography, an established non-invasive method to view the heart without radiation, to help identify patients at risk for right ventricular heart failure after implantation of a left ventricular assist device.
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Predictors of death, transplantation identified for children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Healio
Children with inherited metabolic diseases or with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy combined with other cardiomyopathy phenotypes appear to have a worse prognosis and greater risk for death or heart transplant, according to the findings in a new report.
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Fat transplants could be less risky than organ transplants for metabolic disease treatment
MedCity News
Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine are working to help stop maple syrup urine disease by using fat transplants. Chris Lynch, a professor of cellular and molecular physiology at Penn State College of Medicine, worked on a study of the tissue transplant and said they were working on inborn errors of metabolism, not obesity or diabetes.
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Finding may help doctors pinpoint likelihood of kidney transplant failure
HealthDay News via Medical Xpress
Kidney transplant patients who develop a specific type of antibody response may be at particular risk of having the organ fail within a few years, a new study suggests. Experts said the results could help pinpoint those who are at the highest risk of a transplant failure — and possibly aid in finding a good donor organ for some patients.
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