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Study shows many unaware that racial disparities exist on kidney transplant waitlists

Racial disparity in waitlisting prevents many Americans from getting the kidney transplants they need. Healthcare providers at dialysis facilities play an important role in kidney transplant waitlisting, but very little is...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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The International Transplant Nurses Society will again offer an interactive opportunity at this year's conference. We invite you to submit an abstract for the Annual International Meeting to be held September 9-12, 2021, in Portland, Oregon, USA. Take a few minutes to watch...


Intraoperative fluid management may affect outcome after kidney transplantation. However, the amount and type of fluid administered, and monitoring techniques vary greatly between institutions and there are limited prospective randomized trials and meta-analyses to guide...

source: Transplantation

Patients are prioritized for liver transplant under an "urgency‐based" system using the Model for End Stage Liver Disease score. This system focuses solely on waitlist mortality, without considerations of post‐transplant...

source: Liver Transplantation

Simultaneous heart‐kidney transplant has enabled the successful transplantation of patients with end‐stage heart disease and concomitant kidney disease, with non‐inferior outcomes to heart transplant alone. The decision for sHK is challenged by difficulties...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Despite research and policy changes from an increasing awareness that access to kidney transplantation is limited for many Americans with kidney failure, researchers found no improvements in access to transplant in two decades. “These...

source: Healio

This study aimed to compare the outcomes of HCV+ female liver transplant recipients to HCV- female and HCV+ male recipients before and after the direct acting antivirals era.

source: Transplantation via DocWire News


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