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ASH 2021 guidelines for stem cell transplantation in patients with sickle cell disease.

14 Oct, 2021 | 09:53h | UTC

American Society of Hematology 2021 guidelines for sickle cell disease: stem cell transplantation – Blood

News release: ASH Releases New Clinical Practice Guidelines on Stem Cell Transplantation in Sickle Cell Disease

Commentary: ASH Issues Guideline on the Use of HSCT for Sickle Cell Disease – HealthDay

 


Bioethics | People who want organ transplants must get the COVID-19 vaccine, a hospital says.

8 Oct, 2021 | 10:21h | UTC

People who want organ transplants must get the COVID-19 vaccine, a hospital say – NPR

 


Long-Term Immunosuppression Management: Opportunities and Uncertainties.

7 Oct, 2021 | 10:15h | UTC

Long-Term Immunosuppression Management: Opportunities and Uncertainties – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Guideline: Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases.

16 Sep, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Liver transplantation for non-resectable colorectal liver metastases: the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association consensus guidelines – The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


How I Do It: Considering lung transplantation for patients with COVID-19.

24 Aug, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

How I Do It: Considering lung transplantation for patients with COVID-19 – CHEST

 

Related:

Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries

Report: Lung transplantation for 3 patients with severe COVID-19

 


FDA authorizes additional Covid-19 vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised individuals – Other fully vaccinated individuals do not need an additional vaccine dose right now.

16 Aug, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes Additional Vaccine Dose for Certain Immunocompromised Individuals – U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Commentaries:

Statement on FDA Authorization of Supplemental Vaccine Dose for Immunocompromised Patients – Infectious Diseases Society of America

CDC, FDA recommend COVID booster for immune-compromised – CIDRAP

FDA authorizes additional dose of Covid-19 vaccine for the immunocompromised – STAT

The fine print: Understanding the new policy authorizing extra Covid vaccine doses for the immunocompromised – STAT

Covid booster: US approves third jab for the immunocompromised – BBC

CDC Committee Approves Third Covid-19 Shot For Immunocompromised People—Here’s Who Should Get One – Forbes

CDC Panel Recommends 3rd Vaccine Dose For Immunocompromised People – NPR

6 Things To Know If You’re Immunocompromised And Considering A 3rd Shot – NPR

CDC recommends third Covid-19 vaccine dose for certain immunocompromised people – CNN

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


First World Consensus Conference on Pancreas Transplantation.

13 Aug, 2021 | 09:43h | UTC

Part I – methods and results of literature search – American Journal of Transplantation

Part II – recommendations – American Journal of Transplantation

 


RCT: third dose of Moderna mRNA vaccine increases immunity in transplant recipients.

12 Aug, 2021 | 09:56h | UTC

Randomized Trial of a Third Dose of mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Transplant Recipients – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Third Time’s a Charm — Covid-19 Vaccine Hope for Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients

Related:

Study: Among kidney transplant recipients who did not respond after 2 doses, a third dose of an mRNA-1273 vaccine induced a serologic response in 49% of patients.

Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

[Preprint] 3rd AstraZeneca shot gives strong immunity.

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Review: Lung transplantation for interstitial lung disease.

5 Aug, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Lung transplantation for interstitial lung disease – European Respiratory Review

 


Donor drug use is not associated with worse recipient survival in heart transplantation – “Increasing use of such donors may help alleviate the chronic donor shortage.”

30 Jul, 2021 | 11:39h | UTC

Intoxicated Donors and Heart Transplant Outcomes: Long-Term Safety – Circulation: Heart Failure

Commentary: Donor Drug Use Not Tied to Survival for Heart Transplant Recipients – HealthDay

Related study: National Trends in Heart Donor Usage Rates: Are We Efficiently Transplanting More Hearts? – Circulation: Heart Failure

 


Study: Among kidney transplant recipients who did not respond after 2 doses, a third dose of an mRNA-1273 vaccine induced a serologic response in 49% of patients.

26 Jul, 2021 | 02:54h | UTC

Antibody Response After a Third Dose of the mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine in Kidney Transplant Recipients With Minimal Serologic Response to 2 Doses – JAMA

Commentary: Case Mounts for COVID Vaccine Boosters in Kidney Transplant Recipients – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related:

Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

[Preprint] 3rd AstraZeneca shot gives strong immunity.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Ruxolitinib for glucocorticoid-refractory chronic graft-versus-host disease.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:37h | UTC

Ruxolitinib for Glucocorticoid-Refractory Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Perspective | Should People With Immune Problems Get Third Vaccine Doses?

8 Jul, 2021 | 09:07h | UTC

Should People With Immune Problems Get Third Vaccine Doses? – The New York Times (a few articles per month are free)

Related: [Preprint] 3rd AstraZeneca shot gives strong immunity. AND Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

 


RCT: Similar outcomes with mycophenolate mofetil vs. azathioprine in kidney transplant recipients on steroid-free, low-dose cyclosporine immunosuppression.

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Mycophenolate mofetil versus azathioprine in kidney transplant recipients on steroid-free, low-dose cyclosporine immunosuppression (ATHENA): A pragmatic randomized trial – PLOS One

 


Three doses of an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine in solid-organ transplant recipients can improve the immunogenicity of the vaccine.

24 Jun, 2021 | 10:32h | UTC

Three Doses of an mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Case series: Safety and immunogenicity of a third dose of SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients.

15 Jun, 2021 | 08:59h | UTC

Safety and Immunogenicity of a Third Dose of SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Case Series – Annals of Internal Medicine

Commentaries: For Transplant Recipients, Third Time May Be the Charm for Better COVID Vaccine Protection – Hopkins Medicine AND Extra COVID Vaccine May Help Protect Transplant Patients – Associated Press

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study shows inadequate antibody response to mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among kidney transplant recipients.

6 May, 2021 | 09:01h | UTC

Antibody response to mRNA SARS-CoV-2 vaccine among kidney transplant recipients – Prospective cohort study – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to Covid-19 even after second vaccine dose.

6 May, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Organ Transplant Recipients Remain Vulnerable to Covid-19 Even After Second Vaccine Dose – Johns Hopkins Medicine

Original Study: Antibody Response to 2-Dose SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Series in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients – JAMA

 


Systematic review: Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration

28 Apr, 2021 | 08:11h | UTC

Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions for increasing solid organ donor registration – Cochrane Library

 


Review: Long-Term Infectious Complications of Kidney Transplantation

22 Apr, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

Long-Term Infectious Complications of Kidney Transplantation – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 


Update on Corneal Transplant in 2021

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:33h | UTC

Update on Corneal Transplant in 2021 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Japanese doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient

12 Apr, 2021 | 01:12h | UTC

Japanese doctors perform world’s first living donor lung transplant to a Covid-19 patient – CNN

 


Review: Care for the organ transplant recipient on the intensive care unit

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:36h | UTC

Care for the organ transplant recipient on the intensive care unit – Journal of Critical Care

 


Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries

5 Apr, 2021 | 01:49h | UTC

Early outcomes after lung transplantation for severe COVID-19: a series of the first consecutive cases from four countries – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

Commentary: Criteria for selecting COVID-19 patients for lung lung transplantation – Medical University of Vienna

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


ERC and ESICM Guidelines: Post-resuscitation Care

26 Mar, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

European Resuscitation Council and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine guidelines 2021: post-resuscitation care – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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