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Review: Optimization of the Organ Donor and Effects on Transplanted Organs

22 May, 2020 | 04:37h | UTC

Optimisation of the organ donor and effects on transplanted organs: a narrative review on current practice and future directions – Anaesthesia

Related Guideline: Management of the neurologically deceased organ donor: A Canadian clinical practice guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Guideline: Management of the Neurologically Deceased Organ Donor

15 May, 2020 | 03:20h | UTC

Management of the neurologically deceased organ donor: A Canadian clinical practice guideline – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


Podcast: Kidney Transplant for the Internist

28 Apr, 2020 | 04:16h | UTC

#210 Kidney Transplant for the Internist – The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

See also: Episode List

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized Trial: Ruxolitinib for Glucocorticoid-Refractory Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease

23 Apr, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

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

 


Consensus Statement: Advice for Hepatology and Liver Transplant Providers During the COVID‐19 Pandemic

17 Apr, 2020 | 02:04h | UTC

Clinical Best Practice Advice for Hepatology and Liver Transplant Providers During the COVID‐19 Pandemic: AASLD Expert Panel Consensus Statement – Hepatology

 


Position Statement on Heart Transplantation: Patient Eligibility, Selection, and Post-Transplantation Care

13 Mar, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

Canadian Cardiovascular Society/Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network Position Statement on Heart Transplantation: Patient Eligibility, Selection, and Post-Transplantation Care – Canadian Journal of Cardiology (free for a limited period)

 


Adult Liver Transplantation: A UK Clinical Guideline

1 Mar, 2020 | 19:33h | UTC

Adult liver transplantation: A UK clinical guideline – part 1: pre-operation – Frontline Gastroenterology (free)

Adult liver transplantation: UK clinical guideline – part 2: surgery and post-operation – Frontline Gastroenterology (free)

 


Meta-Analysis: Induction Immunosuppression in Adults Undergoing Liver Transplantation

26 Jan, 2020 | 22:38h | UTC

Induction immunosuppression in adults undergoing liver transplantation: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library (free)

Summary: Medical interventions to prevent early graft rejection after liver transplantation – Cochrane Library (free)

 


A Systematic Review of Renal Functional Reserve in Adult Living Kidney Donors

24 Jan, 2020 | 08:00h | UTC

A Systematic Review of Renal Functional Reserve in Adult Living Kidney Donors – Kidney International Reports (free)

 


An Integrated Perfusion Machine Preserves Injured Human Livers for 1 Week

16 Jan, 2020 | 04:08h | UTC

An integrated perfusion machine preserves injured human livers for 1 week – Nature Biotechnology (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: Machine keeps human livers alive for one week outside of the body – University of Zurich (free) AND Machine Could Expand Pool of Livers for Donation – HealthDay News (free)

 


Systematic Review: New Possibilities on Transplanting Kidneys from Hepatitis C Virus Positive Donors

14 Jan, 2020 | 00:42h | UTC

New possibilities on transplanting kidneys from hepatitis C virus positive donors: a Systematic Review – Transplantation Reviews (free)

Related: Favorable 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys (studies and commentaries on the subject)

 


Study: Less-than-perfect Kidneys from Donors with Acute Kidney Injury can be Used for Transplantation

12 Jan, 2020 | 21:27h | UTC

Association of Deceased Donor Acute Kidney Injury With Recipient Graft Survival – JAMA Network Open (free)

Commentaries: Less-than-perfect kidneys can be successfully used for transplants, study shows – Johns Hopkins Medicine (free) AND Less than perfect kidneys safe for transplant, study shows – UPI (free) AND Greater Use of Deceased Donor AKI Kidneys Urged – Renal & Urology News (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Hepatitis C–positive Donors are a Viable Option for Heart Transplant

9 Jan, 2020 | 01:18h | UTC

Expanding Heart Transplant in the Era of Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C – JAMA Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Hepatitis C-positive donors a viable option to expand heart donor pool – Vanderbilt University Medical Center (free) AND Expanding heart transplant in the era of direct-acting antiviral therapy for hepatitis C – 2 Minute Medicine (free)

Related Studies: Transplant of Hepatitis C–Infected Kidneys Into Uninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Heart and Lung Transplants from HCV-Infected Donors to Uninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Direct-Acting Antiviral Prophylaxis in Kidney Transplantation From Hepatitis C Virus–Infected Donors to Noninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Favorable 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys (link to abstract and commentaries)

 


Practical Guide to Vaccination in All Stages of CKD, Including Patients Treated by Dialysis or Kidney Transplantation

24 Nov, 2019 | 20:44h | UTC

Practical Guide to Vaccination in All Stages of CKD, Including Patients Treated by Dialysis or Kidney Transplantation – American Journal of Kidney Diseases (free)

 


#KidneyWk – [Not Published Yet] Randomized Trial: Less Expensive Azathioprine as Good as Mycophenolate Mofetil in Kidney Transplant Recipients on Steroid-Free Low-Dose Cyclosporine Immunosuppression

10 Nov, 2019 | 14:33h | UTC

Mycophenolate Mofetil versus Azathioprine in Kidney Transplant Recipients on Steroid-Free Low-Dose Cyclosporine Immunosuppression: The ATHENA Trial – 2019 American Transplant Congress (free)

#KidneyWk – Just presented at the American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019

 


Cohort Study: Long-term Outcomes of Lung Transplant With Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion

14 Oct, 2019 | 07:57h | UTC

Long-term Outcomes of Lung Transplant With Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Expanding the Lung Donor Pool and Improving Outcomes: Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (free for a limited period)

Source: Grupo UTIclínica – HCFMUSP

 


Study: Prediction System for Risk of Allograft Loss in Patients Receiving Kidney Transplants

22 Sep, 2019 | 22:47h | UTC

Prediction system for risk of allograft loss in patients receiving kidney transplants: international derivation and validation study – The BMJ (free)

Commentary: iBox: The First Universal and Validated Tool for Predicting the Risk of Kidney Transplant Loss – PR Newswire (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Study: Favorable 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys

19 Sep, 2019 | 08:10h | UTC

National Trends in Utilization and 1-Year Outcomes with Transplantation of HCV-Viremic Kidneys – Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: HCV-Infected Donor Kidneys Offer Good Short-Term Graft Function – Renal & Urology News (free) AND Hepatitis C-infected kidneys function as well as others after transplant, study says – CNN (free) AND Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys Function Similar to Uninfected Organs One Year After Transplant – Penn Medicine (free) AND Kidney Transplants from Donors with HCV Safe and Functional 1 Year Post-Transplantation – American Society of Nephrology (ASN) (free)

Related Studies: Transplant of Hepatitis C–Infected Kidneys Into Uninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Heart and Lung Transplants from HCV-Infected Donors to Uninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries) AND Direct-Acting Antiviral Prophylaxis in Kidney Transplantation From Hepatitis C Virus–Infected Donors to Noninfected Recipients (link to abstract and commentaries)

 


Study: Supercooling Extends Preservation Time of Human Livers

13 Sep, 2019 | 08:17h | UTC

Supercooling Extends Preservation Time of Human Livers – Nature Biotechnology (free)

Commentaries: Scientists triple storage time of human donor livers – NIH News Releases (free) AND ‘Supercool’ method triples organ survival – BBC (free) AND A Human Liver Can Be Cooled to –4 Degrees Celsius and Survive – The Atlantic (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Cohort Study: Adult Living Donor vs. Deceased Donor Liver Transplant

14 Jul, 2019 | 18:59h | UTC

Adult Living Donor Versus Deceased Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT Versus DDLT) at a Single Center: Time to Change Our Paradigm for Liver Transplant – Annals of Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: New study highlights advantages of living-donor liver transplant over deceased donor – University of Pittsburg (free)

 


[Abstract Only] Cohort Study: Kidney Donors with Hypertension Have a Higher Risk of Kidney Failure

26 Jun, 2019 | 00:39h | UTC

Risk of ESKD in Older Live Kidney Donors with Hypertension – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Higher Risk of Kidney Failure in Older Donors With Hypertension – Medscape (free registration required)

 

Related Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion – “Should the US Government Pay People for Their Kidneys?”

29 May, 2019 | 01:45h | UTC

Should the US Government Pay People For Their Kidneys? – Forbes (free)

 


Guideline: Lung Transplant Referral for Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis

11 May, 2019 | 15:38h | UTC

Lung transplant referral for individuals with cystic fibrosis: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation consensus guidelines – Journal of Cystic Fibrosis (free)

 


Dermatological Disorders following Liver Transplantation: An Update

9 May, 2019 | 18:28h | UTC

Dermatological Disorders following Liver Transplantation: An Update – Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (free)

 


Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach to Infectious Diseases in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

1 May, 2019 | 07:22h | UTC

Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to infectious diseases in solid organ transplant recipients – Intensive Care Medicine (free)

Related: 10 Tips for Intensive Care Management of Transplanted Patients (free articles) AND Special Issue: Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation Guidelines (free articles)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


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