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RCT: Hypothermic machine perfusion in liver transplantation

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Hypothermic Machine Perfusion in Liver Transplantation — A Randomized Trial – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Cold Perfusion Cuts Liver Transplant Complications – MedPage Today

 


Short review: Acute CV complications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:40h | UTC

Acute CV Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation – American College of Cardiology

 


RCT: In patients with cirrhosis treated with TIPS, prophylactic rifaximin reduced the risk for Hepatic Encephalopathy

7 Feb, 2021 | 21:10h | UTC

The Use of Rifaximin in the Prevention of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy After Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Rifaximin prevents overt hepatic encephalopathy after TIPS – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: No difference in kidney allograft survival in kidney transplant patients allocated to early corticosteroid cessation vs. long-term corticosteroid therapy

5 Feb, 2021 | 01:26h | UTC

Early Corticosteroid Cessation vs Long-term Corticosteroid Therapy in Kidney Transplant Recipients: Long-term Outcomes of a Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Long-Term Corticosteroids Not Necessary After Kidney Transplant – Physician’s Weekly AND Is it OK to Cut Back on Prednisone After Kidney Transplant? – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Long-term clinical outcomes of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in 210 patients with multiple sclerosis

25 Jan, 2021 | 01:15h | UTC

Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Sclerosis – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Randomized trial: In kidney transplantation, oxygenated cold perfusion preservation is safe and reduces post-transplant complications compared to standard cold perfusion preservation in kidney transplantation

16 Dec, 2020 | 10:06h | UTC

Oxygenated versus standard cold perfusion preservation in kidney transplantation (COMPARE): a randomised, double-blind, paired, phase 3 trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Oxygenated hypothermic perfusion reduces post-kidney transplant complications – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Brazilian guidelines for the management of brain-dead potential organ donors

17 Dec, 2020 | 09:00h | UTC

Brazilian guidelines for the management of brain-dead potential organ donors. The task force of the AMIB, ABTO, BRICNet, and the General Coordination of the National Transplant System – Annals of Intensive Care

 


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

16 Dec, 2020 | 09:34h | UTC

Lung transplantation for patients with severe COVID-19 – Science Translational Medicine

Commentaries: COVID-19 can damage lungs so badly that ‘only hope’ is transplant – MedicalXpress

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


[Abstract Only] Randomized trial: Antibiotics vs. no therapy in kidney transplant recipients with asymptomatic bacteriuria

11 Sep, 2020 | 01:10h | UTC

Antibiotics versus no therapy in kidney transplant recipients with asymptomatic bacteriuria (BiRT): a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial – Clinical Microbiology and Infection

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Transplantation of Discarded Livers Following Viability Testing with Normothermic Machine Perfusion

24 Jun, 2020 | 03:17h | UTC

Transplantation of discarded livers following viability testing with normothermic machine perfusion – Nature Communications

Commentary: Liver perfusion could save 7 in 10 rejected donor livers – University of Birmingham

 


Covid-19 Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant, Offering Hope for Others

12 Jun, 2020 | 09:14h | UTC

Covid-19 Patient Gets Double Lung Transplant, Offering Hope for Others – The New York Times

See also: After COVID-19 Left Her Lungs ‘Full of Holes,’ First U.S. Coronavirus Patient Receives Double Lung Transplant – TIME

 


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)

 


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