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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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Review: Post-Transplant Pregnancy and Contraception

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:10h | UTC

Post-Transplant Pregnancy and Contraception – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 


Immunogenicity of a single dose of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine in solid organ transplant recipients

17 Mar, 2021 | 02:55h | UTC

Immunogenicity of a Single Dose of SARS-CoV-2 Messenger RNA Vaccine in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients – JAMA

 


Managing Patients with Failing Kidney Allograft: Many Questions Remain

12 Mar, 2021 | 08:06h | UTC

Managing Patients with Failing Kidney Allograft: Many Questions Remain – Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

 


Lung transplants after Covid-19 raise difficult issues

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:36h | UTC

Lung transplants after Covid-19 raise difficult issues – STAT

 


RCT: Albumin provides no benefit to hospitalized patients with decompensated cirrhosis

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

A Randomized Trial of Albumin Infusions in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Albumin provides no benefit to hospitalized patients with advanced liver disease – University College London

 


RCT: Mixed findings with Terlipressin plus Albumin for the treatment of Type 1 hepatorenal syndrome

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Terlipressin plus Albumin for the Treatment of Type 1 Hepatorenal Syndrome – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Teleneurology-enabled determination of death by neurologic criteria after cardiac arrest or severe neurologic injury

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:32h | UTC

Teleneurology-Enabled Determination of Death by Neurologic Criteria After Cardiac Arrest or Severe Neurologic Injury – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


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

 


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