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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

 


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

 


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

 


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: 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

 


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

 


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)

 


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)

 


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