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The role of T-tubes and abdominal drains on short-term outcomes in liver transplantation – A systematic review of the literature and expert panel recommendations.

26 May, 2022 | 10:04h | UTC

The role of T-tubes and abdominal drains on short-term outcomes in liver transplantation – A systematic review of the literature and expert panel recommendations – Clinical Transplantation

 


Bring it on: Top five antimicrobial stewardship challenges in transplant infectious diseases and practical strategies to address them.

29 Apr, 2022 | 10:51h | UTC

Bring it on: Top five antimicrobial stewardship challenges in transplant infectious diseases and practical strategies to address them – Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

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Cohort Study: Recipient and donor outcomes after living-donor liver transplant for unresectable colorectal liver metastases.

6 Apr, 2022 | 10:23h | UTC

Recipient and Donor Outcomes After Living-Donor Liver Transplant for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries:

Living donation opens new doors for colorectal cancer patients in need of liver transplants – University Health Network

Living-Donor Liver Transplant Promising for CRC With Liver Mets – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Cardiac considerations in liver transplantation.

18 Feb, 2022 | 08:26h | UTC

Cardiac considerations in liver transplantation – Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine

 


Review: Advance care planning and goals of care discussions in advanced liver disease.

2 Feb, 2022 | 08:17h | UTC

Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussions in Advanced Liver Disease – Current Hepatology Reports

 


RCT: Impact of portable normothermic blood-based machine perfusion on outcomes of liver transplant.

1 Feb, 2022 | 08:58h | UTC

Impact of Portable Normothermic Blood-Based Machine Perfusion on Outcomes of Liver Transplant: The OCS Liver PROTECT Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery

Commentaries:

Normothermic Machine Perfusion Improves Outcomes in Liver Transplant Recipients – Physician’s Weekly

Machine Perfusion Cuts Early Graft Dysfunction in Liver Transplantation – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related:

RCT: Hypothermic machine perfusion in liver transplantation

Transplantation of Discarded Livers Following Viability Testing with Normothermic Machine Perfusion

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Consensus statement on hemostatic management, anticoagulation, and antiplatelet therapy in liver transplantation.

20 Jan, 2022 | 08:47h | UTC

Consensus Statement on Hemostatic Management, Anticoagulation, and Antiplatelet Therapy in Liver Transplantation – Transplantation

 


Clinical Guideline: Acute-on-chronic liver failure.

11 Jan, 2022 | 02:43h | UTC

Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure Clinical Guidelines – American Journal of Gastroenterology

Related: Guidelines for the Management of Adult Acute and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure in the ICU

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Maribavir for refractory Cytomegalovirus infections with or without resistance post-transplant.

7 Dec, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

Maribavir for Refractory Cytomegalovirus Infections With or Without Resistance Post-Transplant: Results from a Phase 3 Randomized Clinical Trial – Clinical Infectious Diseases

 


Review: Management of alcohol use disorder in patients with cirrhosis in the setting of liver transplantation.

3 Nov, 2021 | 09:45h | UTC

Management of alcohol use disorder in patients with cirrhosis in the setting of liver transplantation – Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology

 

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

 


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

 


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

 


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)

 


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

 


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

 


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