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Controlling anemia in kidney transplant recipients

Kidney transplant recipients re-entering hemodialysis (HD) with a failing allograft are frequently more anemic than are patients just starting HD. Chronic rejection can lead to a more anemic, catabolic and inflammatory state in patients re-entering hemodialysis. In a new...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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ASTS will hold its second Advanced Leadership Development Program (ALDP) Sept. 24-27, 2017. Designed as the next stage of the popular ASTS Leadership Development Program (LDP), the ALDP builds upon key transplant business leadership lessons...

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ASTS member dues were due Dec. 31, 2016. You must be current on your dues to register for ATC at the member rate. If you have not received your dues invoice or need assistance, please email or call the National Office at 703-414-7870.

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A few spots remain for the Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy workshop being held in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati March 24-25. The two-day course will feature a live surgery viewing, a hands-on cadaver lab, and talks from pioneers of the laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.

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Incidental small pancreatic cystic lesions are often found on preoperative imaging in patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation. Although these are considered benign or of low malignant potential, the influence of...

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Poor renal function is associated with higher mortality after liver transplantation. Our aim was to understand the impact of kidney graft quality according to kidney donor profile index score on survival after simultaneous...

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Patients with end-stage liver disease are subject to muscle wasting, malnutrition, and functional decline. These extrahepatic manifestations, which contribute to excess waiting list and post-transplant mortality, are not quantified by the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease...

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