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Study shows many unaware that racial disparities exist on kidney transplant waitlists

Racial disparity in waitlisting prevents many Americans from getting the kidney transplants they need. Healthcare providers at dialysis facilities play an important role in kidney transplant waitlisting, but very little is...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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Liver transplantation may extend OS compared with portal vein embolization and liver resection for selected patients with advanced colorectal cancer liver metastases and a left-sided primary tumor, according to a study in...

source: Healio

Survival of liver transplant recipients beyond one year since transplantation is compromised by an increased risk of cancer, cardiovascular events, infection, and graft failure. Few clinical tools are available to identify patients...

source: The Lancet Digital Health

COVID-19-related transplants are surging as hospitals grapple with a growing subset of patients whose organs — most often hearts and lungs — are "basically destroyed by the virus," said Dr. Jonathan Orens, a lung transplant...

source: NBC News

The impact of weight mismatch between donors and recipients undergoing living donor kidney transplant versus weight matched deceased donor kidney transplant is not established. Researchers used multivariable Cox proportional...

source: Clinical Transplantation

Cardiac amyloidosis has been historically noted with poor outcomes after heart transplant. However, strict patient selection, appropriate multi‐organ transplant and aggressive post‐transplant therapy can result...

source: Clinical Transplantation

The COVID‐19 pandemic has affected all portions of the global population. However, many factors have been shown to be particularly associated with COVID‐19 mortality, including demographic characteristics,...

source: American Journal of Transplantation


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