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New Study: Donated Kidneys From Marijuana-Using Donors Seems Safe

Live kidney donation by marijuana smokers seems safe for donors and recipients, according to the results of a new study published in Clinical Kidney Journal. The study also finds no difference in post-operative kidney function between...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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This year, the ASTS Foundation, along with the generosity of our corporate partners and members, is awarding $875,000 in research grants to 25 transplant professionals. Thank you to all our partners and members who supported the Foundation...

source: ASTS

The ATC 2020 Virtual Congress will take place May 30, 2020 - June 1, 2020. The program will include live broadcast sessions, including special COVID-19 sessions, OnDemand sessions, opportunities to earn credit/contact hours, and a Sponsor Lounge featuring industry supporters...

source: ASTS

All ASTS members are invited to the annual Town Hall, this year being held virtually! The Town Hall will take place May 31, 2020, 4:30 p.m. EDT. Invitations went out to all current members on Friday, May 8. If you did not receive yours, please contact The...

source: ASTS

Effectiveness of uncontrolled donation after circulatory death (uDCD) has been recently reported to be 75% according to data coming from some European countries in 2016, but few data are to date available on this topic.

source: Clinical Transplantation

Growth hormone has been identified as playing a key role in reducing inflammation and increasing survival rates following liver surgery. Researchers at The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute investigated how the body's growth hormone assists with liver regeneration...

source: University of Queensland via ScienceDaily

Researchers sought to inscribe their experience using intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in isolated lung transplantation and examine its influence on long-term graft function and survival.

source: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation via MD Linx


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