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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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Register now to attend the 2021 Surgical Skills Webinar Series. The series will include a Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy (LDN) webinar, Donation after Circulatory Death (DCD) webinar, and Pancreas Transplantation webinar. The webinars will take place September 22, October...

source: ASTS

New Fellowship Training Programs must submit an accreditation application by August 6, 2021. Accredited Fellowship Training Programs who are due for reaccreditation or want to change their accreditation must submit a reaccreditation application by September 15, 2021.

source: ASTS

The deadline to submit your program proposals for ATC 2022 is Friday, August 25, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PST. Proposals that explore new advancements within the field of transplantation are encouraged. Incomplete proposals will not be considered, and no extensions will be granted...

source: ASTS

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a rapidly progressive lung disease with a high mortality rate. Although lung transplantation (LTx) is a well-established treatment for a variety of chronic pulmonary diseases, LTx...

source: American Journal of Transplantation

Patients with adult congenital heart disease experience long waitlist times for heart transplantation while a large proportion of donor hearts are refused. The goal of this study was to inform optimal donor selection...

source: Journal of the American Heart Association

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations is providing $3.1 million to co-fund a study that will investigate the immune response to COVID-19 vaccination among organ transplant recipients and other immunosuppressed...

source: Becker's Hospital Review


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