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Newswise: Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Living Liver Transplant Program to Increase Availability of Organs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a living liver donor transplant program, significantly increasing the number of available organs for life-saving transplants

Channels: All Journal News, Family and Parenting, Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation,

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14-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST
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Inhaled immunosuppressant may increase survival, pulmonary function after lung transplant

University of Maryland Medical Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers found that lung transplant recipients with early signs of organ rejection could increase their chance of survival and improve lung function by inhaling a liposomal form of the immunosuppression drug cyclosporine through an investigational nebulizer.

Channels: All Journal News, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Transplantation,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

Artificial Intelligence Tool Predicts Life Expectancy in Heart Failure Patients

University of California San Diego Health

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, as well as a diverse team of cardiologists and physicists, developed a machine learning algorithm to predict the life expectancy in heart failure patients.

Channels: All Journal News, Artificial Intelligence, Cardiovascular Health, Heart Disease, Surgery, Technology, Transplantation,

Released:
13-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST
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    12-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST

Hospitals given latitude to select heart transplant candidates don’t always prioritize sickest patients

University of Chicago Medical Center

Analysis of more than 29,000 adults listed on the national heart transplant registry from 2006 to 2015 shows how rules that give hospitals discretion in determining who gets a transplant result in large discrepancies in how sick patients are when they receive heart transplants at hospitals across the United States.

Channels: All Journal News, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Patient Safety, Transplantation, JAMA,

Released:
7-Nov-2019 3:15 PM EST
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Newswise: ‘It’s not about just surviving. It’s about seeing my patients living normally’

‘It’s not about just surviving. It’s about seeing my patients living normally’

University Health Network (UHN)

Dr. Eugene Chang was 25, recently engaged and halfway through a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency in Vancouver when he started feeling sick. Fatigue, dizziness and nausea took over his normally active lifestyle. Suddenly his bike to work was not so easy.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Stem Cells, Transplantation,

Released:
12-Nov-2019 5:30 AM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST

High-Impact Clinical Trials Yield Results that Could Improve Kidney Care

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

The results of numerous high-impact clinical trials that could affect kidney-related medical care will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2019 November 5–November 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Channels: Kidney Disease, Surgery, Transplantation, Medical Meetings,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 7:05 PM EST
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    8-Nov-2019 4:00 AM EST

Could Combining Direct-Acting Antivirals with a Common Cholesterol Medication Open the Door to More Viable Organs for Transplantation?

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)

Data from a new study presented this week at The Liver Meeting® – held by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases – found that combination therapy with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) and ezetimibe

Channels: Liver Disease, Surgery, Transplantation, Medical Meetings,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
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    7-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST

Lifelong Medicare Coverage of Transplant Drugs Would Save Money

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Extending Medicare coverage of anti-rejection medications beyond 36 months after a kidney transplant would lead to lower costs and an improvement in patients’ quality of life. • Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2019 November 5–November 10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

Channels: Healthcare, Kidney Disease, Surgery, Transplantation, Medical Meetings,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 6:05 PM EST
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Identical Twin Kidney Transplants Warrant Gene Sequencing, Researchers Say

Center for Connected Medicine

Using U.S. transplant registry data, clinical researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that kidney transplants between identical twins have high success rates, but also surprisingly high rates of immunosuppressant use.

Channels: All Journal News, Kidney Disease, Pharmaceuticals, Surgery, Transplantation,

Released:
5-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Second Fetal Surgeon Joins The Chicago Institute for Fetal Health
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30-Oct-2019 1:40 PM EDT
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