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Renal Transplant Recipient With Malaise, Myalgia, and Fever

Renal Transplant Recipient With Malaise, Myalgia, and Fever

Renal Transplant Recipient With Malaise, Myalgia, and Fever: What's Your Diagnosis?......[Read More]
December 2005: Frequent Flying With Medscape Transplantation

December 2005: Frequent Flying With Medscape Transplantation

Medscape Transplantation logged a lot of miles this year producing our ever popular Conference Coverage across the United States and in Europe.......[Read More]
Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Risk for CAD in Renal Transplant

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Risk for CAD in Renal Transplant

The prevalence of cardiovascular disease in renal transplant recipients is significantly higher than in the general population.......[Read More]
Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies in Liver Transplant Recipients

Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies in Liver Transplant Recipients

How does de novo DSA development after liver transplantation affect outcomes of death and graft loss?......[Read More]
Tacrolimus Monotherapy

Tacrolimus Monotherapy

In this video blog Ron Shapiro, MD discusses a novel approach to immunosuppression in renal transplant recipients using preconditioning and spaced immunosuppression.......[Read More]
Renal Allocation

Renal Allocation

In this video blog Ron Shapiro, MD discusses the fairness of policies in the United States that shift organ allocation from older to younger recipients.......[Read More]
Exercise in Transplant Recipients

Exercise in Transplant Recipients

Whether exercise could impact CVD-related morbidity and mortality in transplant recipients is largely unknown, as few studies have reported the effects of exercise training in these populations.......[Read More]
The Clinical Impact of Islet Transplantation

The Clinical Impact of Islet Transplantation

Islet cell transplantation is a promising therapeutic option for people with type 1 diabetes. Find out what obstacles still need to be overcome before it can become the gold standard.......[Read More]
Donor-Specific HLA Alloantibodies in Liver Transplantation

Donor-Specific HLA Alloantibodies in Liver Transplantation

Advances in intensive care, immunosuppression, and disease management have dramatically improved liver allograft survival. What role is played by donor-specific HLA antibodies?......[Read More]
Bilateral Transfemoral Lower Extremity Transplantation

Bilateral Transfemoral Lower Extremity Transplantation

Learn more about the encouraging results from a 22-year patient who had a bilateral transfemoral transplantation of lower extremities.......[Read More]
Diagnosis and Management of Antibody-Mediated Rejection

Diagnosis and Management of Antibody-Mediated Rejection

Learn more about the spectrum of antibody-mediated rejection after kidney transplantation, including its pathogenesis, risk factors, and phenotypes.......[Read More]
Renal Allograft Loss After Early Antibody-Mediated Rejection

Renal Allograft Loss After Early Antibody-Mediated Rejection

Do patients with subclinical rejection have higher rates of graft loss than AMR-free matched controls?......[Read More]
Marital Status and Access to Renal Transplantation

Marital Status and Access to Renal Transplantation

Can you guess why this demographic variable makes a difference when it comes to access to kidney transplant?......[Read More]
Liver Transplantation in a Patient With PV and SMV Thrombosis

Liver Transplantation in a Patient With PV and SMV Thrombosis

Expert's response to reader's question: "What is your opinion about liver transplantation in a patient with thrombosis in the portal vein and superior mesenteric vein?"......[Read More]
Fulminant Liver Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipient?

Fulminant Liver Failure in Kidney Transplant Recipient?

What is the treatment for a renal transplant recipient who is in fulminant hepatic failure due to HBV infection?......[Read More]
Pancreas Alone Transplantation

Pancreas Alone Transplantation

In whom is pancreas alone transplantation indicated and when should it be performed?......[Read More]
Genomic Profiles, Allograft Dysfunction, and Liver Transplant

Genomic Profiles, Allograft Dysfunction, and Liver Transplant

Find out more about the molecular mechanisms involved in early allograft dysfunction, along with gene expression signatures.......[Read More]
Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in Cirrhotic Patients

Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma in Cirrhotic Patients

Learn about the risk factors for tumor recurrence after liver transplantation -- in cirrhotic patients found to have an intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma.......[Read More]
Genomic Profiles, Allograft Dysfunction, and Liver Transplant

Genomic Profiles, Allograft Dysfunction, and Liver Transplant

Find out more about the molecular mechanisms involved in early allograft dysfunction, along with gene expression signatures.......[Read More]
Progress in Clinical Organ Transplantation

Progress in Clinical Organ Transplantation

The history of organ transplantation is marked by accounts of seemingly impossible dreams, unanswerable questions, and heroic experiments in the face of what at the time appeared to be overwhelming odds. Yet, the pioneers, humble as they were, persevered and the field is what it is today, thus far b......[Read More]