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Do you work on Surgical Trials?

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 14th September 2017

Do you work in surgical trials? If so the PIRRIST team need your help! They are looking for surgical trial staff (in a variety of roles) to take part in an online questionnaire about their experiences of some barriers to successful recruitment, retention and PPI in UK adult surgical /surgery-related trials. They are offering a £10 […]

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September 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now available

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 6th September 2017

The September 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now online. This month’s studies include paracalcitol in renal transplant recipients, a new formula for estimation of standard liver volume, and protective mechanical lung ventilation in lung transplantation.

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Management of asymptomatic bacteriuria after kidney transplantation – survey

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 6th July 2017

The ERA-EDTA DESCARTES working group have developed a short survey to collect information regarding current practice on the diagnosis and management of asymptomatic bacteriuria after adult kidney transplantation. This survey complements a clinical trial that they are running in this area. They would be very keen to hear from units in the UK so that […]

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July 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 5th July 2017

The July 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now available. This month’s papers include a systematic review of factors affecting medication adherence following renal transplant, a trial of Belatacept versus tacrolimus in renal transplant recipients and a systematic review of transplant tourism.

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June 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd June 2017

The June 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now available. This month’s studies include potential for tacrolimus overdosing in obese transplant recipients, chlorthalidone for the management of hypertension in kidney transplant recipients, terlipressin in live donor liver transplantation and desmopressin use in cardiac transplantation.

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May 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd May 2017

The May 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial watch is now out. This month’s studies include low dose valganciclovir prophylaxis in renal transplantation, metal vs. plastic stents for anastomotic strictures in liver transplantation and ex-vivo perfusion in cardiac transplantation.

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April 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now available

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 4th April 2017

The April 2017 Transplant Trial Watch is now available online and via the TTW app for iPhone, iPad and android. This month, studies include a meta-analysis of RAS blockade in renal transplant recipients, early vs. late removal of ureteric stents, and development of a transplant risk index for patients on mechanical circulatory support.

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CET Members elected to BTS committees

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 6th March 2017

We are pleased to announce that two members of the CET have been elected to the committees of the British Transplantation Society. Liset Pengel will join the Standards Committee as vice chair, and Simon Knight has been elected to the Clinical Trials Committee. Both are very excited about getting more involved, and hope that we […]

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March 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 28th February 2017

The March 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now available. This month’s papers include telemedicine for live donor follow-up, ACE inhibitors in renal transplant recipients and cancer screening recommendations following solid organ transplantation.

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February 2017 Transplant Trial Watch now available

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 1st February 2017

The February 2017 edition of the Transplant Trial watch is now available. This month, studies include novel monoclonal antibodies for prevention of CMV viraemia post-transplant, diagnostic markers for acute kidney rejection and chronic kidney injury, and portocaval shunts in liver transplantation.

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