COVID-19 resources in the Transplant Library

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 31st March 2020

The Centre for Evidence in Transplantation are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with the British Transplanation Society to compile resources related to COVID-19 in transplantation and add them to the Transplant Library. We hope that this resource will be useful for transplant professionals during the current crisis, providing the most up-to-date guidelines, […]

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Coming Soon: The critical appraisal of Clinical Practice Guidelines in the Transplant Library

By: Katriona O'Donoghue | Posted on 21st November 2016

We have recently started adding Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) published since 2005 on all aspects of solid organ transplantation to the Transplant Library database. These include consensus reports, documents and statements where specific recommendations or guidelines are given. In order to facilitate the easy identification of good quality CPGs we aim to appraise all newly […]

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How can we improve the Transplant Library?

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 5th May 2016

We are seeking feedback from users of the Transplant Library, to help us to improve the experience for our many users. We would be very grateful if current users would take the time to complete a short survey about the library. The survey can be accessed here.

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Join the discussion: recipient obesity and outcome after renal transplantation

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 5th November 2015

Two recent systematic reviews were published on this important topic. The review by Lafranca and colleagues entitled “Body mass index and outcome in renal transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis”(BMC Medicine 2015;13(1):111) included 56 studies. The authors concluded that “Several of the pooled outcome measurements show significant benefits for ‘low’ BMI (30 preferably should […]

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Evidence-based guidelines now available in the Transplant Library

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 22nd September 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have now included evidence-based guidelines relevant to solid organ transplantation in the Transplant Library. This means that you can now find all RCTs, systematic reviews and guidelines in the field in one place! For more information about the guidelines included, please visit our guidelines page. The guidelines are […]

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Transplant Library promoted at the Texas Transplantation Society meeting

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 18th June 2015

The Texas Transplantation Society is the first US society to provide access to the Transplant Library database for all its members. The Transplant Library will be introduced by Sir Peter Morris by video and by Mr Mark Schregardus, CEO of Evidentia Publishing during 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Texas Transplantation Society, July 23-26, 2015, […]

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Become part of our team: we are looking for an information specialist

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 29th January 2015

We are looking for a dedicated information specialist to work with our team based in London. The successful candidate will be responsible for keeping our Transplant Library database up to date with the latest high-quality evidence. More information about the job and the person specification can be found here.

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Texas Transplantation Society – first society in the US to subscribe to the Transplant Library database

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 20th November 2014

We are very pleased to announced that from January 1, all members of the Texas Transplantation Society will have access to the Transplant Library. Texas Transplantation Society is the first American organization to offer access to its members. The subscription is made possible, in part, through funds donated to the Baylor Health Care System Foundation. […]

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New feature: Expert commentaries in the Transplant Library

By: Liset Pengel | Posted on 26th June 2014

From this month the Transplant Library includes invited commentaries by transplantation experts. The commentary includes a clinical impact rating and also indicates whether the trial is considered practice changing. The randomised controlled trial “De novo sirolimus and reduced-dose tacrolimus versus standard-dose tacrolimus after liver transplantation: the 2000-2003 phase II prospective randomized trial” by Asrani and […]

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