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September 2014 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd September 2014

After a 1 month break for the World Transplant Congress, the September 2014 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now available on the CET website and via our mobile app. This month, studies include an interesting analysis of the relationship between uric acid levels and CAN from the ABCAN trial, de novo Belatacept in […]

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World Transplant Congress

By: Peter Morris | Posted on 27th August 2014

The World Congress in Transplantation, which was a joint meeting between the TTS, the ASTS and the AST took place in San Francisco from the 26th to the 31st of July. It was a huge meeting with some 7,000 people attending which made it quite difficult to meet people. The opening ceremony was rather special […]

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July 2014 Transplant Trial Watch now available

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 7th July 2014

The July 2014 edition of the Transplant Trial watch is now available on the CET website, and via our app for iPhone, iPad and Android. This month’s top ten trials include a systematic review of tuberculosis prophylaxis in renal transplantation, rituximab for desensitisation of cadaveric kidney recipients and the use of albuterol in DBD donors.

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Transplant Trial Watch May 2014

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd May 2014

The May 2014 edition of the transplant trial watch is now available on the CET site, as well as our mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. This month, studies include a systematic review of hypothermic machine preservation in renal transplantation, metallic stents for biliary strictures following liver transplantation and tablet computer-based patient education.

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Transplant Trial Watch April 2014

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd April 2014

The Transplant Trial Watch for April 2014 is now available on the CET website and via our app for iPhone, iPad and Android. We have selected 10 RCTs reported in the past month and looked at their quality and impact. This month, trials include ATG vs IL2RAs in kidney transplantation, long-term outcomes from CNI withdrawal […]

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December 2013 Transplant Trial Watch available

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 3rd December 2013

The December 2013 edition of the transplant trial watch is now available on the CET site, as well as via our app for iPhone, iPad and Android. This month trials include long-term follow-up of the BENEFIT study, hand assisted retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy and steroid-free renal transplantation with Alemtuzumab induction.

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December 2012 Transplant Trial Watch now online

By: Simon Knight | Posted on 2nd December 2012

The December 2012 edition of the Transplant Trial Watch is now available on the CET website. Each month, the CET staff select 10 important recent RCTs in the field of transplantation and summarise and appraise their quality. This month, trials include alternative procedures for living donor nephrectomy, Rapamycin in simultaneous kidney pancreas transplants and Everolimus […]

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Pilot study provides promising data on portable lung perfusion device

By: John O'Callaghan | Posted on 19th October 2012

An interesting and exciting study has recently been published in The Lancet by Warnecke et al describing the use of a portable perfusion unit for lung preservation. The “OCS Lung” (TransMedics, Andover MA) is a mobile and stand-alone unit that can be used to perfuse donor lungs from the start of the preservation period, minimizing cold iscaemic […]

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