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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