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Lung weight appears to be a good — and easily obtained — objective metric for assessing donor lungs’ suitability for transplant and ex vivo lung perfusion, a retrospective study suggests.
At Cleveland Clinic Florida, the innovative combination of a temporary left ventricular assist device and bariatric sleeve gastrectomy enabled a patient with Class 3 obesity and advanced heart failure to lose enough weight to receive a heart transplant.
A Cleveland Clinic team is piloting a project designed to improve access and equity to kidney transplant for patients with end-stage kidney disease.
An unusual case of donor-derived renal cell carcinoma in a kidney allograft should serve to raise awareness of the possibility, but not to discourage people from kidney donation.
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The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation’s most recent consensus document reflects a more contemporary understanding of risk factors, equity and more.
A retrospective review shows improved survival despite sicker transplant recipients over the past three decades. But much work remains to prevent rejection, improve transplanted lung function and expand the donor lung supply.
After making history in 2019 as the first hospital to successfully perform a single-port robotic-assisted kidney transplant, the team has completed more than 11 cases to date. Mohamed Eltemamy, MD, offers a glimpse into one of the most technically challenging parts of the procedure.
A new report suggests that otherwise healthy kidneys from deceased donors infected with SARS-CoV-2 are suitable for transplant.
Study findings raise questions about racial and ethnic disparities in pediatric heart transplantation.
A recent study found that waitlist and post-transplant survival rates in pediatric patients with non-dilated cardiomyopathy phenotypes are now similar to those with dilated cardiomyopathy.