ECMC exec: Federal rule change clears a path for more live organ donations
For years, the organ transplant community has worked to expand the pool of living donors to give people waiting for transplants a second lease on life. Most people support the idea, but the financial impact often gets in the way when a potential donor considers lost wages and other expenses. An amendment to the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 is expected to change that narrative: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week f inalized a rule that expands the scope of qualified… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Survival After Kidney Transplantation Lags in Diabetes Patients Survival After Kidney Transplantation Lags in Diabetes Patients
Patients with type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes had a significant higher mortality rate following kidney transplant compared with patients without diabetes, a large new analysis of US patients shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Severe Donor Obesity Does Not Worsen Heart-Transplant Outcomes Severe Donor Obesity Does Not Worsen Heart-Transplant Outcomes
Transplantation of hearts from severely obese donors is not associated with worse post-transplant outcomes than when hearts from slimmer people are used, according to a study of United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

The Aftermath of Coronavirus Disease 2019 The Aftermath of Coronavirus Disease 2019
Once the COVID-19 emergency is over, what changes might it bring to the field of nephrology?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study finds lung transplant patients not given antifungal preventive drugs have higher risk of death
(Mayo Clinic) Antifungal preventive medications reduce mortality risk by half in the first year following lung transplantation, according to Mayo Clinic research involving 667 patients who received lung transplants from 2005 to 2018. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Specialty Care Models to Improve Quality of Care and Reduce Expenditures
Pre-publication notice of a final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implementing two new mandatory Medicare payment models: the Radiation Oncology Model (RO Model) and the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices Model (ETC Model). The RO Model will test whether prospective episode payments to hospital outpatient departments and freestanding radiation therapy centers for radiation therapy episodes of care preserves or enhances the quality of care furnished to Medicare beneficiaries while reducing Medicare program spending. The ETC Model adjusts Medicare payments on certain dialysis and dialys...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 22, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Orthostatic vital signs algorithm: decreasing falls in patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation or treatment with cellular immunotherapy - Grady L, Klein J, Patterson AE, Pompos C, Reich RR, Mason TM.
BACKGROUND: Falls experienced by patients undergoing blood and marrow transplantation or treatment with cellular immunotherapy (BMT-CI) may result in injury or death. An algorithm was developed using the patient fall circumstances identified in a chart ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

HHRI awarded continuation of SRTR contract
(Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute) The Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG) of the Hennepin Healthcare Research Institute (HHRI) has renewed its federal contract to operate the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR). HHRI manages the SRTR under contract with the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The renewal marks the third contract term for the operation of the SRTR for HHRI, which has operated the SRTR since 2010. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Expanding donor list shortens heart transplant wait times, study finds
Accepting hearts from older donors and those with some chronic health conditions allowed surgeons at Yale New Haven Hospital to perform more transplants and reduce the time recipients spent on the waiting list. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Young Physician Hopes to Buck the Status Quo in Congress A Young Physician Hopes to Buck the Status Quo in Congress
In November, Dr Cameron Webb could become the first Black physician ever elected to Congress, where he hopes to bridge the gap between health and politics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Yale succeeds with a more inclusive approach to heart transplants
A more aggressive selection process for new heart recipients has more than quadrupled the number of successful transplants at Yale New Haven Hospital. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - September 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

John Najarian, Pioneering Transplant Surgeon, Dies at 92
He was known for taking on difficult cases, many involving children. An anti-rejection drug he developed led to a scandal, but he was vindicated. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Neil Genzlinger Tags: Transplants Surgery and Surgeons Deaths (Obituaries) Food and Drug Administration University of Minnesota Najarian, John S. Source Type: news

COVID-19 Has Taken a Toll on Organ Donation
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Transplants of organs from dead donors haven't slowed during the coronavirus pandemic, but living donor transplants remain suspended in many places, an expert says. Dr. Fauzia Butt, a transplant surgeon at Penn State... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Transplanted Stem Cells Produce Sperm in Sterilized Livestock
The technique is designed for breeding genetically superior farm animals, but may have additional conservation and medical applications. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Severely Obese Heart Donors Not Tied to Adverse Transplant Outcomes
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 16, 2020 -- Severe obesity in organ donors is not associated with adverse heart transplant outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 16 in Circulation: Heart Failure. Elizabeth D. Krebs, M.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for expanded use of the CINtec PLUS Cytology test to aid clinicians in preventing cervical cancer
Basel, 16 September 2020 — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the expanded use of CINtec®PLUS Cytology, the first triage test based on biomarker technology for women whose cervical cancer screening results are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Additional information from this test supports clinical decisions about which women will benefit most from immediate follow-up. Laboratories can now use CINtecPLUS Cytology to triage positive results from the cobas ® HPV Test run on the fully integrated, automated and high-thr...
Source: Roche Media News - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA approval for expanded use of the CINtec PLUS Cytology test to aid clinicians in preventing cervical cancer
Basel, 16 September 2020 — Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the expanded use of CINtec®PLUS Cytology, the first triage test based on biomarker technology for women whose cervical cancer screening results are positive for high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV). Additional information from this test supports clinical decisions about which women will benefit most from immediate follow-up. Laboratories can now use CINtecPLUS Cytology to triage positive results from the cobas ® HPV Test run on the fully integrated, automated and high-thr...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Liver Transplantation for Critically Ill Cirrhotic Patients Liver Transplantation for Critically Ill Cirrhotic Patients
When stratifying mortality risk after liver transplantation, what pretransplant factors should be considered?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Fears Covid may leave thousands in UK with severe kidney disease
Experts warn the long-term effects of virus are causing an ‘epidemic in primary care’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTens of thousands of people may require kidney dialysis or transplants because of coronavirus, according to experts who warn the long-term effects of Covid are causing an “epidemic in primary care”.Up to 90% of coronavirus patients admitted to hospital may still experience symptoms two to three months later – from breathlessness to joint pain, fatigue and chest pain – scientists told the Lords science and technology committee on Tuesday.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science NHS UK news Health Infectious diseases Society Source Type: news

Telangana doctors perform India's first ever double lung transplant on COVID-19 patient
The team of doctors led by Dr Sandeep Attawar performed the complex procedure on the man from Chandigarh, a release from Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Readers Predict Biggest Medical Breakthroughs by 2045 Readers Predict Biggest Medical Breakthroughs by 2045
As part of Medscape's 25th anniversary, readers were asked what they predict will change medicine in the next 25 years. Gene therapy advances and cancer cures topped the list.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 11, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Prostate Cancer Outcomes After Solid-Organ Transplantation Prostate Cancer Outcomes After Solid-Organ Transplantation
Might a history of solid organ transplantation influence prostate cancer outcomes? How should cancer be managed in these patients?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

HCV-Infected Kidneys Safe to Transplant With Antiviral Treatment HCV-Infected Kidneys Safe to Transplant With Antiviral Treatment
HCV-infected donor kidneys are safe to transplant provided recipients are treated immediately with antiviral agents for 8 weeks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Deaths Sky High in Hospitalized COVID Patients With Kidney Injury Deaths Sky High in Hospitalized COVID Patients With Kidney Injury
Also, a significant proportion of patients with COVID who develop acute kidney injury in hospital do not recover kidney function at time of discharge.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 9, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New Approach Allows Safe Transplant of Kidneys Tainted by Hepatitis C
TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 -- New hepatitis C medications are allowing people to receive a kidney transplant from a deceased donor who had the liver disease -- a strategy aimed at getting more lifesaving organs to patients languishing on waitlists. Two... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Approach Allows Safe Transplant of Kidneys Tainted by Hepatitis C
Title: New Approach Allows Safe Transplant of Kidneys Tainted by Hepatitis CCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/8/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/8/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - September 8, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA clearance for BK virus quantitative test on cobas 6800/8800 Systems to support better care for transplant patients
Basel, 8 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510k clearance for the cobas ® BKV Test on the cobas® 6800 and 8800 Systems. The test was previously granted FDA Breakthrough Device designation demonstrating the improved treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening diseases or conditions for transplant patients. The test provides standardised, high-quality results that can he lp healthcare professionals better assess the risk of complications caused by the BK virus in transplant patients and identify effective treatment options. BK virus (BKV) is a m...
Source: Roche Media News - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives FDA clearance for BK virus quantitative test on cobas 6800/8800 Systems to support better care for transplant patients
Basel, 8 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510k clearance for the cobas ® BKV Test on the cobas® 6800 and 8800 Systems. The test was previously granted FDA Breakthrough Device designation demonstrating the improved treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening diseases or conditions for transplant patients. The test provides standardised, high-quality results that can he lp healthcare professionals better assess the risk of complications caused by the BK virus in transplant patients and identify effective treatment options. BK virus (BKV) is a m...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EMA Panel Backs Revoking Authorization of Ulipristal for Fibroids EMA Panel Backs Revoking Authorization of Ulipristal for Fibroids
A PRAC review confirms that ulipristal acetate for uterine fibroids can cause liver injury, including the need for a liver transplant.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - September 5, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

Selective recertification of pilots who have undergone a cardiac transplant - Norris A, Skaggs V, Kaye D, De Voll J, McGiffin D.
The objective of this study was to evaluate certificatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Key priorities for transplant and living donor advocacy during COVID-1
(Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation) Researchers describe ways to achieve optimal patient advocacy for kidney recipients and donors during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rates, predictors, and mortality of sepsis-associated acute kidney injury: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion(s): Risk factors of S-AKI arise from a wide range of sources, making it difficult to predict and prevent this condition. Comorbidities, and certain drugs, are the main risk factors for S-AKI. Our review can provide guidance on the application of interventions to reduce the risks associated with sepsis-associated acute kidney injury and can also be used to tailor patient-specific treatment plans and management strategies in clinical practice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology, Clinical and Microbiologic Profile and Risk Factors for Inpatient Mortality in Pediatric Severe Sepsis in the United States From 2003 to 2014: A Large Population Analysis
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the national trends in pediatric severe sepsis in the United States from 2003 to 2014. STUDY DESIGN: For this study, we included nonoverlapping years of Kids Inpatient database and National Inpatient Sample database while including hospitalizations of children between 1 and 20 years of age from more than 4200 hospitals across the United States. We identified patient hospitalizations with severe sepsis using specific ICD codes and modified Angus Criteria. Trend analysis of various factors associated with severe sepsis was calculated using the Cochrane-Armitage test. Associated foci of infection and co...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italy's Dompe to Start Testing New Treatment in Brazil for Severe COVID-19 Patients Italy's Dompe to Start Testing New Treatment in Brazil for Severe COVID-19 Patients
Italian biotech firm Dompe said it received the go-ahead from Brazil's medical regulator to start Phase II human trials of one of its products being developed for organ transplants for treating severely ill COVID-19 patients.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Sex-Disparities Exist in Liver Transplant Allocation
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2020 -- Women are more likely than men to die waiting for a liver transplant, according to a study recently published in JAMA Surgery. Jayme E. Locke, M.D., from University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Improving Safety in Organ Recovery Transportation Improving Safety in Organ Recovery Transportation
An expert panel provides recommendations to ensure the safety of organ recovery personnel.American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Gene therapy research for HIV awarded $14.6 million NIH grant
(Keck School of Medicine of USC) An HIV research program led by scientists at USC and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a five-year, $14.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The team is advancing a gene therapy approach to control the virus without the need for daily medicines. The NIH award will support preclinical studies that combine gene editing against HIV with technologies for safer and more effective hematopoietic stem cell transplants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 2, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

UAMS Opens Two Clinics in Freeway Medical Tower
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences opened two clinics in the past week at Freeway Medical Tower, 5800 W. 10th St. in Little Rock. One is a Multi-Disciplinary Organ Transplant Team location and the other is the UAMS Health Epilepsy & Neurology Clinic. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 2, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Microgel immuno-acceptance method could improve pancreatic islet transplant success
(Georgia Institute of Technology) Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and University of Missouri have developed a new microgel drug delivery method that could extend the effectiveness of pancreatic islet transplantations -- from several years to possibly the entire lifespan of a recipient. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fecal Transplant Shows Promise in Reducing Alcohol Craving Fecal Transplant Shows Promise in Reducing Alcohol Craving
Fecal transplantation for end-stage cirrhosis improves microbiome diversity, reduces alcohol cravings, and improves quality of life, a new safety study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Two discoveries boost next-generation organoid development
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Scientists from Cincinnati Children's and RIKEN in Japan report detecting a set of signals within the foregut--a proto-organ in very early-stage embryos--that trigger how and when the other organs form. Specifically, they found that the signals are driven by the genes Wnt and SHH, which travel between cells in the endoderm and mesoderm layers of very early embryos. The discovery will help experts build more advanced organoids for drug studies and potential tissue repair and transplantation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rejuvenating Old Organs Could Increase Donor Pool
Preclinical studies indicate that anti-aging drugs may revitalize organs from older, deceased donors, with the potential to improve outcomes and transplant availability. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - August 27, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Teacher donates a kidney to her student's mother. Now both women are hoping to find a kidney for a neighbor
When Missouri art teacher Misty Byrd learned that the mother of one of her students needed a new kidney, she said she didn't even think about it -- she picked up the phone and offered hers. After a successful transplant and developing a close friendship, both women are now working to find a kidney for a local father who is waiting on the transplant list. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Age Alone Should Not Limit Use of Systemic Psoriasis Therapy Age Alone Should Not Limit Use of Systemic Psoriasis Therapy
Patients over age 65 may benefit from systemic psoriasis therapy if clinicians remain aware of comorbidities and concomitant medications, according to a systematic review of data.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines)
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - August 27, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

A Woman May Have Been Cured of H.I.V. Without Medical Treatment
In dozens of other patients who suppress the virus without drugs, it seems to have been cornered in parts of the genome where it cannot reproduce, scientists reported. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Genetics and Heredity Immune System Bone Marrow Transplants your-feed-science Nature (Journal) Harvard University Source Type: news

Calcineurin inhibition impairs the dendritic cell transcriptional response to aspergillus fumigatus infection in lung transplant recipients
CALCINEURIN INHIBITION IMPAIRS THE DENDRITIC CELL TRANSCRIPTIONAL RESPONSE TO ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS INFECTION IN LUNG TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTSConference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - August 26, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

South Africa: Professor Elmi Muller Wins the 2019 Alan Pifer Award
[UCT] In 2008 Professor Elmi Muller, then a young transplant surgeon based at Groote Schuur hospital, completed the world's first kidney transplant between an HIV-positive patient and donor. Now, 12 years later, Muller is recognised as a global authority on kidney and liver transplantation and a trailblazer in the field of organ transplantation in HIV-positive patients. It is this dedication to making organ transplantation available to vulnerable people that has led to Muller being recognised with the 2019 Unive (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Changes in gut microbiota can greatly impact alcohol-related liver disease and cancer risk
(Spink Health) Digital ILC 2020: Studies evaluating fecal microbial transplant and inflammatory signalling highlight the significance of gut microflora in alcohol-related liver disease and hepatocarcinogenesis (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 26, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Transplanted brown-fat-like cells hold promise for obesity and diabetes
(Joslin Diabetes Center) A potential therapy for obesity would transplant HUMBLE (human brown-like) fat cells, human white fat cells that have been genetically modified using CRISPR to become similar to heat-generating brown fat cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Clinical Tool Helps Predict Viability of Donor Kidneys New Clinical Tool Helps Predict Viability of Donor Kidneys
The ratio of two proteins from deceased donor urine helps predict graft function and survival and may potentially expand the pool of decreased donor kidneys available for transplantation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news