American Journal of Transplantation

The American Journal of Transplantation is a journal published on behalf of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation.

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Country
United States
History
2001–present
Impact factor
6.433 (2009)

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Surgery

New rules for lung transplants lead to unintended consequences

A donated lung suitable for transplant is a scarce resource. For this reason, the national policy determining which patients on the lung transplant waiting list will receive such an organ has provoked significant discussion ...

Diabetes

Steroid avoidance may not help reduce posttransplant diabetes

(HealthDay)—For kidney transplant recipients, steroid avoidance has limited impact for reducing new-onset diabetes after transplantation (NODAT), according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal ...

Surgery

Lung 'filtering' technique can reduce transplant rejection

University of Manchester researchers have used a new technique to recondition poorly functioning lungs and remove donor white blood cells in an attempt to increase the number of lungs available for transplant, and at the ...

Surgery

Potential liver recipients may have new option

(HealthDay)—Livers from donors who suffered cardiac death can be safely and effectively transplanted into patients dying of liver cancer, a new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Prophylactic azithromycin benefit lasts after lung transplant

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing lung transplantation (LTx), prophylactic azithromycin is associated with reduced risk of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), according to a study published online Aug. 4 in the ...

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