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Organ Transplants & Donation : Health & Medical

Valganciclovir vs Intravenous Ganciclovir?

Are there data to support the use of valganciclovir in place of intravenous ganciclovir for induction therapy in solid organ transplant patients with cytomegalovirus disease?

Robots Lend a Hand in Kidney Transplantation

Kidney transplantation in morbidly obese patients can be technically demanding. Dr. Ron Shapiro reports on the outcome of a totally robotic kidney transplant.

Abstinence From Substance Abuse?

What are the current recommendations regarding length of abstinence from substance abuse when evaluating a patient for organ transplantation?

Multi-organ Transplantation in the Setting of Scarcity

Multi-organ transplantation offers substantial benefits, including avoiding serial surgeries. However, multi-organ transplant candidates in the US commonly receive priority for their nonprimary organ over many who need that organ, which may undermine equity.

Loss of Renal Allograft from Polyomavirus?

Ask the Experts: When and what diagnostic procedures should be done on follow-up of a patient who lost renal function after a verified polyomavirus infection in a renal graft?