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Organ Transplants & Donation : Health & Medical

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?