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Renal transplant outcomes excellent with older living donors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kidneys transplanted from living donors over the age of 55 are associated with "excellent outcomes" in older transplant recipients, according to data from the Organ Procurement Transplant Network/United Network for Organ Sharing. "With looming changes to organ allocation in...

Transmission and Symptoms

Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6)

Dr. Danielle Zerr talks about Human Herpes Virus 6—its transmission and the disease it causes in both pediatric patients and severely immunocompromised patientsReferences and Resources Caserta, M., D. Mock, and S. Dewhurst. Human herpes virus 6. Clin Infect Dis. 2001;33(6):829-833. Zerr, D., et al. A...

For those patients suffering from CF, PAH, or Sarciodosis

When to Refer Patients for Transplantation

Francis Cordova, MD, Medical Director, Lung Transplantation Program, Temple University School of Medicine, discusses when to refer patients for transplantation. References and Resources Goldberg HJ, Deykin A. Advances in lung transplantation for patients who have cystic fibrosis. Clin Chest Med....