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2013-03-22 15:20:14

More transplant knowledge and motivation linked with greater success in obtaining a living donor transplant Highlights: -In an analysis of 695 patients with kidney failure, Blacks had received less transplant education, were less knowledgeable about transplantation, and were less willing to pursue deceased or living donor transplantation than Whites. -Patients who began a transplant evaluation process with a greater knowledge of transplantation and greater motivation to receive living...

2013-02-18 23:03:12

During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for mechanical circulatory support and their potential complications. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 During a recent webinar hosted by AllMed Healthcare Management, Dr. Dale Mueller, a board-certified thoracic and cardiac surgeon, discussed the use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) for...

2013-02-01 09:49:04

African Americans, individuals without private insurance less likely to receive a transplant before needing dialysis Highlights: African Americans and individuals without private health insurance are less likely to receive a kidney transplant before needing dialysis. Geographic region is not a major factor in determining whether a patient receives a kidney transplant before starting dialysis. Nearly 90,000 people in the U.S. are waiting for a kidney transplant, and many will die...


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Bone Marrow Transplantation (journal)
2012-06-04 20:00:41

Bone Marrow Transplantation is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is J.M. Goldman (UK). The journal publishes high quality, original research that addresses all aspects of basic biology and clinical use of haemopoietic stem cell transplantation in humans. The broad scope of the journal thus encompasses topics such as stem cell biology, kinetics and cytokine control, transplantation immunology, HLA and matching...

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