Posts Tagged ‘registry’

October 6, 2013

The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirtieth Official Adult Heart Transplant Report—2013; Focus Theme: Age


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The 30th adult heart transplant ISHLT report is based on data submitted on 110,486 heart transplants in recipients of all ages (including 99,008 adults) by 407 centers worldwide since 1982 through June 30, 2012, with follow-up until June 30, 2012.

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April 1, 2013

Does reduction in mycophenolic acid dose compromise efficacy regardless of tacrolimus exposure level? An analysis of prospective data from the Mycophenolic Renal Transplant (MORE) Registry


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Post-transplant, mycophenolic acid (MPA) dose is frequently reduced because of side effects or toxicity. However, overall MPA levels are higher in patients on tacrolimus as opposed to cyclosporine. In this prospective study of patients who were also on tacrolimus, MPA dose reduction or discontinuation was associated with a higher risk of subsequent acute rejection. The […]

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October 30, 2012

The Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: 29th Official Adult Heart Transplant Report—2012


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The ISHLT annual Adult Heart Transplant Report – 2012 is now available.

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April 14, 2012

The Fourth INTERMACS Annual Report: 4,000 implants and counting.


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The Annual Report is now available for review and summarizes the registry’s first 5 years of data collection on mechanical circulatory support recipients.

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April 14, 2012

Intestinal retransplantation: analysis of Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network database


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An increasing number of pediatric and adult recipients of intestine transplantation require retransplantation due to graft failure. This analysis of UNOS database is the largest report to date of patient and graft survival after isolated intestine and combined liver-intestine retransplantation. Patient survival after isolated intestine retransplantation was inferior compared to primary transplantation in adults (5y […]

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February 23, 2012

Trends in Wait-List Mortality in Children Listed for Heart Transplantation in the United States: Era Effect Across Racial/Ethnic Groups


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This study utilized the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) database for all children <18 years old listed for heart or multivisceral transplant, between 1989-2009 and examined the effect of era and race on waitlist mortality.  Their analysis showed that the overall waitlist mortality has decreased across the eras after adjustment for patient related factors. […]

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