Potential Yield of Imminent Death Kidney Donation – American Journal of Transplantation, via Medscape (free registration required)
Mid- and Long-Term Health Risks in Living Kidney Donors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentaries: Analysis looks at long-term risks of living kidney donation – American College of Physicians, via EurekAlert (free) AND What Are The Health Risks To Living Kidney Donors? – MedicalResearch.com (free) AND Living kidney donors have low but elevated risk of renal failure – Reuters (free)
Risk Factors for Melanoma in Renal Transplant Recipients – JAMA Dermatology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentary: Transplantation and Risk for Malignant Melanoma – Medscape (free registration required)
News release: KDIGO Guidelines on Living Kidney Donors: A Call for A Paradigm Shift (free)
Clinical Practice Recommendations on Indication and Timing of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Mature T-Cell and NK/T-Cell Lymphomas: an International Collaborative Effort on Behalf of the Guidelines Committee of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (link to abstract – $ for full-text)
Commentary and Summary: Guideline on HCT for Certain Lymphoma Types – Hematology News (free registration required)
See also: CAROLT Calculator
“First app to predict which patients will die or be hospitalized from cardiovascular complication post-transplant”
Invited commentary: Surgical Site Infection Prevention – What We Know and What We Do Not Know – JAMA Surgery (free)
Commentary: ‘Long-Awaited’ CDC Guidelines on SSI Prevention Released – Medscape (free registration required)
Transplantation of HCV-infected-kidneys into uninfected recipients seems feasible in this era of direct-acting antiviral agents, maybe shortening waiting times for those willing to take the risk.
Browse Appropriateness Criteria Topics (free)
This comprehensive guide from American College of Radiology (ACR) covers 230 topics with more than 1,100 clinical indications and has just been updated. It is a very useful resource for doctors in all specialties to guide which exam is most appropriate in each clinical situation.