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Advances in Transplantation

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Advances in Transplantation covers a variety of current issues and practices in transplant medicine, from referrals and indications, to avoiding complications and optimizing patient care.

Advances in Transplantation covers a variety of current issues and practices in transplant medicine, from referrals and indications, to avoiding complications and optimizing patient care.
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Advances in Transplantation covers a variety of current issues and practices in transplant medicine, from referrals and indications, to avoiding complications and optimizing patient care.

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English


Episodes

Xenotransplantation: Liver Allocation and Bioethics Part 2 of 2

7/12/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: Paul R. Helft, MD Guest: A. Joseph Tector, MD, PhD One of the most pressing problems in transplant medicine is the shortage of available organ donors to keep up with high demand. What are the ethical considerations of solving the liver shortage problem with xenotransplantation? Host Dr. Aaron Carroll welcomes Drs. Tector and Helft for the second part in a discussion of xenotransplantation. Dr. Joseph Tector directs the section of transplant surgery's...

Duration:00:15:00

Psychological Screening Before Transplantation

6/15/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: Audrey A. Krause, PhD Psychosocial issues arise before, during and after organ transplantation. To address these issues proactively and comprehensively, many transplant centers incorporate a psychological assessment as part of the protocol to evaluate patients for transplantation. What are the psychological criteria for inclusion or exclusion for listing? And how are psychosocial issues managed for patients both before and after surgery? Host Dr. Aaron...

Duration:00:14:59

Lung Allocation and Who is Transplanted

5/17/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: John M Reynolds, MD Which patients are good candidates for lung transplantation? How sick does a patient need to be to qualify? How does the transplant allocation system work? Host Dr. Aaron Caroll welcomes Dr. John M. Reynolds, medical director of Indiana University Health Lung Transplant Program, to discuss these questions and other considerations regarding potential lung transplant candidates, including the lung allocation score system, and how to assess...

Duration:00:14:59

Densensitization Therapy for Kidney Transplant Patients

4/19/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: William Goggins, MD Some patients needing kidney transplants have to wait much longer than others because of their sensitization to human leukocyte antigen (HLA). How are new desensitization protocols opening the door to transplantation for these patients who were previously ineligible? Host Dr. Aaron Carroll talks to Dr. William Goggins, kidney transplant surgical director at Indiana University Health.

Duration:00:14:59

Transplant and Treatment Options for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

4/19/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: Mary Maluccio, MD, MPH While the incidence of many types of cancer in the United States has decreased in recent years, the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma, secondary to either hepatitis B or cirrhosis, has been on the rise. And, of the treatment options including resection, ablation and transplantation, what tumor characteristics determine treatment and which patients might benefit most from liver transplant? Dr. Mary Maluccio, director of the liver...

Duration:00:14:59

The Case for Pancreas-After-Kidney Transplantation in Type 1 Diabetics

3/31/2011
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Host: Aaron Carroll, MD Guest: Jonathan Fridell, MD Although most patients with type 1 diabetes are able to rely on insulin to effectively manage their condition, sometimes insulin is not enough. When should these patients consider pancreas and/or kidney transplant? Dr. Jonathan Fridell, surgical director of the pancreas transplant program at Indiana University Health, talks with host Dr. Aaron Carroll about the benefits of separate or simultaneous pancreas and kidney...

Duration:00:14:59