Advances in Transplantation

Advances in Transplantation

  • Advances in Transplantation
  • Advances in Transplantation covers a variety of current issues and practices in transplant medicine,...


Desensitization Therapy for Kidney Transplant Patients

Hosted by: Aaron Carroll Guest: William Goggins 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 D...

November 17, 2014 | 15 min

Xenotransplantation: Liver Allocation and BioethicsPart 2 of 2

Hosted by: Aaron Carroll Guests: Paul R. Helft, A. Joseph Tector 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 fo...

October 27, 2014 | 15 min

Psychological Screening Before Transplantation

Hosted by: Aaron Carroll Guest: Audrey A. Krause 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 ...

February 3, 2014 | 16 min

Lung Allocation and Who is Transplanted

Hosted by: Aaron Carroll Guest: John M Reynolds 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 ques...

January 27, 2014 | 1 min

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