American Transplant Congress

Healio brings you the highlights from the American Transplant Congress. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ATC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News

Study shows withdrawal of corticosteroids does not impact graft survival

June 5, 2019
BOSTON — Patients randomized to early withdrawal of corticosteroids after a living or deceased donor transplant had near-identical outcomes to…
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Study: Kidneys from donors aged 70 years or older are viable for transplant

June 4, 2019
BOSTON — Kidneys from donors aged 70 years or older were effective in transplantation and should be considered for the procedure, according to…
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Study: Kidneys from donors with AKI do not negatively impact eGFR in transplant recipients

June 4, 2019
BOSTON — For deceased donor transplants, AKI in the donor did not have any negative impact on eGFR in the recipient at 1 year, according to a…
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Long-term graft and patient survival after kidney transplant on positive trajectory

June 3, 2019
BOSTON — In the past 3 decades, survival rates of both allograft and patients following kidney transplant have improved, according to a speaker…
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Graft failure in kidney transplant associated with mortality, morbidity

June 3, 2019
BOSTON — Kidney transplant recipients with a failing graft had an increased risk for both mortality and morbidity compared to patients who had…
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Intersecting social determinants create disparities in kidney transplant that include less access for women

June 3, 2019
BOSTON — Due to a variety of social determinants — including age, race and socioeconomic status — women have less access to kidney…