Cutting Edge of Transplantation: Transplant Summit

Healio brings you the highlights from Cutting Edge of Transplantation: Transplant Summit 2020. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians.
Meeting News

Speaker: ‘Flawed metrics create flawed allocation models’ in kidney transplantation

March 18, 2020
PHOENIX — The metric currently used to evaluate the impact of kidney allocation policies needs to be addressed to ensure a more equitable…
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Kidneys with hepatitis C virus increasingly transplanted in last 4 years

March 17, 2020
PHOENIX — Since 2016, kidneys from donors with hepatitis C virus are being discarded less and transplanted more, according to a speaker at…
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Speaker details options for allocating scarce organs

March 7, 2020
PHOENIX — There are many ways limited resources like kidneys can be allocated, but the key is to find a system that gives everyone, regardless…
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Speaker highlights importance of tracking equity, disparities in transplantation access

March 6, 2020
PHOENIX — Defining health equity as “the elimination of avoidable disparities in health outcomes among socially disadvantaged…

Meeting Calendar

March 5, 2020 - March 7, 2020