Liver Transpl 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Department of Surgery, Soonchunhyang University Seoul Hospital, Soonchunhyang University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Int J Surg 2021 Sep 12:106097. Epub 2021 Sep 12.
Department of International Medical Services, Gansu Provincial Maternity and Child-care Hospital, Lanzhou, 730050, Gansu, China. Electronic address:
Liver Transpl 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Novartis Pharma GmbH, Nürnberg, Germany.
Background: Everolimus-facilitated reduced tacrolimus exposure (EVR+rTAC) at 30 days post-liver transplantation (LT) has shown advantages in renal preservation. This study evaluated the effects of early initiation of EVR+rTAC in de novo liver transplant recipients (LTR).Methods: In HEPHAISTOS (NCT01551212, EudraCT 2011-003118-17), a 12-month (M), multicenter, controlled study, LTR were randomized at 7-21 days post-LT to receive EVR+rTAC or standard tacrolimus (sTAC), with steroids. Read More
Transpl Int 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Donation and Transplant Coordination Unit, Hospital Clinic, Associate Professor Surgical Department, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
This paper describes a pathway for collaboration between transplant healthcare professionals and organ recipients. Under the umbrella of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) a joint initiative started from three Sections and Committees of ESOT: EDTCO (European Donation and Transplant Coordination Organisation), ETHAP (European Transplant Allied Healthcare Professionals) and ELPAT (Ethical, Legal and Psycho-social Aspects of Transplantation). The formal "kick-off" of the Advisory Board Meeting of the European Transplant Patients' Organisation (ETPO) was during the ESOT congress in 2019. Read More
Methods Mol Biol 2021 ;2388:71-77
Organ Transplantation Center, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
It is widely accepted that iNKT cells are abundant in the liver and play a role in various liver disorders. In here, we describe an optimized protocol in identifying and isolating invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells by magnetic beads to further use in functional assays. Read More