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We are Exhibiting this week at ATW!
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Asian Transplantation Week (ATW) 2017 is taking place from October 18 (Wed) to 22 (Sun), 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Incheon, Incheon, Korea. This meeting is endorsed by The Transplantation Society and the Asian Transplantation Society.

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Speaker: Andrzej Grzegorz Baranski, MD. PhD, FEBS
Senior Consultant in Transplant Surgery Abdominal Organ Procurement, General and Gastrointerstinal Surgery, Fellow of European Board of Surgery in the field of Multi-organ Retrieval, Kidney, Pancreas and Liver transplantation, Member of Education Committee of ESOT, Chairman of the ESOT - EDSM&BCSL Courses Department of Surgery Leiden University Medical Centre
Leiden, The Netherlands
Moderator: Prof. Dr. med. Günter Kirste, MD
Professor of surgery at the Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg
retired Director of the German Procurement Organisation DSO
Frankfurt, Germany

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Learn and use avasculaire surfaces - Cattel-Braasch manoeuvre
  • How to recognize and share arterial blood supply between liver and pancreas to make both organs suitable for transplantation.
  • Only kidney retrieval Leiden University Medical Center our quick and safe surgical technique.

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Thursday, October 19, at 2 p.m. ET
Report dissemination webinar on improving organ donor intervention research


On Thursday, October 19, at 2 p.m. ET, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will host a report dissemination webinar to discuss the key messages of its new report Opportunities for Organ Donor Intervention Research: Saving Lives by Improving the Quality and Quantity of Organs for Transplantation.

The webinar will feature members of the authoring committee speaking about the report's recommendations for conducting organ donor intervention research in a way that maintains high ethical standards, ensures dignity and respect for deceased organ donors and their families, provides transparency and information for transplant candidates who might receive a research organ, and supports and sustains the public's trust in the process of organ donation and transplantation.

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Updates and In the news

  • Feature Transplantation article
    Locoregional Therapy With Curative Intent Versus Primary Liver Transplant for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • UMBC and Johns Hopkins lead effort to extend viability of organs and body parts for transplant
  • Team creates functional, stem-cell-derived small bowel segments
  • Scientists Have Successfully Reversed Advanced Heart Failure in Mice
  • High-dose influenza vaccine better for solid organ transplant recipients
  • Direct-Acting Antivirals: The Gold Standard for HCV Recurrence Following Transplantation?
  • 'Stumped' Documents Journey of Amputee & Transplantee Filmmaker
  • Recurrent UTIs Worsen Kidney Transplant Outcomes
  • Predicting tacrolimus concentrations in children receiving a heart transplant using a population pharmacokinetic model

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Updates and In the news

  • ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program Application Deadline - October 1, 2017
  • Featured Transplantation article "Outcomes of Solid Organ Transplants After Simultaneous Solid Organ and Vascularized Composite Allograft"
  • ISVCA 2017 Salzburg-Austria Congress is fast-approaching - October 26-27
  • See us at the TTS and Transplantation booth and get your free copy of the September issue!
  • An Asia First - Teenager injured in horror bus crash is first in Asia to receive two new arms: 19-year-old undergoes double limb transplant surgery
  • Ethics - Are we opening a Pandora's Box? Rewarding families of deceased organ donors is an ethical minefield, especially in India.
  • Organ Swaps? Kidney donors swap organs for transplant vouchers for loved ones
  • USA - Enhancing liver distribution - Public comment
  • Ethics- Recent featured article in Canadian National Post on Head Transplantation
  • How India countered beliefs that hold back organ donation – by rallying spiritual leaders to promote life-saving practice
  • Australia News - Untapped pool of deceased organ donors prompts calls for change in ICUs
  • Japan - INSIGHTS into the WORLD / Revamp law for surge in organ transplants
  • A 'social control' system guarantees embryonic stem cell puritynsplants
  • Expanding Our View of the Human Microbiome
  • The International Transplant Nurses Society has an exciting 2018 planned!

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We are exhibiting at ESOT from September 24-26
Come visit our booth # 26


ESOT Booth Activities

  • Stop by and play some table soccer and submit an idea for TTS 2018 for a chance to win a free registration to the Congress.
  • Enter our Journal Cover Contest. We'll have a selection of recent covers for Transplantation, and we want to know your favorite. Follow our Transplantation journal on Twitter @TransplantJrnl for more information.
  • For a limited time, Transplantation Direct is offering 10% off on publication fees until December 31, 2017. TTS and ILTS members already qualify for 10% off, bringing their total discount to 20% with this limited time offer. Ask us for more details.
  • See us at the TTS and Transplantation booth and get your free copy of the September issue!

Other news

  • ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program October 1 Application Deadline
  • WIT sex and gender considerations in transplantation research
  • IPTA September Newsletter released
  • In the News

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Our Corporate Sponsors

TTS gratefully acknowledges the Corporate Partners whose generous support makes the work of the Society possible:

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