Transplantation Learning Zone
The Transplantation Learning Zone is an online resource intended to educate healthcare professionals in best practice for the transplantation of various organs.
This Learning Zone will cover the indications for transplantation, discussing the most common conditions resulting in organ failure; epidemiology, providing global statistics for organ donation and transplantation, the burden of disease and complication rates; the surgical techniques used, supported by current guideline recommendations; the various methods for immunosuppression, such as calcineurin inhibitors, induction therapy and anti-metabolites; long-term outcomes, discussing the causes of mortality and exploring the options for improvement; and finally, future developments, evaluating the use of regenerative medicine and organs grown ex vivo.
Transplantation Overview: Read about the Indications, Epidemiology and Immunosuppression in solid organ transplantation, the long-term outcomes and complications of transplantation, including future developments on the horizon.
European Society for Organ Transplantation Congress 2017: View slide presentations discussing the results of clinical trials into kidney and liver transplantation, presented at ESOT 2017.