In light of the heightened risk for infection associated with solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, rapid and accurate microbiology diagnostics are essential to the practice of transplant clinicians, including...Read More
Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy and Liver Transplantation for Unresectable Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: The Irish Experience of the Mayo Protocol.
Pioneered by the Mayo Clinic, multimodal therapy with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and orthotopic liver transplant has emerged as a promising option for unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma. This study reports the experience...Read More
Novel Organ Perfusion and Preservation Strategies in Transplantation – where are we going in the UK?
This review article focuses on current clinical outcomes with novel perfusion strategies in organ transplantation. Broadly, these approaches can be divided into in-situ regional perfusion in the donor and ex-situ machine...Read More
Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant (PBMT) patients experience significant symptom distress. Mobile health (mHealth) technologies can be leveraged to improve understanding of the patient’s symptom experience by providing...Read More
Microsurgical clipping compared to new and most advanced endovascular techniques in the treatment of unruptured middle cerebral artery aneurysms: a meta-analysis in the modern era.
Analyzing occlusion, complications rate and clinical results in unruptured saccular middle cerebral artery aneurysms comparing clipping to the most advance and newer endovascular techniques.We conducted a literature research...Read More
Effect of remote ischaemic conditioning on coagulation function as measured by whole blood impedance aggregometry and rotational thromboelastometry in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery: A randomised controlled trial.
Remote ischaemic conditioning (RIC) has been shown to prevent platelet activation during ablation for atrial fibrillation. RIC has also been associated with more postoperative transfusion in the off-pump coronary artery bypass...Read More
The Effect of Postoperative Complications After Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy on Long-term Survival: An International Multicenter Cohort Study.
Esophagectomy is a technically challenging procedure, associated with significant morbidity. The introduction of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has reduced postoperative morbidity.Although the short-term effect on...Read More
Surveillance for HCC after Liver Transplantation: Increased monitoring may yield aggressive treatment options and improved postrecurrence survival.
Currently, no surveillance guidelines for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recurrence after liver transplantation (LT) exist. In this retrospective, multicenter study, we have investigated the role of surveillance imaging on...Read More
Lymphangiomas are relatively uncommon head and neck region lymphatic malformations. Although surgery can be still considered the mainstay of treatment, sclerotherapy by OK-432 is becoming a widespread treatment option. The aim...Read More