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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Kidney and Liver Transplant Patients: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: The novel 2019 coronavirus (COVID-19) was first described in December 2019 in Wuhan, China and subsequently announced as a pandemic on March 12, 2020. In several studies, solid-organ transplant recipients were ...
Liver and Kidney Transplant During a 6-Month Period in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: With the declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, many studies have indicated that elective surgeries should be postponed. However, post-ponement of transplants may cause diseases to get worse and increase the ...
Balloon Kyphoplasty Is a Safe and Effective Option for the Treatment of Vertebral Compression Fractures in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients
Objectives: Solid-organ transplant recipients are at great risk for osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures because of both underlying pretransplant bone diseases and posttransplant immunosuppressive treatments. Balloon ...
Our Living Donor Protocol for Liver Transplant: A Single-Center Experience
Objectives: The shortage of deceased donor organs is a limiting factor in transplant. The growing discrepancy between the wait list demand versus the supply of deceased donor organs has created an incentive for consideration ...
Oxalosis Crystals' Redeposition in Cardiac Tissue Leading to New-Onset Fatal Cardiac Complication After Liver Transplant in Primary Oxalosis Patient: Case Report
Primary oxalosis is a rare hereditary disorder of metabolism resulting in accumulation of calcium oxalate in almost all tissues of the body. All published data point out the improvement of cardiac function after transplant. ...