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The Transplantation Knowledge Centre is an online resource intended to educate healthcare professionals in best practice for the transplantation of various organs.

This Knowledge Centre 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 inhibitorsinduction therapy and anti-metaboliteslong-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.

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Learning Zones

An Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.



See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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