Transplantation Technologies & Research

ISSN: 2161-0991

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Volume 11, Issue 2 (2021)

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    Kidney Transplantation: Process, Affects and Care to be taken after Transplantation

    Henkie P Tan*

    Kidney transplant or renal transplant is the organ transplant of a kidney into a patient with end-stage kidney disease (ESRD). Kidney transplant is typically classified as deceased-donor (formerly known as cadaveric) or living-donor transplantation depending on the source of the donor organ.

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    Obstacles of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

    Henkie P Tan*

    The tolerance of organ transfers is very much archived. Upgrades in immunosuppression and different parts of subordinate consideration have prompted critical improvement in results. Right now, regardless of extensive examination struggle, there are a couple of demonstrated tests pointed toward estimating or observing the ampleness of immunosuppression, the disappointment of which may result in over-immunosuppression and pioneering diseases and kidney brokenness, or under-immunosuppression and intense dismissal (AR).

    Volume 11, Issue 3 (2021)

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      Liver Transplantation

      Alexandra R. Lucas*

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      Heart Transplantation

      Alexandra R. Lucas*


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      Pre-treatment Modulation of Renal Allograft Chemokine: Glycosaminoglycan Pathways Reduces Transplant Rejection

      Michelle Burgin, Roxana Beladi, Kyle Varkoly, Jordan R. Yaron, Liqiang Zhang, Steve T. Yeh, Jacqueline Kilbourne, Dara Wakefield, William Clapp, Alexandra R. Lucas


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      Evidence of Clinical Utility: An Investigator Assessment of a Novel Blood-Based Biomarker of Liver Transplant Rejection to Guide Immunosuppression Decisions

      Weems Juston, Holman John1, Rose Stanley, Abecassis Michael M , Levitsky Josh

      Background: We have previously discovered and validated a microarray-based test that analyzes blood gene expression profiles (GEP) as an indicator of immune status in liver transplant recipients with stable liver function.

      Methods: In this study, investigators (7 transplant hepatologists) assessed clinical utility of the TruGraf Liver test in patient management. In a retrospective study, simultaneous blood tests and liver function tests (882 serial time points within the first year of liver transplant) were performed in 29 patients at 7 transplant centers.

      Results: When queried regarding whether a single initial TruGraf Liver test result impacted their decision regarding patient management, in 455/882 (51.5%) of serial time points, the investigator responded in the affirmative. Of the 455 affirmative responses, nearly 70% were related to the test result supporting a decrease or increase in immunosuppressive therapy. Of the responses that TruGraf liver did not alter care, nearly 40% were related to the need to see the next serial test before modifying patient management. All seven providers (100%) stated the affirmative when asked if this blood test would be useful in general for future liver transplant patient management.

      Volume 11, Issue 4 (2021)

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        Translational Potential of Cell Treatment in Neonatal

        Luz Elena Duran-Carabali*

        DOI: 10.37421/2161-0991.2021.11.183

        Neonatal hypoxia ischemia (HI) is still a leading cause of death and is linked to a high rate of life-long impairments. Unfortunately, there is little clinical treatment for HI, and no existing intervention can successfully prevent the long-term effects of HI injury. Only hypothermia has some positive effects on moderately affected HI children at this time. To improve the translational potential of cell treatment in neonatal HI, investigations should closely resemble clinical trials. Furthermore, the cell type, dose, administration schedule, and delivery channel should all be considered and determined in the experimental design. Despite these suggestions, intraparenchymal injection remains the most widely used cell delivery method in the United States.

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        A Pole of Medical Students Revealed Their Feelings about Face Transplantation

        Sanju Sobnach*

        DOI: 10.37421/2161-0991.2021.11.185

        Face transplantation has developed as a surgical option for patients who require pan-facial restoration, especially when traditional surgical procedures produce inadequate functional and aesthetic outcomes. Face transplantation has not been without controversy, despite the fact that center’s that perform the process follow strict regulations and use precise donor and recipient selection criteria. Our future health professionals will need to be sufficiently prepared and trained to identify donors and care for recipients as the number of face transplants performed increases. There has never been a study of medical students' thoughts toward face transplantation. We believe that looking into this matter is necessary since future doctors' perspectives are essential.

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        Initial Postoperative Hemoglobin Values

        Martin Dworschak*

        DOI: 10.37421/2161-0991.2021.11.186

        This is referred to as "patient blood management." Lung transplantation is a complex surgical procedure that frequently necessitates intraoperative transfusion of blood products. One of the four patients undergoing lung transplantation requires a massive blood transfusion. Because pre-transfusion hemoglobin thresholds may be impractical and inaccurate during active bleeding and in thermodynamically unstable patients, they should be avoided. In the absence of high-quality data, clinicians rely heavily on the outcomes of cardiac surgery patients. Patients undergoing lung transplantation, on the other hand, differ from other surgical patients in many ways. As a result of chronic hypoxia, many of them have pre-operative polycythemia, while others are anemic due to underlying chronic infections. Furthermore, the lung is the only solid or liquid organ.

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        Bone Marrow is Implanted the Amount of Oxidative

        Clelia Rejane Antonio Bertoncini*

        DOI: 10.37421/2161-0991.2021.11.184

        The tail-cuff method was used to assess systolic blood pressure, as previously described. At 48 weeks of age, the rats were assessed, with 2 days of tail-cuff blood pressure training followed by 3 days of measurements. On each measurement day, two sets of measurements were taken, each with up to five independent measurements. Animals were tested on a daily basis at roughly the same time.

        Stroke is the leading cause of motor impairments and a leading cause of death around the world. Adult stem cells have been found to protect neurons from degeneration through mechanisms that include neurotransmitter activity recovery as well as a reduction in apoptosis and oxidative stress. As a model for stem cells, we used the lineage stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHRSP).Recent research suggests that to restore the loss of cells in the nervous system, particular combinations of therapies are required, based on the already existing neural network as well as the blood supply and intrinsic mechanisms of healing. MSCs have been shown to give birth to neural cells in vitro and in vivo in numerous investigations. Bone marrow stem cells may become involved after an ischemic event

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        Children abnormalities on brain MRI

        Sally Emad-Eldin*

        DOI: 10.37421/2161-0991.2021.11.182

        For a variety of childhood hematologic malignancies as well as to treat congenital disorders in which these functions are diminished or missing, bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is used to restore hematologic and immunologic competence. High doses of chemotherapy, often combined with total-body irradiation, are used to prepare the patient for BMT. Infection, vascular problems, therapy-induced cytotoxicity, graft versus host disease (GVHD), and return of preexisting diseases are the most prevalent and clinically important consequences. Because CNS consequences can be catastrophic, early diagnosis is critical for successful management and a good prognosis. CT and MRI scans are useful for early diagnosis, which increases the chances of a successful treatment.

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