This handbook formalises the processes associated with the preparation of ESOT CPGs, including selecting topics for new guidelines, writing and reviewing approval, dissemination, and updating. Moreover, it defines the governance of the process.
The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (STCS) identified 13 research priorities through focus group interviews with transplant patients. The priorities were assigned to four levels, addressing 1) individual patient level priorities such as medication taking, exercise and physical fitness, or dealing with financial pressure; 2) micro level priorities covering social interactions such as trustful relationships, person-centredness;
Keep up with ESOT – save the dates 🗓 10 August at 21:00 CEST #ESOTchat on Twitter >>> #ESOTTLJ with Irene Bello, Arne Neyrinck, Maria Simonenko and Cristiano Amarelli on Cardiothoracic Topics 🗓 24 August at 21:00 CEST #ESOTchat on Twitter >>> #ESOTTLJ with Lucrezia Furian and Lorna Marson on Kidney Topics
In the last 8 weeks, specialised paediatric liver centres in the UK identified more children with acute liver failure due to hepatitis of an unknown cause than would be expected over a similar period.
Read a statement on the outbreak from ELITA
We announce the release of the Open Letter prepared with the European Donation and Transplant Coordination Organisation (EDTCO) to support the modification of the Swiss transplant law to reform the national organ consent system (votation May 15, 2022), moving from explicit to presumed consent. Read here the full Open Letter to Swisstransplant.
The winner of the ESOT Hackathon 2021 was awarded to the ‘NewLife’ project, presented by : Vincent Karam, Justyna Gołębiewska, Eric Buleux-Osmann, Christophe Duvoux, Wojtek Polak, and Giancarlo La Pietra (as the coach).
This educational webinar will discuss the efficacy of current COVID-19 vaccine strategies for transplanted patients. The first talk will focus on the experience with heterologous vaccinations and the pro´s and con´s for vector vaccines in transplant patients. The second talk summarises previous studies on second and third booster (homogenous and heterologous) vaccinations – and gives
International Medical Societies representing Transplantation Professionals across the globe support and nurture diversity and inclusion among their members, fostering education, and stand against any form of barriers in access, knowledge, transition and required training around the “Gift of Life”, particularly that related to gender, race, religion and income. We embrace a call of action to
UPDATE on ISHLT/AST Statement on #COVID19 #Vaccine in #SOT Recipients. Based on current evidence, we recommend providing 3rd dose of mRNA vaccine for SOT recipients who previously completed a 2-dose mRNA vaccine series—if local regulations allow. v. 08.13.2021 – ISHLT-AST_SARS-CoV-2-Vaccination_8-13-21 Learn more about COVID19 resources
What do we know about physical activity after solid organ transplantation? What is the patient experience with physical activity? How can one get started and hold on? The symposium will address these questions while providing accessible information and practical advice. Speakers include physical therapists as well as people with transplants who will share their experience