The framework and case studies demonstrate the common features of successful organ donation and transplantation systems, and highlight transferrable elements that can be applied elsewhere with the aim of improving performance.
The ESOT Patient Inclusion Initiative at ESOT Congress 2023
The steering group members of the ESOT-ETPO Alliance are delighted to announce three new appointments for activities happening in conjunction with the ESOT Congress 2023 in Athens, Greece. The traditional appointment with the members of the ESOT-ETPO Alliance network is enhanced this year with the possibility for the transplanted community to attend two workshops (both
ESOT TLJ Consensus Conference Highlights Report
We would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who joined ESOT at TLJ 3.0 and supported us on our mission to transform the world of transplantation and improve the lives of people living with transplants. We are excited to see the impact of these newly formed consensus reports and hope they assist in guiding the future of transplantation. However, we recognise there is still a long way to go. Our work does not stop here, and we look forward to continuing to strive towards a brighter future for transplantation at many more meetings in the years to come.
ESOT manual for clinical practice guidelines
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.
A National Survey Comparing Patients’ and Transplant Professionals’ Research Priorities in the Swiss Transplant Cohort Study
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;
What’s up in August?
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
News: ELITA statement on the outbreak of acute hepatitis in children
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
Open letter to Swisstransplant
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.
ESOT Hackathon 2021 Winner: NewLife
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).
WEBINAR: What you need to know about vaccinating your kidney transplanted patients against COVID-19
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