Robert A. Montgomery, MD, PhD, Director of Langone Transplant Institute at New York University, delivers 2022 Anderson-Newton Lecture.
Category: Transplant Surgery
Leading in Liver Transplantation: Maria B. Majella Doyle, MD, MBA
Distinguished endowed chair recognizes Doyle’s vital role in transplant surgery.
A Look Into Hepatitis and Liver Transplant
Hepatitis can cause damage to the liver and, in some cases, a need for a liver transplant.
Blood Donation: What, How and Why
Washington University patients benefit from blood donations during surgery and in critical care situations. Learn about the “what, how, and why” of blood donation.
Identifying Causes of Vascular Damage in Lung Transplantation
Investigators from the Thoracic Immunology Laboratory have identified pathways leading to ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation. Their findings are published in the journal PNAS.
The Essentials of Biological Tissue Grafts, Donation and Research at Washington University
There are several sources for biological tissue grafts used for reconstructive, reparative or replacement surgery. Allografts are obtained from tissue donors and transplanted into recipients through the tissue donation process. The decision to donate involves registration as a donor and is an important conversation to have with family. Ongoing surgery and research at Washington University benefits from the donation of tissue grafts or specimens from consented donors.
How Kidney Allocation Changed in 2021
Kidney transplant is a life-saving surgical procedure which requires the matching of a donor kidney to the receiving patient, or recipient. National policy updates change the process of matching kidneys to recipients.
Alec Patterson, MD, named Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Alec Patterson, MD, was appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.
Ask the Doctors: Adult Liver Transplant
Washington University transplant surgeon Majella Doyle, MD, MBA, answers patient questions about adult liver transplants.
Transplant Surgery | 2020 Annual Report
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Section of Transplant Surgery.
Surgery Superheroes: Pediatric Liver Transplant
The Washington University pediatric liver care and transplant team at St. Louis Children’s Hospital shares what makes their pediatric patients superheroes in their eyes.
Saying Yes to Organ Donation
An organ donor can save as many as seven lives. Still, some people have concerns about becoming an organ donor. Transplant surgeon William Chapman, MD, explains the donation process and addresses common concerns people have regarding organ donation.
Ask the Doctors: Kidney Transplant
Director of Kidney and Pancreatic Transplantation at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center Jason Wellen, MD, MBA, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about kidney transplant.
Changing the Playing Field: Robotic Surgery in Transplantation
Transplant and hepatobiliary surgeon Adeel Khan discusses the growth of the Robotic Transplant Surgery Program at the School of Medicine, the reasons behind its success and the impact on patient care.