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Transplant patients are an at-risk population, especially for COVID-19. Transplants are also identified as non-elective surgeries. Often for transplant patients, receiving care in a timely manner is critical.
Dr. Patrick Dean, surgical director for the transplant program at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, discusses the challenges that transplant patients and [...]
The Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) has an online resource www.srtr.org which provides data about every organ transplant program in the United States. SRTR supports the transplant community with analyses, in effort to better patient results and experience through the evaluation of data collected by transplant [...]
Fall is a season of apples, cider, colorful leaves, but like everything else in 2020, this fall will be different. We will still have our fall favorites – we just might have to enjoy them in a mask while social distancing. And instead of just talking about the seasonal flu [...]
On the road to transplantation, there are many factors that are out of your control. Saying “yes” to transplant means taking a giant leap of faith. However, there are elements in each journey that can be controlled, and taking pride and ownership over those areas can be empowering and confidence-boosting. [...]
At Mayo Clinic, our transplant living donors are well-supported by a comprehensive team of transplant experts. One important part of the donor’s care team are the Independent Living Donor Advocates (ILDAs). The ILDAs advocate on behalf of the donors, protecting the donor’s rights and decisions. The ILDA meets with the [...]