Noticias

  1. Aug. 27, 2021

    Mayo Clinic in Florida: First hospital in the world to use a new heart pump as bridge to transplant

    Mayo Clinic in Florida is the only hospital internationally using the new Impella 5.5 heart pump as a bridge to transplant. The pump offers numerous advantages over the left ventricular assist device.

  2. Aug. 17, 2021

    Order is everything: New procedure for heart-liver transplant averts rejection risk

    A Mayo Clinic study published in Journal of the American College of Cardiology shows transplanting the liver first in a heart-liver transplant significantly decreases rejection rates for highly sensitized patients.

  3. Aug. 17, 2021

    Use of weight-loss pharmacotherapy in patients with cirrhosis and in liver transplant recipients

    More data is needed to establish the safety and efficacy of these agents in the pretransplant and post-transplant settings.

  4. Aug. 11, 2021

    Organ perfusion systems a boon to heart and lung transplants

    Transplant specialists at Mayo Clinic in Florida use organ perfusion systems for some heart and lung transplants, resulting in multiple advantages for recipients — including saving lives.

  5. June 02, 2021

    Individuals with controlled hypertension can safely donate a kidney

    Many individuals who would've been excluded previously from kidney donation may do so if their hypertension is controlled. A Mayo Clinic study has found it safe long-term for donors.

  6. May 18, 2021

    New therapies offer improved quality of life for patients who need laryngectomy

    Surgical options for those who need laryngectomy to date have not satisfied all patients. An otolaryngologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona talks about his work on alternatives: larynx transplant and 3D-printed prosthetic l[...]

  7. May 08, 2021

    When it's time to consider organ, tissue or eye donation in trauma care

    A Mayo Clinic Office of Decedent Affairs specialist and LifeSource coordinator answers questions trauma centers may have about organ, tissue or eye donations from their transferred trauma patients.

  8. April 26, 2021

    Mayo Clinic researchers question effectiveness of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines for solid organ transplant patients

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A small study from Mayo Clinic researchers raises the concern that some transplant patients may have a limited immune response after being vaccinated for COVID-19 with an mRNA vaccine. Their findings [...]

  9. April 01, 2021

    Reverse-order heart-liver transplant helps prevent rejection for highly sensitized patients

    ROCHESTER, Minn. -- All too often, patients with high levels of antibodies face major challenges getting a transplant. These highly sensitized patients have a much higher risk of death while waiting for suitable organs the[...]

  10. Jan. 20, 2021

    Kidney transplant: Perspectives on optimal referral timing and its challenges

    A Mayo Clinic transplant surgeon talks about the best time to refer a patient for potential kidney transplant and addresses obstacles to making this happen.

  11. Jan. 19, 2021

    Mayo Clinic's Pediatric Liver Clinic provides exceptional care for patients requiring transplant

    Mayo Clinic Pediatric Liver Clinic specialists deliver an extensive evaluation to provide a comprehensive assessment and treatment plan for pediatric patients with liver disease.

  12. Dec. 08, 2020

    Advanced heart failure complexities and when to refer for specialty care

    Daniel S. Yip, M.D., responds to questions about challenges in pinpointing a patient's heart failure status and when cardiologists might consider referral for advanced heart failure care.

  13. Oct. 09, 2020

    Consensus reached on initial treatment of acute graft-versus-host disease in patients who receive bone marrow transplant; nothing definitive yet for secondary treatment

    There are now two approved second line therapies for treatment of steroid-refractory GVHD ― one for acute GVHD and one for chronic GVHD.

  14. Oct. 03, 2020

    MitraClip treatment of mitral regurgitation after cardiac transplant: Case report

    A 72-year-old male who underwent orthotopic cardiac transplantation received MitraClip placement for severe mitral regurgitation, with almost complete resolution of symptoms within weeks of implantation.

  15. Sept. 29, 2020

    Study finds pioneering dual surgery a safe option for patients with polycystic kidney disease

    ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Patients with large polycystic kidneys in need of a kidney transplant can have their diseased kidneys safely removed laparoscopically at the same time as their transplant surgery. That is the finding of[...]

  16. Sept. 29, 2020

    Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Transplant surgeries and COVID-19

    Transplants are identified as nonelective surgeries, and transplant patients have faced urgent medical needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. "Our practice, like many others across the country, did slow down in March and[...]

  17. April 17, 2020

    Transplant endocrinology at Mayo Clinic

    Mayo Clinic Transplant Center's multidisciplinary providers see recipients of solid organ and bone marrow transplants both pre- and post-transplant to address the unique management challenges of each from an endocrine p[...]

  18. Jan. 20, 2020

    Certain liver cells may help prevent organ rejection after transplant and other conditions, study finds

    ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Mesenchymal stromal cells from fat tissue and bone marrow are widely used in therapeutic trials for their anti-inflammatory qualities, but new Mayo Clinic research finds that liver cells may be of great[...]

  19. Dec. 23, 2019

    Teaching a computer to read a kidney biopsy

    Researchers have trained a deep neural network to conduct more-advanced analyses of medical images, resulting in the interpretation of kidney transplant tissue data with an unprecedented degree of completeness.

  20. June 12, 2018

    Partnering with providers for heart transplant care

    Mayo Clinic is committed to collaborating with providers in the ongoing care of their patients.

  21. April 28, 2018

    A tool for choosing the optimal organ transplant center

    A critical resource — the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients — helps physicians refer patients for possible organ transplantation.

  22. Aug. 01, 2017

    Transplanted scientist develops new transplant tool

    Ivan Z. Nenandic, Ph.D., discusses attenuation-measuring ultrasound shearwave elastography (AMUSE), a technique that independently measures shearwave velocity and attenuation in tissue, and its application for patients [...]

  23. Sept. 13, 2016

    Endoscopic management of post-transplant biliary strictures

    Endoscopic interventions for biliary strictures after liver transplantation have a high success rate and are the preferred approach in patients with duct-to-duct anastomoses.

  24. Jan. 21, 2016

    Liver transplantation and obesity: Weighing the risks

    Although early studies linking obesity with worse survival among liver transplant recipients are flawed, obesity in general and post-transplant weight gain in particular increase the risk of perioperative and postoperat[...]

  25. Hepatitis C livers now usable for transplant into patients uninfected with hepatitis C

    Hepatitis C livers now usable for transplant into patients uninfected with hepatitis C

  26. Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides transplants for patients with lower MELD scores rapidly with encouraging outcomes

    Mayo Clinic in Arizona provides transplants for patients with lower MELD scores rapidly with encouraging outcomes

  27. Stem cell therapy for graft dysfunction in lung transplant

    Stem cell therapy for graft dysfunction in lung transplant

  28. Genomic testing An individualized approach to prevent kidney rejection

    Genomic testing An individualized approach to prevent kidney rejection

  29. Liver transplant for PSC-associated cholangiocarcinoma

    Liver transplant for PSC-associated cholangiocarcinoma

  30. Mayo Clinic offers kidney transplant to patients with high BMI who were previously considered ineligible

    Mayo Clinic offers kidney transplant to patients with high BMI who were previously considered ineligible

  31. Preventing glomerulonephritis after kidney transplant

    Preventing glomerulonephritis after kidney transplant

  32. Bypassing the ICU after liver transplant

    Bypassing the ICU after liver transplant

  33. Bioartificial liver Potential to avoid transplant

    Bioartificial liver Potential to avoid transplant

  34. Increasing the number of transplantable lungs

    Increasing the number of transplantable lungs