1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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[...]

  4. 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[...]

  5. 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[...]

  6. 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[...]

  7. 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.

  8. Nov. 05, 2019

    Increasing the number of transplantable lungs

    Ex vivo lung perfusion can make marginal organs suitable for transplantation.

  9. Sept. 14, 2019

    Preventing glomerulonephritis after kidney transplant

    Mayo Clinic's protocol involves close patient surveillance and early treatment of even clinically mild glomerulonephritis.

  10. Dec. 14, 2018

    Bypassing the ICU after liver transplant

    Many patients safely go to the surgical ward after liver transplantation at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida.

  11. Oct. 02, 2018

    Liver transplant, weight-loss surgery combination benefits obese patients in long term

    ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Obese patients who underwent a life-saving liver transplant and weight-loss surgery at the same time were better able to keep the weight off long term and had fewer metabolic complications than those who[...]

  12. Sept. 18, 2018

    Liver transplant for PSC-associated cholangiocarcinoma

    Mayo Clinic is a pioneer of liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma in the setting of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). The treatment involves adjuvant therapy before liver transplantation.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. April 14, 2018

    Genomic testing: An individualized approach to prevent kidney rejection

    A Mayo Clinic trial uses blood tests to guide immunosuppression therapies after kidney transplant.

  16. April 06, 2018

    Stem cell therapy for graft dysfunction in lung transplant

    Mayo Clinic is studying regenerative-medicine options for managing acute or chronic CLAD.

  17. March 27, 2018

    Bioartificial liver: Potential to avoid transplant

    Mayo Clinic is developing a bioartificial liver to support patients with acute liver failure. The Mayo Spheroid Reservoir Bioartificial Liver has been shown to reduce the severity of liver disease and improve survival i[...]

  18. 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 [...]

  19. 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.

  20. 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[...]