transplant

  1. Junior22

    Abdominal Transplant Interview Season 2019 for 2020

    Thought I'd start a thread with interview dates for abdominal transplant programs given the lack of information available with the new common application this cycle. Feel free to add. Cheers. Duke -- 3/7 Henry Ford -- 4/24, 4/30 Ochsner -- 3/11, 3/12, 3/13, 3/28, 3/29 (April dates forthcoming)...
  2. W

    Confused about humoral response to acute transplant rejection

    First aid notes that with acute transplant rejection, there is cell-mediated cytotoxicity via CD8+ T cells reacting to MHC class 1/2 it perceives as foreign on donor cells. Then it also says that a humoral response is seen with acute rejection via antibody production. From what I could vaguely...
  3. illinichief89

    What to do on Transplant Sub-i?

    Hello, I am doing a Sub-i in transplant surgery in August... but I don't really know what I am doing in surgery still. I never rotated through a transplant service during my 3rd year. Does anyone have any experience doing a Transplant Sub-i that could share some tips with me on what I should do...
  4. greg.house1408

    Transplant Surgery in the Military

    Questions about Transplant Surgery sub-specialty in the Army: 1) I know the Army does have a Transplant Surgery fellowship, but so far I have not been able to get any info on the number of spots they have, or whether this is a civilian or military fellowship (partnership between UMB and Walter...
  5. Kakarrott

    Why is intestine transplant surgery so darn pricey?

    I was going through some lists of expensive operation and I found out that Intestine transplant costs around 1,2million dollars. The fact that it costs more than lungs or hearth transplant really impressed me but why its so pricey? And how often is operation like this done? I was looking for it...
  6. CriticallyCarED4

    *Opinion Survey* Importance of transplant cases in training - resident/fellow input appreciated

    Background: 4th year trying to create match list. It seems like hearts are straight forward and the experience can be replaced with any cardiac case using cardiopulmonary bypass. Same with lung in that one-lung ventilation is required for a lot of thoracic cases. In my experience, liver...