Tag: James D. Eason Transplant Institute


Transplant Patients in ICU at No Greater Risk of Death from COVID-19 Than Non-Transplant Patients, Analysis by UTHSC Physicians Shows

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A national multicenter study that includes a data analysis component by physicians from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center determined that patients who have undergone solid-organ transplants do not have a higher risk of death than those without transplants when admitted to an intensive care unit with a COVID-19 diagnosis. The ‚ÄúStudy of the… Read More


Transplantation of Hepatitis C-Infected Kidneys To Uninfected Recipients Safe, Should be a Standard of Care

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Transplantation of kidneys from Hepatitis C-infected donors to uninfected recipients is safe and can be successfully implemented as a standard of care, according to an observational study by physicians at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the James D. Eason Transplant Institute at Methodist University Hospital. The practice, which has been tested in… Read More