September 2018

Editors in Chief: Frank Dor and Liset Pengel
Editorial Secretariat: Francesco Ballone - ESOT Office



Applications are now open for the ESOT grants.
The Educational Scholarships are ideally suited for applicants who intend to attend one or more of the ESOT Courses in 2019.
We warmly encourage all those eligible to apply.



The ESOT Courses for 2019 are now in the final stages of planning.
The Education Week will run from the 3rd - 9th of February in Rome.

your transplant springboard!

3 - 6 February 2019, Rome

  • Build your transplant foundation
  • A forum not a classroom
  • Transplantflix sessions: Education on demand
  • Create your network!

personal scientific empowerment

6 - 9 February 2019, Rome

  • Present with confidence
  • Find the leader in you
  • Do your own systematic review
  • Upgrade your network!



LIDO�- LIve DOnor nephrectomy
expand your surgical skills

26 - 28 June 2019, Rotterdam

  • Learn a wide range of Surgical Techniques for laparscopic live donor nephrectomy (Choose your favorite!)
  • Establish Connections with leaders in the field, future collaborators and Peers

EDSM�- European Donor Sugery Masterclass
surgical foundation in procurement techniques

Spring 2019, Leiden

  • Acquire strong basics and advanced skills in organ retrieval
  • State-of-the-art update on new and current issues in organ donation

Click here to find the latest high quality evidence in transplantation
including expert commentaries

Transplant Library

Transplant International

Grafts & Facts features every month a selection of two articles from our journal�Transplant International, freely available for all readers. Here is this month's selection, curated by the Education Committee.

International medical graduates and unfilled positions in abdominal transplant surgery fellowships in the United States
F. Schlottmann et al. - Transplant International 2018; 31: 566–567
The United States (US) is facing a serious shortage in its healthcare workforce. Specifically, the United States could anticipate an increasing demand for transplant surgeons due to growth in the donor population and attrition of older surgeons. Keep reading...
Replies to this letter:
- Restructuring training in transplantation surgery …and medicine: a necessity on both sides of the Atlantic
by J. Lerut
- International Medical Graduates in Abdominal Transplant Surgery Fellowships in the United States, response to letter by Schlottmann et al.
by J.A. Lafranca et al.

The prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes of medication trade‐offs in kidney and liver transplant recipients: a pilot study
M. Serper et al. -Transplant International�2018;31: 251-262
High out‐of‐pocket medication costs negatively impact adherence in transplantation. We evaluated the association of “medication trade‐offs”—defined as choosing to spend money on other expenses over medications—with medication nonadherence and transplant outcomes.�Keep reading...

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Centre for Evidence in Transplantation

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