Rejection — More Than the Eye Can See: Individualized Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients



About this Webinar

Date: Friday, April 06, 2012

Author: Strom, Terry B., MD
Director, Transplant Research Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
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Category: CE Credit, Webinar

Description: Transplant specialist Terry Strom, MD discusses established and emerging biomarkers of organ rejection and the clinical utility of laboratory testing to predict and identify rejection among renal transplant recipients.

Learning Objectives — at the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

• Describe the primary clinical challenges to successful solid organ transplantation (SOT) and long-term, positive outcomes for patients receiving organ transplants
• Explain the current guidelines and latest expert recommendations regarding laboratory testing for kidney donors and recipients
• Discuss current and emerging biomarkers of organ rejection and best practices related to monitoring for and managing organ rejection
• Communicate the most significant unmet needs within the SOT arena how emerging technologies and therapies are anticipated to impact them