Kidney Transplantation in the 21st Century

Dr Sian Griffin
University Hospital of Wales

15th December 2021

The UK organ transplantation programme is a remarkable achievement. Thanks to the generosity of donors and their families, the lives of nearly 4,000 recipients are transformed each year. Every transplant requires the complex integration of logistics, laboratory science and clinicians, built on a strong legal and ethical framework. Despite progressive advances in immunology and therapeutics, significant challenges remain, in particular the management of patients who have become sensitised following previous blood transfusion, pregnancy or a prior transplant. This talk will review the current landscape of kidney transplantation in the UK, with a focus on immunological challenges and how these can be overcome.

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