2017 American Transplant Congress (ATC)

Banner from the ATC 2017 in Chicago

The Kidney Health Education and Research Group was well represented at the 2017 American Transplant Congress, the annual conference of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) and the American Society of Transplantation (AST). The congress was held from April 29 to May 3 in Chicago, Illinois. Four abstracts submitted by our team members were accepted for poster presentation, and on May 1 the team presented these research posters at the “Disparity in Access and Outcomes for Solid Organ Transplantation” poster session.

Posters presented:

Substance Use Among Potential Kidney Transplant Candidates and Its Impact on Access to Kidney Transplantation; a Canadian Cohort Study.
Tang E, Bansal A, Kwok M, Famure O, Kim J, Buchman DZ, Novak M, Mucsi I.

Ethnicity and Transplant Knowledge Among Canadian ESKD Patients.
Wong D, Ford H, Lok C, Nessrallah G, Peipert J, Richardson C, Waterman A, Novak M, Mucsi I.
Ethnocultural Barriers to Pre-Emptive Kidney Transplantation: A Single Centre Retrospective Cohort Study.
Bansal A, Kwok M, Cao S, Famure O, Kim J, Mucsi I.
Psychosocial Distress in Chronic Kidney Disease: Benefits of Kidney Transplantation.
Richardson C. Belenko D, Mucsi E, Edwards N, Wong D, Novak M, Li M, Mucsi I.

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