Abstracts CLOSING February 26, 2024

Welcome to TSANZ

TSANZ aims to promote research, best clinical practice and advocacy to improve outcomes and increase access to organ transplantation in Australia and New Zealand. The Society brings together transplantation professionals in medicine and science that share common ideals and principles.

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Upcoming Events

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April 10–13 2024 ISHLT details
April 13-16 2024 The World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) details
May 17-22 2024 American Thoracic Society details
May 23-26 2024 European Renal Association details
June 1-5 2024 American Transplant Congress details
June 15 - 18 2024 TSANZ 42th Annual Scientific Meeting and Associated Meetings
August 24-28 2024 59th ANZSN Annual Scientific Meeting
August 30 to September 2 2024 European Society of Cardiology
September 22-25 2024 30th International Congress of the Transplantation Society (TTS) details

New Resources

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New version 1.12 TSANZ Clinical Guidelines · Posted Jan 30

Updated clinical guidelines now available


New version 4.1 National SOP - Organ Allocation, Organ Rotation, Urgent Listing · Posted Jan 30

Access the updated National SOP now


New version 1.1 Surgical Technique for deceased donor abdominal organ retrieval - available now · Posted Aug 15

Revised guidance on surgical techniques for retrieval of abdominal organs for transplantation


New version 1.11 TSANZ Clinical Guidelines - available now · Posted Jun 14


New version 4.0 National SOP - Organ Allocation, Organ Rotation, Urgent Listing · Posted Mar 16

Revised Standard Operating Procedure for all donation & transplant clinicians.


New version 1.10 of TSANZ Clinical Guidelines - available now · Posted Oct 14

Updates to Chapters 4, 6 & 8


Changes to Australian Deceased Donor Kidney Allocation · Posted Apr 28

Review of kidney allocation has been undertaken by RTAC and RAWG.


More information of the Kidney Algorithm v2 (KAv2) · Posted May 3

Principles of the Kidney Matching Algorithms SOP


Online Workshops · Posted Jun 16

What do patients and their families think about telehealth in Kidney Transplantation? - Register for online workshops here


Implementing Virtual Cross Matching in Australia · Posted Jun 15

Implementing Virtual Cross Matching in Australia


Uluru Statement · Posted Jun 15

TSANZ supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart


TSANZ Ethical Statement regarding executed prisoners · Posted Jun 19

Read the TSANZ Ethical Statement regarding executed prisoners


Statement on Unproven Stem Cell Interventions for Lung Disease · Posted Jun 19

Follow the link to view the statement


Annals ATS editorial · Posted Jun 19

Click on the link to view the editorial



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