Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on transplantation

Steyn, E. ; Al-Benna, S. (2020-09)

CITATION: Steyn, E and Al-Benna, S. 2020. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on transplantation. South African Journal of Surgery, 58 (3):128-129, doi: 10.17159/2078-5151/2020/v58n3a3348

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The evolving epidemic has led to reduced activities in organ donation and transplantation across South Africa. Similarly, transplantation programmes have been suspended in other countries because of scarce resources (especially ICU beds) and concerns regarding immunosuppressive induction regimens.

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