Resources - Transplant Education/Information



TRANSPLANT EDUCATION / INFORMATION


Below are links to website sources for Information and education regarding heart and lung transplantation and organ donation.

  • Declaration of Istanbul (PDF)
  • Guidance for Organ Donation and Transplantation Professions Regarding the Zika Virus (PDF)
  • ISHLT International Fellowship Database
    www.ishlt.org/councils/fellowshipDatabase.asp
    The ISHLT Junior Faculty and Training Council is proud to announce an International Fellowship Database. Based on input provided by  ISHLT members, we have compiled a list of training opportunities in the following fields: adult and pediatric heart failure, heart and lung transplant, mechanical circulatory devices and pulmonary hypertension. This is not a comprehensive list and ISHLT does not endorse any specific program listed or information provided in this database.
  • World Health Organization GODT (Global Observatory on Donation & Transplantation)
    www.transplant-observatory.org
  • Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
    http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov
    (the unified transplant network established by the United States Congress under the National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA) of 1984)
  • CHF Patients.com
    www.chfpatients.com
    (Heart failure and heart transplant information and resources)
  • National Foundation for Transplants
    www.transplants.org
    (fundraising assistance)
  • American College of Chest Physicians
    www.chestnet.org/accp
  • MedlinePlus
    www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/hearttransplantation.html
    (articles, news, information, policies regarding heart transplantation in the U.S.)
  • TransWeb.org
    www.transweb.org
    A Resource on Transplantation and Donation (from the University of Michigan Transplant Center)
  • Eurotransplant International Foundation
    www.eurotransplant.org/cms
    (responsible for the mediation and allocation of organ donation procedures in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Slovenia)
  • ELF: European Lung Foundation
    www.europeanlung.org
    (brings together patients, the public and respiratory professionals to positively influence respiratory medicine)
  • HelpHOPELive
    www.helphopelive.org
    (helps families address financial hardships arising from uninsured medical expenses related to transplantation and catastrophic injury)
  • U.S. Government Information on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation
    www.organdonor.gov
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