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Hepatic Venous Outflow Reconstruction Directly Into the Right Atrium.
CONCLUSIONS: During the natural course of the disease, venous collaterals form as chronic thrombosis extends into the vena cava. The vena cava can be safely resected in these patients to facilitate hepatectomy through dense adhesions, which is another common clinical problem in this disease. Consequently, venous outflow reconstruction to the right atrium creates the feasible opportunity of draining the graftliver without having to replace the vena cava. PMID: 31801445 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 29, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Karaca CA, Yilmaz C, Farajov R, Iakobadze Z, Kilic K, Buket S, Kilic M Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Impact of Recruitment Maneuvers to Cover Adverse Effects of Donor Transfer.
Abstract Geotrichum capitatum is a rare fungal pathogen that has infrequently affected immunocompromised patients with onco-hematologic diseases. Geotrichum capitatum invasive infection has been associated with poor prognosis, with a mortality rate ranging from 50% to 90%. Here, we report the first case of Geotrichum capitatum invasive fungal infection in a liver transplant recipient from an unrelated deceased donor, who was effectively treated with amphotericin B and voriconazole. We also reviewed the available literature in the field. PMID: 31801446 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 29, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Ghorbani F, Ferrarese A, Cattelan A, Barbieri S, Feltracco P, Saluzzo F, Cillo U, Senzolo M, Germani G, Burra P Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion Using Whole Blood: How?
PMID: 31801447 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 29, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Mohamed MSA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Geotrichum capitatum Invasive Infection Early After Liver Transplant.
Abstract Geotrichum capitatum is a rare fungal pathogen that has infrequently affected immunocompromised patients with onco-hematologic diseases. Geotrichum capitatum invasive infection has been associated with poor prognosis, with a mortality rate ranging from 50% to 90%. Here, we report the first case of Geotrichum capitatum invasive fungal infection in a liver transplant recipient from an unrelated deceased donor, who was effectively treated with amphotericin B and voriconazole. We also reviewed the available literature in the field. PMID: 31801448 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 29, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Becchetti C, Ferrarese A, Cattelan A, Barbieri S, Feltracco P, Saluzzo F, Cillo U, Senzolo M, Germani G, Burra P Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Comparing Urine and Blood Screening Methods to Detect BK Virus After Renal Transplant.
CONCLUSIONS: Although screening for BK polyomavirus in urine did detect viralreactivation earlier,there were no differences in graft or clinical outcomes when either the urine or blood screening method was used. PMID: 31801449 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 29, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: McGann K, DeWolfe D, Jacobs M, Wojciechowski D, Pavlakis M, Tan CS Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

United Arab Emirates' Future Perspective: Converting Potential Organ Donors Into Actual Organ Donors in an Academic Setting.
CONCLUSIONS: This study described the potential organ donation program of our hospital and suggested a systemic approachthattargets the system,organ/donor factors, and consent process to improve the donor conversion rate. New programs might benefit highly from in-house organ donation coordinators, the education and proactive collaboration of hospital staff, and organizational support and management. PMID: 31724920 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Ramsi MA, Al Maeen SM, Al Sereidi HM, Al Ali AS, Alzoebie LA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Comorbidities and Age in Brain-Dead Donors and Liver Transplantation: A 15-Year Retrospective Investigation.
CONCLUSIONS: According to our results, criteria for liver donors have already changed. Although age does not seem to be a limiting factor, older donors deserve a more accurate donor selection due to the higher incidence of risk factors (primarily diabetes mellitus). PMID: 31724921 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Lazzeri C, Bonizzoli M, Ghinolfi D, De Simone P, Pezzati D, Rreka E, Bombardi M, Migliaccio ML, Peris A Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Influence of Peritoneal or Hemodialysis on Results of Simultaneous Pancreas and Kidney Transplant.
In this study, our aim was to verify whether dialysis type determined outcomes on the pancreas graft and whether dialysis type was a risk factor for graftectomy or recipient death. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our study group included 44 simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant patients. Analyzed parameters included type and duration of dialysis treatment, age, sex, long-term pancreas graft survival and patient survival, overall mortality, and number of graftectomies. RESULTS: Of 44 patients, 3 (7%) required a graftectomy. Mortality rate of the group was 5%. Of 44 patients, 33 had hemodialysis and 11 had peritoneal ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Surowiecka A, Feng S, Matejak-Górska M, Durlik M Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Changes to Liver Structure and Energy Metabolism During Cold Storage of Transplanted Liver in Mice.
CONCLUSIONS: Mouse livers showed progressive damage to structure and function during cold storage, with mitochondrial damage perhaps showing the earliest damage. PMID: 31724923 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Zhu L, Feng S, Wu Y, Mu J, Jing T, Xie Y, Li Y, Cao T, Ma T Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Clinical Outcomes of Penetrating Keratoplasty Versus Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty for Keratoconus.
Abstract OBJECTIVES: In recent years, there have been rapid advances in the field of keratoconus. Penetrating keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty are the standard surgical procedures. Nevertheless, controversy remains regarding the outcomes of both procedures in the treatment of keratoconus. Therefore, we conducted a meta-analysis comparing postoperative outcome measures of penetrating keratoplasty versus deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for keratoconus. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We searched PubMed, Embase, Web of Science, and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews for eligible studies c...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Song Y, Zhang J, Pan Z Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Social Media Use Among Transplant Professionals in Europe: a Cross-Sectional Study From the European Society of Organ Transplantation.
CONCLUSIONS: Transplant health care professionals recognize the role of social media platforms in promoting organ donation, sharing information, and providing knowledge for trainees or for research purposes. Future studies are needed to investigate how health care institutions and professional organizations could prevent risks related to social media use by professionals. PMID: 31724925 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Bellini MI, Parisotto C, Dor FJMF, Kessaris N Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Invasive Fungal Infections With Good Survival Following Liver Transplant: A Single-Center Experience From a Developing Country.
CONCLUSIONS: In this single-center series of liver transplant recipients, the incidence of invasive fungal infections was relatively low, probably due to the universal prophylaxis with fluconazole and limited use of the broad-spectrum antibiotics. Early diagnosis and treatment of invasive fungal infections could lead to a better prognosis for liver transplant recipients with invasive fungal infections. PMID: 31724926 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Ebrahimi A, Dashti H, Mohammadpour Z, Ahmadinejad Z Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Effects of Ovarian Transplant on Anti-M üllerian Hormone, Kisspeptin-1, and Kisspeptin-1 Receptor Levels in Rats.
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that, in rats, results were better in the peritoneum transplant group than in the subcutaneous transplant group. We also found that serum anti-Müllerian hormone levels were lower in the transplant groups than in the estrous group, although levels were not completely decreased to zero. These results support the finding that ovarian activities continue after transplant. PMID: 31724927 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Risvanli A, Ocal H, Timurkaan N, Ipek P, Cevik A, Seker I Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Pediatric Pure Red Cell Aplasia Caused by Tacrolimus After Living-Donor Liver Transplant.
Abstract Pure red cell aplasia is a relatively rare disease characterized by selective suppression of erythroid precursors in the bone marrow. This disease can also develop secondary to several other diseases and as a side effect of certain drugs. Tacrolimus, a potent immunosuppressant, is widely used in organ transplant. Several cases of pure red cell aplasia due to tacrolimus administration in organ transplant recipients have been reported.Here, we report a case of reversible pure red cell aplasia that developed during tacrolimus therapy following living-donor liver transplant. The patient, a 1-year-old girl dia...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Watanabe S, Sakamoto R, Yamamoto H, Imaya M, Yamashita T, Anann T, Nakamura K Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Human Herpesvirus 6 as an Indicator of Cytomegalovirus Infection and Its Attributable Disease Symptoms in Liver Transplant Recipients.
CONCLUSIONS: We found that human herpesvirus 6 infection is often associated with cytomegalovirus reactivation and cytomegalovirus-attributable disease symptoms. PMID: 31724929 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Jamalidoust M, Aliabadi N, Namayandeh M, Ziyaeyan M Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Acute Cellular Rejection With Severe Interstitial Lymphoplasmacytic Infiltrate and Edema Associated With Minimal Change Disease.
We describe a case of a 24-year-old female renal transplant recipient who, 10 years after receiving a deceased-donor kidney, presented with acute and massive increases in serum creatinine and proteinuria levels of 13 g over 24 hours. At a previous outpatient clinic visit, her baseline serum creatinine was noted to be 87 μmol/L; on admission, serum creatinine was 1377 μmol/L. Renal biopsy results were consistent with acute cellular rejection with severe interstitial lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates and edema with no evidence of glomerular pathology, including transplant glomerulopathy. The immunofluorescence test results...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - November 13, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Ghamdi G, Al Oudah N, Uthman E, Binsalih S, Al Sayyari A Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Is Unenhanced Computed Tomography Reliable in the Assessment of Macrovesicular Steatosis in Living Liver Donors?
Abstract OBJECTIVES: In this retrospective study, we aimed to determine the diagnostic value of unenhanced computed tomography in the assessment of macrovesicular steatosis in potential living liver transplant donors by using biopsy as a reference standard. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study was approved by our institutional review board, and all included patients provided written informed consent. Our study group included 181 donor candidates (mean age of 35.9 ± 9.3 y) who underwent unenhanced computed tomography and subsequent needle biopsy (mean period after scan of 12.74 d) in the righ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 31, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Haberal KM, Turnaoğlu H, Haberal Reyhan AN Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

In Situ Normothermic Regional Perfusion for Liver Donation From China Category III (Organ Donation After Brain Death Followed by Circulatory Death): A Single-Center Cohort Study.
This study evaluated the application of normothermic regional perfusion to protect the liver grafts from these donors from warm ischemia in a large transplant center in China. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study involved 19 liver transplants from brain death followed by circulatory death donors that were conducted between December 2014 and June 2017. We evaluated the baseline characteristics of the donors and recipients and compared outcomes of both groups. Graft and recipient survival and postoperative complications were also analyzed. RESULTS: Although the normothermic regional perfusion group consist...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 16, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Ding GY, Zhao Y, Wu W, Zhong M, Fu PY, Xu M, Zhou J, Fan J, Huang XW, Song K Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Liver Transplant for Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Single-Center Report of 15 Cases.
CONCLUSIONS: In patients with neuroendocrine tumors, the therapeutic approach to the liver metastasis and the prognosis can be determined based on the natural history of the disease, severity and progression of symptoms,tumor biology, location, and differentiation. Early diagnosis and management are needed to allow less invasive treatment protocols, which could result in more favorable outcomes. PMID: 31615376 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Moradi AM, Entezari M, Safarpour MM, Meshksar A, Muhammad S, Dehghani M, Malek Hosseini SA, Nikeghbalian S Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Successful Kidney Transplant From a Brain Stem-Dead Donor Due To Lethal Methanol Poisoning.
Abstract Kidney replacement is the best treatment modality for chronic renal failure; however,the greatest obstacle for transplant is the scarce number of donor organs. In the United States and Europe, less than 1% of organs for transplant are provided from patients with lethal poisoning. In this paper, we present a successful kidney transplant from a donor with methanol poisoning. A 38-year-old-man who had methanol poisoning developed brain stem death after unsuccessful treatment and was a candidate to be a kidney donor for transplant to a 27-year-old male patient with chronic renal failure. Three weeks after kid...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Zomorrodi A, Kakaei F Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

A Massive Chylous Ascites With Severe Morbidity After Laparoscopic Donor Nephrectomy and Successful Treatment With Total Parenteral Nutrition and Octreotide.
Abstract Kidney transplant is a choice option for treatment of chronic kidney failure because it is associated with cost-effective and normal quality of life. To increase the number of living kidney donors, laparoscopic and minimal invasive modalities have been introduced. Here, we present a case of a living donor with an extremely rare complication after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy that presented as massive chylous ascites. Kidney donor operation can be performed with the use of 3 modalities: traditional open, laparoscopic, and open with minimally invasive. All 3 modalities may be associated with some complica...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Zomorrodi A, Farshi A Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Pulmonary Blastomycosis Following Eculizumab Therapy in a Lung Transplant Recipient.
Abstract Lung transplant recipients are at risk of developing many kinds of lung infection, such as community-acquired, nosocomial, opportunistic, and endemic. Here, we report a young lung transplant recipient who developed blastomycosis, which had most likely occurred following eculizumab treatment for atypical hemolytic uremia syndrome. We hypothesize that the agent interfering with C5 would influence the immune response against Blastomyces species.Although eculizumab has opened a new era for treatment of atypical hemolytic uremia syndrome and has led to the understanding that complementmediated pathology is nee...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Hirama T, Santiago RM, John R, Chaparro C Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Delayed Neurologic Sequelae Caused By Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in a Kidney Transplant Recipient.
Abstract PMID: 31615380 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tsuda S, Uchida J, Iwai T, Morooka C, Kabei K, Mino T, Kuwabara N, Nakatani T Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Particle Flow Profiles From the Airways Measured by PExA Differ in Lung Transplant Recipients Who Develop Primary Graft Dysfunction.
CONCLUSIONS: This study suggests that the PExA 2.0 device is safe to use in conjunction with mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit. Lung transplant patients who developed primary graft dysfunction showed a different particle profile from the airways before clinical signs of primary graft dysfunction developed. Online assessment of ventilation impact before presentation of tissue changes may allow realtime detection of primary graft dysfunction, thus preventing or reducing its effects. PMID: 31615381 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Broberg E, Hyllén S, Algotsson L, Wagner DE, Lindstedt S Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Effects of Blood Transfusion on Hepatic Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury-Induced Renal Tubular Injury.
CONCLUSIONS: Preischemic transfusion potentiated acute tubular injury without triggering renal inflammatory responses. Exacerbation of hepatic injury may induce acute tubular injury via renal oxidant stress. PMID: 31615382 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 11, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Kim S, Baek J, Park S, Choi EK, Baek SH, Choi JH, Lee CH, Sung EG, Kim KJ, Jee D Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

A Short-Term In Vivo Evaluation of the Istanbul Heart Left Ventricular Assist Device in a Pig Model.
CONCLUSIONS: The iHeart ventricular assist device demonstrated encouraging hemodynamic performance and good biocompatibility in the pig model for use as an implantable left ventricular assist device. Further acute in vivo studies will evaluate the short-term pump performance prior to chronic studies for long-term evaluation. PMID: 31580231 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Lazoglu I, Kucukaksu DS, Ozturk C, Aka IB, Bakuy V, Arat N, Yalcin O, Ugurel E, Celikbilek Erkasap P, Aksoy E, Ruacan S Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Cystic Duct Bile Leak in Graft: An Unexpected Origin for Choleperitoneum After Liver Transplant.
ute;s PL, Nuño J Abstract From the beginning of liver transplant implementation, biliary anastomosis has been considered its weakness. An anastomotic bile leak is the most frequent cause of bile in the peritoneum (choleperitoneum) after liver transplant but not the only one. Here, we report a 58-year-old man with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis who had orthotopic liver transplant due to presence of hepatocellular carcinoma.During the immediate postoperative period, bile leakwas diagnosed on trans-Kehr cholangiography. Contrast extravasation was observed on the graft's cystic duct, and no contrast flow i...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Puerta A, Núñez J, Vilar JA, Hervás PL, Nuño J Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

A Kidney Transplant Recipient With Fulminant Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy-Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome: A Rare Clinical Outcome and Review of the Literature.
We present a case of a kidney transplant recipient who received tacrolimus, mycophenolic acid, and prednisone and who developed motor deficits, altered cognition, and speech abnormalities, which culminated in a coma. The diagnosis was made by detecting John Cunningham polyomavirus DNA with polymerase chain reaction and observing characteristic findings on magnetic resonance imaging. Soon after immunosuppressive therapy was withdrawn, the patient's clinical status deteriorated due to immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome, and prednisone was administered. Unfortunately, the patient died about 9 months after onset of sy...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Kirincich J, Basic-Jukic N, Radic J, Lovric-Kujundzic S, Kastelan Z Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Preemptive Appendicectomy at the Time of Pancreas Transplantation: Is It Necessary?
CONCLUSIONS: A policy ofroutine appendicectomy atthe time of pancreas transplant appears to be justified and safe. PMID: 31580234 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Thakkar RG, Kanwar A, Singh A, Hawche G, Talbot D, Wilson C, Manas DM, White SA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Long-Term Outcomes of Renal Transplant in Patients With End-Stage Renal Failure Due to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis.
CONCLUSIONS: We found excellent long-term renal allograft survival rates in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and granulomatosis with polyangiitis, with secondary malignancy rates similar to those shown in recipients without autoimmune diseases. These findings provide clinicians with long-term data on transplant recipients with end-stage renal failure due to systemic inflammatory conditions. PMID: 31580235 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Considine SW, Davis NF, McLoughlin LC, Mohan P, Forde JC, Power R, Smyth G, Little DM Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Liver Transplant for Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1: Results of Sequential, Combined Liver and Kidney, and Preemptive Liver Transplant.
CONCLUSIONS: Liver transplant can be considered a treatment for patients with primary hyperoxaluria type 1. Combined liver and kidney transplant and preemptive liver transplant could be proper options for these patients. PMID: 31580236 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Horoub R, Shamsaeefar A, Dehghani M, Nikoopour H, Entezari M, Moradi A, Kazemi K, Eshraghian A, Nikeghbalian S, Malek-Hosseini SA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Transplantation of Renal Allograft After Removal of Renal Cell Carcinoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Abstract With the rising incidence of end-stage renal disease in the United States, patients needing renal transplants are waiting longer for increasingly scarce grafts. Formerly, the general practice was to avoid organs with tumors for transplant because of the risk of malignancy transmission to the recipient. However, with comprehensive donor selection and a small-sized primary tumor, the positive outcomes of transplant outweigh the risks of transmission after a partial nephrectomy. In our case, a 31-year-old woman, the daughter of the recipient, underwent a laparoscopic nephrectomy with an existing 8-mm tumor l...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tran AP, Martins PN, Papazian ZG, Vanguri VK, Movahedi B, Fan PY, Bodziak KA, Yates JK, Sokoloff MH, Bozorgzadeh A Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Is the Most Rapidly Growing Indication for Liver Transplantation in Iranian Patients.
This study aimed to investigate trends of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis as an indication for liver transplant in Iranian patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Liver transplant data from all adult patients (age> 18 y) who had undergone liver transplant between 1993 and 2017 at the Shiraz Organ Transplant Center (Shiraz, Iran) were reviewed. Underlying liver diseases leading to liver transplant were stratified according to year of transplant, and trends of increase or decline were analyzed. Kaplan-Meier curves were used for analysis of posttransplant survival of patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and patients with ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Eshraghian A, Nikeghbalian S, Dehghani M, Shamsaeefar A, Kazemi K, Nikoopour H, Eghlimi H, Gholami S, Salahi H, Malek-Hosseini SA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Abdominoplasty in Hemodialysis Patients Before Transplant.
We describe 2 cases of patients on hemodialysis who had a body mass index greater than 35 kg/m² who underwent abdominoplasty before transplant without perioperative complications. One patient received a living-related kidney transplant (donor was the brother) without complications. PMID: 31580239 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: García PK, Vargas DC, Contreras K, González C, Rodríguez MP, Bermúdez LE Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

A Successful Renal Transplant in a Pediatric Patient With Glanzmann Thrombasthenia and Hyperimmunization.
We report the case of a patient with type 2 Glanzmann thrombasthenia who underwent successful kidney transplant with his mother's kidney. He started dialysis at 13 months. The patient had been diagnosed with Glanzmann thrombasthenia at 9 years old, after hemorrhagic shock, during which multiple transfusions were required and hyperimmunization had developed. At 12 years old, he received a kidney transplant. Before transplant, ABO- and HLA-compatible platelet donors were identified and convened to donate forthe surgery and in case of emergency. Bleeding was prevented withprophylacticHLA-matched platelet transfusion and trane...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Bastard P, Couderc A, Kwon T, Hogan J, Niel O, Cambier A, Ali L, Smaine D, Maisin A, Deschenes G, Hurtaud MF, Macher MA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Incidence, Risk Factors, and Follow-Up of Diabetes Mellitus After Liver Transplant: A Prospective Study From Iran.
Abstract OBJECTIVES: Diabetes mellitus is one of the metabolic consequences of solid-organ transplant. Most reports on this condition are from cross-sectional or retrospective studies. In this prospective study, we evaluated the incidence, risk factors, and short-term follow-up of diabetes mellitus in recipients of liver transplant at the Shiraz Liver Transplant Center (Shiraz, Iran). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Recipients of liver transplant who were ≥ 16 year old and were seen from February 2017 until February 2018 were included. Anthropologic measurements and diabetes history were taken between 2 and 4 weeks...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Jeddi M, Aghasadeghi F, Ranjbar Omrani G, Malek-Hosseini SA, Lakarani KB Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Effect of Fasting the Whole Month of Ramadan on Renal Function Among Muslim Patients With Kidney Transplant: A Meta-Analysis.
CONCLUSIONS: Fasting during Ramadan did not result in significant changes in kidney function or blood pressure in posttransplant patients with good baseline kidney function when patients acted as their own controls. PMID: 31570092 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - October 1, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Binsalih S, Al Sayyari RA, Sheikho M, Hejaili FF, Al Sayyari AA Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Relationship Between Osteoporosis and Serum Sclerostin Levels in Kidney Transplant Recipients.
CONCLUSIONS: Sclerostin levels were low in our osteoporotic patients;therefore, sclerostin may not be a contributing factor to osteoporosis development. Because sclerostin is an osteocyte-derived peptide, its serum levels only reflect total osteocyte number and bone mass. PMID: 31526333 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - September 16, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Basir H, Altunoren O, Erken E, Kilinc M, Sarisik FN, Isiktas S, Gungor O Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Laparoscopic Versus Finger-Assisted Open Donor Nephrectomy Technique: A Possible Safe Alternative.
This study included retrospective data of 95 consecutive donors in a transplant center who were under going donor nephrectomy. RESULTS: : Donor demographics and clinical characteristics were generally similar between treatment groups. There were fewer female donors in the finger-assisted open donor nephrectomy treatment group (70.5% vs 29.5%; P = .003), but median body mass index was similar between groups (28 vs 26 kg/m²; P = .032). Patients who received laparoscopic donor nephrectomy had longer operative duration (3.5 vs 1.2 h; P
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - September 16, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Shahbazov R, Maluf D, Azari F, Hakim D, Martin O, Dicocco P, Alejo JL, Saracino G, Hakim N Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Computed Tomography-Guided Kidney Transplant Biopsy Outcomes: A Single-Center Experience.
CONCLUSIONS: A computed tomography-guided percutaneous kidney transplant biopsy is a safe and effective alternative to obtain kidney tissue in the obese population and is associated with low rates of complications. In this study, we highlighted the need to achieve adequate blood pressure control and assess bleeding risk factors, such as platelet count and international normalized ratio, prior to biopsy. PMID: 31526335 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - September 16, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Cortesi C, Sedki M, Ruiz P, Salsamendi J, Mattiazzi A Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Organ Donation After Circulatory Death in Greece: Time to Consider.
Abstract PMID: 31424355 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Moris D, Tsilimigras DI, Bokos J, Vernadakis S Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Absence of Polycythemia Vera in Postrenal Transplant Erythrocytosis.
Abstract PMID: 31424356 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Langabeer SE Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Graft Hepatic Artery Rupture Due to Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Infection After Liver Transplant.
Abstract Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality after solid-organ transplant and hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Here, we report a 57-year-old man with hepatitis B virus-related decompensated liver cirrhosis, huge splenic artery aneurysm, and hypersplenism who underwent liver transplant from a deceased brain-dead donor. Recipient sputum surveillance showed carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae when he entered the intensive care unit, and combined tigecycline, meropenem, and fosfomycin were administered. At 1 week posttransplant, the recipient's hep...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Qian Y, Zhang H, Chen X, Zhang J, Xia Q Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Risk Factors for Urinary Tract Infection After Kidney Transplant: A Retrospective Analysis.
CONCLUSIONS: In kidney transplant recipients, urinary tract infections are common complications and have negative outcomes on graft function. These infections remain an important disease that requires frequent investigations andnewwaysof approachforprevention. PMID: 31424358 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tekkarışmaz N, Özelsancak R, Micozkadıoğlu H, Çalışkan K, Demiroğlu YZ, Arslan AH, Haberal M Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Low-Dose Aspirin Reduces the Rate of Renal Allograft Thrombosis in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients.
CONCLUSIONS: After our center introduced a change from heparin to aspirin prophylaxis, the thrombosis rate in pediatric renal allografts fell from 9% to 1%. Although there are a number of possible confounding variables, the introduction of aspirin has led to a reduced rate of renal allograft thrombosis. PMID: 31424359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Al Midani A, Rudarakanchana N, Nagra A, Fidan K, Tugtepe H, Matthias M, Ridout D, Kessaris N, Marks SD Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Response to "Hand Transplantation: Current Status and Immunologic Obstacles".
Response to "Hand Transplantation: Current Status and Immunologic Obstacles". Exp Clin Transplant. 2019 Aug 19;: Authors: Margreiter R Abstract PMID: 31424360 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Margreiter R Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Factors Associated With Overall Survival in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients Before and After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant.
Abstract OBJECTIVES: Our aim was to identify factors associated with overall survival and the efficacy of postrelapse treatment protocols and to determine whether pretransplant consolidation therapy and minimal residual disease status pose a survival benefit. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with acute myeloid leukemia who underwent stem cell transplant between 2007 and 2018 were enrolled retrospectively. The effects of pretransplant cytogenetic and minimal residual disease status, pretransplant consolidation therapies, development of graft-versus-host disease, postrelapse treatment protocols, and type of con-...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Aytan P, Yeral M, Korur A, Gereklioglu C, Kasar M, Buyukkurt NH, Asma S, Kozanoglu I, Ozdogu H, Boga C Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Multiple Lung Transplant in a Patient Within 25 Years: A Case Report.
Abstract With survival after retransplant improving over the years, issues regarding multiple retransplant have emerged. Here, we report the 25-year follow-up of a 16-year-old male patient who received 4 successful lung transplant procedures in 1990, 1991, 1995, and 2005. PMID: 31424362 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation)
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - August 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Zhang M, SecoAntunes AR, Kessler R, Massard G Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

BK Virus in Renal Transplant Patients Using Alemtuzumab for Induction Immunosuppression.
CONCLUSIONS: BK viremia incidence following alem-tuzumab induction therapy appears to be comparable to that shown in other reports and slightly lower than the incidence in patients receiving non-alemtuzumab immunosuppression. BK virus may increase risk of rejection, and BK virus plus another infection may lead to decreased graft survival. African American patients, patients> 65 years old, and patients with rejection history may be at increased risk of BK virus. Closer screening should be considered in these populations. PMID: 31324134 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplant...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - July 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Korneffel K, Gehring B, Rospert D, Rees M, Ortiz J Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research

Real-Time Intraoperative Assessment of Microcirculation in Living-Donor Small Bowel Transplant: A Case Report.
Abstract Living-donor small bowel transplant has emerged as a modality to transplant patients with short bowel syndrome without prolonged wait time, albeit at the cost of technical challenges associated with vascular anastomosis due to the small size of vessels. Suboptimal perfusion in a transplanted bowel can lead to a devastating outcome, and clinical judgment alone is not completely reliable for assessment of bowel microcirculation. Here, we report a 55-year-old female patient who underwent flow cytometric cross-match-positive living-donor bowel transplant from her daughter. Initial suboptimal perfusion prompte...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - July 19, 2019 Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Khan A, Choudhary G, Ivo T, Jeon H, Benedetti E Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research