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  1. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to determine the feasibility of using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) tracer studies (13C-enriched glucose) to detect ex vivo de novo metabolism in the perfusion fluid and cortical tissu...

    Authors: Jay Nath, Tom Smith, Alex Hollis, Sam Ebbs, Sefa W. Canbilen, Daniel A. Tennant, Andrew R. Ready and Christian Ludwig

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:7

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    Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) adversely affects patients’ long-term outcome.

    Authors: Lisa Rausch, Christian Koenecke, Hans-Friedrich Koch, Alexander Kaltenborn, Nikos Emmanouilidis, Lars Pape, Frank Lehner, Viktor Arelin, Ulrich Baumann and Harald Schrem

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:6

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  3. Content type: Research

    Over the past three decades, public attitudes to organ donation have been a subject of numerous studies focusing on donor motivation. Here, we present a fresh approach. We suggest focusing on public acceptabil...

    Authors: Francisca Nordfalk, Maria Olejaz, Anja M. B. Jensen, Lea Larsen Skovgaard and Klaus Hoeyer

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:5

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  4. Content type: Clinical trial protocol

    Ischaemic reperfusion (IR) injury is a major cause of graft loss, morbidity and mortality following orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). Demand for liver transplantation has resulted in increasing use of ma...

    Authors: Francis P. Robertson, Rup Goswami, Graham P. Wright, Barry Fuller and Brian R. Davidson

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:4

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  5. Content type: Clinical trial protocol

    Tacrolimus is available as twice-daily Prograf® (Tac-BID) and the once-daily formulation, Advagraf® (Tac-OD). Although therapeutically equivalent, some transplant recipients require dose adjustments to achieve...

    Authors: Alina S. R Zaltzman, Lauren A. Glick, Jeffrey S. Zaltzman, Michelle Nash, Michael Huang and G. V. Ramesh Prasad

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:2

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  6. Content type: Research

    Silibinin has been shown to have anti-HCV activity and immune-modulating properties by regulating dendritic cell (DC) function. DCs are antigen-presenting cells that, together with regulatory T cells (Treg), p...

    Authors: Antonino Castellaneta, Antonio Massaro, Maria Rendina, Francesca D’Errico, Sonia Carparelli, Salvatore Fabio Rizzi, Angus W. Thomson and Alfredo Di Leo

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2016 5:1

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  7. Content type: Review

    Here, we review 15 years of clinical use of sirolimus in our transplant center, in context with the developing immunosuppressive strategies use worldwide. The majority of studies were conducted in de novo kidn...

    Authors: Helio Tedesco Silva Jr, Claudia Rosso Felipe and Jose Osmar Medina Pestana

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2015 4(Suppl 1):28

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  8. Content type: Review

    Immunosuppressive therapy after kidney transplantation is based on calcineurin inhibitors (CNI). In most cases CNI therapy is combined with mycophenolate and steroids. In spite of good short-term results this ...

    Authors: Fritz Diekmann and Josep M. Campistol

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2015 4(Suppl 1):29

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 4 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Research

    Determining eligibility for a kidney transplant is an important decision. Practice guidelines define contraindications to transplantation; however many are not evidence based. Canadian guidelines recommend tha...

    Authors: Bryce A. Kiberd, Meteb M AlBugami, Romuald Panek and Karthik Tennankore

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2015 4:2

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  10. Content type: Research

    The effects of pre-transplantation medication for secondary hyperparathyroidism on post-transplantation parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcium levels have not yet been conclusively determined. Therefore, this s...

    Authors: Frank-Peter Tillmann, Carolin Wächtler, Anita Hansen, Lars Christian Rump and Ivo Quack

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:21

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    Premature cardiovascular (CV) death is the commonest cause of death in renal transplant recipients. Abnormalities of left ventricular (LV) structure (collectively termed uremic cardiomyopathy) and left atrial ...

    Authors: Rajan K Patel, Christopher Pennington, Kathryn K Stevens, Alison Taylor, Keith Gillis, Elaine Rutherford, Nicola Johnston, Alan G Jardine and Patrick B Mark

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:20

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  12. Content type: Research

    Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) is a significant cause of early morbidity and mortality following lung transplantation. Improved organ preservation techniques will decrease ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) co...

    Authors: Saverio La Francesca, Anthony E Ting, Jason Sakamoto, Jessica Rhudy, Nicholas R Bonenfant, Zachary D Borg, Fernanda F Cruz, Meagan Goodwin, Nicholas A Lehman, Jennifer M Taggart, Robert Deans and Daniel J Weiss

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:19

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    The failure of a kidney transplant is now a common reason for initiation of dialysis therapy. Kidney transplant recipients commencing dialysis have greater morbidity and mortality than transplant-naïve, incide...

    Authors: Jennifer A McCaughan, Christopher C Patterson, Alexander P Maxwell and Aisling E Courtney

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:18

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  14. Content type: Research

    ABO-incompatible live donor liver transplant (ABOi-LDLT) is being widely done to bridge the gap of demand and supply of organs. Different desensitization regimes are being used to reduce titer of blood group a...

    Authors: Aseem Kumar Tiwari, Prashant Pandey, Geet Aggarwal, Ravi C Dara, Ganesh Rawat, Vimarsh Raina and Arvinder Singh Soin

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:17

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  15. Content type: Research

    Delayed graft function (DGF) remains a significant and detrimental postoperative phenomenon following living-related renal allograft transplantation, with a published incidence of up to 15%. Early therapeutic ...

    Authors: Stephen J Goodyear, James Barnes, Caitlin E Imray, Robert Higgins, For T Lam, S Habib Kashi, Lam C Tan and Christopher HE Imray

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:16

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  16. Content type: Commentary

    Patients with renal transplant are at higher risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD) compared with the general population. Physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of CVD mortality in th...

    Authors: Dorothy Wei Yun Wang, Laura L Sills, Sara B MacDonald, Ziv Maianski and Ian Alwayn

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:15

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  17. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy and safety of daclizumab (DZM) versus anti-thymocyte globulin (ATG) as a component of induction therapy in heart transplant recipients.

    Authors: John C Mullen, Emily J Kuurstra, Antigone Oreopoulos, Michael J Bentley and Shaohua Wang

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:14

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    Extracorporeal membranous oxygenation is proposed for abdominal organ procurement from donation after circulatory determination of death (DCD). In France, the national Agency of Biomedicine supervises the proc...

    Authors: Géraldine Allain, Thomas Kerforne, Rodolphe Thuret, Pierre-Olivier Delpech, Thibaut Saint-Yves, Michel Pinsard, Thierry Hauet, Sébastien Giraud, Christophe Jayle and Benoît Barrou

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:13

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  19. Content type: Clinical trial protocol

    Corticosteroids and calcineurin inhibitors (CNIs) are included in renal transplantation immunosuppressive protocols around the world. Well-known side effects are associated with the use of these drugs, includi...

    Authors: Jana Ekberg, Henrik Ekberg, Bente Jespersen, Ragnar Källen, Karin Skov, Michael Olausson, Lars Mjörnstedt and Per Lindnér

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:12

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  20. Content type: Research

    Bronchoscopy represents an important diagnostic and therapeutic tool in the management of lung transplant (LTx) recipients. Outpatient bronchoscopy reduces health costs and may improve quality of life amongst ...

    Authors: Jessica Rademacher, Hendrik Suhling, Mark Greer, Axel Haverich, Tobias Welte, Gregor Warnecke and Jens Gottlieb

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:11

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  21. Content type: Review

    Cutaneous melanoma carries the potential for substantial morbidity and mortality in the solid organ transplant population. We systematically reviewed the literature published from January 1995 to January 2012 ...

    Authors: Erin Dahlke, Christian Alexander Murray, Jessica Kitchen and An-Wen Chan

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:10

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