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  1. Content type: Research

    The Swiss organ allocation system for donor lungs was implemented on 1 July 2007. The effects of this implementation on patient selection, intensive care unit course, outcomes and intensive care costs are unkn...

    Authors: Stephanie Klinzing, Giovanna Brandi, Dimitri A Raptis, Urs Wenger, Denise Weber, Paul A Stehberger, Ilhan Inci and Markus Béchir

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:9

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  2. Content type: Review

    In countries where presumed consent for organ donation does not apply, health professionals (HP) are key players for identifying donors and obtaining their consent. This systematic review was designed to verif...

    Authors: Frédéric Douville, Gaston Godin and Lydi-Anne Vézina-Im

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    Tacrolimus is a widely used calcineurin inhibitor in kidney transplantation. It is available as twice-daily Prograf® (Tac-BID) and once-daily Advagraf® (Tac-OD). Although therapeutically equivalent, some patie...

    Authors: Lauren Glick, Fernanda Shamy, Michelle Nash, Ahmed Sokwala, Tushar Malavade, GV Ramesh Prasad and Jeffrey S Zaltzman

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:7

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  4. Content type: Research

    The volume and outcome relationship for transplant procedures has become one of the major topics during discussions about consequences following the organ transplantation scandal of wait-list manipulations in ...

    Authors: Annemarie Nijboer, Frank Ulrich, Wolf O Bechstein and Andreas A Schnitzbauer

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:5

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  5. Content type: Reviewer Acknowledgement

    The Editors of Transplantation Research would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 2 (2013).

    Authors: Edward K Geissler and Alan Jardine

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:3

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  6. Content type: Research

    We analyzed all PRA-negative patients who received a first kidney transplant from an HLA-identical living donor. The patients received no antibody induction. An intraoperative bolus of 500 mg of methylpredniso...

    Authors: Blanca Gascó, Ignacio Revuelta, Ana Sánchez-Escuredo, Miquel Blasco, Federico Cofán, Nuria Esforzado, Luis F Quintana, María José Ricart, José Vicente Torregrosa, Josep M Campistol, Federico Oppenheimer and Fritz Diekmann

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    Literature on the timing of rabbit antithymocyte globulin (rATG) induction and its effects on kidney transplant outcomes is limited. The manufacturer recommends that the first dose be given intra-operatively, ...

    Authors: Jennifer J Harrison, Bassem Hamandi, Yanhong Li, Olusegun Famure and S Joseph Kim

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2014 3:1

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  8. Content type: Review

    Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors are currently considered an alternative immunosuppressive treatment that can prevent the nephrotoxicity, viral infections and malignancies that are associated wi...

    Authors: Philippe Gatault and Yvon Lebranchu

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2(Suppl 1):S3

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  9. Content type: Review

    JAK3 inhibition with the CP-690,550 compound has an immunosuppressive potency in murine models, nonhuman primates and humans. This drug blocks STAT5 activation in most T-cell subpopulations but less effectivel...

    Authors: Christophe Legendre

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2(Suppl 1):S6

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  10. Content type: Review

    The known role of mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) in the immune response has been rapidly evolving, from what was once thought to be a simple immunosuppressive antiproliferative effect on T cells to a ver...

    Authors: Edward K Geissler

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2(Suppl 1):S2

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  11. Content type: Research

    Renal transplant candidates are at high risk of coronary artery disease (CAD). We sought to develop a new risk score model to determine the pre-test probability of the occurrence of significant CAD in renal tr...

    Authors: Luís Henrique Wolff Gowdak, Flávio Jota de Paula, Luiz Antônio Machado César, Luiz Aparecido Bortolotto and José Jayme Galvão de Lima

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:18

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  12. Content type: Research

    Immune monitoring by flow cytometry is a fast and highly informative way of studying the effects of novel therapeutics aimed at reducing transplant rejection or treating autoimmune diseases. The ONE Study cons...

    Authors: Mathias Streitz, Tewfik Miloud, Michael Kapinsky, Michael R Reed, Robert Magari, Edward K Geissler, James A Hutchinson, Katrin Vogt, Stephan Schlickeiser, Anders Handrup Kverneland, Christian Meisel, Hans-Dieter Volk and Birgit Sawitzki

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:17

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  13. Content type: Research

    Allograft fibrosis still remains a critical problem in transplantation, including heart transplantation. The IL-13/TGF-β1 interaction has previously been identified as a key pathway orchestrating fibrosis in diff...

    Authors: Stefan M Brunner, Gabriela Schiechl, Rebecca Kesselring, Maria Martin, Saidou Balam, Hans J Schlitt, Edward K Geissler and Stefan Fichtner-Feigl

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:16

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  14. Content type: Research

    Kidney transplant recipients are recognized as a vulnerable population that is at increased risk of adverse health outcomes. However, there have been few studies that have compared hospital-related morbidity o...

    Authors: Ying Jiang, Paul J Villeneuve, Douglas Schaubel, Yang Mao, Panduranga Rao and Howard Morrison

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:15

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  15. Content type: Research

    No study to date has evaluated the efficacy and safety of everolimus with reduced-exposure cyclosporine in Japanese de-novo renal transplant (RTx) patients.

    Authors: Kota Takahashi, Kazuharu Uchida, Norio Yoshimura, Shiro Takahara, Satoshi Teraoka, Rie Teshima, Catherine Cornu-Artis and Eiji Kobayashi

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:14

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  16. Content type: Research

    The first crucial step in transplantation appears to be the effective rinsing of the graft during organ procurement. Even though there is strong suspicion that ex situ perfusion results in better rinsing of the g...

    Authors: Daniel Foltys, Moritz Kaths, Mari Strempel, Uwe Scheuermann, Axel Heimann, Veronika Weyer, Torsten Hansen, Oliver Kempski and Gerd Otto

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:13

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  17. Content type: Clinical trial protocol

    Simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation (SPK), pancreas transplantation alone (PTA) or pancreas transplantation after kidney (PAK) are the only curative treatment options for patients with type 1 (juvenil...

    Authors: Andrea Proneth, Andreas A Schnitzbauer, Florian Zeman, Johanna R Foerster, Ines Holub, Helmut Arbogast, Wolf O Bechstein, Thomas Becker, Carsten Dietz, Markus Guba, Michael Heise, Sven Jonas, Stephan Kersting, Jürgen Klempnauer, Steffen Manekeller, Volker Müller…

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:12

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  18. Content type: Research

    The most important limiting factor in kidney transplantation is the scarcity of donor organs. Consequently, there is an increased use worldwide of kidneys from older deceased donors. High donor age is a known ...

    Authors: Kristian Heldal, Solveig Thorarinsdottir, Anders Hartmann, Torbjørn Leivestad, Anna V Reisæter, Aksel Espen Foss and Karsten Midtvedt

    Citation: Transplantation Research 2013 2:11

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