D Dufrane

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Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical and chemical processing for a human dura mater substitute
    D Dufrane
    University Tissue Bank, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium
    Biomaterials 23:2979-88. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of a physically and chemically processed human substitute for dura mater
    Denis Dufrane
    University Tissue Bank, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 98:1198-202. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of porcine islet size on cellular structure and engraftment after transplantation: adult versus young pigs
    D Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Pancreas 30:138-47. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the expression of Gal-alpha1,3Gal on porcine pancreatic islets modified by isolation procedure?
    D Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 37:455-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Non-heart-beating donor, renewal of an old procedure: a Belgian experience
    D Van Deynse
    Organ Transplantation Center, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Medical School, Saint Luc Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 37:2821-2. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-heart-beating donor, 10-year experience in a Belgian transplant center
    J Malaise
    Department of Surgery and Abdominal Transplantation, Organ Transplantation Center, Université Catholique de Louvain Medical School, Saint Luc Hospital, Avenue Hippocrate 10 2213, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2578-9. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Human tissue allograft processing: impact on in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility
    S Fawzi-Grancher
    University Tissue Bank, University Clinical Hospital Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier, Tour Rosalind Franklin, Brussels, Belgium
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 20:1709-20. 2009
  8. doi request reprint A genomic-based approach identifies FXYD domain containing ion transport regulator 2 (FXYD2)gammaa as a pancreatic beta cell-specific biomarker
    D Flamez
    Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetologia 53:1372-83. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Six-month survival of microencapsulated pig islets and alginate biocompatibility in primates: proof of concept
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculte de Medecine, and Department of Pathology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplantation 81:1345-53. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint A simple method using a polymethylpenten chamber for isolation of human pancreatic islets
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Pancreas 30:e51-9. 2005

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Physical and chemical processing for a human dura mater substitute
    D Dufrane
    University Tissue Bank, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium
    Biomaterials 23:2979-88. 2002
    ..Chemical and physical procedures, developed to inactivate virus and bacteria, have been applied to fascia lata. The aim of this study consists in the evaluation of the biological properties of this treated graft...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of a physically and chemically processed human substitute for dura mater
    Denis Dufrane
    University Tissue Bank, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 98:1198-202. 2003
    ..The authors review their preliminary experience with a chemically and physically processed fascia lata graft...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of porcine islet size on cellular structure and engraftment after transplantation: adult versus young pigs
    D Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    Pancreas 30:138-47. 2005
    ..To study the impact of porcine islet size on structural properties and cellular engraftment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the expression of Gal-alpha1,3Gal on porcine pancreatic islets modified by isolation procedure?
    D Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 37:455-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to study the Galactosyl alpha(1,3) Gal expression and the vascular tissue distribution prior to and after isolation of porcine pancreatic islets...
  5. ncbi request reprint Non-heart-beating donor, renewal of an old procedure: a Belgian experience
    D Van Deynse
    Organ Transplantation Center, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Medical School, Saint Luc Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 37:2821-2. 2005
    ..We describe our experience in the policy of non-heart-beating donation and encourage transplant centers to develop such a program...
  6. ncbi request reprint Non-heart-beating donor, 10-year experience in a Belgian transplant center
    J Malaise
    Department of Surgery and Abdominal Transplantation, Organ Transplantation Center, Université Catholique de Louvain Medical School, Saint Luc Hospital, Avenue Hippocrate 10 2213, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 39:2578-9. 2007
    ..The results obtained by our team should stimulate other centers to implement this kind of donation in their hospitals. Herein we have described our experience with non-heart-beating donation...
  7. doi request reprint Human tissue allograft processing: impact on in vitro and in vivo biocompatibility
    S Fawzi-Grancher
    University Tissue Bank, University Clinical Hospital Saint Luc, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Mounier, Tour Rosalind Franklin, Brussels, Belgium
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 20:1709-20. 2009
    ..In conclusion, chemical processing with freeze-drying of human tissues maintains in vitro biocompatibility and in vivo tissue remodeling for clinical application...
  8. doi request reprint A genomic-based approach identifies FXYD domain containing ion transport regulator 2 (FXYD2)gammaa as a pancreatic beta cell-specific biomarker
    D Flamez
    Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetologia 53:1372-83. 2010
    ..Non-invasive imaging of the pancreatic beta cell mass (BCM) requires the identification of novel and specific beta cell biomarkers. We have developed a systems biology approach to the identification of promising beta cell markers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Six-month survival of microencapsulated pig islets and alginate biocompatibility in primates: proof of concept
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculte de Medecine, and Department of Pathology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplantation 81:1345-53. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long-term biocompatibility of alginate encapsulated pig islets after transplantation in primates...
  10. ncbi request reprint A simple method using a polymethylpenten chamber for isolation of human pancreatic islets
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Pancreas 30:e51-9. 2005
    ..We describe a novel method using a polymethylpenten chamber (PMPC) and compare its efficacy to the classic method using a stainless steel chamber (SSC)...
  11. doi request reprint Pig islet xenotransplantation into non-human primate model
    Denis Dufrane
    Transplantation 86:753-60. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in large animals (pigs/primates): role of GLUT2 transporter and beta-cell plasticity
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculte de Medecine, Brussels, Belgium
    Transplantation 81:36-45. 2006
    ..To induce irreversible diabetes in large animals, the efficiency of streptozotocin (STZ) was evaluated in pigs, primates and compared to the gold standard model in rats...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nutrient control of insulin secretion in isolated normal human islets
    Jean Claude Henquin
    Unité d Endocrinologie et Métabolisme, UCL 55 30, Ave Hippocrate 55, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Diabetes 55:3470-7. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint [Treatment diabetes by transplantation of insulin secreting cells. Part I]
    Marta Pokrywczynska
    Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, Collegium Medicum w Bydgoszczy, Katedra Biologii Medycznej, Zakład Inzynierii Tkankowej
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 20:615-8. 2006
    ..In this review, the current state of knowledge as well as perspectives of treatment of diabetes through the transplantation of insulin secreting cells was presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint The influence of implantation site on the biocompatibility and survival of alginate encapsulated pig islets in rats
    Denis Dufrane
    Faculte de Medecine, Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, CHEX 5570, Avenue Hippocrate 55, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Biomaterials 27:3201-8. 2006
    ..In rats, the peritoneum site seems not appropriate for promoting the engraftment of encapsulated pig islets. Kidney subcapsular and subcutaneous spaces represent an interesting alternative...
  16. ncbi request reprint Parameters favouring successful adult pig islet isolations for xenotransplantation in pig-to-primate models
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Xenotransplantation 13:204-14. 2006
    ..This experimental work was designed to provide guidelines applicable in pig pancreas procurement and islet isolation for successful islet xenotransplantation into primates...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Treatment diabetes by transplantation of insulin secreting cells. Part II--prevention of rejection of the transplanted cells]
    Marta Pokrywczynska
    Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, Collegium Medicum w Bydgoszczy, Katedra Biologii Medycznej, Zakład Inzynierii Tkankowej
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 20:619-21. 2006
    ..The latest methods of modulation of the immunological tolerance, an alternative for immunosuppression, were introduced in this paper. The methods of pancreatic islets encapsulation and induction of allogenic chimerism were described...
  18. doi request reprint Regeneration of abdominal wall musculofascial defects by a human acellular collagen matrix
    Denis Dufrane
    Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Faculte de Medecine, CHEX 5570, Avenue Hippocrate 55, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Biomaterials 29:2237-48. 2008
    ..In conclusion, human acellular collagen matrix, placed in an FLT position, can induce an abdominal wall reconstitution without adhesions and hernia recurrence...