Affiliation: Baylor University Medical Center
- Implications of a positive crossmatch in liver transplantation: a 20-year reviewRichard Ruiz
Annette C and Harold C Simmons Transplant Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Liver Transpl 18:455-60. 2012..However, there was a significantly higher incidence of PI in primary LT recipients with a positive crossmatch. This finding is important for a broader understanding of PI, which may include a significant immunological component...
- Indications for combined liver and kidney transplantation: propositions after a 23-yr experienceRichard Ruiz
Department of Transplant Surgery, Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Dallas, TX, USA
Clin Transplant 24:807-11. 2010..Renal allografts may also be spared by implementing strict criteria for renal organ allocation (GFR < 30 mL/min at the time of evaluation) and considering the elimination of preemptive kidney transplantation in CLKT...
- Hepatorenal syndrome: a proposal for kidney after liver transplantation (KALT)Richard Ruiz
Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Liver Transpl 13:838-43. 2007..However, an improvement in outcome can be accomplished by addressing those patients who require dialysis greater than 60 days posttransplant. We propose a role for kidney after liver transplantation (KALT) in select HRS patients...
- Predicting renal failure after liver transplantation from measured glomerular filtration rate: review of up to 15 years of follow-upEdmund Q Sanchez
Baylor University Medical Center, Transplant Services, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Transplantation 89:232-5. 2010..We reviewed measured glomerular filtration rate (GFR) data from patients who underwent transplantation more than 10 years ago to assess whether results from specific time points can predict renal failure...
- Twenty years' follow-up of portal vein conduits in liver transplantationDmitriy Nikitin
Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Dallas Ft Worth, TX 75246, USA
Liver Transpl 15:400-6. 2009..Despite the higher rate of portal vein thrombosis in the immediate postoperative period, excellent long-term results can be obtained...
- Intraoperative imaging of pancreas transplant allografts using indocyanine green with laser fluorescenceEdmund Q Sanchez
Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 21:258-60. 2008..Long-term correlation studies between intraoperative findings and graft survival must be performed to confirm the utility of this imaging method...
- Sirolimus and cardiovascular disease risk in liver transplantationGreg J McKenna
Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
Transplantation 95:215-21. 2013..There are no published reports of sirolimus CVD in liver transplantation...
- Use of two expanded-criteria-donor renal allografts in a single patientEdmund Q Sanchez
Baylor Regional Transplant Institute, Dallas, Texas
Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 20:240-3. 2007..Biopsy criteria and perfusion data guidelines must be developed to improve the success rates with ECD dual renal allografts. Finally, recipient selection is of utmost importance...
- Renal-sparing regimens employing new agentsRichard Ruiz
Annette C and Harold C Simmons Transplant Institute, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas and Baylor All Saints Medical Center, Fort Worth, Texas 75246, USA
Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:619-25. 2012..One of the principal ways to achieve this is by altering the immunosuppressive regimen. We review some of the more important recent studies in this area...
- Long-term analysis of combined liver and kidney transplantation at a single centerRichard Ruiz
Department of Surgery, Dumont UCLA Transplant Center, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Arch Surg 141:735-41; discussion 741-2. 2006..To analyze use of combined liver and kidney transplantation (CLKT) for patients with chronic primary diseases of both organs and for patients with hepatorenal syndrome...