James V Guarrera

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A novel ex-vivo porcine renal xenotransplantation model using a pulsatile machine preservation system
    James V Guarrera
    Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Transplant 16:80-2. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Pulsatile machine perfusion with Vasosol solution improves early graft function after cadaveric renal transplantation
    James V Guarrera
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Organ Preservation Unit, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Transplantation 77:1264-8. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Assist devices: machine preservation of extended criteria donors
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:S31-3. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Digital imaging of extended criteria donor livers to facilitate placement and utilization
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, PH 14 Center, Room 202, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:14-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Liver preservation: is there anything new yet?
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032 USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 13:148-54. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Hypothermic machine preservation attenuates ischemia/reperfusion markers after liver transplantation: preliminary results
    James V Guarrera
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street PH 14 Center, Room 202, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Surg Res 167:e365-73. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Discovery of diffuse biliary microhamartomas during liver procurement
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Pathology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, VA, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1470-1. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypothermic machine perfusion of liver grafts for transplantation: technical development in human discard and miniature swine models
    J V Guarrera
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:323-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Microvascular hepatic artery anastomosis in pediatric segmental liver transplantation: microscope vs loupe
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Transpl Int 17:585-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Hypothermic machine preservation in human liver transplantation: the first clinical series
    J V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:372-81. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint A novel ex-vivo porcine renal xenotransplantation model using a pulsatile machine preservation system
    James V Guarrera
    Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Transplant 16:80-2. 2011
    ..Animal models to investigate pathophysiology and xenotransplantation require complex techniques and significant animal utilization. The aim of the study was to develop a reliable ex-vivo technique to test xenotransplant interventions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Pulsatile machine perfusion with Vasosol solution improves early graft function after cadaveric renal transplantation
    James V Guarrera
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Organ Preservation Unit, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Transplantation 77:1264-8. 2004
    ..Vasosol (VSL) MP solution (MPS) (Pike Laboratories Inc, Eagle, PA) is a novel perfusate with enhanced vasodilatory and antioxidant capacity. We report our experience with VSL in machine preservation of renal allografts...
  3. doi request reprint Assist devices: machine preservation of extended criteria donors
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:S31-3. 2012
    ..4. Further multicenter and large scale trials are now warranted to further explore the benefits and applicability of liver HMP into the clinical mainstream...
  4. ncbi request reprint Digital imaging of extended criteria donor livers to facilitate placement and utilization
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, PH 14 Center, Room 202, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Transplant 20:14-7. 2010
    ..Another case in which a picture was not available and the liver was discarded after importation is also presented for comparison...
  5. doi request reprint Liver preservation: is there anything new yet?
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032 USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 13:148-54. 2008
    ..To provide an update on recent developments in liver preservation through a comprehensive review of the literature...
  6. doi request reprint Hypothermic machine preservation attenuates ischemia/reperfusion markers after liver transplantation: preliminary results
    James V Guarrera
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street PH 14 Center, Room 202, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Surg Res 167:e365-73. 2011
    ..Hypothermic machine perfusion (HMP) has shown significant benefits in renal transplantation but is still in its infancy in liver transplantation. Potential benefits include diminished preservation injury and improved early graft function...
  7. ncbi request reprint Discovery of diffuse biliary microhamartomas during liver procurement
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Pathology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, and Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, VA, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1470-1. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypothermic machine perfusion of liver grafts for transplantation: technical development in human discard and miniature swine models
    J V Guarrera
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:323-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a reproducible technique for liver HMP prior to initiating a clinical trial...
  9. ncbi request reprint Microvascular hepatic artery anastomosis in pediatric segmental liver transplantation: microscope vs loupe
    James V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Transpl Int 17:585-8. 2004
    ..Microvascular hepatic artery reconstruction in children with 6x loupe magnification can yield results as good as operative microscopy...
  10. doi request reprint Hypothermic machine preservation in human liver transplantation: the first clinical series
    J V Guarrera
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:372-81. 2010
    ..9 +/- 4.7 days vs. 15.3 +/- 4.9 days in the CS group, p = 0.006). HMP of donor livers provided safe and reliable preservation in this pilot case-controlled series. Further multicenter HMP trials are now warranted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Preservation solutions for static cold storage of abdominal allografts: which is best?
    Ronald F Parsons
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 19:100-7. 2014
    ..To update the reader on the recent literature in liver, kidney, pancreas, and intestine static cold preservation, and to identify which solutions are most advantageous for each organ...
  12. doi request reprint Utility of liver allograft biopsy obtained at procurement
    Irene J Lo
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:639-46. 2008
    ..Implementation of a universal FS worksheet could standardize histologic reporting and facilitate data collection, allocation, and research...
  13. doi request reprint Molecular expression of acute phase mediators is attenuated by machine preservation in human liver transplantation: preliminary analysis of effluent, serum, and liver biopsies
    Jacob E Tulipan
    Department of Surgery, Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Surgery 150:352-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize biomarkers released into the effluent during HMP...
  14. doi request reprint Is extracorporeal hypothermic machine perfusion of the liver better than the 'good old icebox'?
    Coney Bae
    Molecular Therapies and Organ Preservation Research Laboratory, Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:137-42. 2012
    ..To underscore the advantages of hypothermic machine perfusion (HMP) in light of the recent discoveries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety of blood group A2-to-O liver transplantation: an analysis of the United Network of Organ Sharing database
    Michael D Kluger
    Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Department of Surgery, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Transplantation 94:526-31. 2012
    ..A2-to-O liver transplantations have been successful. This study compared overall and graft survival in O recipients of A2 and O grafts based on Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network data...
  16. doi request reprint Prevention of de novo hepatitis B with adefovir dipivoxil in recipients of liver grafts from hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors
    Matthew S Chang
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:834-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, ADV prophylaxis prevents HBV replication in recipients of HBcAb(+) livers but does not fully protect recipients from de novo HBV. Long-term follow-up is needed to better determine the risk of de novo infection...
  17. ncbi request reprint Extended-donor criteria liver allografts
    Barbara Alkofer
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 26:221-33. 2006
    ..This article reviews the utilization, ethical considerations, and outcomes of extended-donor criteria liver allografts...
  18. doi request reprint Protective effects of hypothermic ex vivo perfusion on ischemia/reperfusion injury and transplant outcomes
    Scot D Henry
    Division of Abdominal Organ Transplantation and Molecular Therapies and Organ Preservation Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032 3784, USA
    Transplant Rev (Orlando) 26:163-75. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Outflow reconstruction in right hepatic live donor liver transplantation
    Milan M Kinkhabwala
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Surgery 133:243-50. 2003
    ..Inconstant venous anatomy increases the risk of outflow complications in right hepatic live donor liver transplantation (RH-LDT), but no consensus has emerged guiding optimal reconstruction for venous outflow...
  20. doi request reprint Basiliximab induction and delayed calcineurin inhibitor initiation in liver transplant recipients with renal insufficiency
    Elizabeth C Verna
    Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032 3784, USA
    Transplantation 91:1254-60. 2011
    ..We compared LT outcomes using basiliximab induction and delayed CNI initiation to controls with a standard CNI regimen in patients with peri-LT RI...
  21. doi request reprint Innovations in organ donation
    Michael J Goldstein
    Recanati Miller Transplantation Institute, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 79:351-64. 2012
    ..New techniques for organ preservation and organ resuscitation have allowed for better utilization of the potential donor pool. This review will highlight processes, ideas, and techniques in organ donation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic plasma exchange performed in parallel with extra corporeal membrane oxygenation for antibody mediated rejection after heart transplantation
    Jeffrey Jhang
    Department of Pathology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Apher 22:333-8. 2007
    ..TPE in parallel with ECMO is feasible, safe, and may be measurably effective at reducing anti-HLA antibodies and should be considered as part of the treatment for patients with early AMR after heart transplantation...
  23. doi request reprint Vasopressin decreases portal vein pressure and flow in the native liver during liver transplantation
    Gebhard Wagener
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032 3784, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:1664-70. 2008
    ..07, mean +/- SD, P < 0.0001). In conclusion, vasopressin significantly decreased portal vein pressure and flow of the native liver without decreasing cardiac output or intestinal perfusion in patients undergoing liver transplantations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Blockade of the receptor for advanced glycation end products attenuates acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity in mice
    Udeme Ekong
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:682-8. 2006
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