D A Axelrod

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of the utilization of liver allografts with high donor risk index
    D A Axelrod
    Division of Solid Organ Transplantation, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:990-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The economic implications of broader sharing of liver allografts
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:798-807. 2011
  3. doi request reprint US Health Care Reform and Transplantation. Part I: overview and impact on access and reimbursement in the private sector
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2197-2202. 2010
  4. doi request reprint US Health Care Reform and Transplantation, Part II: impact on the public sector and novel health care delivery systems
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2203-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Rates of solid-organ wait-listing, transplantation, and survival among residents of rural and urban areas
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    JAMA 299:202-7. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Systematic evaluation of pancreas allograft quality, outcomes and geographic variation in utilization
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:837-45. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Innovations in the assessment of transplant center performance: implications for quality improvement
    D A Axelrod
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:959-69. 2009
  8. pmc MELD Exceptions and Rates of Waiting List Outcomes
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:2362-71. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Kidney and pancreas transplantation in the United States, 1999-2008: the changing face of living donation
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:987-1002. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Neuroma of the bile duct: a late complication after cholecystectomy
    Ian M Paquette
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1517-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of the utilization of liver allografts with high donor risk index
    D A Axelrod
    Division of Solid Organ Transplantation, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:990-7. 2007
    ..2 to 41.8 days when very high DRI donors were used, resulting in an estimated increase in cost of nearly $84 000. We conclude that the use of marginal liver grafts results in increased hospital costs independent of recipient risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint The economic implications of broader sharing of liver allografts
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Hanover, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:798-807. 2011
    ..The results suggest that broader sharing of liver allografts offers a cost-effective strategy to reduce the mortality from end stage liver disease...
  3. doi request reprint US Health Care Reform and Transplantation. Part I: overview and impact on access and reimbursement in the private sector
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2197-2202. 2010
    ..Furthermore, transplant providers will receive reduced reimbursement as a result of market consolidation and the growing power of large transplant networks...
  4. doi request reprint US Health Care Reform and Transplantation, Part II: impact on the public sector and novel health care delivery systems
    D A Axelrod
    Solid Organ Transplant Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 10:2203-7. 2010
    ..Transplant providers, including transplant centers and physicians/surgeons need to lead this movement, drawing on our experience providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care under global budgets with publically reported outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Rates of solid-organ wait-listing, transplantation, and survival among residents of rural and urban areas
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    JAMA 299:202-7. 2008
    ..Rural residents represent another group that may have impaired access to transplant services...
  6. doi request reprint Systematic evaluation of pancreas allograft quality, outcomes and geographic variation in utilization
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:837-45. 2010
    ..0001). This analysis demonstrates the potential value of the PDRI to inform organ acceptance and potentially improve the utilization of higher risk organs in appropriate clinical settings...
  7. doi request reprint Innovations in the assessment of transplant center performance: implications for quality improvement
    D A Axelrod
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:959-69. 2009
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  8. pmc MELD Exceptions and Rates of Waiting List Outcomes
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:2362-71. 2011
    ..001) and increased odds of transplant (OR = 1.65 for HCC, OR = 1.33 for other, p<0.001). Policy advantages patients with MELD exceptions; differing rates of exceptions by OPO may create, or reflect, geographic inequity...
  9. doi request reprint Kidney and pancreas transplantation in the United States, 1999-2008: the changing face of living donation
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:987-1002. 2010
    ..Many strategies have been adopted to reverse the decline in LD transplant rates for all age groups, including expansion of kidney paired donation, adoption of laparoscopic donor nephrectomy and use of incompatible LD...
  10. doi request reprint Neuroma of the bile duct: a late complication after cholecystectomy
    Ian M Paquette
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1517-9. 2009
    ..Extrahepatic biliary obstruction with a mass in the common bile duct and elevated CA 19-9 level is often due to cholangiocarcinoma...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transplant center quality assessment using a continuously updatable, risk-adjusted technique (CUSUM)
    D A Axelrod
    Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:313-23. 2006
    ..CUSUM monitoring may be a useful technique for quality improvement, allowing center directors to identify clinically important, risk-adjusted changes in transplant center outcome...
  12. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Vasc Surg 33:1220-5. 2001
    ..The impact of the preoperative treatment of depression on the outcome of TOS decompression should be studied prospectively...
  13. ncbi request reprint The economic impact of MELD on liver transplant centers
    David A Axelrod
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2297-301. 2005
    ..Even with outlier thresholds, Medicare reimbursement is inadequate resulting in a net loss for the TC...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association of center volume with outcome after liver and kidney transplantation
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Am J Transplant 4:920-7. 2004
    ..30; p = 0.0036). There is considerable variability in the range of failure between quantiles after kidney and liver transplant. Transplant outcomes are better at high volume centers; however, there is no clear minimal threshold volume...
  15. ncbi request reprint Limitations of EBV-PCR monitoring to detect EBV associated post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:223-7. 2003
    ..We suggest that clinicians should be aware of the potential for false-negative results of EBV-PCR in pediatric transplant recipients...