D A Axelrod

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Accountability for end-stage organ care: Implications of geographic variation in access to kidney transplantation
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    Surgery 155:734-42. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Economic and financial outcomes in transplantation: whose dime is it anyway?
    David A Axelrod
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:222-8. 2013
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Addressing geographic disparities in liver transplantation through redistricting
    S E Gentry
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:2052-8. 2013
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Assessing variation in the costs of care among patients awaiting liver transplantation
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 14:70-8. 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Accountability for end-stage organ care: Implications of geographic variation in access to kidney transplantation
    David A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH Electronic address
    Surgery 155:734-42. 2014
    ..Prior assessments of transplant access have focused primarily on waitlisted patients rather than the overall populations served by "accountable" providers of transplant services...
  2. doi request reprint Economic and financial outcomes in transplantation: whose dime is it anyway?
    David A Axelrod
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:222-8. 2013
    ..A detailed understanding of the economic (societal) and financial (transplant provider) implications of organ quality, recipient characteristics, and allocation policy is vital for the transplant professionals...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Addressing geographic disparities in liver transplantation through redistricting
    S E Gentry
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:2052-8. 2013
    ..002) while achieving a larger decrease in waitlist deaths (to 1307, p = 0.002). Redistricting optimization, but not broader sharing alone, would reduce geographic disparity in allocation of livers for transplant across the United States...
  5. 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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  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing variation in the costs of care among patients awaiting liver transplantation
    D A Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Am J Transplant 14:70-8. 2014
    ..Reducing the number of high MELD waitlist patients through improved medical management and novel organ allocation systems could decrease total spending for end-stage liver care...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...