S L Houser

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immunological unresponsiveness in chimeric miniature swine following MHC-mismatched spleen transplantation
    Frank J M F Dor
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 80:1791-804. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic microangiopathy and graft arteriopathy in pig hearts following transplantation into baboons
    Stuart L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Xenotransplantation 11:416-25. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids and arterial plaque load are altered independently with high-dose progesterone in hypercholesterolemic male rabbits
    S L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 9:317-22. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Valvular heart disease in patients with hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome associated with Jaccoud's arthropathy
    S L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Cardiovascular Pathology Section, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Warren 2, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:210-6. 2002
  5. pmc Cardiac allograft vasculopathy: real or a normal morphologic variant?
    Stuart Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:167-73. 2007
  6. pmc An MHC class II disparity raises the threshold for tolerance induction in pulmonary allografts in miniature swine
    T Shoji
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3268-70. 2006
  7. pmc The role of indirect recognition of MHC class I and II allopeptides in a fully mismatched miniature swine model of lung transplantation
    H Sahara
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3256-8. 2006
  8. pmc Rejection of cardiac xenografts transplanted from alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout (GalT-KO) pigs to baboons
    Y Hisashi
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2516-26. 2008
  9. pmc The indirect alloresponse impairs the induction but not maintenance of tolerance to MHC class I-disparate allografts
    M J Weiss
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:105-13. 2009
  10. pmc Comparison of lung and kidney allografts in induction of tolerance by a mixed-chimerism approach in cynomolgus monkeys
    A Aoyama
    Department of Surgery and Transplant Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 41:429-30. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Immunological unresponsiveness in chimeric miniature swine following MHC-mismatched spleen transplantation
    Frank J M F Dor
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 80:1791-804. 2005
    ..In rodents, spleen allotransplantation (SpTx) induces tolerance. We investigated the induction of chimerism and donor-specific unresponsiveness following pig SpTx...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thrombotic microangiopathy and graft arteriopathy in pig hearts following transplantation into baboons
    Stuart L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Xenotransplantation 11:416-25. 2004
    ..Acute humoral xenograft rejection (AHXR) is an immunologic barrier in pig-to-baboon organ transplantation (Tx). We report microvascular thrombosis and myocardial necrosis in a series of cardiac xenografts...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum lipids and arterial plaque load are altered independently with high-dose progesterone in hypercholesterolemic male rabbits
    S L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 9:317-22. 2000
    ..052) and H (p = 0.069) groups. These data suggest that the mechanism(s) involved with the antiatherogenic effect of HDP in this animal model is, or are, independent of an alteration in serum lipids...
  4. ncbi request reprint Valvular heart disease in patients with hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome associated with Jaccoud's arthropathy
    S L Houser
    Department of Pathology, Cardiovascular Pathology Section, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Warren 2, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:210-6. 2002
    ..Since 1993, however, five patients with HUVS accompanied by Jaccoud's arthropathy (JA) were found to have serious valvular heart disease...
  5. pmc Cardiac allograft vasculopathy: real or a normal morphologic variant?
    Stuart Houser
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:167-73. 2007
    ..Naive coronary vessels may appear to have intimal thickening histologically characteristic of cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV). This study appraises the experimental and clinical impact of this observation...
  6. pmc An MHC class II disparity raises the threshold for tolerance induction in pulmonary allografts in miniature swine
    T Shoji
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3268-70. 2006
    ..Here, we tested whether a tolerant state can be induced in swine receiving fully mismatched lung allografts...
  7. pmc The role of indirect recognition of MHC class I and II allopeptides in a fully mismatched miniature swine model of lung transplantation
    H Sahara
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3256-8. 2006
    ..Here, we examine whether immunization with class I or class II allopeptides accelerates rejection in a fully MHC-mismatched lung transplant model in miniature swine...
  8. pmc Rejection of cardiac xenografts transplanted from alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout (GalT-KO) pigs to baboons
    Y Hisashi
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2516-26. 2008
    ..In conclusion, despite the absence of the Gal epitope, acute and chronic antibody and cell-mediated rejection developed in grafts, maintained by chronic immunosupression, presumably due to de novo responses to non-Gal antigens...
  9. pmc The indirect alloresponse impairs the induction but not maintenance of tolerance to MHC class I-disparate allografts
    M J Weiss
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:105-13. 2009
    ..This suggests that the presence of T cells activated via indirect allorecognition represent a barrier to the induction but not the maintenance of tolerance...
  10. pmc Comparison of lung and kidney allografts in induction of tolerance by a mixed-chimerism approach in cynomolgus monkeys
    A Aoyama
    Department of Surgery and Transplant Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 41:429-30. 2009
    ..In the present study, we applied this same technique to lung allotransplantation in cynomolgus monkeys...
  11. pmc Thymectomy does not abrogate long-term acceptance of MHC class I-disparate lung allografts in miniature Swine
    H Sahara
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3253-5. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined the impact of thymectomy on tolerance induction in lung transplantation...
  12. pmc Effects of tolerance induction on the actions of interferon-gamma on porcine cardiac allografts
    R Hoerbelt
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3196-8. 2006
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  13. pmc Indirect recognition of allopeptides promotes the development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy
    R S Lee
    The Transplantation Biology Research Center and Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:3276-81. 2001
    ..001), but they also developed obstructive fibroproliferative coronary artery lesions much earlier than unimmunized controls (<9 vs. >30 days). These results definitively link indirect allorecognition and cardiac allograft vasculopathy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term acceptance of porcine pulmonary allografts without chronic rejection
    T Shoji
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:72-4. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Potential of aspirin to inhibit thrombotic microangiopathy in alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout pig hearts after transplantation in baboons
    F J M F Dor
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:489-90. 2005
    ..Function of a pig organ in a baboon for a period approaching 6 months has not been reported previously and lends encouragement that the barriers to xenotransplantation will be overcome, but TM requires investigation...
  16. pmc Evaluation of intracoronary stenting by intravascular optical coherence tomography
    B E Bouma
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Heart 89:317-20. 2003
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  17. ncbi request reprint Porcine coronary imaging in vivo by optical coherence tomography
    G J Tearney
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Acta Cardiol 55:233-7. 2000
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  18. ncbi request reprint Spleen transplantation in miniature swine: surgical technique and results in major histocompatibility complex-matched donor and recipient pairs
    B Gollackner
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplantation 75:1799-806. 2003
    ..This study developed a surgical technique for spleen Tx in miniature swine to investigate its immunologic impact in a large animal model...
  19. pmc Histopathology of coronary in-stent restenosis following gamma brachytherapy
    H C Lowe
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02144 2696, USA
    Heart 89:11-3. 2003
    ..Surprisingly, there was a relatively small cellular (myofibroblastic) component, with an absence of endothelial cells and little evidence of active proliferation. ISR after gamma brachytherapy may be a pathologically distinct entity...
  20. ncbi request reprint Significant atheromatous debris following uncomplicated vein graft direct stenting: evidence supporting routine use of distal protection devices
    Harry C Lowe
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Bullfinch 105, Boston, MA 02144 2696, USA
    J Invasive Cardiol 14:636-9. 2002
    ..This case illustrates the severity of distal embolization that can go clinically unnoticed after direct stenting and also supports the routine use of distal protection devices for vein graft intervention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of optical coherence tomography and integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound images for tissue characterization of human coronary plaques
    Masanori Kawasaki
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:81-8. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantification of macrophage content in atherosclerotic plaques by optical coherence tomography
    Guillermo J Tearney
    Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Circulation 107:113-9. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the use of OCT for identifying macrophages in fibrous caps...
  23. ncbi request reprint Characterization of human atherosclerosis by optical coherence tomography
    Hiroshi Yabushita
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    Circulation 106:1640-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to establish objective OCT image criteria for atherosclerotic plaque characterization in vitro...
  24. ncbi request reprint Modeling chronic lung allograft rejection in miniature swine
    James S Allan
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, and the Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 73:447-53. 2002
    ..We have developed a new preclinical model of chronic lung rejection using MHC-inbred miniature swine...
  25. pmc Measurement of collagen and smooth muscle cell content in atherosclerotic plaques using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1474-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the measurement of collagen and smooth muscle cell (SMC) content in atherosclerotic plaques using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PSOCT)...
  26. pmc Establishment of transplantable porcine tumor cell lines derived from MHC-inbred miniature swine
    Patricia S Cho
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Blood 110:3996-4004. 2007
    ..These results suggest the possibility of developing a transplantable tumor model in this large-animal system...
  27. ncbi request reprint 3.0 T plaque imaging
    Denise P Hinton-Yates
    Department of Radiology, MGH MIT HMS Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA 02129, USA
    Top Magn Reson Imaging 18:389-400. 2007
    ..The overall endeavor is to improve prospective assessment of atherosclerosis stage and stability for reduction of atherothrombotic event risk...
  28. ncbi request reprint Operational tolerance to class I disparate lungs can be induced despite pretransplant immunization with class I allopeptides
    Tsuyoshi Shoji
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 84:1467-73. 2007
    ..Using a class I-disparate swine lung transplant model, we examined whether an intensive course of tacrolimus could induce operational tolerance and whether preoperative allopeptide immunization would prevent the development of tolerance...
  29. ncbi request reprint Transmyocardial coil implants: a novel approach to transmyocardial revascularization
    David Meerkin
    Department of Medicine, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:488-92. 2002
    ..Neovascularization has been proposed to occur around the laser channels. Our aim was to determine the feasibility of a novel nonlaser myocardial revascularization technique and its effect on angiogenesis in a nonischemic porcine model...
  30. pmc The effects of tolerance on allograft damage caused by the innate immune system
    Ruediger Hoerbelt
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 85:314-22. 2008
    ..To address these questions, we studied the effects of rIFN-gamma infusion on porcine cardiac allograft survival...
  31. pmc Thrombotic microangiopathy associated with humoral rejection of cardiac xenografts from alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout pigs in baboons
    Akira Shimizu
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Am J Pathol 172:1471-81. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Visualization of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in patients using optical coherence tomography: comparison with intravascular ultrasound
    Ik Kyung Jang
    Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:604-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and the ability of intravascular optical coherence tomography (OCT) to visualize the components of coronary plaques in living patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Combination treatment with donor-specific transfusions and cyclosporine a induces long-term survival of cardiac allografts in miniature Swine
    Ruediger Hoerbelt
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 80:1275-82. 2005
    ..To evaluate whether pretransplant donor-specific transfusions (DST) can induce tolerance to cardiac allografts in large animals, heterotopic cardiac transplants were performed across a class I MHC barrier in inbred miniature swine...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of mycophenolate mofetil on cardiac allograft survival and cardiac allograft vasculopathy in miniature swine
    Margaret L Schwarze
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1787-93. 2005
    ..We investigated whether mycophenolate mofetil would prevent cardiac allograft vasculopathy and prolong cardiac allograft survival in our well-established miniature swine model of heart transplantation...
  35. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 29-2004. A 75-year-old woman with acute onset of chest pain followed by fever
    Adolf W Karchmer
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1240-8. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint Focal and multi-focal plaque macrophage distributions in patients with acute and stable presentations of coronary artery disease
    Briain D Macneill
    Cardiology Division, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:972-9. 2004
    ..This study was designed to utilize optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of coronary atherosclerotic plaque macrophages to investigate the relationship between macrophage distributions and clinical syndrome...
  37. ncbi request reprint Histomorphometric comparison of cardiac allograft vasculopathy in miniature swine
    Stuart L Houser
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02214, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 23:50-60. 2004
    ..We used miniature swine to determine whether a wide variance in heart transplantation protocols, both in histoincompatibility and immunosuppression, affects the histomorphometry of CAV...
  38. pmc Histopathology of spleen allograft rejection in miniature swine
    Frank J M F Dor
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Exp Pathol 86:57-66. 2005
    ..This study establishes histologic guidelines for diagnosing and, perhaps, in future studies, predicting acute rejection of splenic allografts transplanted across known histocompatibility barriers in a large-animal model...
  39. ncbi request reprint Histocompatible miniature swine: an inbred large-animal model
    Joshua D Mezrich
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Transplantation 75:904-7. 2003
    ..We conclude that G7 animals are sufficiently inbred to accept first set skin and heart grafts indefinitely...
  40. ncbi request reprint Indirect recognition of MHC class I allopeptides accelerates lung allograft rejection in miniature swine
    Tsuyoshi Shoji
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1626-34. 2005
    ..These studies suggest that indirect allorecognition is operative during lung allograft rejection, and that pre-transplant sensitization to donor-derived MHC allopeptides can accelerate graft rejection...
  41. ncbi request reprint Role of the thymus and kidney graft in the maintenance of tolerance to heart grafts in miniature swine
    Joshua D Mezrich
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, 13th Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 79:1663-73. 2005
    ..The authors have examined the mechanism whereby co-transplantation of a kidney and heart from the same donor induces and maintains tolerance to both organs in miniature swine...
  42. ncbi request reprint Composite "thymoheart" transplantation improves cardiac allograft survival
    Matthew T Menard
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:79-86. 2004
    ..The transfer of vascularized, functional donor thymic tissue to the host at the time of cardiac transplantation may provide a novel approach to the induction of tolerance in human heart transplant recipients...
  43. pmc Characterization of atherosclerotic plaques by laser speckle imaging
    Seemantini K Nadkarni
    Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 40 Blossom St, BAR 718, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Circulation 112:885-92. 2005
    ..In this article, we describe a new optical technique, laser speckle imaging (LSI), that measures an index of plaque viscoelasticity. We evaluate the potential of LSI for characterizing atherosclerotic plaque...
  44. ncbi request reprint Induction of tolerance to heart transplants by simultaneous cotransplantation of donor kidneys may depend on a radiation-sensitive renal-cell population
    Joshua D Mezrich
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 76:625-31. 2003
    ..To determine the mechanism by which cotransplantation of a donor kidney and heart allograft induces tolerance to both organs in miniature swine, we examined the renal elements responsible for tolerance induction...
  45. ncbi request reprint Heart and en-bloc thymus transplantation in miniature swine
    Douglas R Johnston
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:554-9. 2005
    ..To facilitate donor thymus-induced cardiac allograft tolerance, we have developed a novel technique for heart and en-bloc thymus transplantation in swine...
  46. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation in baboons using alpha1,3-galactosyltransferase gene-knockout pigs as donors: initial experience
    Kenji Kuwaki
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, MGH East, 13th Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Nat Med 11:29-31. 2005
    ..There were no infectious complications directly related to the immunosuppressive regimen. The transplantation of hearts from GalT-KO pigs increased graft survival over previous studies...
  47. doi request reprint Calcified plaque: measurement of area at thin-section flat-panel CT and 64-section multidetector CT and comparison with histopathologic findings
    Ammar Sarwar
    Cardiac MR PET CT Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge St, 4th Floor, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 249:301-6. 2008
    ..18/1.02]), and the predicted difference was smaller (1.16 mm(2), P = .08). The extent of the blooming artifact in visualizing calcified coronary plaque is reduced by using flat-panel-volume CT...
  48. ncbi request reprint Coronary in-stent restenosis following beta brachytherapy: a histopathological examination
    Christian F Witzke
    Division of Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 13:85-90. 2004
    ..Previously unreported histopathology of directed atherectomy specimens of such restenotic lesions and a discussion of their proposed significance form the basis of this report...
  49. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 12-2004. A 38-year-old woman with acute onset of pain in the chest
    Patrick T O'Gara
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1666-74. 2004
  50. ncbi request reprint Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease after allogeneic transplantation of the spleen in miniature swine
    Frank J M F Dor
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH East, Building 149, 13th Street, Boston, MA 02129, USA
    Transplantation 78:286-91. 2004
    ..PTLD can occur after allogeneic SpTx in swine. This model may be useful in studies of the pathogenesis of PTLD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Culprit lesion atherothrombectomy during acute myocardial infarction: extraction of an acute coronary plaque rupture
    Rodolfo Carrillo-Jimenez
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Circulation 112:e267. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Constitutive expression of major histocompatibility complex class II antigens in pulmonary epithelium and endothelium varies among different species
    Stuart L Houser
    Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Transplantation 77:605-7. 2004
    ..These interspecies differences may explain experimental differences observed between murine and large-animal constructs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Arterial wall imaging: evaluation with 16-section multidetector CT in blood vessel phantoms and ex vivo coronary arteries
    Maros Ferencik
    Department of Radiology, Wellman Laboratories of Photomedicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiology 240:708-16. 2006
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Vulnerable plaque detection by 3.0 tesla magnetic resonance imaging
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129, USA
    Invest Radiol 41:112-5. 2006
    ..0 T magnetic resonance (MR) carotid protocol. The subject was referred for carotid endarterectomy and histology was performed on the ex vivo specimen and compared with the in vivo images...
  55. ncbi request reprint Safe induction of diabetes by high-dose streptozotocin in pigs
    Hidetaka Hara
    Department of Surgery, Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Pancreas 36:31-8. 2008
    ..As a result, pancreatectomy has been advocated in this species. We have investigated the effects of 2 dosages of STZ to safely induce diabetes in pigs...