Lauren M Kucirka

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence, correlates, and viral dynamics of hepatitis delta among injection drug users
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:845-52. 2010
  2. pmc Live donor champion: finding live kidney donors by separating the advocate from the patient
    Jacqueline M Garonzik-Wang
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 93:1147-50. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of renal transplants from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention high-risk donors with prospective recipient viral testing: a single-center experience
    Bonnie E Lonze
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1261-6. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Patient attitudes toward CDC high infectious risk donor kidney transplantation: inferences from focus groups
    R Lorie Ros
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:247-53. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Impact of donor hepatitis C virus infection status on death and need for liver transplant in hepatitis C virus-positive kidney transplant recipients
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:112-20. 2012
  6. pmc Candidacy for kidney transplantation of older adults
    Morgan E Grams
    Departments of Medicine, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1-7. 2012
  7. pmc Incompatible live-donor kidney transplantation in the United States: results of a national survey
    Jacqueline M Garonzik Wang
    Transplant Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 720 Rutland Avenue, Ross 771B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2041-6. 2011
  8. pmc Vascular disease, ESRD, and death: interpreting competing risk analyses
    Morgan E Grams
    Departments of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1606-14. 2012
  9. pmc Recipient age and time spent hospitalized in the year before and after kidney transplantation
    Morgan E Grams
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 94:750-6. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Provider response to a rare but highly publicized transmission of HIV through solid organ transplantation
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Surg 146:41-5. 2011

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Publications19

  1. pmc Prevalence, correlates, and viral dynamics of hepatitis delta among injection drug users
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Infect Dis 202:845-52. 2010
    ..Accurate estimates of prevalence and risk factors are important to help clinicians decide who to screen...
  2. pmc Live donor champion: finding live kidney donors by separating the advocate from the patient
    Jacqueline M Garonzik-Wang
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 93:1147-50. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that separating the advocate from the patient is important in identifying live donors...
  3. doi request reprint Outcomes of renal transplants from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention high-risk donors with prospective recipient viral testing: a single-center experience
    Bonnie E Lonze
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1261-6. 2011
    ..The use of kidneys from deceased donors considered at increased infectious risk represents a strategy to increase the donor pool...
  4. doi request reprint Patient attitudes toward CDC high infectious risk donor kidney transplantation: inferences from focus groups
    R Lorie Ros
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Transplant 26:247-53. 2012
    ..Significant variation exists in provider willingness to utilize IRD kidneys. Little is known about how patients view these organs. Our aim was to explore patient attitudes toward IRDs and IRD kidney transplantation...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of donor hepatitis C virus infection status on death and need for liver transplant in hepatitis C virus-positive kidney transplant recipients
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:112-20. 2012
    ..The goals of this study were to characterize liver disease in HCV+ kidney recipients and compare rates of liver-related outcomes by kidney donor HCV status...
  6. pmc Candidacy for kidney transplantation of older adults
    Morgan E Grams
    Departments of Medicine, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1-7. 2012
    ..To develop a prediction model for kidney transplantation (KT) outcomes specific to older adults with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and to use this model to estimate the number of excellent older KT candidates who lack access to KT...
  7. pmc Incompatible live-donor kidney transplantation in the United States: results of a national survey
    Jacqueline M Garonzik Wang
    Transplant Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 720 Rutland Avenue, Ross 771B, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2041-6. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to better understand practice patterns of IKT in the United States...
  8. pmc Vascular disease, ESRD, and death: interpreting competing risk analyses
    Morgan E Grams
    Departments of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7:1606-14. 2012
    ..Vascular disease, a common condition in CKD, is a risk factor for mortality and ESRD. Optimal patient care requires accurate estimation and ordering of these competing risks...
  9. pmc Recipient age and time spent hospitalized in the year before and after kidney transplantation
    Morgan E Grams
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 94:750-6. 2012
    ..We estimate the relative increase in time spent hospitalized in the year post-KT for older versus younger end-stage renal disease patients...
  10. doi request reprint Provider response to a rare but highly publicized transmission of HIV through solid organ transplantation
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Surg 146:41-5. 2011
    ..We sought to characterize change in the practice of transplant surgeons resulting from this rare event...
  11. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes of liver transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Neha A Deshpande
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:621-9. 2012
    ..Continued reporting to active registries is highly encouraged at the center level...
  12. doi request reprint High infectious risk donors: what are the risks and when are they too high?
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 16:256-61. 2011
    ..This review seeks to describe national patterns in utilization, attitudes toward HRDs, and strategies to minimize and quantify infectious risks...
  13. pmc Association of race and age with survival among patients undergoing dialysis
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 306:620-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that age and the competing risk of transplantation modify survival differences by race...
  14. doi request reprint Frailty and delayed graft function in kidney transplant recipients
    Jacqueline M Garonzik-Wang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Surg 147:190-3. 2012
    ..13-3.36; P = .02). The assessment of frailty may provide further insights into the pathophysiology of allograft dysfunction and may improve our ability to preoperatively risk-stratify kidney transplant recipients...
  15. doi request reprint Survey of North American pathologist practices regarding antibody-mediated rejection in cardiac transplant biopsies
    Lauren M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplant Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cardiovasc Pathol 20:132-8. 2011
    ..Therefore, there is no gold standard for hAMR diagnosis...
  16. doi request reprint Desensitization in HLA-incompatible kidney recipients and survival
    Robert A Montgomery
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 365:318-26. 2011
    ..Whether such antibody depletion results in a survival benefit as compared with waiting for an HLA-compatible kidney is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of resident and fellow knowledge of the organ donor referral process
    Natasha Gupta
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Transplant 28:443-9. 2014
    ..We identified a pervasive deficit in knowledge among residents and fellows at an academic medical center with an active transplant program that may help explain attending-level deficits in knowledge about the organ donation process. ..
  18. pmc Age and comorbidities are effect modifiers of gender disparities in renal transplantation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:621-8. 2009
    ..These disparities exist despite similar survival benefits from transplantation for men and women regardless of age or comorbidities...
  19. doi request reprint The high-risk donor: viral infections in solid organ transplantation
    Andrew L Singer
    Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 13:400-4. 2008
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