D L Segev

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of waiting times in a simulation of kidney paired donation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2448-55. 2005
  2. pmc Frailty and falls among adult patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis: a prospective cohort study
    Mara A McAdams-Demarco
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:224. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Innovative strategies in living donor kidney transplantation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 8:332-8. 2012
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Regional and racial disparities in the use of live non-directed kidney donors
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Dorry Segev
    Am J Transplant 8:1051-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Utilization and outcomes of kidney paired donation in the United States
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 86:502-10. 2008
  7. pmc Late graft loss among pediatric recipients of DCD kidneys
    Kyle J Van Arendonk
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2705-11. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged waiting times for liver transplantation in obese patients
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 248:863-70. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Transporting live donor kidneys for kidney paired donation: initial national results
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:356-60. 2011
  10. 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

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Characterization of waiting times in a simulation of kidney paired donation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2448-55. 2005
    ..These data provide the first waiting time predictions that can aid patients with incompatible donors in choosing between KPD and desensitization, and can also facilitate planning for a national KPD program...
  2. pmc Frailty and falls among adult patients undergoing chronic hemodialysis: a prospective cohort study
    Mara A McAdams-Demarco
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:224. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that insights derived from studies of the elderly might apply to adults of all ages undergoing hemodialysis; we focused on frailty, a phenotype of physiological decline strongly associated with falls in the elderly...
  3. doi request reprint Innovative strategies in living donor kidney transplantation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 8:332-8. 2012
    ..As living donors are critical to addressing the profound organ shortage, efforts to increase living donation remain important...
  4. 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...
  5. doi request reprint Regional and racial disparities in the use of live non-directed kidney donors
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA Dorry Segev
    Am J Transplant 8:1051-5. 2008
    ..These disparities suggest the need for continued monitoring and discussion of LNDD at a national level. If non-directed donation continues to rise at its current rate, a national allocation policy may be reasonable...
  6. ncbi request reprint Utilization and outcomes of kidney paired donation in the United States
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 86:502-10. 2008
    ..Although studies suggest substantial expansion of the donor pool if fully used, few patients in the United States have undergone KPD...
  7. pmc Late graft loss among pediatric recipients of DCD kidneys
    Kyle J Van Arendonk
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2705-11. 2011
    ..However, outcomes of DCD kidneys in pediatric recipients remain unclear, primarily because of limited sample sizes...
  8. doi request reprint Prolonged waiting times for liver transplantation in obese patients
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg 248:863-70. 2008
    ..To quantify the independent association between obesity and access to liver transplantation...
  9. doi request reprint Transporting live donor kidneys for kidney paired donation: initial national results
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:356-60. 2011
    ..No patients experienced delayed graft function as defined by the need for dialysis in the first week. Current evidence suggests that live donor kidney transport is safe and feasible...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Perioperative mortality and long-term survival following live kidney donation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 303:959-66. 2010
    ..More than 6000 healthy US individuals every year undergo nephrectomy for the purposes of live donation; however, safety remains in question because longitudinal outcome studies have occurred at single centers with limited generalizability...
  12. doi request reprint Steroid avoidance in liver transplantation: meta-analysis and meta-regression of randomized trials
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:512-25. 2008
    ..We believe that a large, multicenter trial will better define the role of steroid-free regimens in LT...
  13. doi request reprint Effect modification in liver allografts with prolonged cold ischemic time
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:658-66. 2008
    ..As such, we recommend expanding clinical practice to include our findings, but not abandoning current judgment based on factors already perceived to amplify the adverse effects of PCIT...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating options for utility-based kidney allocation
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1513-8. 2009
    ..In this manuscript, various allocation systems are discussed, and a framework is proposed for quantifying the goals of the transplant community and evaluating options for utility-based kidney allocation in this context...
  15. ncbi request reprint Twenty years of liver transplantation for Budd-Chiari syndrome: a national registry analysis
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1285-94. 2007
    ..In conclusion, outcomes of LT for BCS are excellent, with further improvements since 2002 associated with a selection shift imposed by MELD-based organ allocation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between waiting times for kidney transplantation and rates of live donation
    D L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:2406-13. 2007
    ..It is possible that shifting DD kidneys to younger recipients may decrease LDKT or shift it to older recipients, net effects not consistent with the goal of net life survival benefit...
  17. ncbi request reprint Minimizing risk associated with elderly liver donors by matching to preferred recipients
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Hepatology 46:1907-18. 2007
    ..001; 3-year patient survival: ELD 64%, ALD 77%, ILD 80%, P < 0.001). Conclusion: The risks of ELDs can be substantially minimized by appropriate recipient selection...
  18. pmc Obesity impacts access to kidney transplantation
    Dorry L Segev
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:349-55. 2008
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  19. pmc Living kidney donors ages 70 and older: recipient and donor outcomes
    Jonathan C Berger
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 6:2887-93. 2011
    ..Consequently, patients are turning to older living donors. It is unclear if an upper age limit for donation should exist, both in terms of recipient and donor outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate (HTK) is associated with reduced graft survival in deceased donor livers, especially those donated after cardiac death
    Z A Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:286-93. 2009
    ..31, p = 0.007), DCD allografts (OR 1.63, p = 0.09) and donors over 70 years (OR 1.67, p = 0.081). These results suggest that the increasing use of HTK for abdominal organ preservation should be reexamined...
  21. doi request reprint Eculizumab, bortezomib and kidney paired donation facilitate transplantation of a highly sensitized patient without vascular access
    B E Lonze
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2154-60. 2010
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  22. ncbi request reprint Subclinical acute antibody-mediated rejection in positive crossmatch renal allografts
    M Haas
    Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:576-85. 2007
    ..5 +/- 2.5 versus 1.0 +/- 2.0, p = 0.01) than that in 24 recipients of HLA-incompatible grafts with no AMR over a similar interval (360 +/- 117 days), suggesting that subclinical AMR may contribute to development of CAN...
  23. doi request reprint The aggressive phenotype revisited: utilization of higher-risk liver allografts
    J M Garonzik-Wang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:936-42. 2013
    ..In conclusion, highwaitlist disease severity, geographic differences in organ availability, and transplant volume are the main factors associated with the aggressive utilization of higher risk livers...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cold ischemia time and allograft outcomes in live donor renal transplantation: is live donor organ transport feasible?
    C E Simpkins
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:99-107. 2007
    ..Comparable long-term outcomes for these grafts suggests that transport of live donor organs may be a feasible alternative to donor travel in KPD regions where CIT can be limited to 8 h...
  25. doi request reprint Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) is associated with reduced graft survival in pancreas transplantation
    Z A Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:217-21. 2009
    ..54-fold higher odds of early (<30 days) pancreas graft loss as compared to UW (OR 1.54, p = 0.008). These results suggest that the increasing use of HTK for abdominal organ preservation should be re-examined...
  26. pmc Risk of window period hepatitis-C infection in high infectious risk donors: systematic review and meta-analysis
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1188-200. 2011
    ..5 per 10,000), incarcerated donors (0.8 per 10,000), donors exposed to HIV infected blood (0.4 per 10,000) and hemophiliacs (0.027 per 10,000). NAT reduced WP risk by approximately 10-fold in each category...
  27. ncbi request reprint Kidney transplantation in previous heart or lung recipients
    B E Lonze
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:578-85. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate (HTK) is associated with reduced graft survival of deceased donor kidney transplants
    Z A Stewart
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1048-54. 2009
    ..18, p = 0.5). Given recent studies that also demonstrate that HTK preservation reduces liver and pancreas allograft survival, we suggest that the use of HTK for abdominal organ recovery should be reconsidered...
  29. doi request reprint Successful three-way kidney paired donation with cross-country live donor allograft transport
    R A Montgomery
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2163-8. 2008
    ..1 mg/dl. This case provides a blueprint for solving some of the complexities that are inherent in the implementation of a national KPD program in a large country like the United States...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint The roles of dominos and nonsimultaneous chains in kidney paired donation
    S E Gentry
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1330-6. 2009
    ..Because traditional paired donation will leave many incompatible pairs unmatched, novel approaches like DPD and NEAD chains must be explored if paired donation programs are to help a greater number of people...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Proinflammatory events are associated with significant increases in breadth and strength of HLA-specific antibody
    J E Locke
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2136-9. 2009
    ..25, (95% CI 4.03-6.85), p < 0.001] versus 2.5-fold [IRR 2.54, (95% CI 1.64-3.95), p < 0.001] increase in HSA. Therefore, sensitized patients known to have an infection or undergoing surgery should be monitored for expansion of HSA...
  34. ncbi request reprint Expanding kidney paired donation through participation by compatible pairs
    S E Gentry
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Transplant 7:2361-70. 2007
    ..This new paradigm of KPD can immediately be instituted at the single-center level, while the greatest gains will be achieved by incorporating compatible pairs into a national program...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of kidneys from donors after cardiac death: implications for allocation and preservation
    J E Locke
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1797-807. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that DCD <50 kidneys function like SCD kidneys and should not be viewed as marginal or ECD, and further, limiting CIT <12 h markedly reduces DGF...
  36. doi request reprint Identifying appropriate recipients for CDC infectious risk donor kidneys
    E K H Chow
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1227-34. 2013
    ....
  37. doi request reprint The aggressive phenotype: center-level patterns in the utilization of suboptimal kidneys
    J M Garonzik-Wang
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:400-8. 2012
    ..In conclusion, wait-list size, waiting times, geographic region and OPO competition seem to be driving factors in center-level aggressiveness...
  38. doi request reprint Center-level patterns of indicated willingness to and actual acceptance of marginal kidneys
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2472-80. 2010
    ..We found 7373 surplus offers (7.1% of all offers), concentrated among a small number of centers. The organ acceptance criteria system is currently underutilized, leading to possibly avoidable inefficiencies in organ distribution...
  39. ncbi request reprint Improving distribution efficiency of hard-to-place deceased donor kidneys: Predicting probability of discard or delay
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1613-20. 2010
    ..Modifications of the kidney distribution system to more efficiently direct organs with high PODD to the centers that actually use them may result in reduced CIT and fewer discards...
  40. doi request reprint Subclinical rejection in stable positive crossmatch kidney transplant patients: incidence and correlations
    E S Kraus
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1826-34. 2009
    ..Surveillance biopsies during the first year post-transplantation for these high-risk patients uncover clinically occult processes and phenotypes, which without intervention diminish allograft survival and function...
  41. pmc Trends in the inactive kidney transplant waitlist and implications for candidate survival
    M E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1012-8. 2013
    ..Using the full waitlist to estimate organ shortage or as a comparison group in transplant outcome studies is less appropriate in the current era...
  42. pmc Impact of Medicare coverage on disparities in access to simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation
    J K Melancon
    Department of Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:2785-91. 2009
    ..66-0.79 and 0.59-0.80, respectively). Medicare coverage for SPKT succeeded in increasing access for patients with Medicare, but did not affect the substantial racial disparities in access to this procedure...
  43. doi request reprint Underutilization of hepatitis C-positive kidneys for hepatitis C-positive recipients
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1238-46. 2010
    ..18) associated with HCV(+) kidneys. A better understanding of the risks and benefits of transplanting HCV(+) recipients with HCV(+) kidneys will hopefully improve utilization of these kidneys in an evidence-based manner...
  44. ncbi request reprint The utility of splenectomy as rescue treatment for severe acute antibody mediated rejection
    J E Locke
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:842-6. 2007
    ..Five patients underwent immediate splenectomy followed by PP/IVIg and had return of allograft function within 48 h of the procedure. Emergent splenectomy followed by PP/IVIg may be an effective treatment for reversing severe AMR...
  45. doi request reprint Rates of false flagging due to statistical artifact in CMS evaluations of transplant programs: results of a stochastic simulation
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:2044-51. 2013
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in cancer risk after kidney transplantation
    E C Hall
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:714-20. 2013
    ..21). Racial/ethnic differences in cancer risk after transplantation mirror general population patterns, except for kidney and prostate cancers where differences reflect the effects of end-stage renal disease or transplantation...
  47. doi request reprint Factors affecting graft survival after adult/child split-liver transplantation: analysis of the UNOS/OPTN data base
    K W Lee
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1186-96. 2008
    ..Reducing CIT is important to obtain comparable outcomes to living donor LT in pediatric recipients...
  48. doi request reprint Provider utilization of high-risk donor organs and nucleic acid testing: results of two national surveys
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1197-204. 2009
    ..58, HCV 2.69, p < 0.005). The demonstrated associations between OPO NAT performance and high provider utilization of HRDs should be considered in the ongoing debate about NAT in transplantation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Viral nucleic acid testing (NAT) and OPO-level disposition of high-risk donor organs
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:620-8. 2009
    ..OPOs that perform HIV NAT are less likely to export organs outside of their region. The wide variation of current practice and the possibility that NAT would improve organ utilization support consideration for a national policy...
  50. doi request reprint The use of antibody to complement protein C5 for salvage treatment of severe antibody-mediated rejection
    J E Locke
    Deparmtent of Surgery, John Hopkins Medical Institutions, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:231-5. 2009
    ..We show a marked decrease in C5b-C9 (MAC) complex deposition in the kidney after the administration of eculizumab...
  51. doi request reprint Eculizumab prevents recurrent antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and enables successful renal transplantation
    B E Lonze
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Transplant 14:459-65. 2014
    ..While the appropriate duration of treatment remains to be determined, this case series suggests that complement inhibitors such as eculizumab may prove to be effective in preventing the recurrence of APS after renal transplantation. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Center-level utilization of kidney paired donation
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1317-22. 2013
    ..2 (from 494 to 1593). Broader implementation of KPD across a wide number of centers is crucial to properly serve transplant candidates with healthy but incompatible live donors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Early hospital readmission after kidney transplantation: patient and center-level associations
    M A McAdams-Demarco
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3283-8. 2012
    ..Better identification of patients at risk for early hospital readmission following KT may guide discharge planning and early posttransplant outpatient monitoring...
  54. doi request reprint Disparities in provision of transplant information affect access to kidney transplantation
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:351-7. 2012
    ..Disparities in ATT may be partially explained by disparities in provision of transplant information; dialysis centers should ensure this critical intervention is offered equitably...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy with vaginal extraction: initial report
    M E Allaf
    James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Department of Urology, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1473-7. 2010
    ..Potential advantages include reduced postoperative pain, shorter hospital stay and convalescence and a more desirable cosmetic result. These possible, but yet unproven, advantages may encourage more individuals to consider live donation...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Disparities in provision of transplant education by profit status of the dialysis center
    K S Balhara
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:3104-10. 2012
    ..National policies detailing the optimal timing and content of transplant education are needed to improve equity...
  58. ncbi request reprint Frailty and early hospital readmission after kidney transplantation
    M A McAdams-Demarco
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:2091-5. 2013
    ..01) as well as the net reclassification index (p = 0.04). Identifying frail KT recipients for targeted outpatient monitoring and intervention may reduce EHR rates...
  59. doi request reprint Social media and organ donor registration: the Facebook effect
    A M Cameron
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:2059-65. 2013
    ..Novel applications of social media may prove effective in increasing organ donation rates and likewise might be utilized in other refractory public health problems in which communication and education are essential...
  60. doi request reprint Dynamic challenges inhibiting optimal adoption of kidney paired donation: findings of a consensus conference
    M L Melcher
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:851-60. 2013
    ..Best practices, knowledge gaps and research goals were identified and summarized in this document...
  61. ncbi request reprint Formal policies and special informed consent are associated with higher provider utilization of CDC high-risk donor organs
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:629-35. 2009
    ..37), and a trend toward higher utilization of HRD kidneys (OR 1.74) and pancreata (OR 1.28). We believe our findings support a formalized national policy and suggest that this policy will not result in decreased utilization...
  62. pmc Risk of window period HIV infection in high infectious risk donors: systematic review and meta-analysis
    L M Kucirka
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1176-87. 2011
    ..9:10 000), donors exposed to HIV through blood (0.6:10 000), donors engaging in high-risk sex (0.3:10 000) and hemophiliacs (0.035:10 000). These estimates can help inform patient and provider decision making regarding HRDs...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the risk of incompatible kidney transplantation: a multicenter study
    B J Orandi
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Transplant 14:1573-80. 2014
    ..Centers performing 5%, 10% or 20% PCC had a 2.22-, 4.09- and 10.72-fold higher odds. Failure to account for ILDKT's increased risk places centers providing this life-saving treatment in jeopardy of regulatory intervention. ..
  65. doi request reprint Pregnancy outcomes in kidney transplant recipients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    N A Deshpande
    Department of Surgery Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:2388-404. 2011
    ..Although post-KT pregnancy is feasible, complications are relatively high and should be considered in patient counseling and clinical decision making...
  66. pmc Estimating the potential pool of HIV-infected deceased organ donors in the United States
    B J Boyarsky
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1209-17. 2011
    ..In the current era of HIV management, a legal ban on the use of these organs seems unwarranted and likely harmful...
  67. ncbi request reprint C4d and C3d staining in biopsies of ABO- and HLA-incompatible renal allografts: correlation with histologic findings
    M Haas
    Department of Pathology, John Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1829-40. 2006
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint The effects of DonorNet 2007 on kidney distribution equity and efficiency
    A B Massie
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1550-7. 2009
    ..The discard rate also increased significantly (ARR (1.06)1.11(1.17), p < 0.001). DN07 has not improved equity or efficiency in allocation of deceased donor kidneys, and may be harming the allocation of hard-to-place kidneys...
  69. pmc Listing for expanded criteria donor kidneys in older adults and those with predicted benefit
    M E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:802-9. 2010
    ..11, p < 0.001). In conclusion, ECD listing practices are widely varied and not consistent with published recommendations, a pattern that may disenfranchise certain transplant registrants...
  70. ncbi request reprint Operative start times and complications after liver transplantation
    B E Lonze
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1842-9. 2010
    ..This observation warrants further evaluation and underscores the need to explore and identify institution-specific practices that ensure safe operations regardless of time of day...
  71. ncbi request reprint Pre-transplant myeloid dendritic cell deficiency associated with cytomegalovirus infection and death after kidney transplantation
    Q Sun
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 14:618-25. 2012
    ..In the current post-hoc analysis, we studied the association of these same pre-transplant DC levels with other post-transplant outcomes...
  72. doi request reprint Time-trends in publication productivity of young transplant surgeons in the United States
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:772-8. 2012
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