F L Delmonico

Summary

Affiliation: New England Organ Bank
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exchanging kidneys--advances in living-donor transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and the New England Organ Bank, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1812-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Donor kidney exchanges
    Francis L Delmonico
    New England Organ Bank, Newton, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1628-34. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Direction of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and United Network for Organ Sharing regarding the oversight of live donor transplantation and solicitation for organs
    F L Delmonico
    United Network for Organ Sharing and The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
    Am J Transplant 6:37-40. 2006
  4. pmc The science and social necessity of deceased organ donation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA President elect, The Transplantation Society, Montreal, Canada
    Rambam Maimonides Med J 2:e0048. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The alternative Iranian model of living renal transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Kidney Int 82:625-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the WHO resolution on human organ and tissue transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 79:639-40. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The Pakistani revelation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Transplantation Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    Transpl Int 20:924-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of the wait list and deaths among candidates waiting for a kidney transplant
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Transplantation 86:1678-83. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint A Report of the Amsterdam Forum On the Care of the Live Kidney Donor: Data and Medical Guidelines
    Francis Delmonico
    The Ethics Committee of the Transplantation Society, The Transplantation Society Central Business Office, 205 Viger Avenue West, Suite 201, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1G2, Canada
    Transplantation 79:S53-66. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The implications of Istanbul Declaration on organ trafficking and transplant tourism
    Francis L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Transplant Center Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 14:116-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint Exchanging kidneys--advances in living-donor transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, and the New England Organ Bank, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1812-4. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Donor kidney exchanges
    Francis L Delmonico
    New England Organ Bank, Newton, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1628-34. 2004
    ..Thus, this approach also increases access to deceased donor kidneys for the remaining candidates on the list...
  3. ncbi request reprint Direction of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and United Network for Organ Sharing regarding the oversight of live donor transplantation and solicitation for organs
    F L Delmonico
    United Network for Organ Sharing and The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network
    Am J Transplant 6:37-40. 2006
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  4. pmc The science and social necessity of deceased organ donation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA President elect, The Transplantation Society, Montreal, Canada
    Rambam Maimonides Med J 2:e0048. 2011
    ..The social necessity of a scientifically and medically applied system of deceased organ donation is now evident so that a sufficient number of organs can be available for patients from within the country where they reside. ..
  5. doi request reprint The alternative Iranian model of living renal transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Kidney Int 82:625-6. 2012
    ..Iran is proceeding with an independent program of deceased organ donation in cities such as Shiraz. Mahdavi-Mazdeh's report is encouraging for the prospect of a revitalized expansion of deceased donation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the WHO resolution on human organ and tissue transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 79:639-40. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint The Pakistani revelation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Transplantation Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    Transpl Int 20:924-5. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of the wait list and deaths among candidates waiting for a kidney transplant
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114 2696, USA
    Transplantation 86:1678-83. 2008
    ..Candidates designated as inactive on the kidney waiting list were examined to determine total length of time with inactive status and total time on the list...
  9. ncbi request reprint A Report of the Amsterdam Forum On the Care of the Live Kidney Donor: Data and Medical Guidelines
    Francis Delmonico
    The Ethics Committee of the Transplantation Society, The Transplantation Society Central Business Office, 205 Viger Avenue West, Suite 201, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1G2, Canada
    Transplantation 79:S53-66. 2005
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  10. doi request reprint The implications of Istanbul Declaration on organ trafficking and transplant tourism
    Francis L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Transplant Center Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 2696, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 14:116-9. 2009
    ..Organ trafficking and transplant tourism should be prohibited because they violate the principles of equity, justice and respect for human dignity...
  11. doi request reprint The international realities of live donor kidney transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Kidney Int 75:1003-5. 2009
    ..Assembling worldwide data on live-donor kidney transplants is a commendable accomplishment that serves the international transplant community well...
  12. doi request reprint A call for government accountability to achieve national self-sufficiency in organ donation and transplantation
    Francis L Delmonico
    New England Organ Bank, Waltham, MA 02451, USA
    Lancet 378:1414-8. 2011
    ..Each country or region should strive to provide a sufficient number of organs from within its own population, guided by WHO ethics principles...
  13. ncbi request reprint What is the system failure?
    F L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Kidney Int 69:954-5. 2006
    ..The "system failure" is not only at the doorstep of organ donation. The expansion of the waiting list for kidney transplants is heavily composed of the elderly who could have benefited by preventive medical care...
  14. doi request reprint KDIGO guideline for the care of kidney transplant recipients will be resource challenged
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 77:271-2. 2010
    ..This guideline will require careful attention for implementation in the context of available resources within each country, especially those with underdeveloped economies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Organ donation and utilization in the United States, 2004
    Francis L Delmonico
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:862-73. 2005
    ..Non-traditional donor sources have experienced a large rate of increase; in 2003 the number of ECD kidney donors increased by 8% and the number of DCD donors increased by 43%, from 189 donors in year 2002 to 271 donors in 2003...
  16. ncbi request reprint Control of antidonor antibody production with tacrolimus and mycophenolate mofetil in renal allograft recipients with chronic rejection
    T P Theruvath
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 72:77-83. 2001
    ..Limitation of antidonor antibody synthesis may be important for the treatment or the prevention of chronic rejection in organ transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Determinants of discard of expanded criteria donor kidneys: impact of biopsy and machine perfusion
    R S Sung
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:783-92. 2008
    ..59, p < 0.0001) but not graft failure (RR = 0.9, p = 0.27). Biopsy findings and machine perfusion are important correlates of ECD kidney discard; corresponding associations with graft failure require further study...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of donor kidney recovery method on lymphatic complications in kidney transplantation
    R F Saidi
    Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02214, USA
    Transplant Proc 40:1054-5. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of kidney recovery methods (deceased donor vs laparoscopic nephrectomy) on the lymphatic complications of the kidney transplant recipients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Why we should not pay for human organs
    Francis L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 2:381-9. 2002
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethical incentives--not payment--for organ donation
    Francis L Delmonico
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:2002-5. 2002
  22. doi request reprint The development of a successful multiregional kidney paired donation program
    Ruthanne L Hanto
    New England Organ Bank, New England Program for Kidney Exchange, One Gateway Center, Newton, MA, USA
    Transplantation 86:1744-8. 2008
    ..Two large regional programs, The New England Program for Kidney Exchange (NEPKE) and the Mid-Atlantic Paired Exchange Program (MAPEP) have developed a system of protocols to effectively increase the number of KPD transplants...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increasing the supply of kidneys for transplantation
    Kevin J O'Connor
    New England Organ Bank, Newton, Massachusetts 02492, USA
    Semin Dial 18:460-2. 2005
    ..Paired live donor kidney transplants provide yet another transplantation opportunity for ESRD patients with willing but incompatible (by ABO or direct antibody) living donors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Living donor kidney transplantation in a global environment
    F L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, The Transplantation Society, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 71:608-14. 2007
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  25. ncbi request reprint Utilizing list exchange and nondirected donation through 'chain' paired kidney donations
    A E Roth
    Harvard University, Department of Economics, Cambridge, Massachusetts and Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:2694-705. 2006
    ..We recommend that both LE and ND donations be utilized through chain exchanges...
  26. doi request reprint The impact of variation in donation after cardiac death policies among donor hospitals: a regional analysis
    J Y Rhee
    Transplantation, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1719-26. 2011
    ..Our regional analysis highlights the high degree of variability of hospital DCD policies, which may contribute to misunderstanding and confusion among providers and patients that may influence acceptance of this mode of donation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of the expanded criteria donor allocation system on the use of expanded criteria donor kidneys
    Randall S Sung
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Transplantation 79:1257-61. 2005
    ..5 mg/dL, history of hypertension, or death by cerebrovascular accident. The impact of this policy on use of ECD kidneys is assessed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Increasing the opportunity of live kidney donation by matching for two- and three-way exchanges
    Susan L Saidman
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 81:773-82. 2006
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  29. ncbi request reprint The use of a minor as a live kidney donor
    Francis L Delmonico
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusets General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:333-6. 2002
    ..Live organ donation from a minor should only be considered when there is no other living donor available and all other opportunities for transplantation have been exhausted...
  30. ncbi request reprint Managing the highly sensitized transplant recipient and B cell tolerance
    S Baid
    Renal and Transplantation Units, and Histocompatibility Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Immunol 13:577-81. 2001
    ..Ultimately, the induction of mixed hematopoietic chimerism may allow us to overcome the problem of allosensitization and accept an allograft without chronic immunosuppression...
  31. doi request reprint Investigating geographic variation in mortality in the context of organ donation
    E Sheehy
    New England Organ Bank, Waltham, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1598-602. 2012
    ..These deaths are correlated with eligible deaths for organ donation. Regional availability of organs is affected by deaths which should be accounted for in the organ allocation system...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcome of kidney transplantation using expanded criteria donors and donation after cardiac death kidneys: realities and costs
    R F Saidi
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:2769-74. 2007
    ..Revised reimbursement guidelines will be required for centers that utilize these organs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for primary hepatic cancer
    C E Haug
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114
    Transplantation 53:376-82. 1992
    ..These results emphasize that orthotopic liver transplantation can provide a long-term cure for approximately 50% of patients whose primary hepatic malignancy is unresectable by conventional procedures...
  34. ncbi request reprint Approach to the management of allograft recipients following the detection of hepatitis B virus in the prospective organ donor
    R T Chung
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:185-91. 2001
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  35. ncbi request reprint Is this live-organ donor your patient?
    Francis L Delmonico
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 76:1257-60. 2003
    ..If equipoise is not affirmatively achieved in the risk-benefit calculation for the donor and the recipient, then sound medical judgment should override all other concerns...
  36. ncbi request reprint Report of the Crystal City meeting to maximize the use of organs recovered from the cadaver donor
    Bruce R Rosengard
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:701-11. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, clinical trial of intraoperative versus postoperative Thymoglobulin in adult cadaveric renal transplant recipients
    William C Goggins
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Transplantation 76:798-802. 2003
    ..Previous retrospective or nonrandomized studies have suggested that intraoperative administration of polyclonal antithymocyte preparations may reduce the incidence of DGF, possibly by decreasing ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  38. pmc Donation after cardiac death as a strategy to increase deceased donor liver availability
    Robert M Merion
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 244:555-62. 2006
    ..This study examines donation after cardiac death (DCD) practices and outcomes in liver transplantation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Solid organ procurement from burned children
    R L Sheridan
    Shriners Burns Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Trauma 47:1060-2. 1999
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Summary report of a national conference: Evolving concepts in liver allocation in the MELD and PELD era. December 8, 2003, Washington, DC, USA
    Kim M Olthoff
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:A6-22. 2004
    ..Recommendations for the transplant community, based on the analysis of the MELD data, were discussed and are presented in the summary document...
  41. ncbi request reprint Morbidity and mortality after living kidney donation, 1999-2001: survey of United States transplant centers
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:830-4. 2003
    ..Morbidity and mortality for living donor nephrectomy at transplant centers in the United States remain low. We provide current data from which comprehensive informed consent can be obtained from donors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Acute humoral rejection in kidney transplantation: II. Morphology, immunopathology, and pathologic classification
    Shamila Mauiyyedi
    Pathology Service, Immunopathology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:779-87. 2002
    ..Because AHR has a distinct therapy and prognosis, we propose that it should be classified separately from ACR, with further sub-classification into AHR 1 (neutrophilic capillary involvement) and AHR 2 (arterial fibrinoid necrosis)...
  43. ncbi request reprint The report of a national conference on the wait list for kidney transplantation
    Robert S Gaston
    Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:775-85. 2003
    ..Each work group outlined problems and potential remedies within each area. This report summarized the issues and recommendations regarding the waiting list for kidney transplantation addressed in the Philadelphia meeting...
  44. ncbi request reprint Induction of kidney allograft tolerance after transient lymphohematopoietic chimerism in patients with multiple myeloma and end-stage renal disease
    Leo H Buhler
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Transplantation 74:1405-9. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Acute humoral rejection in hepatitis C-infected renal transplant recipients receiving antiviral therapy
    Seema Baid
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:74-8. 2003
    ..The recognition of IFN-associated acute humoral rejection in this series may explain the high rate of graft loss reported previously in renal recipients receiving IFN...
  46. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of a cuffed expanded PTFE graft for hemodialysis vascular access
    George Tsoulfas
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Center, White 510, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    World J Surg 32:1827-31. 2008
    ..In the present study, we retrospectively analyzed the long-term results of cuffed expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) and non-cuffed (standard) ePTFE grafts placed for hemodialysis access...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk profile after conversion from cyclosporine A to tacrolimus in stable renal transplant recipients
    Seema Baid-Agrawal
    Renal Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Transplantation 77:1199-202. 2004
    ..We investigated overall cardiovascular risk profile after conversion from CsA to TAC...
  48. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the cardiovascular risk profile in stable kidney transplant recipients after 50% cyclosporine reduction
    Waichi Wong
    Transplantation Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Clin Transplant 18:341-8. 2004
    ..Hence, a reduction in CsA dosage in kidney transplant recipients (KTR) may improve long-term outcomes. We analyzed the effects of 50% CsA dose reduction on the CVD risk profile in stable KTR...
  49. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized clinical trial of cyclosporine reduction in stable patients greater than 12 months after renal transplantation
    Manuel Pascual
    Renal and Transplantation Units, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    Transplantation 75:1501-5. 2003
    ..Complete CsA withdrawal has been associated with a significant incidence of acute rejection and, in some studies, chronic rejection as well...
  50. ncbi request reprint Living kidney donors in need of kidney transplants: a report from the organ procurement and transplantation network
    Mary D Ellison
    United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA 23225, USA
    Transplantation 74:1349-51. 2002
    ..Our aim was to use the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) database to determine the number of renal waitlist candidates who previously had been living donors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Financial incentives for cadaver organ donation: an ethical reappraisal
    Robert Arnold
    Transplantation 73:1361-7. 2002
    ..We suggest that a pilot project be conducted to determine whether this kind of a financial incentive would be acceptable to the public and successful in increasing organ donation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Regulated market for organs is unattainable
    Francis L Delmonico
    Minn Med 91:6. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint The nondirected live-kidney donor: ethical considerations and practice guidelines: A National Conference Report
    Patricia L Adams
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, USA
    Transplantation 74:582-9. 2002
    ..Other ethical issues such as the use of prisoners as an NDD, compensation for the NDD, media involvement, and communication between the NDD and recipient are discussed...
  54. ncbi request reprint Improving institutional fairness to live kidney donors: donor needs must be addressed by safeguarding donation risks and compensating donation costs
    Annette Schulz-Baldes
    Institute of Biomedical Ethics, Zurich University Centre for Ethics, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 20:940-6. 2007
    ..They are essential for preserving institutional fairness in the health care of the live kidney donor...
  55. ncbi request reprint Living-donor kidney transplantation: a review of the current practices for the live donor
    Connie L Davis
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Transplantation Services, Box 356174, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:2098-110. 2005
    ..These and other medical risks bring additional responsibility in such circumstances to track the unknown consequences of a live-donor nephrectomy...
  56. ncbi request reprint Organ donation and utilization in the USA
    Akinlolu O Ojo
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:27-37. 2004
    ..The kidney is the organ most likely to be discarded after recovery. Over the past decade the discard rate of recovered kidneys has increased from 6% to 11%. Many of these are expanded criteria donor kidneys...
  57. ncbi request reprint Expanded criteria donors for kidney transplantation
    Robert A Metzger
    TransLife Florida Hospital Medical Center, Orlando, FL, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:114-25. 2003
  58. ncbi request reprint Transplantation in the diabetic patient with advanced chronic kidney disease: a task force report
    Robert S Gaston
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:529-42. 2004
    ..This report summarizes the deliberations and recommendations of the task force...
  59. ncbi request reprint Managing the enlarging waiting list
    Francis L Delmonico
    Am J Transplant 2:889-90. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint A report of the Vancouver Forum on the care of the live organ donor: lung, liver, pancreas, and intestine data and medical guidelines
    Mark L Barr
    Transplantation 81:1373-85. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint The ethics statement of the Vancouver Forum on the live lung, liver, pancreas, and intestine donor
    Timothy L Pruett
    Stickler Family Professor of Transplantation Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, USA
    Transplantation 81:1386-7. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint A report of the Lisbon Conference on the care of the kidney transplant recipient
    Mario Abbud-Filho
    Instituto de Urologia e Nefrologia and Medical School FAMERP, Sao Jose do Rio Preto SP, Brazil
    Transplantation 83:S1-22. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Vancouver forum on the live lung, liver, pancreas, and intestine donor
    Francis L Delmonico
    Transplantation 82:1245. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Transplant tumor registry: donors with central nervous system tumors1
    H Myron Kauffman
    Research Department, United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, Virginia 23225, USA
    Transplantation 73:579-82. 2002
    ..Both the size of the candidate waiting list and the number of deaths on the waiting list are progressively increasing because of the donor shortage...
  65. ncbi request reprint Transmission of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus by organ transplantation
    Staci A Fischer
    Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School, Providence, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2235-49. 2006
    ..Each cluster was investigated because diagnostic evaluations were unrevealing, and in each a common donor was recognized...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and significance of anti-HLA and donor-specific antibodies long-term after renal transplantation
    Francesca Cardarelli
    Clinica Medica e Nefrologia, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Parma, Italy
    Transpl Int 18:532-40. 2005
    ..Anti-HLA antibodies were associated with a worse allograft function and in situ evidence of anti-donor humoral alloreactivity. Long-term RTR with an increase in creatinine could be screened for anti-HLA antibodies and C4d in biopsy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Assessing organ donation from the dead should not be done by reporting a census of the living
    Richard S Luskin
    Am J Transplant 3:1185-7. 2003
  68. ncbi request reprint The consequences of public policy to buy and sell organs for transplantation
    Jeffrey P Kahn
    Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:178-80. 2004
  69. ncbi request reprint National conference to assess antibody-mediated rejection in solid organ transplantation
    Steven K Takemoto
    Dumont Transplant Program and Immunogenetics Center, UCLA School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1033-41. 2004
    ..Immunologic barriers once considered insurmountable are now consistently overcome to enable more patients to undergo organ transplantation...
  70. ncbi request reprint When organ donors are still patients: is premortem use of heparin ethically acceptable?
    James M DuBois
    Health Care Ethics, Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri 63103, USA
    Am J Crit Care 16:396-400. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Hormonal resuscitation yields more transplanted hearts, with improved early function
    John D Rosendale
    Research Department, United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA 23219, USA
    Transplantation 75:1336-41. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the quality of hearts recovered from donors treated with hormonal resuscitation...
  72. ncbi request reprint Maximizing the success of transplantation with kidneys from older donors
    Francis L Delmonico
    N Engl J Med 354:411-3. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Increased transplanted organs from the use of a standardized donor management protocol
    John D Rosendale
    Research Department, United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:761-8. 2002
    ..Use of a structured donor management algorithm results in significant increases in organs procured and organs transplanted without any reduction in the quality of the organs being transplanted...
  74. ncbi request reprint Research to practice: a national consensus conference
    Robert A Metzger
    TransLife at Florida Hospital Medical Center, Orlando, Fla, USA
    Prog Transplant 15:379-84. 2005
    ..To gain consensus on aspects of the process of gaining consent for organ donation that should be mainstream daily practice...
  75. ncbi request reprint Aggressive pharmacologic donor management results in more transplanted organs
    John D Rosendale
    Research Department, United Network for Organ Sharing, Richmond, VA 23218, USA
    Transplantation 75:482-7. 2003
    ..Hormonal resuscitation (HR) has been reported to stabilize and improve cardiac function in brain-dead donors. The goal of this study was to examine the effect of HR on the brain-dead donor on the number of organs transplanted per donor...
  76. doi request reprint Organ donation and dual advocacy
    Richard S Luskin
    N Engl J Med 358:1297-8. 2008
  77. ncbi request reprint Donor characteristics associated with reduced graft survival: an approach to expanding the pool of kidney donors
    Friedrich K Port
    Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients, University Renal Research and Education Association URREA, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Transplantation 74:1281-6. 2002
    ..Availability of cadaveric kidneys for transplantation is far below the growing need, leading to longer waiting time and more deaths while waiting...
  78. pmc Kidney transplantation as primary therapy for end-stage renal disease: a National Kidney Foundation/Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF/KDOQITM) conference
    Michael Abecassis
    Division of Nephrology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 625 THT, 1900 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:471-80. 2008
    ..5% of incident patients with end-stage renal disease undergo transplantation as their initial modality of treatment, a figure largely unchanged for at least a decade...