Scott W Biggins

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Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differential effects of donor and recipient IL28B and DDX58 SNPs on severity of HCV after liver transplantation
    Scott W Biggins
    University of Colorado Denver, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aurora, CO 80045, United States
    J Hepatol 58:969-76. 2013
  2. pmc Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:1471-8. 2012
  3. pmc Reduced effectiveness of standard recruitment for deceased organ donor registration: the need for population-specific recruitment materials
    Patricia Zheng
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1535-41. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint MELD-based liver allocation: who is underserved?
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 26:211-20. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia and mortality among patients on the liver-transplant waiting list
    W Ray Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1018-26. 2008
  6. pmc Moderate ascites identifies patients with low model for end-stage liver disease scores awaiting liver transplantation who have a high mortality risk
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:129-36. 2011
  7. pmc Differential effects of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on acute lung injury and infection risk following liver transplantation
    Alexander B Benson
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:149-58. 2011

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Publications7

  1. pmc Differential effects of donor and recipient IL28B and DDX58 SNPs on severity of HCV after liver transplantation
    Scott W Biggins
    University of Colorado Denver, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aurora, CO 80045, United States
    J Hepatol 58:969-76. 2013
    ..We aimed at evaluating the associations of donor and recipient IL28B (rs12979860 and rs8099917) and DDX58 (rs10813831) genotypes with severity of HCV recurrence after liver transplantation...
  2. pmc Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:1471-8. 2012
    ..During the coming decade, the projected increase in the demand for LT from an aging HCV-infected population will challenge the transplant community to reconsider current treatment paradigms...
  3. pmc Reduced effectiveness of standard recruitment for deceased organ donor registration: the need for population-specific recruitment materials
    Patricia Zheng
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1535-41. 2011
    ..Transplant candidate caregivers are an under-utilized but potentially devoted pool of advocates who themselves may be recruited to register for deceased organ donation...
  4. ncbi request reprint MELD-based liver allocation: who is underserved?
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 26:211-20. 2006
    ..Such patients may be underserved by current MELD policies. This article reviews the development of MELD and the MELD-based liver allocation system and addresses issues relevant to whether this system may be improved...
  5. doi request reprint Hyponatremia and mortality among patients on the liver-transplant waiting list
    W Ray Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1018-26. 2008
    ..Under the current liver-transplantation policy, donor organs are offered to patients with the highest risk of death...
  6. pmc Moderate ascites identifies patients with low model for end-stage liver disease scores awaiting liver transplantation who have a high mortality risk
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:129-36. 2011
    ..Under the MELD system, the presence of moderate ascites should prompt clinicians to consider strategies to expand access to transplantation, such as the use of extended donor liver grafts...
  7. pmc Differential effects of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on acute lung injury and infection risk following liver transplantation
    Alexander B Benson
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:149-58. 2011
    ..Plasma-containing blood products were associated with the development of TRALI, whereas red blood cells were associated with the development of postoperative infections in a dose-dependent manner...