Cinthia Drachenberg

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Graft dysfunction in pancreas and islet transplantation: morphological aspects
    Cinthia B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 16:106-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Banff schema for grading pancreas allograft rejection: working proposal by a multi-disciplinary international consensus panel
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1237-49. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of histopathological changes in pancreas allograft biopsies and relationship to graft loss
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transplant Proc 39:2326-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: update of clinical management in kidney transplant patients
    J Trofe
    Department of Pharmacy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 8:76-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: update in diagnosis
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 8:68-75. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis of antibody-mediated rejection in pancreas allografts-updated Banff grading schema
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1792-802. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The inflamed pancreas transplant: histological differential diagnosis
    Cinthia B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Semin Diagn Pathol 21:255-9. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Maintenance immunosuppressive agents as risk factors for BK virus nephropathy: a case-control study
    Wana Manitpisitkul
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 88:83-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of kidney transplantation on left ventricular systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Ravinder K Wali
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1051-60. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Thymoglobulin dose optimization for induction therapy in high risk kidney transplant recipients
    Cheryle Gurk-Turner
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Transplantation 85:1425-30. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Graft dysfunction in pancreas and islet transplantation: morphological aspects
    Cinthia B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 16:106-9. 2011
    ..In search of these ambitious and only partially achieved objectives, continuous advances are made in the field...
  2. ncbi request reprint Banff schema for grading pancreas allograft rejection: working proposal by a multi-disciplinary international consensus panel
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:1237-49. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of histopathological changes in pancreas allograft biopsies and relationship to graft loss
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transplant Proc 39:2326-8. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: update of clinical management in kidney transplant patients
    J Trofe
    Department of Pharmacy, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 8:76-85. 2006
    ..Small series of PVAN patients treated with leflunomide, intravenous immune globulin therapy, and fluoroquinolones have also been reported recently...
  5. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy: update in diagnosis
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Transpl Infect Dis 8:68-75. 2006
    ..The inflammatory changes in PVAN need further characterization. Currently, there are no tools to differentiate acute cellular rejection from viral specific T-cell response...
  6. doi request reprint Guidelines for the diagnosis of antibody-mediated rejection in pancreas allografts-updated Banff grading schema
    C B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 11:1792-802. 2011
    ..A systematized clinicopathological approach to AMR is essential for the development and assessment of much needed therapeutic interventions...
  7. ncbi request reprint The inflamed pancreas transplant: histological differential diagnosis
    Cinthia B Drachenberg
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Semin Diagn Pathol 21:255-9. 2004
    ..Although in many ways the morphological features of these processes overlap, there are also important differences that can help the pathologist to reach the correct diagnosis...
  8. doi request reprint Maintenance immunosuppressive agents as risk factors for BK virus nephropathy: a case-control study
    Wana Manitpisitkul
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Transplantation 88:83-8. 2009
    ..The specific role of different immunosuppressive agents as risk factors for BK virus nephropathy (BKN) has not been well studied...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of kidney transplantation on left ventricular systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Ravinder K Wali
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1051-60. 2005
    ..We examined the impact of kidney transplantation on left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients with congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  10. doi request reprint Thymoglobulin dose optimization for induction therapy in high risk kidney transplant recipients
    Cheryle Gurk-Turner
    Department of Pharmacy, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Transplantation 85:1425-30. 2008
    ..Thymoglobulin (rATG) has become the agent of choice for induction therapy in high immunological risk kidney transplant recipients. However, its optimal dosing in this subgroup has not been studied...
  11. ncbi request reprint BK virus-associated nephropathy in renal allograft recipients: rescue therapy by sirolimus-based immunosuppression
    Ravinder K Wali
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Transplantation 78:1069-73. 2004
    ..BK virus nephritis (BKN) in recipients of renal allografts has reemerged during the past 5 years. Despite increased incidence, therapeutic options remain limited and progression of the disease often leads to allograft failure...
  12. pmc Dialysis reduces portal pressure in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Sandeep Khurana
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Maryland Health Care System and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Artif Organs 34:570-9. 2010
    ..In patients with chronic hepatitis C, concomitant TJLB and hepatic venous pressure gradient measurement identify those who have early fibrosis and portal hypertension. Long-term hemodialysis may reduce portal pressure in these patients...
  13. doi request reprint Antibody-mediated rejection of renal allograft in combined liver-kidney transplant
    Rolf N Barth
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:685-90. 2010
    ..This result demonstrates the potential for AMR of the renal allograft in sensitized recipients of CLKT...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased macrophage density of cardiac allograft biopsies is associated with antibody-mediated rejection and alloantibodies to HLA antigens
    Lauren Xu
    Department of Pathology and Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Transplant 28:554-60. 2014
    ..Antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) is characterized histologically by intracapillary macrophages. Macrophage density may be an alternative method of determining inflammatory changes in AMR...
  15. pmc Cholinergic muscarinic receptor activation augments murine intestinal epithelial cell proliferation and tumorigenesis
    Zhongsheng Peng
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Cancer 13:204. 2013
    ..Previously, we showed that M3 muscarinic receptor (M3R; gene name Chrm3) deficiency attenuates murine intestinal neoplasia, supporting the hypothesis that muscarinic receptors play an important role in intestinal tumorigenesis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis in a renal allograft associated with xanthogranulomatous diverticulitis: report of the first case and review of the literature
    Wassim Hitti
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3344-7. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol embolization syndrome induced by thrombolytic therapy
    Wassim A Hitti
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 8:27-34. 2008
    ..Measures to reduce the likelihood of recurrence should be taken and include avoidance of anticoagulation therapy and vascular procedures. Unfortunately, therapy remains supportive and the outcome is invariably poor...
  18. pmc Scopolamine treatment and muscarinic receptor subtype-3 gene ablation augment azoxymethane-induced murine liver injury
    Sandeep Khurana
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, VA Maryland Health Care System and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 333:639-49. 2010
    ..We conclude that Chrm3 plays a critical role in the liver injury response by modulating hepatocyte proliferation and apoptosis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Electronic clinical challenges and images in GI. Fibrolamellar carcinoma
    Florin M Selaru
    University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:e1-3. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute renal failure and nephrotic range proteinuria due to amyloidosis in an HIV-infected patient
    Kirk M Chan-Tack
    Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
    Am J Med Sci 332:364-7. 2006
    ..Clinical diagnosis, based on CD4 count, viral load, and degree of proteinuria, may not predict the pathological diagnosis in HIV-positive patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography for right ventricular biopsy
    Monica Aggarwal
    Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1208-12. 2005
    ..We sought to determine if a RT3D-guided biopsy procedure would result in a comparable or decreased incidence of fibrosis versus Fl...
  22. doi request reprint Histologic findings in lung biopsies in patients with suspected graft-versus-host disease
    Lauren Xu
    Department of Pathology, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    Hum Pathol 44:1233-40. 2013
    ..The acute lung injury pattern has a poor prognosis, and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome develops in a subset of patients with CIP histologic pattern...