Sandy Feng

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with liver graft failure: the concept of a donor risk index
    S Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:783-90. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the United States
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Liver Transpl 12:578-84. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Developments in clinical islet, liver thoracic, kidney and pancreas transplantation in the last 5 years
    S Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1759-67. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Tumors and transplantation: The 2003 Third Annual ASTS State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium
    Sandy Feng
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:1481-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Selecting livers for transplantation: can beggars be choosers?
    Sandy Feng
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:496-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Organ donors with positive viral serology or malignancy: risk of disease transmission by transplantation
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Transplantation 74:1657-63. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical challenges in transplantation: the Fourth Annual American Society of Transplant Surgeons' State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:428-35. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Excellent outcome following down-staging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation: an intention-to-treat analysis
    Francis Y Yao
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Hepatology 48:819-27. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipient
    Jonathan T Carter
    Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1312-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Expanded criteria donor kidney allocation: marked decrease in cold ischemia and delayed graft function at a single center
    Jonathan T Carter
    Division of Transplant Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2745-53. 2005

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Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Characteristics associated with liver graft failure: the concept of a donor risk index
    S Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:783-90. 2006
    ..Quantitative assessment of the risk of donor liver graft failure using a donor risk index is useful to inform the process of organ acceptance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the United States
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Liver Transpl 12:578-84. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the sobering reality that mortality on the waiting list remains highest for the youngest pediatric liver candidates frames our challenge for the next decade...
  3. ncbi request reprint Developments in clinical islet, liver thoracic, kidney and pancreas transplantation in the last 5 years
    S Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1759-67. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Tumors and transplantation: The 2003 Third Annual ASTS State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium
    Sandy Feng
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:1481-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Selecting livers for transplantation: can beggars be choosers?
    Sandy Feng
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:496-7. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Organ donors with positive viral serology or malignancy: risk of disease transmission by transplantation
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Transplantation 74:1657-63. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Surgical challenges in transplantation: the Fourth Annual American Society of Transplant Surgeons' State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium
    Sandy Feng
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:428-35. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Excellent outcome following down-staging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation: an intention-to-treat analysis
    Francis Y Yao
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Hepatology 48:819-27. 2008
    ..2% and 92.1%, respectively. No patient had HCC recurrence after a median posttransplantation follow-up of 25 months. The only factor predicting treatment failure was pretreatment alpha-fetoprotein >1,000 ng/mL...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipient
    Jonathan T Carter
    Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1312-8. 2005
    ..Given the current excellent results with right-sided donor nephrectomy, kidneys with single arteries should be preferentially procured, irrespective of side...
  10. ncbi request reprint Expanded criteria donor kidney allocation: marked decrease in cold ischemia and delayed graft function at a single center
    Jonathan T Carter
    Division of Transplant Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2745-53. 2005
    ..0033) and cold ischemia time (OR 1.24/h; p = 0.0036). We conclude the ECD designation provides a description of kidney quality that may obviate biopsy. ECD allocation decreased cold ischemia time and DGF, which may improve graft survival...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased rejection in living unrelated versus living related kidney transplants does not affect short-term function and survival
    T Florian Fuller
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Transplantation 78:1030-5. 2004
    ..We compared outcomes of living related (LRT) versus living unrelated kidney transplants (LURT) and analyzed the effect of early rejection upon graft survival...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes after delayed graft function: sirolimus-based versus other calcineurin-inhibitor sparing induction immunosuppression regimens
    Ryan A McTaggart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0780, USA
    Transplantation 78:475-80. 2004
    ..This study compares transplant outcomes of SRL-based induction immunosuppression (IS) with other calcineurin-inhibitor (CNI) sparing regimens in the DGF setting...
  13. pmc Offer patterns of nationally placed livers by donation service area
    Jennifer C Lai
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:404-10. 2013
    ..Here we propose changes to the national liver distribution system that will help to balance equity, efficiency, and transparency...
  14. ncbi request reprint Liver-specific loss of beta-catenin results in delayed hepatocyte proliferation after partial hepatectomy
    Shigeki Sekine
    Diabetes Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Hepatology 45:361-8. 2007
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  15. doi request reprint Complete immunosuppression withdrawal and subsequent allograft function among pediatric recipients of parental living donor liver transplants
    Sandy Feng
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    JAMA 307:283-93. 2012
    ..Although life-saving, liver transplantation burdens children with lifelong immunosuppression and substantial potential for morbidity and mortality...
  16. ncbi request reprint BKV in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients: a leading cause of renal graft loss in first 2 years post-transplant
    Gerald S Lipshutz
    University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:366-73. 2005
    ..The pancreas, however, is spared from evidence of infection, and no pancreatic rejection occurred when immunosuppression was decreased...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C etiology of liver disease is strongly associated with early acute rejection following liver transplantation
    Ryan A McTaggart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:975-85. 2004
    ..Alternatively, the association of HCV and EAR may result from an increased frequency of allograft biopsy and may be further exacerbated by inability to accurately diagnose EAR in the setting of recurrent HCV...
  18. pmc Long-term management of immunosuppression after pediatric liver transplantation: is minimization or withdrawal desirable or possible or both?
    Sandy Feng
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 13:506-12. 2008
    ..The aim is to review available data regarding the risks and benefits of indefinite immunosuppression against attempted immunosuppression withdrawal for children who have undergone liver transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Optimizing living donor kidney graft function by donor-recipient pair selection
    Todd V Brennan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Transplantation 82:651-6. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the relative contributions of individual donor demographic factors on graft function following LDKT...
  20. ncbi request reprint Allocation policy for hepatocellular carcinoma in the MELD era: room for improvement?
    Kayvan Roayaie
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:S36-43. 2007
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Long-term histological effects of preemptive antiviral therapy in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus infection
    Alexander Kuo
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:1491-7. 2008
    ..004). We conclude that preemptive antiviral therapy in virologic nonresponders delays the time to subsequent HCV treatment and may confer a reduced risk of fibrosis progression. Further study of preemptive antiviral therapy is warranted...
  22. ncbi request reprint A prospective study on downstaging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation
    Francis Y Yao
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0538, USA
    Liver Transpl 11:1505-14. 2005
    ..3 and 81.8% at 1 and 2 yr, respectively. In conclusion, successful tumor downstaging can be achieved in the majority of carefully selected patients, but longer follow-up is needed to further access the risk of HCC recurrence after OLT...
  23. pmc An examination of liver offers to candidates on the liver transplant wait-list
    Jennifer Cindy Lai
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Gastroenterology 143:1261-5. 2012
    ..We aimed to characterize offers of organs to candidates awaiting liver transplantation (LT)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Early graft function after living donor kidney transplantation predicts rejection but not outcomes
    Todd V Brennan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:971-9. 2004
    ..We suggest that immunosuppression should be intensified in the poor EGF setting to maximize LDKT longevity, as AR does impair functional graft survival...
  25. ncbi request reprint Excellent short-term results with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in low-risk simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
    Chris E Freise
    Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1121-5; discussion 1125-6. 2003
    ..Steroid avoidance is possible in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation with the use of newer immunosuppressive agents and induction therapy...
  26. doi request reprint Kidney transplant performed after liver transplant: a single center experience
    Matthew H Levine
    Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:915-20. 2011
    ..Death censored graft survival was statistically lower in the KALT group but this largely accrued in the first three yr after transplant and was nearly equivalent by 10 yr...
  27. ncbi request reprint Linking the US transplant registry to administrative claims data: expanding the potential of transplant research
    Amanda S Gilmore
    Health Benchmarks, Inc, Woodland Hills, California, USA
    Med Care 45:529-36. 2007
    ..This study linked OPTN and private payer claims data to assess the relationship between data elements common to both sources...
  28. doi request reprint Management of the liver transplant patient
    Bruce Gelb
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:631-47. 2009
    ..Finally, the substantial challenges of recurrent disease and long-term medical comorbidities are addressed as these are clearly the primary issues that threaten the longevity and wellbeing of the liver transplant recipient...
  29. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of hepatocellular carcinoma mimicking focal nodular hyperplasia: a potential pitfall in patients with cirrhosis?
    Olga Rafaelian
    Department of Radiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:796-9. 2006
    ..Recognition that hepatocellular carcinoma may mimic focal nodular hyperplasia in patients with cirrhosis may prevent misdiagnosis and allow for earlier intervention...
  30. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the use of cyclosporine (Neoral) for recipients of living donor kidneys
    F Vincenti
    Kidney Transplant Service, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:50S-53S. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Experience with steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
    C E Freise
    Transplant Division, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:1067-8. 2004
    ..We undertook a retrospective consecutive case review of patients treated at a university tertiary referral center...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus prolongs recovery from delayed graft function after cadaveric renal transplantation
    Ryan A McTaggart
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:416-23. 2003
    ..034). Sirolimus retained its profound negative association with time to graft function in all multivariate models. Because sirolimus appears to prolong DGF, it may not be the optimal immunosuppressive choice in the DGF setting...
  33. ncbi request reprint Liver-specific loss of beta-catenin blocks glutamine synthesis pathway activity and cytochrome p450 expression in mice
    Shigeki Sekine
    Department of Medicine, Diabetes Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0573, USA
    Hepatology 43:817-25. 2006
    ..In conclusion, in addition to regulating hepatocyte proliferation, beta-catenin may also control multiple aspects of normal liver function...
  34. ncbi request reprint Death from donor-transmitted malignancy despite emergency liver retransplantation
    Gerald S Lipshutz
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:1102-7. 2003
    ..This case of donor-transmitted malignancy underscores the need for vigilance by the procuring surgeon in identifying potential malignancy during organ retrieval and use of a full autopsy on selected donors after organ procurement...
  35. ncbi request reprint Targeted gene therapy with CD40Ig to induce long-term acceptance of liver allografts
    George J Chang
    Division of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 94143, USA
    Surgery 132:149-56. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to modulate the immune response of rat liver transplant recipients by adenovirus-mediated gene transfer of CD40Ig, a secretable fusion protein designed to block the CD40-CD154 T-cell costimulation pathway...
  36. ncbi request reprint Living donor kidney transplant recipients and clinical trials: participation profiles and impact on post-transplant care
    T V Brennan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:2429-35. 2006
    ..Overall graft and patient survival were comparable. We conclude that clinical trial participants were disproportionately male, had increased intensity of post-transplant care but comparable outcomes to nonparticipants...
  37. doi request reprint Peri-operative hyperglycemia is associated with delayed graft function in deceased donor renal transplantation
    Justin Parekh
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Transplant 27:E424-30. 2013
    ..92, 95% CI 1.20-3.05, p = 0.01). We conclude that recipient blood glucose measured in the PACU is associated with DGF and begs the question of whether improved peri-operative glucose control will decrease the incidence of DGF. ..
  38. pmc Developmental context determines latency of MYC-induced tumorigenesis
    Shelly Beer
    Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e332. 2004
    ..Adult somatic cells have evolved mechanisms to prevent individual oncogenes from initiating cellular growth, DNA replication, and mitotic cellular division alone, thereby preventing any single genetic event from inducing tumorigenesis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Organ donors with malignant gliomas: an update
    Federic P Collignon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:15-21. 2004
    ..We will then present recent knowledge regarding basic glioma biology that speaks to their metastatic potential and suggest rational strategies for the post-transplant management of recipients of organs from donors with glioma...
  40. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus: a risk factor for delayed graft function after deceased donor kidney transplantation
    J Parekh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:298-303. 2010
    ..28, 95% CI 1.15-1.43, p < 0.01). It is unknown whether the deleterious impact of recipient diabetes on graft function after renal transplantation results from perioperative hyperglycemia or the chronic sequelae of diabetes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Polyomavirus-associated nephropathy in simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplant recipients: a single-center experience
    G S Lipshutz
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:1097-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to outline the clinical course of SPK patients who developed documented polyoma infection in the transplanted kidney...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ascites in hepatitis C liver transplant recipients frequently occurs in the absence of advanced fibrosis
    B Y Lan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:366-76. 2008
    ..Two thirds of ascites episodes, however, occurred without significant fibrosis or histopathology...
  43. doi request reprint Donor intervention and organ preservation: where is the science and what are the obstacles?
    S Feng
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:1155-62. 2010
    ..Consideration will then be given to the scientific, logistical and ethical obstacles that impede the transformation of laboratory breakthroughs into innovative treatments that simultaneously improve organ quality and supply...
  44. ncbi request reprint MR arthrography of the glenohumeral joint: a tailored approach
    C B Chung
    Department of Radiology, Musculoskeletal Division, University of California, San Diego, and Veterans Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 177:217-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A tailored approach to MR arthrography may be a useful way to isolate expected pathology in the shoulder and limit confounding findings related to the performance of the procedure...
  45. ncbi request reprint The Art and Science of Immunosuppression: the Fifth Annual American Society of Transplant Surgeon's State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium
    E A Pomfret
    Department of Surgery, Division of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:275-80. 2006
    ..Finally, the available technologies for molecular and genetic diagnostics and the clinical correlation in the post-transplant setting were discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint In a MELD-based economy, how can we fight off inflation?
    Scott W Biggins
    Liver Transpl 13:2-4. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Impact of sirolimus on early graft function after deceased-donor kidney transplantation
    Ryan A McTaggart
    Transplantation 79:991; author reply 991-2. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint An older liver in the hand, or a (possibly) younger liver in the bush?
    Sandy Feng
    Am J Transplant 5:425-7. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus delays recovery of rat kidney transplants after ischemia-reperfusion injury
    T Florian Fuller
    Department of Urology, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 76:1594-9. 2003
    ..This study determined the impact of SRL on renal recovery after ischemia-reperfusion injury in a rat kidney transplant model...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint How can we define expanded criteria for liver donors?
    Robert M Merion
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Hepatol 45:484-8. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of islets transduced with CTLA4-Ig and TGFbeta using adenovirus and lentivirus vectors
    Justin R Fernandes
    Section on Islet Transplantation and Cell Biology, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, One Joslin Place, Room 535, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Transpl Immunol 13:191-200. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to see if lentiviral (LV) vectors would provide superior results compared with adenoviral vectors...
  53. ncbi request reprint Management of lymphoceles after renal transplantation: laparoscopic versus open drainage
    T Florian Fuller
    Department of Urology, Charite Hospital, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
    J Urol 169:2022-5. 2003
    ..In this single center study we retrospectively reviewed our results of the surgical management of post-transplant lymphoceles, assessing indication and outcome of laparoscopic versus open drainage...
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. ncbi request reprint End stage polycystic kidney disease: indications and timing of native nephrectomy relative to kidney transplantation
    T Florian Fuller
    Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital, Campus Charite Mitte, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Urol 174:2284-8. 2005
    ..We evaluated the indications for and outcome of pre-transplant, concomitant and post-transplant native nephrectomy in patients with end stage polycystic kidney disease (PCKD)...
  57. ncbi request reprint PELD: working well, but only half of the time?
    John C Magee
    Am J Transplant 5:1785-6. 2005