A Humar

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Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Split liver transplantation for two adult recipients: an initial experience
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:366-72. 2001
  2. ncbi Living donor and split-liver transplants in hepatitis C recipients: does liver regeneration increase the risk for recurrence?
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:399-405. 2005
  3. ncbi Technique of split-liver transplant for two adult recipients
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 8:725-9. 2002
  4. ncbi A comparison of surgical outcomes and quality of life surveys in right lobe vs. left lateral segment liver donors
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:805-9. 2005
  5. ncbi Chronic rejection: the next major challenge for pancreas transplant recipients
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 76:918-23. 2003
  6. ncbi Pancreas after kidney transplants
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 195, 420 Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Surg 182:155-61. 2001
  7. ncbi Regionwide sharing for status 1 liver patients--beneficial impact on waiting time and pre- and posttransplant survival
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:661-5. 2004
  8. ncbi Hemolytic uremic syndrome in small-bowel transplant recipients: the first two case reports
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transpl Int 12:387-90. 1999
  9. ncbi Immunologic factors: the major risk for decreased long-term renal allograft survival
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Transplantation 68:1842-6. 1999
  10. pmc 2,500 living donor kidney transplants: a single-center experience
    A J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Surg 234:149-64. 2001

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  1. ncbi Split liver transplantation for two adult recipients: an initial experience
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:366-72. 2001
    ..In conclusion, split liver transplantation, using 1 cadaver liver for 2 adult recipients, can be performed successfully. Crucial to success is proper donor and recipient selection...
  2. ncbi Living donor and split-liver transplants in hepatitis C recipients: does liver regeneration increase the risk for recurrence?
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:399-405. 2005
    ..96; LD, 0.22 and DD split, 0.60 (p = 0.07 for LD versus WL). Liver regeneration does not seem to affect hepatitis C recurrence as much, perhaps, as factors such as DD status, donor age and cold ischemic time...
  3. ncbi Technique of split-liver transplant for two adult recipients
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 8:725-9. 2002
  4. ncbi A comparison of surgical outcomes and quality of life surveys in right lobe vs. left lateral segment liver donors
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:805-9. 2005
    ..Mean time off work was 61.0 days for RL donors and 32.4 days for LLS donors (p = 0.004). RL donation is associated with greater operative stress for donors, but not necessarily with a more complicated recovery or differences in QOL...
  5. ncbi Chronic rejection: the next major challenge for pancreas transplant recipients
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 76:918-23. 2003
    ..As long-term graft survival rates have improved, an increasing number of grafts are being lost to chronic rejection (CR). We studied the incidence of CR and identified risk factors...
  6. ncbi Pancreas after kidney transplants
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 195, 420 Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Surg 182:155-61. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes with simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) versus pancreas after kidney (PAK) transplants to determine advantages and disadvantages of the two procedures...
  7. ncbi Regionwide sharing for status 1 liver patients--beneficial impact on waiting time and pre- and posttransplant survival
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:661-5. 2004
    ..They have a significantly lower risk of dying while waiting for a transplant and undergo one in a much shorter period of time...
  8. ncbi Hemolytic uremic syndrome in small-bowel transplant recipients: the first two case reports
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Delaware St S E, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transpl Int 12:387-90. 1999
    ..When caring for small-bowel transplant recipients, physicians must be alert to the possibility of HUS and its various presentations...
  9. ncbi Immunologic factors: the major risk for decreased long-term renal allograft survival
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Transplantation 68:1842-6. 1999
    ..Both antigen-dependent (immunologic) and non-antigen-dependent (nonimmunologic) factors have been implicated in long-term renal allograft loss. Differentiating between these two factors is important because prevention strategies differ...
  10. pmc 2,500 living donor kidney transplants: a single-center experience
    A J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Ann Surg 234:149-64. 2001
    ..To review a single center's experience and outcome with living donor transplants...
  11. ncbi Steroid minimization in liver transplant recipients: impact on hepatitis C recurrence and post-transplant diabetes
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:526-31. 2007
    ..Steroid minimization regimens have become increasingly popular for kidney transplant recipients. We studied outcomes for liver transplant recipients with a regimen using rapid discontinuation of prednisone (RDP)...
  12. pmc Lessons learned from more than 1,000 pancreas transplants at a single institution
    D E Sutherland
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Ann Surg 233:463-501. 2001
    ..To determine outcome in diabetic pancreas transplant recipients according to risk factors and the surgical techniques and immunosuppressive protocols that evolved during a 33-year period at a single institution...
  13. ncbi Rapid discontinuation of steroids in living donor kidney transplantation: a pilot study
    A J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Am J Transplant 1:278-83. 2001
    ..Minimum follow-up was 5.5 months (range 5.5 to 17.5 months). Outcome was compared vs. previous cohorts of LD recipients immunosuppressed with P/AZA/CSA (n = 171) or P/MMF/CSA (n = 43) (both without antibody induction)...
  14. ncbi Pancreas after kidney transplants in posturemic patients with type I diabetes mellitus
    A C Gruessner
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 12:2490-9. 2001
    ..PAK recipients now enjoy >80% graft survival at 1 yr. This improvement in outcome results from better immunosuppression, good matching, and close posttransplant monitoring for rejection...
  15. pmc Selective retransplant after graft loss to nonadherence: success with a second chance
    T B Dunn
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 9:1337-46. 2009
    ..With careful patient selection and aggressive intervention, prior overt NA should not be an absolute contraindication to retransplantation...
  16. pmc 2202 kidney transplant recipients with 10 years of graft function: what happens next?
    A J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:2410-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that long-term transplant recipients have a high rate of morbidity and early mortality. As short-term results have improved, more focus is needed on long-term outcome...
  17. ncbi Outcome of other organs recovered during in situ split-liver procurements
    T Ramcharan
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 7:853-7. 2001
    ..2 mg/dL. Despite increased surgical time and blood loss, in situ splitting of liver grafts can be accomplished in stable donors without significant negative effects on other organs...
  18. ncbi Kidney transplantation in young children: should there be a minimum age?
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 195, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 16:941-5. 2001
    ..Kidney transplant results in very young children can be comparable to those in older children. There need be no minimum age for performing a kidney transplant. The timing of the transplant should not be based on age or size alone...
  19. ncbi Kidney and pancreas transplantation without a crossmatch in select circumstances--it can be done
    A J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 15:236-9. 2001
    ..Elimination of the screening XM for 0% PRA candidates saves money. Proceeding of the OR (if available) without a final XM shortens cold ischemia time...
  20. ncbi Outcome at 3 years with a prednisone-free maintenance regimen: a single-center experience with 349 kidney transplant recipients
    Khalid Khwaja
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Am J Transplant 4:980-7. 2004
    ..Currently, 84% of recipients remain prednisone-free. We conclude that excellent 3-year patient and graft survival can be achieved without maintenance prednisone. With such a protocol, steroid-related side-effects are minimal...
  21. doi Anti-CD25 antibody (daclizumab) maintenance therapy in pancreas transplantation
    V A Kirchner
    Schulze Diabetes Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:2003-5. 2010
    ..We performed a retrospective analysis of 25 PT patients with progressive CNI toxicities that were switched to a daclizumab (DAC)-based maintenance regimen...
  22. ncbi Are wound complications after a kidney transplant more common with modern immunosuppression?
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MMC 195, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 72:1920-3. 2001
    ..g., infections, hernias) in kidney recipients and to assess whether newer immunosuppressive drugs increase the risk for such complications...
  23. ncbi Steroid avoidance regimens: a comparison of outcomes with maintenance steroids versus continued steroid avoidance in recipients having an acute rejection episode
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1948-53. 2007
    ..1, p = 0.07). At present there is evidence to suggest that some SA patients should start on maintenance steroids after AR. However, longer follow-up with more patients is necessary...
  24. doi Orthotopic placement of a segmental pancreas graft for transplant: a case report
    R Garcia-Roca
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:424-8. 2010
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  25. ncbi Pancreas transplantation: indications, clinical management, and outcomes
    J P Leone
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Front Biosci 2:e34-40. 1997
    ..With new developments in immunosuppression and islet transplantation, diabetic patients of the future may be offered the option of a procedure with reduced risks, less morbidity, and improved long-term cure rates...
  26. ncbi Kidney retransplants after initial graft loss to vascular thrombosis
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 15:6-10. 2001
    ..Recipients with an identified disorder should undergo prophylaxis at the time of the retransplant. Results in these retransplant recipients are equivalent to those seen in primary transplant recipients...
  27. doi Graft weight/recipient weight ratio: how well does it predict outcome after partial liver transplants?
    Mark J Hill
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:1056-62. 2009
    ..In conclusion, GW/RW did not appear to be the only determinant of outcome after partial liver transplantation. Using techniques such as inflow modification may help to prevent some of the problems seen with smaller grafts...
  28. ncbi Living liver donor surgery: report of initial anesthesia experience
    D S Beebe
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Clin Anesth 12:157-61. 2000
    ..Patients were discharged home in 6.9 +/- 1.3 days (range 5 to 9 days). Living-related liver resection can be performed with noninvasive monitoring and without the need for heterologous blood products...
  29. ncbi Peri-operative cardiac morbidity in kidney transplant recipients: incidence and risk factors
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 15:154-8. 2001
    ..Such patients require aggressive pre-operative investigations, which may include coronary angiography, to decrease the risk of post-transplant complications...
  30. ncbi Mycobacterial infections after kidney transplant
    T Jie
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:937-9. 2005
    ..With mean follow-up of 12.5 years since transplant and 9.2 years since infection, 13 of the recipients are alive and well; causes of death included cardiovascular (n = 3) and sepsis (n = 2)...
  31. doi Pancreas after living donor kidney transplants in diabetic patients: impact on long-term kidney graft function
    Francois Kleinclauss
    Department of Surgery, Division of Renal Disease and Hypertension, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 23:437-46. 2009
    ..We conclude that the subsequent transplant of a pancreas after an LD kidney transplant does not adversely affect patient or kidney graft survival rates; in fact, it is associated with better long-term kidney graft function...
  32. ncbi Late anastomotic leaks in pancreas transplant recipients - clinical characteristics and predisposing factors
    Dilip S Nath
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 19:220-4. 2005
    ..Anastomotic leaks after pancreas transplants usually occur early in the postoperative course, but may also be seen late post-transplant. We studied such leaks to determine predisposing factors, methods of management, and outcomes...
  33. ncbi Fungal infections in transplant recipients receiving alemtuzumab
    D S Nath
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:934-6. 2005
    ..It would be important to determine what the most appropriate prophylaxis regimen would be for these patients...
  34. doi What happens to the kidney in an SPK transplant when the pancreas fails due to a technical complication?
    Mark Hill
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:456-61. 2008
    ..Multivariate analysis showed technical failure of the pancreas to be the most significant risk factor for kidney graft loss (HR = 2.08, p = 0.006)...
  35. doi Do graft type or donor source affect acute rejection rates after liver transplant: a multivariate analysis
    Thanh H K Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:624-9. 2008
    ..whole) nor donor source (LD vs. DD) seemed to have an impact on the risk for AR. The only factor that was associated with an increased risk for AR was not using induction therapy...
  36. ncbi Risk factors for rising creatinine in renal allografts with 1 and 3 yr survival
    Steven Paraskevas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 20:667-72. 2006
    ..Determining factors associated with negative slope of inverse creatinine vs. time (1/Cr vs. t) may help prevent a decline in renal allograft function...
  37. ncbi Stable kidney function in the second decade after kidney transplantation while on cyclosporine-based immunosuppression
    Raja Kandaswamy
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 83:722-6. 2007
    ..However, in some recipients, the adverse effects of CNIs contribute to chronic allograft nephropathy and death with function--the two leading causes of late graft loss. Other recipients maintain stable graft function...
  38. ncbi Predicting long-term kidney graft survival: can new trials be performed?
    Steven Paraskevas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Transplantation 75:1256-9. 2003
    ..Despite better outcomes, graft failure continues over time...
  39. ncbi Kidney transplants for children under 1 year of age - a single-center experience
    Khalid Khwaja
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 7:163-7. 2003
    ..We concluded that an early transplant is the best treatment option for infants under 1 yr old with chronic renal failure. Whenever possible, adult living kidney donors should be used...
  40. doi Regulatory dendritic cell infusion prolongs kidney allograft survival in nonhuman primates
    M B Ezzelarab
    Department of Surgery, Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 13:1989-2005. 2013
    ..Termination allograft histology showed moderate combined T cell- and Ab-mediated rejection in both groups. These findings justify further preclinical evaluation of DCreg therapy and their therapeutic potential in organ transplantation...
  41. ncbi Risk factors for slow graft function after kidney transplants: a multivariate analysis
    A Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 16:425-9. 2002
    ..recipients with IGF. The aim of our current study was to determine risk factors for SGF, which have not been well defined (in contrast to risk factors for DGF)...
  42. ncbi Can we maintain immunosuppression avoiding nephrotoxic agents in pancreas transplantation?
    R Kandaswamy
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 65455, USA
    Transplant Proc 40:516-7. 2008
  43. ncbi Prednisone-free maintenance immunosuppression-a 5-year experience
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2473-8. 2005
    ..001), and fractures (p = 0.004). We conclude that prednisone-related side effects can be minimized in a protocol incorporating prednisone-free maintenance immunosuppression. Five-year graft outcome remains good...
  44. ncbi Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder in pancreas transplantation: a single-center experience
    Steven Paraskevas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Transplantation 80:613-22. 2005
    ..Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a rare, serious complication of transplantation. The characteristics and associations of this disease in pancreas recipients have not been extensively studied...
  45. ncbi Surgical complications after kidney transplantation
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Semin Dial 18:505-10. 2005
    ..Examples include wound infection, renal artery or vein thrombosis, and urine leak. Most of these complications will require surgical or radiologic intervention for appropriate management...
  46. ncbi Graft loss from recurrent glomerulonephritis is not increased with a rapid steroid discontinuation protocol
    Hassan Ibrahim
    Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Transplantation 81:214-9. 2006
    ..The risk of recurrence of glomerulonephritis in kidney transplant recipients on a steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression protocol is unknown...
  47. doi Delayed splenic artery occlusion for treatment of established small-for-size syndrome after partial liver transplantation
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:163-8. 2009
    ..Delayed SAO represents a potential option for the treatment of recipients with established SFSS after partial liver transplantation...
  48. pmc Kidney transplant half-life (t[1/2]) after rapid discontinuation of prednisone
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 87:100-2. 2009
    ..Our study suggests that long-term graft outcome is not decreased when using RDP protocols versus chronic maintenance prednisone...
  49. doi Whole liver versus split liver versus living donor in the adult recipient: an analysis of outcomes by graft type
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Transplantation 85:1420-4. 2008
    ..We studied patient and graft survival rates in adult liver transplant recipients, analyzing outcomes based on donor source (deceased donor [DD] vs. living donor [LD]) and graft type (whole liver vs. partial liver)...
  50. ncbi Pancreas transplantation in crossmatch-positive recipients
    Khalid Khwaja
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Transplant 17:242-8. 2003
    ..We report our experience with pancreas transplants in recipients with either current or historically positive T- or B-cell crossmatches...
  51. ncbi Donor and recipient outcomes after adult living donor liver transplantation
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 9:S42-4. 2003
  52. ncbi Calcineurin inhibitor- and steroid-free immunosuppression in pancreas-kidney and solitary pancreas transplantation
    Rainer W G Gruessner
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 79:1184-9. 2005
    ..The authors present a novel strategy for posttransplant immunosuppression that combines a depleting antibody with an antimetabolite, avoiding calcineurin inhibitors and steroids...
  53. ncbi Technical failures after pancreas transplants: why grafts fail and the risk factors--a multivariate analysis
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, 420 Delaware Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 78:1188-92. 2004
    ..We performed a multivariate analysis to determine causes and risk factors for TF of pancreas grafts...
  54. pmc Long-term immunosuppression, without maintenance prednisone, after kidney transplantation
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Ann Surg 240:510-6; discussion 516-7. 2004
    ..Concern exists that prednisone-free maintenance immunosuppression in kidney transplant recipients will increase acute and/or chronic rejection...
  55. ncbi Five preventable causes of kidney graft loss in the 1990s: a single-center analysis
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Kidney Int 62:704-14. 2002
    ..Despite improvements in immunosuppressive protocols and patient care, kidney allografts continue to fail. We studied causes of graft loss for primary kidney transplants in the 1990s to determine major causes and potential interventions...
  56. ncbi A prospective randomized trial of steroid-free maintenance regimens in kidney transplant recipients--an interim analysis
    Raja Kandaswamy
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:1529-36. 2005
    ..02); we found no other differences between groups in complication rates. Our data suggest that excellent patient and graft survival and low rejection rates can be obtained using a variety of maintenance protocols without prednisone...
  57. ncbi The impact of donor obesity on outcomes after cadaver pancreas transplants
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:605-10. 2004
    ..Technically successful transplants using obese donors results in good graft function at 1 and 3 years posttransplant...
  58. ncbi Liver regeneration after adult living donor and deceased donor split-liver transplants
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:374-8. 2004
    ..52-fold). In conclusion, liver regeneration, as measured by CT volume, seems to be greatest in SLT recipients. LD recipients seem to have greater liver growth than their donors. The reason for this remains unclear...
  59. ncbi Split-liver transplants for two adult recipients: technique of preservation of the vena cava with the right lobe graft
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:153-5. 2004
  60. ncbi Graft and quality of life outcomes in older recipients of a kidney transplant
    Abhinav Humar
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 1:69-72. 2003
    ..We looked at outcomes, both medical and psychosocial, in a group of older (> or =65 years) kidney transplant recipients and compared the results to a group of younger recipients (18 to 64 years)...
  61. ncbi Biliary stricture in living-related donor liver transplantation: management with balloon dilation
    Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 6:132-5. 2002
    ..We suggest a high index of suspicion of biliary stricture in the LRD LTx population. Biliary dilation reduces the risk of life-threatening sepsis...
  62. doi Posttransplant diabetes mellitus and acute rejection: impact on kidney transplant outcome
    Arthur J Matas
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 85:338-43. 2008
    ..The benefits (e.g., low acute rejection [AR] rate) vs. the long-term risk of each immunosuppressive protocol may determine the protocol's value...
  63. ncbi Why study kidney transplant risk factors?
    Arthur J Matas
    Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Transplantation 75:266-7. 2003
  64. ncbi Rapid discontinuation of prednisone in higher-risk kidney transplant recipients
    Khalid Khwaja
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, MN 55455, USA
    Transplantation 78:1397-9. 2004
    ..Our data suggests that such recipients should not be excluded from prednisone-minimization protocols...
  65. doi Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome in liver transplant patients: clinical presentation, risk factors and initial management
    R J Cruz
    Thomas E Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:2228-36. 2012
    ..Intracranial bleeding and seizures may be the end result of these phenomena. The relationship of these associated factors to the hypothesized pathophysiology of PRES is discussed...
  66. ncbi Successful liver transplantation in a patient with severe haemophilia A and a high-titre factor VIII inhibitor
    A A Ashrani
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Haemophilia 10:735-7. 2004
    ..This case illustrates the technical feasibility of OLT in some patients with high-titre inhibitors to FVIII, and suggests that immune tolerance may be induced by endogenously produced FVIII from the transplanted organ...
  67. ncbi Outcomes of pancreas transplants for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Dilip S Nath
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 19:792-7. 2005
    ..We used guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to appropriately classify recipients with type 2 DM (vs. type 1 DM)...
  68. ncbi Postoperative severe microangiopathic hemolytic anemia associated with a giant hepatic cavernous hemangioma
    Kaysie L Banton
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:679-85. 2005
    ..The systematic evaluation of hemolytic processes in the postoperative patient is described. Surgeons should be aware of the potential for hemolytic complications after major surgery when giant hepatic hemangiomas are present...
  69. ncbi Risk factors and impact of delayed graft function after pancreas transplants
    Miguel Tan
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, MN, USA
    Am J Transplant 4:758-62. 2004
    ..07). For PAK and PTA recipients, no difference was noted. Acute rejection rates were somewhat higher in recipients with DGF, but this did not reach statistical significance...
  70. ncbi Beta-cell replacement therapy (pancreas and islet transplantation) for treatment of diabetes mellitus: an integrated approach
    D E R Sutherland
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:1697-9. 2004
  71. ncbi Living related liver transplantation for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in a normal liver
    Donavon Hess
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 16:240-2. 2002
    ..After resection of the index lesion and, later, of a remote recurrent lesion, a living donor liver transplant was offered. The natural history of this lesion and the management of transplantation in this setting are discussed...
  72. ncbi Kidney transplantation in infants and small children
    Blanche Chavers
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:702-8. 2007
    ..The latter allows for minimizing the negative impact of uremia on physical and neurologic development in infants...
  73. ncbi 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
  74. ncbi Hepatitis B prophylaxis post-liver transplant without maintenance hepatitis B immunoglobulin therapy
    Dilip S Nath
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, 55455, USA
    Clin Transplant 20:206-10. 2006
    ..We examined outcomes in recipients who underwent a liver transplant for HBV-induced liver disease and received a protocol for prophylaxis that did not use HBIG maintenance...
  75. doi Risk factors and treatment success for ureteral obstruction after pediatric renal transplantation
    Kenneth M Smith
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Pediatric Division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    J Urol 183:317-22. 2010
    ..We describe a single center experience with pediatric transplant recipients in an effort to discern risk factors and treatment efficacy...
  76. ncbi Laparoscopic stapled left lateral segment liver resection--technique and results
    Bradley C Linden
    Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:777-82. 2003
    ..Such patients benefit from the minimally invasive approach, with no compromise in the surgical result as compared to the open approach...
  77. ncbi Successful re-use of liver allografts: three case reports and a review of the UNOS database
    Jorge Ortiz
    Division of Transplantation Surgery, Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Am J Transplant 5:189-92. 2005
    ..We queried the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database for similar cases, and found 11 such cases, which we briefly describe herein...
  78. ncbi Do inherited hypercoagulable states play a role in thrombotic events affecting kidney/pancreas transplant recipients?
    Horacio E Adrogue
    Department of Medicine, O Brien Kidney Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:32-7. 2007
    ..Pancreas graft thrombosis remains the leading non-immunologic cause of graft loss after pancreas transplantation. We studied the role of hypercoagulable states (HCS) in pancreas graft thrombosis (pthx)...
  79. ncbi Kidney and pancreas transplantation
    Robert S Gaston
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:64-77. 2003
  80. doi Technical failure of the pancreas after SPK transplant: are these patients good candidates for later pancreas retransplant?
    Shen Nien Wang
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Clin Transplant 22:50-4. 2008
    ..In conclusion, pancreas retransplant is a viable option for SPK recipients experiencing early technical failure of the pancreas graft. These recipients are not at higher immunologic risk vs. primary PAK recipients...
  81. ncbi A randomized trial of ganciclovir versus ganciclovir plus immune globulin for prophylaxis against Epstein-Barr virus related posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder
    Atul Humar
    Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, and University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2N2
    Transplantation 81:856-61. 2006
    ..We performed a multi-center trial assessing two different antiviral regimens and their effect on EBV replication...
  82. ncbi Radiofrequency ablation causes 'thermal fixation' of hepatocellular carcinoma: a post-liver transplant histopathologic study
    James E Coad
    Department of Pathology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26508, USA
    Clin Transplant 17:377-84. 2003
    ..Thus, RFA can produce immediate and complete thermal fixation of select lesions with an appropriate liver margin and can provide a satisfactory treatment option for select HCC patients before a liver transplant...