David M Levi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A cause-specific hazard rate analysis of prognostic factors among 877 adults who received primary orthotopic liver transplantation
    Jeffrey J Gaynor
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 33101, USA
    Transplantation 84:155-65. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of the abdominal wall
    David M Levi
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Lancet 361:2173-6. 2003
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned and future directions
    David M Levi
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 15:717-25. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation for the treatment of neoplastic disease
    Jang I Moon
    Department of Surgery, Liver GI Transplant, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Surg Oncol 92:284-91. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint When and why portal vein thrombosis matters in liver transplantation: a critical audit of 174 cases
    Taizo Hibi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Department of Pathology, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine Miami, FL Transplant Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC Transplant Center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
    Ann Surg 259:760-6. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) combined with tacrolimus in intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplantation 75:1512-7. 2003
  7. doi request reprint The effect of donor-recipient cytomegalovirus serology on adult liver transplantation: a single center experience
    Panagiotis Tryphonopoulos
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 92:1051-7. 2011
  8. pmc 100 multivisceral transplants at a single center
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 242:480-90; discussion 491-3. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Long-term deleterious effects of aortohepatic conduits in primary liver transplantation: proceed with caution
    Taizo Hibi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33331, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:916-25. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood citrulline level is an exclusionary marker for significant acute rejection after intestinal transplantation
    Andre I David
    Departments of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 84:1077-81. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint A cause-specific hazard rate analysis of prognostic factors among 877 adults who received primary orthotopic liver transplantation
    Jeffrey J Gaynor
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 33101, USA
    Transplantation 84:155-65. 2007
    ..Prognostic factors for one failure type may be distinctly different from those predictive of other types, and an accurate portrayal of these relationships may more clearly explain each factor's importance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of the abdominal wall
    David M Levi
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Lancet 361:2173-6. 2003
    ..Closure of the abdomen in patients undergoing intestinal transplantation can be extremely difficult, if not impossible. We describe our initial experience with abdominal wall allotransplantation to facilitate abdominal closure...
  3. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned and future directions
    David M Levi
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 15:717-25. 2011
    ..The challenge has been how to expand the indications of liver transplant for HCC with improved cancer-free survival and fewer transplant-related complications without adversely affecting non-HCC transplant candidates...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation for the treatment of neoplastic disease
    Jang I Moon
    Department of Surgery, Liver GI Transplant, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Surg Oncol 92:284-91. 2005
    ..Authors reviewed single center experience of intestinal transplantation for treatment of intra-abdominal neoplastic disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint When and why portal vein thrombosis matters in liver transplantation: a critical audit of 174 cases
    Taizo Hibi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Department of Pathology, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine Miami, FL Transplant Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC Transplant Center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
    Ann Surg 259:760-6. 2014
    ..To identify complications associated with different techniques utilized to treat portal vein thrombosis (PVT) during primary liver transplantation and their impact on survival...
  6. ncbi request reprint Alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) combined with tacrolimus in intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplantation 75:1512-7. 2003
    ..We combined alemtuzumab (Campath-1H, Berlex Laboratories, Montville, NJ) and tacrolimus (Tac) immunosuppression for intestinal and multivisceral transplantation...
  7. doi request reprint The effect of donor-recipient cytomegalovirus serology on adult liver transplantation: a single center experience
    Panagiotis Tryphonopoulos
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 92:1051-7. 2011
    ..We investigated the outcomes of adult liver transplants, according to their donor-recipient cytomegalovirus (CMV) serology...
  8. pmc 100 multivisceral transplants at a single center
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 242:480-90; discussion 491-3. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to summarize the evolution of multivisceral transplantation over a decade of experience and evaluate its current status...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term deleterious effects of aortohepatic conduits in primary liver transplantation: proceed with caution
    Taizo Hibi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33331, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:916-25. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Blood citrulline level is an exclusionary marker for significant acute rejection after intestinal transplantation
    Andre I David
    Departments of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 84:1077-81. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) and low-dose tacrolimus immunosuppression in adult liver transplantation
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplantation 77:1209-14. 2004
    ..We report our preliminary experience with C1H and tacrolimus (Tac) immunosuppression in adult liver transplantation...
  12. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in the model for end-stage liver disease era
    David M Levi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:727-34, 735-6. 2010
    ..This study reviews our experience with liver transplantation for HCC under this system...
  13. pmc Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation in children
    Tomoaki Kato
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 243:756-64; discussion 764-6. 2006
    ..To describe a single-center experience of pediatric intestinal transplantation (Itx) and to provide an overview of the children who underwent this procedure along with their outcomes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysis of acute and chronic rejection in multiple organ allografts from retransplantation and autopsy cases of multivisceral transplantation
    Hidenori Takahashi
    The DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Division of Liver GI Transplant, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 85:1610-6. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Lamivudine monoprophylaxis for liver transplant recipients with non-replicating hepatitis B virus infection
    Hideo Yoshida
    Division of Liver GI Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Clin Transplant 21:166-71. 2007
    ..Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of lamivudine (LAM) monoprophylaxis for patients with non-replicating hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection at orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT)...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of 23 operational tolerant liver transplant recipients
    Panagiotis Tryphonopoulos
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Highland Professional Building, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 90:1556-61. 2010
    ..Eighty-one patients were not able to be withdrawn (rejectors), and 23 patients were successfully weaned off immunosuppression (tolerants)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Subclinical rejection in the initial postoperative period in small intestinal transplantation: a negative influence on graft survival
    Hidenori Takahashi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Liver Gastrointestinal Transplant, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 84:689-96. 2007
    ..Subclinical rejection (SCR) is a known entity in various solid organ transplants but not in intestinal transplantation...
  18. ncbi request reprint The importance of analyzing graft and patient survival by cause of failure: an example using pediatric small intestine transplant data
    Jeffrey J Gaynor
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL33101, USA
    Transplantation 81:1133-40. 2006
    ..The use of a cause-specific hazard (CSH) approach may provide more precise identification and thus greater insight as to why certain factors are prognostically important...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with campath 1H (C1H) in intestinal and liver transplantation
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 75:1227-31. 2003
    ..The aim of this research was to study the efficacy of campath 1H in combination with low-dose tacrolimus immunosuppression for intestinal, multivisceral, and liver transplantation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation after abdominal trauma
    Seigo Nishida
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Center, Miami, Florida 33101 USA
    J Trauma 56:323-7. 2004
    ..CONCLUSION Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation are viable options for the treatment of irreversible intestinal failure associated with severe trauma. Surviving patients are TPN independent and have a satisfactory quality of life...
  21. ncbi request reprint Partial abdominal evisceration, ex vivo resection, and intestinal autotransplantation for the treatment of pathologic lesions of the root of the mesentery
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:770-6. 2003
    ..Damage of the superior mesenteric vessels necessitates resection of the intestine, resulting in short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure...
  22. doi request reprint Peripheral blood gene expression analysis in intestinal transplantation: a feasibility study for detecting novel candidate biomarkers of graft rejection
    Victor P Andreev
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 92:1385-91. 2011
    ..We investigated the putative candidate biomarkers of graft rejection in peripheral blood of intestinal transplant patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic biliary strictures without hepatic artery thrombosis after liver transplantation: an analysis of 1,113 liver transplantations at a single center
    Noboru Nakamura
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 79:427-32. 2005
    ..This manuscript describes the incidence, risk factors, clinical pictures, management, and outcomes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Utilization of dried blood spot citrulline level as a noninvasive method for monitoring graft function following intestinal transplantation
    Hee Chul Yu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 80:1729-33. 2005
    ..This study demonstrates the correlation between plasma and dried blood spot specimen citrulline concentrations after intestinal transplantation...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of donor bone marrow infusions in withdrawal of immunosuppression in adult liver allotransplantation
    Panagiotis Tryphonopoulos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:608-13. 2005
    ..Approximately 20% of long-term survivors of liver transplantation can successfully discontinue their immunosuppression. DBMC infusions, do not increase this likelihood...
  26. doi request reprint Liver transplantation with preservation of the inferior vena cava: lessons learned through 2,000 cases
    David M Levi
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:691-8; discussion 698-9. 2012
    ..We aim to demonstrate the utility and efficacy of the "piggyback technique" (PBT); liver transplant (LT) with caval preservation...
  27. doi request reprint Effect of liver transplantation on spleen size, collateral veins, and platelet counts
    Fumio Chikamori
    Miami Transplant Institute, Division of Liver and GI Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Highland Professional Bldg, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, 3rd Floor, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    World J Surg 34:320-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of liver transplantation on the spleen size, spontaneous splenorenal shunt (SRS) function, and platelet counts in patients with hypersplenism...
  28. ncbi request reprint Right trisectionectomy of the liver for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma with bile duct invasion in a Jehovah's Witness
    Seigo Nishida
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Suite 514, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:312-7. 2007
    ..The success of this case may alert clinicians to consider a hepatectomy as a possible option in the treatment of ICC in a Jehovah's Witness...
  29. ncbi request reprint Gastroduodenal artery steal syndrome during liver transplantation: intraoperative diagnosis with Doppler ultrasound and management
    Seigo Nishida
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA
    Transpl Int 18:350-3. 2005
    ..The current case should show the efficacy of intraoperative Doppler ultrasound of the liver on ASS and alert clinician to ligate GDA to prevent ASS if hepatic arterial flows are suboptimal...
  30. doi request reprint Is surgical resection superior to transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Leonidas G Koniaris
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Ann Surg 254:527-37; discussion 537-8. 2011
    ..To compare outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated with either liver resection or transplantation...
  31. doi request reprint Characteristic immune, apoptosis and inflammatory gene profiles associated with intestinal acute cellular rejection in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mucosal biopsies
    Tadafumi Asaoka
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transpl Int 24:697-707. 2011
    ..These differences in transcriptome patterns can be used to identify robust biomarkers and potential novel therapeutic targets for immunosuppressive agents...
  32. ncbi request reprint An analysis of the association between serum citrulline and acute rejection among 26 recipients of intestinal transplant
    Peter A Pappas
    University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, Miami, FL USA
    Am J Transplant 4:1124-32. 2004
    ..We plan to further examine the use of citrulline as a marker for rejection in larger prospective studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Donor intracaval thrombus formation and pulmonary embolism after simultaneous piggyback liver transplantation and aortic valve replacement
    Seigo Nishida
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Transplant 17:465-8. 2003
    ..The current case should alert clinicians to think of a donor intracaval thrombus as a complication of PB liver transplantation and a possible source of PE...
  34. doi request reprint Liver natural killer cell inoculum for liver transplantation with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Seigo Nishida
    aDepartment of Surgery, Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, bTransplant center, Carolina Healthcare system, Charlotte, North Carolina cTransplant center, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:690-4. 2013
    ..NK cells contribute to host antimicrobial and antitumor immunity. Liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increased recently. The possibility of NK cell immunotherapy for liver cancer has been studied...
  35. ncbi request reprint Use of liver grafts from donors positive for antihepatitis B-core antibody (anti-HBc) in the era of prophylaxis with hepatitis-B immunoglobulin and lamivudine
    Jose R Nery
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Liver GI Transplantation, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 75:1179-86. 2003
    ..We reviewed our experience with liver grafts from hepatitis-B surface antigen (HBsAg)(-), antibody to core antigen (anti-HBc)(+) donors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Excessive immunosuppression as a potential cause of poor survival in simultaneous liver/kidney transplantation for hepatitis C
    Taizo Hibi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 27:606-16. 2014
    ..Ten HCV+ SLKT recipients underwent anti-HCV therapy for recurrent HCV; only 1 achieved sustained virological response. HCV+ SLKT is associated with significantly decreased long-term prognosis compared with HCV- SLKT and HCV+ LTA...
  37. doi request reprint Percutaneous lavage as primary treatment for infected pancreatic necrosis
    Danny Sleeman
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:748-52; discussion 752-4. 2011
    ..This study reviews our experience with nonoperative percutaneous catheter drainage and serial lavage as primary treatment in patients with IPN...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the portal vein during a whipple pancreaticoduodenectomy
    David M Levi
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Eur J Surg 168:422-4. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of hepatic resection and hepatic transplantation in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma among cirrhotic patients
    Mohsen Shabahang
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:881-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the results of these therapeutic options...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-associated hepatotoxicity in liver transplantation
    Guy W Neff
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 38:1593-6. 2004
    ..Unlike tacrolimus and cyclosporine, it has no effect on calcineurin activity in liver transplant recipients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Multi-organ procurement and successful multi-center allocation using rapid en bloc technique from a controlled non-heart-beating donor
    Jang I Moon
    Transplantation 77:1476-7. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint The impact of donor cocaine use on the outcome of adult liver transplantation
    Teruo Komokata
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Japan
    Clin Transplant 20:295-300. 2006
    ..To investigate the feasibility of adult liver transplantation from donors with cocaine use...