S J Pelletier

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An intention-to-treat analysis of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma using organ procurement transplant network data
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:859-68. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery and utilization of deceased donor kidneys from small pediatric donors
    S J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1646-52. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in outcome from posttransplant infections
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Shock 22:197-203. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C is a risk factor for death after liver retransplantation
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 11:434-40. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Waiting for microbiologic data to direct therapy against nosocomial infections in febrile surgical patients: are outcomes worsened?
    S J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1300-7; discussion 1307-8. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of aminoglycosides in the treatment of gram-negative infections in surgical patients
    T D Crabtree
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22906, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1293-8; discussion 1298-9. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of infectious complications associated with mortality after solid organ transplantation
    S J Pelletier
    The Charles O Strickler Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Clin Transplant 14:401-8. 2000
  8. doi request reprint The effects of donor and recipient practices on transplant center finances
    M J Englesbe
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:586-92. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for urinary complications after renal transplantation
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation and School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1536-41. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Should heart, lung, and liver transplant recipients receive immunosuppression induction for kidney transplantation?
    D N Ranney
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:67-72. 2010

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. doi request reprint An intention-to-treat analysis of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma using organ procurement transplant network data
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 15:859-68. 2009
    ..The current criteria for liver transplantation of candidates with HCC lead to acceptable 5-year survival while limiting the dropout rate. Liver Transpl 15:859-868, 2009. (c) 2009 AASLD...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery and utilization of deceased donor kidneys from small pediatric donors
    S J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:1646-52. 2006
    ..Although limited by the retrospective nature of the study, kidneys transplanted en bloc had a similar graft survival to ideal donors but may not maximize the number of successfully transplanted recipients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Ethnic disparities in outcome from posttransplant infections
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Shock 22:197-203. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C is a risk factor for death after liver retransplantation
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 11:434-40. 2005
    ..Although HCV was predictive of an increased risk of death, consideration of other characteristics of HCV patients, including donor and recipient age and need for preoperative ICU care may identify those at significantly higher risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Waiting for microbiologic data to direct therapy against nosocomial infections in febrile surgical patients: are outcomes worsened?
    S J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1300-7; discussion 1307-8. 1999
    ..Allowing adequate time for laboratory and culture results before initial treatment may be associated with a worse outcome in nosocomial infections...
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of aminoglycosides in the treatment of gram-negative infections in surgical patients
    T D Crabtree
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22906, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1293-8; discussion 1298-9. 1999
    ..Antibiotic regimens containing aminoglycosides result in a similar outcome compared with non-aminoglycoside regimens in the treatment of gram-negative infections in surgical patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of infectious complications associated with mortality after solid organ transplantation
    S J Pelletier
    The Charles O Strickler Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Clin Transplant 14:401-8. 2000
    ..The leukocyte response to infection was suppressed in the transplantation population. Post-transplantation infections which occur during the admission for transplantation have a markedly increased mortality...
  8. doi request reprint The effects of donor and recipient practices on transplant center finances
    M J Englesbe
    Michigan Surgical Collaborative for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:586-92. 2008
    ..The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) should consider risk-adjusted reimbursement for kidney transplantation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for urinary complications after renal transplantation
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation and School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1536-41. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that several patient characteristics are associated with an increased risk of a urinary complication. The U-stitch technique should not be used for the ureteral anastomosis...
  10. doi request reprint Should heart, lung, and liver transplant recipients receive immunosuppression induction for kidney transplantation?
    D N Ranney
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:67-72. 2010
    ..These trends could relate to selection bias in the decision to prescribe induction immunosuppression, but further study is needed to better define the risks and benefits of antibody-induction regimens in this population...
  11. ncbi request reprint Financial implications of pancreas transplant complications: a business case for quality improvement
    J A Cohn
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 7:1656-60. 2007
    ..All parties (patient, physician, payer and medical center) should benefit from quality improvement, with payers having a financial interest in pancreas transplant surgical quality initiatives...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased early morbidity and mortality with acceptable long-term function in severely obese patients undergoing liver transplantation
    R G Sawyer
    Charles O Strickler Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia HSC, Charlottesville 22906 0005, USA
    Clin Transplant 13:126-30. 1999
    ..Liver transplantation in severely obese patients is associated with wound infection and early death from multisystem organ failure, but has similar long-term outcomes when compared to non-obese controls...
  13. ncbi request reprint Implication of advanced donor age on the outcome of liver transplantation
    C K Oh
    The Charles O Strickler Transplant Center, University of Virginia, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville 22906, USA
    Clin Transplant 14:386-90. 2000
    ..There is a need to maintain an open mind with regard to the use of livers from older donors due to the current situation of serious organ shortages...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cohort study of fever and leukocytosis as diagnostic and prognostic indicators in infected surgical patients
    T D Crabtree
    Surgical Infectious Disease Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22906, USA
    World J Surg 25:739-44. 2001
    ..Transplantation is an independent predictor of infection in patients presenting without fever or leukocytosis. Leukocytosis, but not fever, may be predictive of hospital mortality in infected surgical patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Tertiary peritonitis (recurrent diffuse or localized disease) is not an independent predictor of mortality in surgical patients with intraabdominal infection
    H L Evans
    Surgical Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Building MR4, Room 3150, Lane Road, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 2:255-63; discussion 264-5. 2001
    ..It is unknown, however, if these differences can be explained simply by the nosocomial nature of tertiary peritonitis and underlying severity of illness...
  16. pmc Impact of bloodstream infection on outcomes among infected surgical inpatients
    D P Raymond
    Surgical Infectious Disease Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Ann Surg 233:549-55. 2001
    ..To assess the importance of bloodstream infection (BSI) to outcomes among infected surgical patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prediction of poorer prognosis by infection with antibiotic-resistant gram-positive cocci than by infection with antibiotic-sensitive strains
    T G Gleason
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22906 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 134:1033-40. 1999
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Who pays for biliary complications following liver transplant? A business case for quality improvement
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:2978-82. 2006
    ..Medical centers have a financial interest in transplant surgical quality improvement, but payers have the most to gain with improved surgical outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Preliminary analysis of early outcomes of a prospective, randomized trial of complete steroid avoidance in liver transplantation
    S J Pelletier
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:1214-6. 2005
    ..However, the potential long-term benefits of steroid avoidance, including a decrease in severity of recurrent hepatitis C, remain under investigation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of a rotating empiric antibiotic schedule on infectious mortality in an intensive care unit
    D P Raymond
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Crit Care Med 29:1101-8. 2001
    ..Antibiotic rotation was an independent predictor of survival (OR 6.27, 95% CI 2.78-14.16). CONCLUSION: Rotation of empirical antibiotic therapy seems to be a promising method to reduce infectious mortality in an ICU...
  21. ncbi request reprint Uni- and multi-variate analysis of risk factors for early and late hepatic artery thrombosis after liver transplantation
    C K Oh
    The Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center, University of Virginia, Department of Surgery, Charlottesville 22908-0709, USA
    Transplantation 71:767-72. 2001
    ..26) and the combination of a female donor and male recipient (OR=1.97). CONCLUSION: Therefore, in nonemergency situations attention to these factors in donor allocation may minimize the possibility of HAT...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate and University of Wisconsin preservation in renal transplantation
    R J Lynch
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 8:567-73. 2008
    ..Prolonged preservation with HTK compared to UW was not associated with excess risk to the graft or patient. In summary, HTK demonstrated efficacy similar to UW in terms of patient and graft survival...
  23. pmc Preexposure of murine macrophages to CpG oligonucleotide results in a biphasic tumor necrosis factor alpha response to subsequent lipopolysaccharide challenge
    T D Crabtree
    Surgical Infectious Disease Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Infect Immun 69:2123-9. 2001
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical infection and the aging population
    D P Raymond
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Am Surg 67:827-32; discussion 832-3. 2001
    ..Surgical infection in the elderly is associated with a high mortality and requires special consideration when treating this unique population...
  25. pmc Seasonal variation in surgical outcomes as measured by the American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP)
    Michael J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331
    Ann Surg 246:456-62; discussion 463-5. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the systems of care within academic medical centers are sufficiently disrupted with the beginning of a new academic year to affect patient outcomes...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is routine ureteral stenting cost-effective in renal transplantation?
    Derek A DuBay
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
    J Urol 178:2509-13; discussion 2513. 2007
    ..We identified the specific morbidity associated with urinary complications following renal transplantation and quantified the health care resources required to treat these patients at a high volume center...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index on the survival benefit of liver transplantation
    Shawn J Pelletier
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Liver Transpl 13:1678-83. 2007
    ..0001) survival benefit, including morbidly obese and underweight recipients. Our results suggest that high or low recipient BMI should not be a contraindication for LT...
  28. ncbi request reprint Biliary complications following liver transplantation in the model for end-stage liver disease era: effect of donor, recipient, and technical factors
    Theodore H Welling
    Division of Transplantation, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 14:73-80. 2008
    ..Donor, recipient, and technical factors appear to differentially affect the incidence of anastomotic biliary complications, with warm ischemia, use of HTK, and use of a stent emerging as the most important variables...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of the model for end-stage liver disease allocation policy on the use of high-risk organs for liver transplantation
    Michael L Volk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Gastroenterology 135:1568-74. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine whether implementation of MELD affected the quality of organs transplanted, the type of patients who receive the higher-risk organs, and the impact of these changes on their posttransplant survival...
  30. doi request reprint Early urologic complications after pediatric renal transplant: a single-center experience
    Michael J Englesbe
    Section of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Transplantation 86:1560-4. 2008
    ..In this retrospective review, we evaluated the records of all pediatric renal transplant recipients at our center from 1995 to 2004...
  31. doi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis and survival in patients with cirrhosis
    Michael J Englesbe
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Liver Transpl 16:83-90. 2010
    ..39; 95% CI, 2.39-22.83). In conclusion, patients with cirrhosis complicated by PVT have an increased risk of death...
  32. ncbi request reprint Gallbladder disease in cardiac transplant patients: a survey study
    Michael J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, and the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor 48109 0331, USA
    Arch Surg 140:399-403; discussion 404. 2005
    ..Preemptive cholecystectomy in cardiac transplant patients with radiographic biliary pathology reduces the morbidity and mortality of biliary tract disease following heart transplantation compared with expectant management...
  33. pmc Donation after cardiac death as a strategy to increase deceased donor liver availability
    Robert M Merion
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 244:555-62. 2006
    ..This study examines donation after cardiac death (DCD) practices and outcomes in liver transplantation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Single center review of femoral arteriovenous grafts for hemodialysis
    Michael J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, University of Michigan Health System, 2926 Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109 0331, USA
    World J Surg 30:171-5. 2006
    ..The National Kidney Foundation Practice Guidelines urge prompt removal of the catheter, but the guidelines do not specifically address the problem of patients whose only option is a femoral arteriovenous (AV) graft...
  35. doi request reprint Impact of immunosuppressive regimen on survival of kidney transplant recipients with hepatitis C
    Fu L Luan
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Transplantation 85:1601-6. 2008
    ..HCV-positive kidney transplant recipients have worse clinical outcomes than those who are HCV negative. The optimal immunosuppressive regimen in this group of patients remains uncertain...
  36. ncbi request reprint Incremental costs of post-liver transplantation complications
    John B Ammori
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:89-95. 2008
    ..Complications after liver transplantation are common and expensive. The incremental costs of adult posttransplantation liver transplantation complications and who pays for these complications (center or payor) is unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of intraoperative hyperglycemia during liver transplantation
    John B Ammori
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
    J Surg Res 140:227-33. 2007
    ..The effect of intraoperative strict glucose control on surgical outcomes, including liver transplantation, has not been well evaluated...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacilli infections on outcome in hospitalized patients
    Daniel P Raymond
    Surgical Infectious Disease Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Crit Care Med 31:1035-41. 2003
    ..The impact of resistant (vs. nonresistant) Gram-negative infections on mortality remains unclear. We sought to define risk factors for and excess mortality from these infections...
  39. doi request reprint Value of delayed hypointensity and delayed enhancing rim in magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of small hepatocellular carcinoma in the cirrhotic liver
    Asra S Khan
    Department of Radiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 32:360-6. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Portal vein reconstruction in right lobe living-donor liver transplantation
    Wesley P Thayer
    Charles O Strickler Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Systems, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:96-8. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of an intensive care unit rotating empiric antibiotic schedule on the development of hospital-acquired infections on the non-intensive care unit ward
    Michael G Hughes
    Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:53-60. 2004
    ..We hypothesized that this intervention would decrease infectious complications in the non-ICU ward to which these patients were transferred...
  42. ncbi request reprint A call for a national transplant surgical quality improvement program
    M J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery, Transplant Services, University of Michigan Health System, MI, USA
    Am J Transplant 6:666-70. 2006
    ..Such a proactive approach toward quality improvement from the transplant community is an excellent investment for patients, providers and health care payers...
  43. ncbi request reprint Early pancreas transplant outcomes with histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate preservation: a multicenter study
    Michael J Englesbe
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Transplantation 82:136-9. 2006
    ..The HTK group did have significantly more acute rejection within the first 180 days (25.0% vs. 9.8%, P<0.05). HTK is a suitable substitute for UW in the preservation of pancreas allografts...
  44. doi request reprint Financial implications of surgical complications in pediatric liver transplantation
    John B Ammori
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:174-9. 2008
    ..All parties (patient and families, physician, payer, and medical center) should benefit from quality improvement efforts, with payers having the largest financial interest...
  45. ncbi request reprint Contact isolation in surgical patients: a barrier to care?
    Heather L Evans
    Department of Surgery, UVA Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Surgery 134:180-8. 2003
    ..Contact isolation is commonly used to prevent transmission of resistant organisms. We hypothesized that contact isolation negatively impacts the amount of direct patient care...
  46. ncbi request reprint Does prior transfusion worsen outcomes from infection in surgical patients?
    Michael G Hughes
    Department of Surgery, Surgical Infectious Disease Laboratory, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 4:335-43. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effect of transfusion on outcomes among infected surgical patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Transfusions in surgical patients
    Michael J Englesbe
    Department of Surgery Section of General Surgery, Divisions of Transplantation, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:249-54. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint More is not always better: a case postrenal transplant large volume diuresis, hyponatremia, and postoperative seizure
    Sacha M Montas
    Transpl Int 19:85-6. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Metabolic demand and renal mass supply affecting the early graft function after living donor kidney transplantation
    Chang Kwon Oh
    Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    Kidney Int 67:744-9. 2005
    ..Graft mass has been demonstrated to be a determinant of outcome after kidney transplantation. An insufficient nephron might fail to meet the metabolic demands of the recipient and lead to hyperfiltration...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences of renal mass supply and metabolic demand after living donor kidney transplantation
    Chang Kwon Oh
    Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, Yeongtong Gu, Suwon, Korea
    Clin Transplant 20:163-70. 2006
    ..The early graft function is not determined by donor gender. The effect of recipient gender on the graft function depends on the metabolic demands, which are higher in male recipients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Independent predictors for primary non-function after liver transplantation
    Chang Kwon Oh
    Department of Surgery, Ajou University School of Medicine, 5 Wonchon dong, Yeongtong Gu, Suwon 442 721, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:1155-61. 2004
    ..The exact cause of these findings, whether physiologic or immunologic, remains unknown. If confirmed in larger data sets, the attention to these factors may minimize the possibility of PNF in non-emergency situations...