Phillip Ruiz

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint How can pathologists help to diagnose late complications in small bowel and multivisceral transplantation?
    Phillip Ruiz
    University of Miami Transplantation Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:273-9. 2012
  3. pmc Nephrotic syndrome and kidney failure due to immunocomplex-mediated renal damage in a patient with Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia: a case report
    Hector Castro
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA
    Cases J 1:333. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Sclerosing mesenteritis in small bowel transplantation: possible manifestation of acute vascular rejection
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, J M H Holtz Center 2101, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplant Proc 35:3057-60. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Immediate antibody-mediated (hyperacute) rejection in small-bowel transplantation and relationship to cross-match status and donor-specific C4d-binding antibodies: case report
    P Ruiz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:95-9. 2010
  6. pmc Cytofluorographic and molecular identification of a CD8-positive, TCR-alpha/beta-negative intraocular T cell lymphoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Alvaro D Saenz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Med Case Reports 1:114. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological criteria for the identification of acute cellular rejection in human small bowel allografts: results of the pathology workshop at the VIII International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium
    P Ruiz
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:335-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Current status of transplantation of the small intestine
    Phillip Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 83:1-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Lymphoplasmacytic hyperplasia (possibly pre-PTLD) has varied expression and appearance in intestinal transplant recipients receiving Campath immunosuppression
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:386-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Differential kinetics of intracellular caspase-1-like and caspase-3-like enzyme activity in human alloreactive CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cells undergoing apoptosis
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Clin Immunol 98:308-12. 2001

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Publications152 found, 100 shown here

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint How can pathologists help to diagnose late complications in small bowel and multivisceral transplantation?
    Phillip Ruiz
    University of Miami Transplantation Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 17:273-9. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Nephrotic syndrome and kidney failure due to immunocomplex-mediated renal damage in a patient with Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia: a case report
    Hector Castro
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida, USA
    Cases J 1:333. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint Sclerosing mesenteritis in small bowel transplantation: possible manifestation of acute vascular rejection
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, J M H Holtz Center 2101, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplant Proc 35:3057-60. 2003
    ..However, little is known concerning the potential for donor-derived soft tissue adjacent to the bowel to become involved by the host alloimmune response...
  5. doi request reprint Immediate antibody-mediated (hyperacute) rejection in small-bowel transplantation and relationship to cross-match status and donor-specific C4d-binding antibodies: case report
    P Ruiz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:95-9. 2010
    ..The role of preformed donor-specific antibodies (DSAs) as a barrier to isolated intestinal transplantation (ITx) remains ambiguous; thus, a positive cross-match has not been a contraindication to ITx...
  6. pmc Cytofluorographic and molecular identification of a CD8-positive, TCR-alpha/beta-negative intraocular T cell lymphoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Alvaro D Saenz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    J Med Case Reports 1:114. 2007
    ..The aim of the present paper is to report a case of a CD8-positive, TCR-alpha/beta-negative intraocular T cell lymphoma and review the literature...
  7. ncbi request reprint Histological criteria for the identification of acute cellular rejection in human small bowel allografts: results of the pathology workshop at the VIII International Small Bowel Transplant Symposium
    P Ruiz
    University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:335-7. 2004
    ..Among the results of this workshop was the development a standardized grading scheme for acute cellular rejection in small bowel transplants...
  8. ncbi request reprint Current status of transplantation of the small intestine
    Phillip Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 83:1-6. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Lymphoplasmacytic hyperplasia (possibly pre-PTLD) has varied expression and appearance in intestinal transplant recipients receiving Campath immunosuppression
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:386-7. 2004
    ..We attribute these findings to the more profound immunodeficiency and cell targeting following Campath treatment...
  10. ncbi request reprint Differential kinetics of intracellular caspase-1-like and caspase-3-like enzyme activity in human alloreactive CD4(+) and CD8(+) T cells undergoing apoptosis
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Clin Immunol 98:308-12. 2001
    ..These results support the concept that changes in the rate and amount of apoptosis in alloreactive T cells is one mechanism by which the response to alloantigens is attenuated (i.e., tolerance) or sustained...
  11. ncbi request reprint CD55 and CD59 deficiency in transplant patient populations: possible association with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria-like symptoms in Campath-treated patients
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, JMH Holtz Center 2101, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1750-2. 2006
    ..This high prevalence of CD55/59 deficiency in Campath-treated patients with PNH-like symptoms suggests that a lack of these molecules (including CD52) could predispose to a complication of this immunosuppressive therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint International grading scheme for acute rejection in small bowel transplantation: implementation and experience at the University of Miami
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, JMH Holtz Center 2101, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1683-4. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Citrulline evaluation in bowel transplantation
    P Ruiz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:54-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the correlation of plasma citrulline and rejection episodes in intestinal transplantation...
  14. doi request reprint International grading scheme for acute cellular rejection in small-bowel transplantation: single-center experience
    P Ruiz
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:47-53. 2010
    ..We suggest that an assessment and quantification of supplementary findings be considered a component of the International Pathology Grading Scheme...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mucosal vascular alterations in isolated small-bowel allografts: relationship to humoral sensitization
    Phillip Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:43-9. 2003
    ..Since these vascular changes are frequent, we advocate early post-transplant monitoring to identify and manage potentially high-risk patients...
  16. pmc Randomized trial of immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantation
    Giselle Guerra
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, P O Box 012440 R 440, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:1758-68. 2011
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that maintenance therapy with tacrolimus/MMF is more favorable than either tacrolimus/sirolimus or cyclosporine/sirolimus...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use of Campath-1H as induction therapy in renal transplantation: preliminary results
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 78:426-33. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint A randomized long-term trial of tacrolimus/sirolimus versus tacrolimus/mycophenolate mofetil versus cyclosporine (NEORAL)/sirolimus in renal transplantation. II. Survival, function, and protocol compliance at 1 year
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 77:252-8. 2004
    ..Adjunctive Siro therapy with a similar dose reduction algorithm for Neoral (Neo) was included for comparison...
  19. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of steroid-free induction versus corticosteroid maintenance among orthotopic liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus: impact on hepatic fibrosis progression at one year
    Tomoaki Kato
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 84:829-35. 2007
    ..Due to the known high recurrence rate of hepatitis C virus (HCV) among orthotopic liver transplant (OLT) recipients who receive tacrolimus+corticosteroid maintenance, use of steroid-free induction was considered...
  20. doi request reprint Randomized trial of dual antibody induction therapy with steroid avoidance in renal transplantation
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 92:1348-57. 2011
    ..Given our previous experience using dual-induction therapy with antithymocyte globulin (ATG)/daclizumab (Dac) (each with fewer doses than if used alone), we chose to compare two distinct dual-induction strategies...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint Randomized trial of mycophenolate mofetil versus enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in primary renal transplant recipients given tacrolimus and daclizumab/thymoglobulin: one year follow-up
    Gaetano Ciancio
    The Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplant Center of the Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 86:67-74. 2008
    ..It was of interest to compare enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) versus mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) among renal transplant recipients receiving a tacrolimus-based immunosuppressive regimen...
  23. 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...
  24. ncbi request reprint A randomized long-term trial of tacrolimus/sirolimus versus tacrolimums/mycophenolate versus cyclosporine/sirolimus in renal transplantation: three-year analysis
    Gaetano Ciancio
    The Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplant Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 012440, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 81:845-52. 2006
    ..We report three-year (interim) effects of combining sirolimus (Siro) vs. mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) as adjunctive therapy with calcineurin inhibitors (CI) in renal transplantation in the three different CI-based regimens...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Transplantation of the spleen: effect of splenic allograft in human multivisceral transplantation
    Tomoaki Kato
    Departments of Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ann Surg 246:436-44; discussion 445-6. 2007
    ..To describe the effect of the splenic allograft in human multivisceral transplantation...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation in children: a summary of clinical outcomes and prognostic factors in 108 patients from a single center
    Tomoaki Kato
    Division of Transplantation, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:75-89; discussion 89. 2005
    ..A protective effect of multivisceral transplantation appears to exist with respect to the development of severe rejection...
  29. doi request reprint Machine perfusion following static cold storage preservation in kidney transplantation: donor-matched pair analysis of the prognostic impact of longer pump time
    Gaetano Ciancio
    The Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplant Center, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transpl Int 25:34-40. 2012
    ..While offering significantly favorable protection from BPAR, this analysis of donor-matched recipient pairs corroborates longer MP (pump) times having no unfavorable effect on other clinical outcomes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Contemporaneous chronic rejection of multiple allografts with principal pancreatic involvement in modified multivisceral transplantation
    Hidenori Takahashi
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 11:448-52. 2007
    ..Our case indicates varying severity of chronic rejection among multiple allografts where the pancreatic allograft appeared most susceptible to chronic rejection...
  31. doi request reprint Addition of anti-CD25 to thymoglobulin for induction therapy: delayed return of peripheral blood CD25-positive population
    Junichiro Sageshima
    Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 1801 NW 9th Ave, 5th Fl, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Clin Transplant 25:E132-5. 2011
    ..This strategy may result in reduced allogeneic (donor-specific) T effector cells at the time of solid organ transplantation...
  32. 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...
  33. doi 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
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Treatment of established recurrent hepatitis C in liver-transplant recipients with pegylated interferon-alfa-2b and ribavirin therapy
    Guy W Neff
    Center for Liver Diseases, Division of GI Transplant, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 78:1303-7. 2004
    ..We present data from a retrospective review in liver-transplant recipients suffering from HCV recurrence that were treated with pegylated alpha-2b interferon and ribavirin...
  35. doi request reprint Randomized trial of mycophenolate mofetil versus enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in primary renal transplantation with tacrolimus and steroid avoidance: four-year analysis
    Gaetano Ciancio
    The Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplant Center of the Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 91:1198-205. 2011
    ..This report includes 3 additional years of follow-up with similar endpoints as in the original study...
  36. 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...
  37. doi request reprint Favorable outcomes with machine perfusion and longer pump times in kidney transplantation: a single-center, observational study
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 90:882-90. 2010
    ..Because a lack of consensus regarding optimal use of MP still exists, we evaluated the overall impact of using MP at our center and the prognostic value of MP (Pump) time...
  38. doi request reprint Inclusion of donor colon and ileocecal valve in intestinal transplantation
    Tomoaki Kato
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 86:293-7. 2008
    ..Evaluation of the clinical impact of including donor colon and ileocecal valve in patients receiving primary intestinal transplantation has not been performed in a sufficiently large series of cases...
  39. ncbi request reprint The role of intestinal transplantation in the management of babies with extensive gut resections
    Tomoaki Kato
    Division of Liver and GI Transplant, and Department of Anesthesia, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:145-9. 2003
    ..The authors examined the role of intestinal transplantation in the treatment of these patients...
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint Intestinal and multivisceral autotransplantation for tumors of the root of the mesentery: Long-term follow-up
    Andreas G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Miami Transplant Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Surgery 152:82-9. 2012
    ..To present the indications, techniques, short- and long-term outcomes after visceral exenteration, ex vivo resection, and intestinal/multivisceral autotransplantation...
  42. doi request reprint Prolonged lymphocyte depletion by single-dose rabbit anti-thymocyte globulin and alemtuzumab in kidney transplantation
    Junichiro Sageshima
    DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transpl Immunol 25:104-11. 2011
    ..Overall, with extensive and persistent lymphocyte suppression by a simple administration of agents, single-dose rATG+C1H induction can be an alternative in renal transplantation...
  43. doi request reprint Association between donor-specific antibodies and acute rejection and resolution in small bowel and multivisceral transplantation
    Hsin Lin Tsai
    Division of Transplantation, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 92:709-15. 2011
    ..We carried out a prospective study to understand the impact of DSA in the setting of intestinal allograft rejection...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi request reprint Tregs expanded in vivo by TNFRSF25 agonists promote cardiac allograft survival
    Dietlinde Wolf
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Transplantation 94:569-74. 2012
    ..In the present study, we investigate the role of Tregs expanded in vivo by TNFRSF25 on cardiac allograft survival in a mouse model of fully major histocompatibility complex-mismatched ectopic heart transplants...
  46. 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...
  47. 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)...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi request reprint Burkitt s lymphoma variant of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD)
    Melissa A Pasquale
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami 33136, USA
    Pathol Oncol Res 8:105-8. 2002
    ..Our experience is that these PTLD- Burkitt s lymphomas behave aggressively and require intensive chemotherapeutic intervention...
  53. ncbi request reprint Campath-1H in intestinal and multivisceral transplantation: preliminary data
    A G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:937. 2002
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal tract ulcers in pediatric intestinal transplantation patients: etiology and management
    Shampa Sarkar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 10:162-7. 2006
    ....
  56. doi request reprint BK virus nephropathy after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation
    Edip Akpinar
    Division of Transplantation, Departments of Surgery and Pathology, The Lillian Jean Kaplan Renal Transplant Center, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Clin Transplant 24:801-6. 2010
    ..BK virus nephropathy (BKVN) was reported in up to 7.5% of patients after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (SPK). Its management by reduction in immunosuppression might pre-dispose to pancreatic graft loss...
  57. ncbi request reprint A retrospective review of liver transplant patients treated with sirolimus from a single center: an analysis of sirolimus-related complications
    Marzia Montalbano
    Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplantation 78:264-8. 2004
    ..However, reports of drug-related side effects are increasing. The aim of our report is to review the frequency and timing of these complications within our transplant patient population...
  58. doi request reprint Graft-versus-host disease after intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Guosheng Wu
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 91:219-24. 2011
    ..We retrospectively evaluated the incidence, risk factors and impact of this complication on the survival outcome of intestinal transplantation at a single center...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Mucosal vascular alterations in the early posttransplant period of small bowel allograft recipients may reflect humoral-based allograft rejection
    P Ruiz
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:869-71. 2002
  61. pmc Quantitative in situ analysis of FoxP3+ T regulatory cells on transplant tissue using laser scanning cytometry
    Hidenori Takahashi
    Miami Transplant Institute, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Cell Transplant 21:113-25. 2012
    ..This method was also applicable for liver, small intestine, kidney, pancreas, and heart transplant biopsy sections and provide an objective quantification of Tregs within the grafts...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Viral interleukin-10-engineered autologous hematopoietic stem cell therapy: a novel gene therapy approach to prevent graft rejection
    Shashikumar K Salgar
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Hum Gene Ther 15:131-44. 2004
    ..Administration of autologous vIL-10-engineered HSC prior to organ transplantation prolonged cardiac allograft survival significantly...
  64. ncbi request reprint Acute cellular rejection grading scheme for human gastric allografts
    Monica Garcia
    Department of Pathology and Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Hum Pathol 35:343-9. 2004
    ..This grading system will likely allow for improved correlation between gastric ACR grade and clinical symptoms, as well as improve interobserver uniformity within and between institutions...
  65. ncbi request reprint Temporal relationships between acute cellular rejection features and increased mucosal fibrosis in the early posttransplant period of human small intestinal allografts
    Maria T Perez
    Department of Pathology, Division of Immunopathology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 73:555-9. 2002
    ..Experimental work has inferred that intestinal mucosal fibrosis may be indicative of chronic rejection; however, a temporal, graded study of mucosal fibrosis has not been performed...
  66. ncbi request reprint Ocular involvement as the initial manifestation of T-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    Carmen J Calfa
    Department of Medicine, Hematology Oncology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:326-9. 2007
    ..To present a case of T-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (T-CLL) manifesting as an intraocular lymphoma...
  67. ncbi request reprint Reliability of histopathologic assessment for the differentiation of recurrent hepatitis C from acute rejection after liver transplantation
    Arie Regev
    Division of Hepatology, Center for Liver Diseases, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:1233-9. 2004
    ..Histopathologic assessment should be used cautiously for the differentiation of RHC from ACR post-LT...
  68. 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...
  69. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus infection in pediatric liver and intestinal transplant recipients: utility of DNA detection by PCR
    Gwenn E McLaughlin
    Depajtment of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:224-8. 2003
    ..Detection of AdV by PCR was associated with reduced mortality compared with detection by culture, either because of earlier detection of invasive disease or because PCR detects the presence of latent as well as active AdV...
  70. ncbi request reprint The impact of Campath 1H induction in adult liver allotransplantation
    P Tryphonopoulos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 37:1203-4. 2005
    ..We report our experience with Campath 1H in adult liver allotransplantation...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation with alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) induction for adult patients
    S Nishida
    Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Highland Professional Building, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1747-9. 2006
    ..We studied its application in intestinal transplantation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Campath-1H immunosuppressive therapy reduces incidence and intensity of acute rejection in intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    M Garcia
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:323-4. 2004
    ..However, the incidence and intensity of ACR following this initial time period shows vacillation with both types of immunosuppression...
  74. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation: advances in immunosuppression and surgical techniques
    A G Tzakis
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 35:1925-6. 2003
    ..Partial abdominal exenteration, ex vivo resection, and intestinal autotransplantation may be useful in removing otherwise unresectable lesions of the root of the mesentery...
  75. ncbi request reprint Intestinal and multivisceral transplantation
    Tomoaki Kato
    Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    World J Surg 26:226-37. 2002
    ..Of those, control of rejection remains the most difficult dilemma and it will be the key to improved patient and graft survival...
  76. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation at the University of Miami
    T Kato
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:868. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Analysis of risk factors for the development of posttransplant lymphoprolipherative disorder among 119 children who received primary intestinal transplants at a single center
    C Quintini
    Pediatric Liver GI Transplant Program, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Highland Professional Building, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1755-8. 2006
    ..We analyzed all potential risk factors to assess patient and graft outcomes of 119 children who received intestinal transplantations...
  78. ncbi request reprint An association of lower serum citrulline levels within 30 days of acute rejection in patients following small intestine transplantation
    A I David
    Department of Surgery, Division of Liver and GI Transplant, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1731-2. 2006
    ..In a prospective protocol we studied whether serum citrulline level within 30 days of an acute rejection was predictive of the episode...
  79. ncbi request reprint Graft survival in pediatric liver transplantation
    M R Langham
    Department of Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610-0286, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1205-9. 2001
    ..Improvement in graft survival of these organs could reduce the morbidity and cost of liver transplantation significantly in children...
  80. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis and rejection in rat intestinal transplantation: correlation with FK506 doses and donor specific bone marrow infusions
    G Vennarecci
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Liver and GI Transplant Program, Division of Transplantation, Highland Professional Building, 1801 NW 9th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplantation 71:1718-24. 2001
    ..Determination of apoptosis in allografts might represent an early sign of small bowel rejection and a useful marker in defining the degree of rejection and its outcome/prognosis...
  81. ncbi request reprint Trends in serum citrulline and acute rejection among recipients of small bowel transplants
    P A Pappas
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 36:345-7. 2004
    ..The rate and direction of change in citrulline over time may be an indicator of the risk of acute rejection. We plan to further examine the use of citrulline as a marker for rejection in larger prospective studies...
  82. pmc Recurrence of type 1 diabetes after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation, despite immunosuppression, is associated with autoantibodies and pathogenic autoreactive CD4 T-cells
    Francesco Vendrame
    Diabetes Research Institute, Leonard Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Diabetes 59:947-57. 2010
    ..To investigate if recurrent autoimmunity explained hyperglycemia and C-peptide loss in three immunosuppressed simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplant recipients...
  83. ncbi request reprint Mucosal fibrosis in intestinal transplant biopsies correlates positively with the development of chronic rejection
    P Tryphonopoulos
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, JMH Holtz Center 2101, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:1685-6. 2006
    ..Although the presence of mucosal fibrosis did not affect patient or graft survival, patients with this lesion were at higher risk of developing chronic allograft enteropathy...
  84. ncbi request reprint Serum citrulline as a marker of acute cellular rejection for intestinal transplantation
    P A Pappas
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:915-7. 2002
  85. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of rat cardiac allografts by intrathymic plus portal venous injections of donor bone marrow cells and short-term tacrolimus immunosuppression
    J Fukada
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1611 N.W. 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transpl Int 14:311-9. 2001
    ..Animals receiving IT and PV BMCs also had less allograft vasculopathy. Thus, IT and PV injections of donor BMCs under a brief course of FK synergistically improve cardiac allograft survival...
  86. ncbi request reprint Donor and recipient pretransplant conditioning with nonlethal radiation and antilymphocyte serum improves the graft survival in a rat small bowel transplant model
    A Bakonyi
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL33136, USA
    Transplantation 72:983-8. 2001
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Pediatric liver transplant with Campath 1H induction--Preliminary report
    T Kato
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Liver and GI Transplant, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 38:3609-11. 2006
    ..Since Campath 1H (C1H) has been successfully used in adult liver transplant recipients since 2001 in our program, we started to use it in children...
  88. ncbi request reprint Intestinal transplantation for the treatment of desmoid tumors associated with familial adenomatous polyposis
    M A Chatzipetrou
    Department of Surgery, Division of Liver and GI Transplant, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Surgery 129:277-81. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Transplantation of the intestine alone or as part of a multivisceral transplantation may help rescue otherwise untreatable patients with complicated desmoid tumors...
  89. ncbi request reprint Systemic versus portal venous drainage of small bowel grafts: similar long-term outcome in spite of increased bacterial translocation
    T Berney
    Liver GI Transplantation Unit, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 34:961-2. 2002
  90. ncbi request reprint A randomized long-term trial of tacrolimus and sirolimus versus tacrolimus and mycophenolate mofetil versus cyclosporine (NEORAL) and sirolimus in renal transplantation. I. Drug interactions and rejection at one year
    Gaetano Ciancio
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Transplantation 77:244-51. 2004
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint Liver glycogen bodies: ground-glass hepatocytes in transplanted patients
    Pablo A Bejarano
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, 1611 NW 12th Ave Holtz Bldg, Room 2042, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Virchows Arch 449:539-45. 2006
    ..Idiopathic ground-glass hepatocytes occur in transplanted patients and represent accumulation of altered glycogen. However, their clinical significance and cause are not entirely elucidated...
  92. ncbi request reprint Benefit of theophylline administration in tacrolimus-induced nephrotoxicity in rats
    Gwenn E McLaughlin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 18:860-4. 2003
    ..There were no significant differences in renal histology. Concurrent administration of low-dose THEO prevented the TAC-induced decline in renal function, consistent with a role for adenosine in TAC-induced nephrotoxicity...
  93. ncbi request reprint Prediction of sustained virological response in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C virus following combination pegylated interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin therapy using tissue hepatitis C virus reverse transcriptase polymerase chain rea
    Guy W Neff
    Center for Liver Diseases and Division of GI Transplant, Department of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Liver Transpl 10:595-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, direct detection of HCV RNA by RT-PCR of liver tissue appears to more effectively predict SVR following pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy than the conventional use of serum...
  94. doi request reprint Solid organ transplant-associated acute graft-versus-host disease
    Yaxia Zhang
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Miami, Florida, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 134:1220-4. 2010
    ..This short review summarizes the current pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of this entity...
  95. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic testing of vitrectomy specimens
    Janet L Davis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:822-829. 2005
    ..To assess the usefulness of diagnostic tests that are performed on vitrectomy specimens from patients with suspected lymphoma or infection...
  96. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of intraocular lymphoma by flow cytometry
    J L Davis
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33136, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 124:362-72. 1997
    ..To evaluate flow cytometry of vitreous cellular specimens as a means of diagnosing intraocular lymphoma and ocular inflammatory disease...
  97. ncbi request reprint CD26 expression and dipeptidyl peptidase IV activity in an aggressive hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    Cytometry 34:30-5. 1998
    ..These results represent the initial description of enzymatically active CD26 in a T-cell malignancy, and raise the possibility that this molecule may be a participant in the pathogenetic mechanisms utilized by the neoplastic cells...
  98. pmc Multicolor cytoenzymatic evaluation of dipeptidyl peptidase IV (CD26) function in normal and neoplastic human T-lymphocyte populations
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 5:362-8. 1998
    ..e., DPP IV) activity...
  99. ncbi request reprint Cytofluorographic evidence that thymocyte dipeptidyl peptidase IV (CD26) activity is altered with stage of ontogeny and apoptotic status
    P Ruiz
    Department of Pathology, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL 33101, USA
    Cytometry 23:322-9. 1996
    ..These results suggest that CD26 is ontogenically controlled during T cell maturation and may play a role in thymic deletion of emerging clones...
  100. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling of MicroRNAs in small-bowel transplantation paraffin-embedded mucosal biopsy tissue
    B Sotolongo
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Transplant Proc 42:62-5. 2010
    ..Recent studies have reported that small non-coding RNAs, microRNAs (miRNAs) play a critical role in the immune system via modulation of transcription and translation...
  101. doi request reprint Molecular genetic analysis of interleukin-1 promoter and receptor antagonist tandem repeat polymorphisms among HLA-identical renal transplant recipient and donor pairs
    Y Jin
    Division of Transplantation, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Transplant Proc 40:1329-32. 2008
    ....