J K Melancon
- Impact of Medicare coverage on disparities in access to simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantationJ K Melancon
Department of Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Transplant 9:2785-91. 2009..66-0.79 and 0.59-0.80, respectively). Medicare coverage for SPKT succeeded in increasing access for patients with Medicare, but did not affect the substantial racial disparities in access to this procedure...
- The utility of splenectomy as rescue treatment for severe acute antibody mediated rejectionJ E Locke
Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Am J Transplant 7:842-6. 2007..Five patients underwent immediate splenectomy followed by PP/IVIg and had return of allograft function within 48 h of the procedure. Emergent splenectomy followed by PP/IVIg may be an effective treatment for reversing severe AMR...
- Autotransplantation of solitary kidney with renal artery aneurysm treated with laparoscopic nephrectomy and ex vivo repair: a case reportC S Desai
University of Arizona, Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Transplant Proc 43:2789-91. 2011..We report a case of RAA in a patient with a solitary kidney that we treated successfully by extracorporeal repair and autotransplantation and the 2-years follow-up...