Affiliation: Stanford University
- The incorporation of extracellular matrix proteins in protein polymer hydrogels to improve encapsulated beta-cell functionLiese N Beenken-Rothkopf
Northwestern University, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Evanston, IL, USA
Ann Clin Lab Sci 43:111-21. 2013..All hydrogels tested supported both high MIN6 β-cell viability and function and have the potential to serve as an encapsulation platform for islet cell delivery in vivo...
- Use of recombinant factor VIIa in infants with severe coagulopathyMagali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Transfusion Medicine Division, Medical University of South Carolina, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5626, USA
J Perinatol 24:310-1. 2004..This report reviews the current concepts on the mechanism of action of the drug rFVIIa and considers its expanded use in infants unresponsive to FFP replacement...
- Diagnosis of transfusion-related acute lung injury: TRALI or not TRALI?Magali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, H1402, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Ann Clin Lab Sci 36:53-8. 2006..In conclusion, the Canadian guidelines to categorize patients suspected of TRALI provide a useful framework for evaluation of these patients and their respective blood donors...
- Improving platelet supply chains through collaborations between blood centers and transfusion servicesMagali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305 5626, USA
Transfusion 49:2040-7. 2009....
- Impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV) antibody reflex testing in the transfusion service on management of CMV-seronegative blood inventoryMagali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Stanford University, and Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California, USA
Transfusion 50:1685-9. 2010..Our goal is to minimize unnecessary cytomegalovirus (CMV)-seronegative blood transfusion to preserve the CMV-seronegative blood inventory for patients who are identified as CMV seronegative...
- Age of blood as a limitation for transfusion: potential impact on blood inventory and availabilityMagali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room H1402, M C 5626, Stanford, CA 94305 5626, USA
Transfusion 50:2233-9. 2010..Evolving concerns about storage lesions for red blood cells (RBCs) have led to ongoing trials evaluating the benefits of transfusing fresher blood to acutely ill patients...
- Complement (C1q) fixing solid-phase screening for HLA antibodies increases the availability of compatible platelet components for refractory patientsMagali J Fontaine
Department of Pathology, Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5626, USA
Transfusion 51:2611-8. 2011..We hypothesized that the C1q-SAB method might be more relevant than the IgG-SAB method because the antibodies identified may activate the complement cascade causing PLT destruction...