Scott W Biggins

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Affiliation: University of Colorado Denver
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Differential effects of donor and recipient IL28B and DDX58 SNPs on severity of HCV after liver transplantation
    Scott W Biggins
    University of Colorado Denver, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aurora, CO 80045, United States
    J Hepatol 58:969-76. 2013
  2. pmc Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:1471-8. 2012
  3. pmc Reduced effectiveness of standard recruitment for deceased organ donor registration: the need for population-specific recruitment materials
    Patricia Zheng
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1535-41. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing repeat liver transplant graft utility through strategic matching of donor and recipient characteristics
    Kenneth Hung
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
    Liver Transpl 21:1365-73. 2015
  5. ncbi request reprint MELD-based liver allocation: who is underserved?
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 26:211-20. 2006
  6. pmc Moderate ascites identifies patients with low model for end-stage liver disease scores awaiting liver transplantation who have a high mortality risk
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:129-36. 2011
  7. pmc Hyponatremia and mortality among patients on the liver-transplant waiting list
    W Ray Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1018-26. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Low, rather than high, body mass index confers increased risk for post-liver transplant death and graft loss: Risk modulated by model for end-stage liver disease
    Kiran M Bambha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
    Liver Transpl 21:1286-94. 2015
  9. ncbi request reprint Consensus Interferon for Recurrent Hepatitis C Infection in Nonresponders to Peginterferon and Ribavirin After Liver Transplant
    Eric M Nordstrom
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 13:543-9. 2015
  10. pmc Differential effects of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on acute lung injury and infection risk following liver transplantation
    Alexander B Benson
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:149-58. 2011

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Publications13

  1. pmc Differential effects of donor and recipient IL28B and DDX58 SNPs on severity of HCV after liver transplantation
    Scott W Biggins
    University of Colorado Denver, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Aurora, CO 80045, United States
    J Hepatol 58:969-76. 2013
    ..We aimed at evaluating the associations of donor and recipient IL28B (rs12979860 and rs8099917) and DDX58 (rs10813831) genotypes with severity of HCV recurrence after liver transplantation...
  2. pmc Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 18:1471-8. 2012
    ..During the coming decade, the projected increase in the demand for LT from an aging HCV-infected population will challenge the transplant community to reconsider current treatment paradigms...
  3. pmc Reduced effectiveness of standard recruitment for deceased organ donor registration: the need for population-specific recruitment materials
    Patricia Zheng
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:1535-41. 2011
    ..Transplant candidate caregivers are an under-utilized but potentially devoted pool of advocates who themselves may be recruited to register for deceased organ donation...
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing repeat liver transplant graft utility through strategic matching of donor and recipient characteristics
    Kenneth Hung
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Anschutz Medical Campus, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
    Liver Transpl 21:1365-73. 2015
    ..Low-risk transplant recipients (age < 50 years, non-HCV-infected) can achieve the survival threshold with varying DRI and MELD scores...
  5. ncbi request reprint MELD-based liver allocation: who is underserved?
    Scott W Biggins
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Semin Liver Dis 26:211-20. 2006
    ..Such patients may be underserved by current MELD policies. This article reviews the development of MELD and the MELD-based liver allocation system and addresses issues relevant to whether this system may be improved...
  6. pmc Moderate ascites identifies patients with low model for end-stage liver disease scores awaiting liver transplantation who have a high mortality risk
    Ma Somsouk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:129-36. 2011
    ..Under the MELD system, the presence of moderate ascites should prompt clinicians to consider strategies to expand access to transplantation, such as the use of extended donor liver grafts...
  7. pmc Hyponatremia and mortality among patients on the liver-transplant waiting list
    W Ray Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1018-26. 2008
    ..Under the current liver-transplantation policy, donor organs are offered to patients with the highest risk of death...
  8. doi request reprint Low, rather than high, body mass index confers increased risk for post-liver transplant death and graft loss: Risk modulated by model for end-stage liver disease
    Kiran M Bambha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
    Liver Transpl 21:1286-94. 2015
    ..Underweight patients are at increased risk for poor outcomes post-LT, specifically underweight recipients with low MELD have increased risk for death and graft loss. Mechanisms underlying this phenomenon warrant further investigation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Consensus Interferon for Recurrent Hepatitis C Infection in Nonresponders to Peginterferon and Ribavirin After Liver Transplant
    Eric M Nordstrom
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 13:543-9. 2015
    ..We sought to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of consensus-interferon and ribavirin in treating posttransplant hepatitis C virus...
  10. pmc Differential effects of plasma and red blood cell transfusions on acute lung injury and infection risk following liver transplantation
    Alexander B Benson
    Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
    Liver Transpl 17:149-58. 2011
    ..Plasma-containing blood products were associated with the development of TRALI, whereas red blood cells were associated with the development of postoperative infections in a dose-dependent manner...
  11. doi request reprint Association Between Plasma Level of Galectin-9 and Survival of Patients With Drug-Induced Acute Liver Failure
    Hugo R Rosen
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado Integrated Program in Immunology, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:606-612.e3. 2016
    ..Galectin-9 is produced by Kupffer cells and has diverse roles in regulating immunity. We investigated whether plasma levels of galectin-9 are associated with outcomes of patients with ALF...
  12. pmc Stage of cirrhosis predicts the risk of liver-related death in patients with low Model for End-Stage Liver Disease scores and cirrhosis awaiting liver transplantation
    Joel Wedd
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO
    Liver Transpl 20:1193-201. 2014
    ..In conclusion, assessing the cirrhosis stage in patients with low MELD scores awaiting LT may help to select candidates for more aggressive monitoring or for living or extended criteria donation...
  13. doi request reprint Risk factors associated with acute heart failure during liver transplant surgery: a case control study
    M Susan Mandell
    1 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 2Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 3 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO 4 Division of Transplant Surgery, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
    Transplantation 99:873-8. 2015
    ..Little is known about the clinical course or predictive variables. Our aims were to provide a detailed clinical description and conduct a systematic search for characteristics associated with intraoperative HF...