Andrew M Posselt
Affiliation: University of California
- Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: a large single-center experienceAndrew M Posselt
Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M896, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Transplantation 78:1665-9. 2004..The present study describes the authors' large series of right donor nephrectomies performed laparoscopically without the use of hand ports or other manual assist devices...
- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is safe and efficacious for pretransplant candidatesMatthew Y C Lin
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California
Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:653-8. 2013..The safety and efficacy of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) as a weight loss method for patients awaiting transplant has not been examined...
- Experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy among more than 1000 cases: low complication rates, despite more challenging casesAaron J Ahearn
Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
Arch Surg 146:859-64. 2011..We hypothesized that complication rates in the 3 complex categories would be equivalent to those among more straightforward cases...
- Laparoscopic bariatric surgery improves candidacy in morbidly obese patients awaiting transplantationMark C Takata
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:159-64; discussion 164-5. 2008....
- Safety and feasibility of sleeve gastrectomy in morbidly obese patients following liver transplantationMatthew Y C Lin
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Surg Endosc 27:81-5. 2013..Obesity, steroid-induced diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and steatohepatitis can occur after liver transplantation and may respond to bariatric surgery. The safety and feasibility of bariatric surgery after liver transplantation is unknown...
- Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipientJonathan T Carter
Division of Transplantation Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
Am J Transplant 5:1312-8. 2005..Given the current excellent results with right-sided donor nephrectomy, kidneys with single arteries should be preferentially procured, irrespective of side...
- The impact of roux limb length on weight loss after gastric bypassRuxandra Ciovica
Bariatric Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, C 341, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0790, USA
Obes Surg 18:5-10. 2008..We sought to determine the impact of RL length on weight loss in super obese patients 1 year after GBP...
- A clinical scoring system for predicting nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in morbidly obese patientsGuilherme M Campos
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
Hepatology 47:1916-23. 2008..3; 95% CI, 1.4-8.0), and non-Black race (OR, 8.4; 95% CI, 1.9-37.1). A NASH Clinical Scoring System for Morbid Obesity was derived to predict the probability of NASH in four categories (low, intermediate, high, and very high)...
- Portomesenteric venous thrombosis after laparoscopic surgery: a systematic literature reviewAaron W James
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
Arch Surg 144:520-6. 2009....
- Long-term renal function and cardiovascular disease risk in obese kidney donorsMohammad M Tavakol
Division of Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1230-8. 2009..We wished to determine whether obesity increased the risk for renal dysfunction and other medical comorbidities in donors several years after donation...
- Expanded indications for bariatric surgery: should patients on chronic steroids be offered bariatric procedures?Jennifer A Kaplan
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California Electronic address
Surg Obes Relat Dis . 2015..Patients who take chronic corticosteroids are increasingly referred for bariatric surgery. Little is known about their clinical outcomes...
- Successful clinical islet isolation using a GMP-manufactured collagenase and neutral proteaseGregory L Szot
Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Transplantation 88:753-6. 2009..Here, we describe the factors that we consider most important for achieving reproducible and clinically useable islet isolations using this product...
- Intestinal Calcium Absorption Decreases Dramatically After Gastric Bypass Surgery Despite Optimization of Vitamin D StatusAnne L Schafer
Medical Service, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Bone Miner Res 30:1377-85. 2015..Decline in FCA could contribute to the decline in BMD after RYGB, and strategies to avoid long-term skeletal consequences should be investigated...
- Catheter-directed therapy for DVT after pancreas transplantationHarish D Mahanty
Department of Transplantation, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Clin Transplant 21:748-54. 2007..Iliac vein deep venous thrombosis (DVT) ipsilateral to the pancreas transplant can lead to severe leg edema and compromise graft function. Treatment modalities for iliac vein DVT in the pancreas transplant recipient are limited...
- CD69 expression on peripheral CD8 T cells correlates with acute rejection in renal transplant recipientsAndrew M Posselt
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
Transplantation 76:190-5. 2003..The present study determines whether expression of CD69 on peripheral T lymphocytes of renal allograft recipients correlates with the presence of acute graft rejection...
- Predictors, treatment, and outcomes of gastrojejunostomy stricture after gastric bypass for morbid obesityMark C Takata
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 941430790, USA
Obes Surg 17:878-84. 2007..The aims of this study were to determine the rate of gastrojejunostomy (GJ) stricture following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP), the independent predictors of stricture, and clinical outcomes with and without a stricture...
- Islet transplantation for Type 1 diabetes: where are we now?Aaron J Ahearn
Department of Surgery, Transplant Division, University of California, Room M896, 505 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94143, USA
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 11:59-68. 2015..Here, we discuss the current status of islet transplantation and examine its future as a treatment for Type 1 diabetes. ..
- Spectrum and risk factors of complications after gastric bypassGuilherme M Campos
Department of Surgery, University of California, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
Arch Surg 142:969-75; discussion 976. 2007..To study the spectrum of and risk factors for complications after gastric bypass (GBP)...
- BKV in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients: a leading cause of renal graft loss in first 2 years post-transplantGerald S Lipshutz
University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Am J Transplant 5:366-73. 2005..The pancreas, however, is spared from evidence of infection, and no pancreatic rejection occurred when immunosuppression was decreased...