Patient Safety

PUBLICATIONS

2014
  • Ison MG. Optimum timing of oseltamivir: lessons from Bangladesh. The Lancet infectious diseases. 2014;14(2):88-9.
2013
  • Theodoropoulos N, Wang E, Penugonda S, Ladner DP, Stosor V, Leventhal J, et al. BK virus replication and nephropathy after alemtuzumab-induced kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(1):197-206.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Ladner DP, Ison MG. Screening recipients of increased-risk donor organs: a survey of transplant infectious diseases physician practices. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2013;15(5):545-9.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Jaramillo A, Ladner DP, Ison MG. Deceased organ donor screening for HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C viruses: a survey of organ procurement organization practices. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(8):2186-90.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Ison MG. Current issues in transplant infectious diseases. Current infectious disease reports. 2013;15(6):453-4.
  • McElroy LM, Ladner DP, Holl JL. The role of technology in clinician-to-clinician communication. BMJ quality & safety. 2013.
  • Ladner DP, Baker T. Near-miss events: a vastly missed opportunity. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(5):467-9.
  • Echenique IA, Ison MG. Update on donor-derived infections in liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(6):575-85.
2012
  • Theodoropoulos N, Lanternier F, Rassiwala J, McNatt G, Preczewski L, DeMayo E, et al. Use of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold interferon-gamma release assay for screening transplant candidates: a single-center retrospective study. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2012;14(1):1-8.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Ladner DP, Ison MG. Screening Recipients of Increased Risk Donor Organs: A Survey of Transplant Infectious Diseases Physician Practices. Transplant Infectious Disease. 2012.
  • Sifri CD, Ison MG. Highly resistant bacteria and donor-derived infections: treading in uncharted territory. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2012;14(3):223-8.
  • Nett RJ, Kuehnert MJ, Ison MG, Orlowski JP, Fischer M, Staples JE. Current practices and evaluation of screening solid organ donors for West Nile virus. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2012;14(3):268-77.
  • Morris MI, Daly JS, Blumberg E, Kumar D, Sester M, Schluger N, et al. Diagnosis and Management of Tuberculosis in Transplant Donors: A Donor-Derived Infections Consensus Conference Report(dagger). Am J Transplant. 2012;12(9):2288-300.
  • Ladner DP, Skaro AI, Abecassis MM. Are all readmissions the same? Liver Transpl. 2012;18(9):1007-8.
  • Ladner DP, Alonso EM, Butt Z, Caicedo JC, Cella D, Daud A, et al. NUTORC-a transdisciplinary health services and outcomes research team in transplantation. Transl Behav Med. 2012;2(4):446-58.
  • Ison MG, Szakaly P, Shapira MY, Krivan G, Nist A, Dutkowski R. Efficacy and safety of oral oseltamivir for influenza prophylaxis in transplant recipients. Antivir Ther. 2012;17(6):955-64.
  • Ison MG, Holl JL, Ladner D. Preventable errors in organ transplantation: an emerging patient safety issue? Am J Transplant. 2012;12(9):2307-12.
  • Ison MG. Antiviral therapies for respiratory viral infections in lung transplant patients. Antivir Ther. 2012;17(1 Pt B):193-200.
  • Ison MG. Influenza in pediatric solid-organ transplant recipients. Pediatric transplantation. 2012;16(2):103-5.
  • Grossi PA, Costa AN, Fehily D, Blumberg EA, Kuehnert MJ, Fishman JA, et al. Infections and organ transplantation: new challenges for prevention and treatment–a colloquium. Transplantation. 2012;93(5 Suppl):S4-S39.
  • Bumbacea D, Arend SM, Eyuboglu F, Fishman JA, Goletti D, Ison MG, et al. The risk of tuberculosis in transplant candidates and recipients: A TBNET consensus statement. The European respiratory journal : official journal of the European Society for Clinical Respiratory Physiology. 2012.
  • Baleriola C, Tu E, Johal H, Gillis J, Ison MG, Law M, et al. Organ donor screening using parallel nucleic acid testing allows assessment of transmission risk and assay results in real time. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2012;14(3):278-87.
  • Butt Z, Parikh Neehar D, Skaro A, Ladner D, Cella D. Quality of Life, Risk Assessment, and Safety Research in Liver Transplantation: New Frontiers in Health Services and Outcomes Research. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation 2012.
2011
  • Miloh T, Anand R, Yin W, Vos M, Kerkar N, Alonso E. Pediatric liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis. Liver Transpl. 2011;17(8):925-33.
  • Kumar D, Blumberg EA, Danziger-Isakov L, Kotton CN, Halasa NB, Ison MG, et al. Influenza vaccination in the organ transplant recipient: review and summary recommendations. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(10):2020-30.
  • Ison MG, Llata E, Conover CS, Friedewald JJ, Gerber SI, Grigoryan A, et al. Transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus from an organ donor to four transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(6):1218-25.
  • Husain S, Mooney ML, Danziger-Isakov L, Mattner F, Singh N, Avery R, et al. A 2010 working formulation for the standardization of definitions of infections in cardiothoracic transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(4):361-74.
  • Chin-Hong PV, Schwartz BS, Bern C, Montgomery SP, Kontak S, Kubak B, et al. Screening and treatment of chagas disease in organ transplant recipients in the United States: recommendations from the changes in transplant working group. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(4):672-80.
  • Pondrum, S. Check and Recheck: Donor Identification Error Exposes Transplant Process Flaws, Highlights Need for Standardized Checklist for Transplantation. Opinion in American Journal of Transplantation 2011; 11: 1345-1346
2010
  • Kumar D, Morris MI, Kotton CN, Fischer SA, Michaels MG, Allen U, et al. Guidance on novel influenza A/H1N1 in solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2010;10(1):18-25.
  • Ison MG. Influenza, including the novel H1N1, in organ transplant patients. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010;23(4):365-73.
  • Fitzpatrick MA, Caicedo JC, Stosor V, Ison MG. Expanded infectious diseases screening program for Hispanic transplant candidates. Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 2010;12(4):336-41.
2009
  • Ison MG, Stosor V. Transplantation of high-risk donor organs: a survey of US solid organ transplant center practices as reported by transplant infectious diseases physicians. Clin Transplant. 2009;23(6):866-73.
  • Ison MG, Michaels MG. RNA respiratory viral infections in solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009;9 Suppl 4:S166-72.
  • Ison MG, Green M. Adenovirus in solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009;9 Suppl 4:S161-5.
  • Dorschner P, McElroy L, Ison MG. Nosocomial Infections within the First Month of Solid Organ Transplantation. Transplant infectious disease: an official journal of the Transplantation Society. ([in press]).

NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

2014
  • McElroy L, Daud A, Lapin B, Woods DM, Holl JL, Ladner DP, editors. Detection of Medical Errors in Kidney Transplantation: A Pilot Study Comparing Proactive Clinician Debriefings to a Hospital-Wide Incident Reporting System. Academy of Health’s 2014 Annual Research Meeting 2014; San Diego, California
  • McElroy L, Daud A, Lapin B, Woods DM, Holl JL, Ladner DP, editors. Enhanced Detection of Safety Vulnerabilities in Kidney Transplantation through a Web-Based Clinician Debriefing Survey. Academic Surgical Congress; 2014; San Diego, CA.
  • Lee L, Ho B, Lapin B, Ison MG, editors. Norovirus Infection in the Solid Organ Transplant Recipient. World Transplant Congress; 2014; San Francisco, California
  • khorzad R, Woods D, Fischer R, Guarrera J, Pomfret E, Simpson MA, et al., editors. A Failure mode and effects analysis from operating room setup to incision in living liver donors. World Transplant Congress; 2014; San Francisco, California
2013
  • McElroy L, Daud A, Woods D, Holl J, Abecassis MM, Ladner DP, editors. Significant Deficiencies in Postoperative Handoffs Revealed in a Comprehensive Assessment of Living Donor Liver Transplantation Systems and Processes of Care. American Transplant Congress; 2013; Seattle, WA.
  • Ladner DP, Fisher R, Pomfret EA, Simpson MA, Brown R, Daud A, et al., editors. Pain Management in Living Liver Donors. American Transplant Congress; 2013; Seattle, WA.
  • Ladner D, Waitzman K, Strenski T, Pomfret EA, Simpson MA, Brown R, et al., editors. Challenges in Safety Managing the Pain in Living Liver Donors. American Transplant Congress; 2013; Seattle, WA.
  • Ladner D, Fisher R, Pomfret EA, Simpson MA, Brown R, Daud A, et al., editors. Pain Management in Living Liver Donors. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases; 2013; Washington, DC.
2012
  • Theodoropoulos N, Jaramillo A, Wasik C, Brooks K, Jenderisak M, Ladner DP, et al., editors. Comparison of Syphilis Screening Tests in Deceased Organ Donors. The Transplantation Society International Congress; 2012 San Diego, CA.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Penugonda S, Friedewald JJ, Ladner DP, Strosor V, Angarone M, et al., editors. Retransplantation after Kidney Graft Loss Due to BK Nephropathy: A Single Center Experience. The Transplantation Society International Congress; 2012.
  • Ladner DP, Ison MG. Safety Issues in Transplantation. AST COnversations in Transplantation Podcasts. 2012.
2011
  • Lovasik B, Skaro A, Daud A, Gordon E, Caicedo J, Woods D, et al., editors. The Influence of Systems and Processes on Cold−Ischemic Time in Liver Transplantation. American Transplant Congress; 2011 Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ladner DP, Woods D, editors. Early Morning Workshop: Risks and Solutions in Transplantation and Policy Implications. American Transplant Congress; 2011 Philadelphia, PA. .
  • Schieler A, Woods D, Skaro AI, Ross O, Holl J, Abecassis MM, et al., editors. Patient Safety and Quality Regulations and Guidelines in Transplant Surgery: Evaluating the Evidence. Medical Student Summer Research Program Conference; 2011; Chicago, IL.
  • Ross O, Skaro A, Lyuksemburg V, Lakhoo K, Woods D, Torricelli A, et al., editors. Safety Issues Identified by Proactive Liver Transplant Safety Debriefing. American Transplant Congress; 2011; Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ladner D, Ross OA, Skaro AI, Woods D, Lyuksemburg V, Lakhoo K. Knowing the Enemy  The First Step to Improving Safety in Living Donor Kidney Transplantation. American Society of Nephrology; 2011; Philidalphia, PA.
  • Ladner D, Ross OA, Skaro AI, Woods D, Lyuksemburg V, Lakhoo K. Safety Issues Identified by Proactive Living Donor Kidney Transplant (LDKT) Safety Debriefing. American Society of Nephrology; 2011; Philidalphia, PA.
  • Ladner D, Woods D, editors. Early Morning Workshop: Risks and Solutions in Transplantation and Policy Implications. American Transplant Congress; 2011; Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ladner D, Woods D, Skaro A, Brown R, Freise C, Pomfret E. Safety Risks in Living Donor Liver Transplantation. American Association for the Study of Liver Disease Annual Meeting; 2011; San Francisco, CA.
  • Ladner D, Woods D, Skaro AI, Brown RS, Freise C, Pomfret EA. Safety Risks in Living Donor Liver Transplantation. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases; 2011; San Francisco, CA.
  • Ladner D, Ross O, Skaro A, Woods D, Lakhoo K, Torricelli A. Issues in Living Donor Kidney Transplant (LDKT) Identified by the NUTORC Proactive Transplant Safety Debriefing Tool. American Transplant Congress; 2011; Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ladner D, Ross O, Skaro A, Woods D, Lakhoo K, Torricelli A. Safety Issues in Living Donor Kidney Transplant Identified through a Proactive Web-based Transplant Safety Debriefing Tool. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2011; Seattle, Washington.
  • Ladner D, Ross O, Skaro A, Woods D, Torricelli A, Lyuksemburg V. Issues in Living Donor Kidney Transplant (LDKT) Identified by the NUTORC Proactive Transplant Safety Debriefing Tool. 7th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day; 2011; Chicago, IL.
  • Ladner D, Gordon E, Ross O, Skaro A, Woods D, Butt Z. NUTORC: The Implementing of a Transdisciplinary Scientific Collaboration to Advance Transplantation Outcomes Research. AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting; 2011; Seattle, Washington.
  • Ladner D, Gordon E, Ross O, Skaro A, Woods D, Butt Z. NUTORC – The Implementing of a Transdisciplinary Scientific Collaboration to Advance Transplantation Outcomes Research. International Science of Team Science (SciTS) Conference; 2011; Chicago, IL.