Publications

2014

  • Skaro AI, Zhao L, Vanwagner LB, Abecassis MM. Access to retransplantation after failed donation after circulatory death liver transplantation: eo ire itum. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. 2014;14(5):991-3
  • Serper M, Patzer RE, Curtis LM, Smith SG, O’Conor R, Baker DW, Wolf MS. Health Literacy, Cognitive Ability, and Functional Health Status among Older Adults. Health services research. 2014.
  • Secunda K, Levitsky J. Reply to: Attitudes of Italian liver transplantation centres towards eligibility of controversial candidates. Liver Transpl. 2014.
  • Ramey NA, Butt Z, Burkat CN, Rose JG, Lucarelli MJ. Patient-Reported Outcomes: Comprehensive Analysis for the Oculofacial Clinician. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2014.
  • Mohammad S, Li Z, Englesbe M, Skaro A, Alonso E. Withdrawal of Immunosuppression Following Pediatric Liver Transplantation: A Markov Analysis. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2014.
  • Ison MG. Optimum timing of oseltamivir: lessons from Bangladesh. The Lancet infectious diseases. 2014;14(2):88-9.
  • Guevara Y, Gaber R, Clayman ML, Gordon EJ, Friedewald J, Robinson JK. Sun Protection Education for Diverse Audiences: Need for Skin Cancer Pictures. Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education. 2014.
  • Gordon EJ, Reddy E, Gil S, Feinglass J, Rodde J, Abecassis MM, Caicedo JC. Culturally competent transplant program improves Hispanics’ knowledge and attitudes about live kidney donation and transplant. Prog Transplant. 2014;24(1):56-68.
  • Gordon EJ, Ison MG. Decision Aids for Organ Transplant Candidates. Liver Transpl. 2014.
  • Gordon EJ, Gill JS. Reply (invited response to 2 letters re Iran editorial). Am J Transplant. 2014;14(5):1226.
  • Chang Y, Gallon L, Jay C, Shetty K, Ho B, Levitsky J, Baker T, Ladner D, Friedewald J, Abecassis M, Hazen G, Skaro AI. Comparative Effectiveness of Liver Transplant Strategies for End-Stage Liver Disease Patients on Renal Replacement Therapy. Liver Transpl. 2014.
  • Butt Z, Lai JS, Beaumont JL, Kaiser K, Mallick R, Cella D, Steel JL. Psychometric properties of a brief, clinically relevant measure of pain in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation. 2014.
  • Brown RS, Jr., Smith A, Dew MA, Gillespie BW, Hill-Callahan M, Ladner DP. Predictors of donor follow-up after living donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2014.

2013

  • Zimmerman MA, Baker T, Goodrich NP, Freise C, Hong JC, Kumer S, Abt P, Cotterell AH, Samstein B, Everhart JE, Merion RM. Development, management, and resolution of biliary complications after living and deceased donor liver transplantation: a report from the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study consortium. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(3):259-67. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3602918.
  • Zapf M, Denham W, Barrera E, Butt Z, Carbray J, Wang C, Linn J, Ujiki M. Patient-centered outcomes after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 2013.
  • Vouche M, Lewandowski RJ, Atassi R, Memon K, Gates VL, Ryu RK, Gaba RC, Mulcahy MF, Baker T, Sato K, Hickey R, Ganger D, Riaz A, Fryer J, Caicedo JC, Abecassis M, Kulik L, Salem R. Radiation lobectomy: Time-dependent analysis of future liver remnant volume in unresectable liver cancer as a bridge to resection. J Hepatol. 2013;59(5):1029-36.
  • VanWagner LB, Skaro AI. Program-specific reports: implications and impact on program behavior. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2013;18(2):210-5. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3725805.
  • Therasse A, Wallia A, Molitch ME. Management of post-transplant diabetes. Current diabetes reports. 2013;13(1):121-9.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Wang E, Penugonda S, Ladner DP, Stosor V, Leventhal J, Friedewald J, Angarone MP, Ison MG. 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.
  • Serper M, McCarthy DM, Patzer RE, King JP, Bailey SC, Smith SG, Parker RM, Davis TC, Ladner DP, Wolf MS. What patients think doctors know: Beliefs about provider knowledge as barriers to safe medication use. Patient education and counseling. 2013.
  • Secunda K, Gordon EJ, Sohn MW, Shinkunas LA, Kaldjian LC, Voigt MD, Levitsky J. National survey of provider opinions on controversial characteristics of liver transplant candidates. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(4):395-403.
  • Salem R, Gilbertsen M, Butt Z, Memon K, Vouche M, Hickey R, Baker T, Abecassis MM, Atassi R, Riaz A, Cella D, Burns JL, Ganger D, Benson AB, 3rd, Mulcahy MF, Kulik L, Lewandowski R. Increased quality of life among hepatocellular carcinoma patients treated with radioembolization, compared with chemoembolization. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 2013;11(10):1358-65 e1.
  • Ricardo AC, Yang W, Lora CM, Gordon EJ, Diamantidis CJ, Ford V, Kusek JW, Lopez A, Lustigova E, Nessel L, Rosas SE, Steigerwalt S, Theurer J, Zhang X, Fischer MJ, Lash JP. Limited health literacy is associated with low glomerular filtration in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. Clinical nephrology. 2013.
  • Parikh ND, Skaro AI. Donation after cardiac death liver transplantation: another fly in the ointment. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(1):1-2.
  • Parikh ND, Levitsky J. Hepatotoxicity and drug interactions in liver transplant candidates and recipients. Clin Liver Dis. 2013;17(4):737-47.
  • McElroy LM, Ladner DP, Holl JL. The role of technology in clinician-to-clinician communication. BMJ quality & safety. 2013.
  • Levitsky J, Oniscu GC. Meeting report of the International Liver Transplantation Society’s 18th annual international congress: Hilton San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco, CA, May 16-19, 2012. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(1):27-35.
  • Levitsky J, Doucette K. Viral hepatitis in solid organ transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013;13 Suppl 4:147-68.
  • Levitsky J. Immunosuppression withdrawal following liver transplantation: The older, the wiser… but maybe too late. Hepatology. 2013.
  • Ladner DP, Baker T. Near-miss events: a vastly missed opportunity. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(5):467-9.
  • Kia L, Shah SJ, Wang E, Sharma D, Selvaraj S, Medina C, Cahan J, Mahon H, Levitsky J. Role of pretransplant echocardiographic evaluation in predicting outcomes following liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(9):2395-401.
  • Kaiser K, Mallick R, Butt Z, Mulcahy MF, Benson AB, Cella D. Important and relevant symptoms including pain concerns in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): a patient interview study. Support Care Cancer. 2013.
  • Jay CL, Skaro AI. Comparative effectiveness research in liver transplantation: crossing the cost and quality chasm. Journal of comparative effectiveness research. 2013;2(1):7-9.
  • Gordon EJ, Gill JS. Where There Is Smoke There Is Fire: The Iranian System of Paid Donation. Am J Transplant. 2013.
  • Gordon EJ, Fink JC, Fischer MJ. Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2013;28(4):972-81.
  • Gordon EJ, Butt Z, Jensen SE, Lok-Ming Lehr A, Franklin J, Becker Y, Sherman L, Chon WJ, Beauvais N, Hanneman J, Penrod D, Ison MG, Abecassis MM. Opportunities for shared decision making in kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2013;13(5):1149-58.
  • Gordon EJ. Ethical considerations in live donor transplantation: should complications be tolerated? Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2013.
  • Friedewald JJ, Samana CJ, Kasiske BL, Israni AK, Stewart D, Cherikh W, Formica RN. The kidney allocation system. The Surgical clinics of North America. 2013;93(6):1395-406.
  • Echenique IA, Ison MG. Update on donor-derived infections in liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013;19(6):575-85.
  • Davis AE, Mehrotra S, McElroy LM, Friedewald JJ, Skaro AI, Lapin B, Kang R, Holl JL, Abecassis MM, Ladner DP. The Extent and Predictors of Waiting Time Geographic Disparity in Kidney Transplantation in the United States. Transplantation. 2013.
  • Chhabra D, Alvarado A, Dalal P, Leventhal J, Wang C, Sustento-Reodica N, Najafian N, Skaro A, Levitsky J, Mas V, Gallon L. Impact of Calcineurin-Inhibitor Conversion to mTOR Inhibitor on Renal Allograft Function in a Prednisone-Free Regimen. Am J Transplant. 2013.
  • Butt ZA, Wilkins MJ, Hamilton E, Todem D, Gardiner JC, Saeed M. Hepatitis B and C co-infection in HIV/AIDS population in the state of Michigan. Epidemiol Infect. 2013:1-8.
  • Butt Z, Peipert J, Webster K, Chen C, Cella D. General population norms for the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (FKSI). Cancer. 2013;119(2):429-37. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3470751.
  • Bergeron AR, Webb JR, Serper M, Federman AD, Shrank WH, Russell AL, Wolf MS. Impact of electronic prescribing on medication use in ambulatory care. The American journal of managed care. 2013;19(12):1012-7.

2012

  • Wolf MS, King J, Jacobson K, Di Francesco L, Bailey SC, Mullen R, McCarthy D, Serper M, Davis TC, Parker RM. Risk of Unintentional Overdose with Non-Prescription Acetaminophen Products. J Gen Intern Med. 2012.
  • Tong A, Chapman J, Israni A, Gordon E, Craig J. Qualitative research in transplantation: Recent contributions to clinical care and policy American Journal of Transplantation. 2012:In Press.
  • Theodoropoulos N, Lanternier F, Rassiwala J, McNatt G, Preczewski L, DeMayo E, Stosor V, Ison MG. 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.
  • Sundaram SS, Alonso EM, Zeitler P, Yin W, Anand R. Obesity after Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Prevalence and Risk Factors. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 2012.
  • Smith SG, von Wagner C, McGregor LM, Curtis LM, Wilson EA, Serper M, Wolf MS. The Influence of Health Literacy on Comprehension of a Colonoscopy Preparation Information Leaflet. Dis Colon Rectum. 2012;55(10):1074-80.
  • Skaro AI, Wang E, Lyuksemburg V, Abecassis M. Donation after cardiac death liver transplantation: time for policy to catch up with practice. Liver Transpl. 2012;18(1):5-8.
  • 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.
  • Secunda K, Gordon EJ, Sohn MW, Shinkunas LA, Kaldjian LC, Voigt MD, Levitsky J. A national survey of provider opinions on controversial characteristics of liver transplant candidates. Liver Transpl. 2012.
  • Perumpail RB, Levitsky J, Wang Y, Lee VS, Karp J, Jin N, Yang GY, Bolster BD, Jr., Shah S, Zuehlsdorff S, Nemcek AA, Jr., Larson AC, Miller FH, Omary RA. MRI-guided biopsy to correlate tissue specimens with MR elastography stiffness readings in liver transplants. Acad Radiol. 2012;19(9):1121-6. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3432910.
  • Parikh N, Martel-Laferriere V, Zhang X, Dieterich D, Fiel MI, Perumalswami P. Hepatocellular carcinoma in a noncirrhotic patient with HIV: a case report and review of the literature. Semin Liver Dis. 2012;32(2):186-92.
  • Parikh N, Butt Z. The relative contribution of hepatic encephalopathy to burden in patients with cirrhosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012;107(3):486; author reply -7.
  • Parikh N, Baker T, Ladner DP, Skaro A, Cahan J, Salem R, Kulik L, Mulcahy MF, Abecassis M, Hazen GB. A Probabilistic Model to Predict Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumor Growth and Vascular Invasion. Liver Transpl. 2012;In Print.
  • Ng VL, Alonso EM, Bucuvalas JC, Cohen G, Limbers CA, Varni JW, Mazariegos G, Magee J, McDiarmid SV, Anand R. Health status of children alive 10 years after pediatric liver transplantation performed in the US and Canada: report of the studies of pediatric liver transplantation experience. J Pediatr. 2012;160(5):820-6 e3.
  • 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, Kim SH, Schwartz BS, Ison MG, Humar A, Singh N, Michaels M, Orlowski JP, Delmonico F, Pruett T, John GT, Kotton CN. Diagnosis and Management of Tuberculosis in Transplant Donors: A Donor-Derived Infections Consensus Conference Report (dagger). Am J Transplant. 2012;12(9):2288-300.
  • Mohammad S, Hormaza L, Neighbors K, Boone P, Tierney M, Azzam RK, Butt Z, Alonso EM. Health status in young adults two decades after pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(6):1486-95. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3365645.
  • McLin VA, Anand R, Daniels SR, Yin W, Alonso EM. Blood pressure elevation in long-term survivors of pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(1):183-90.
  • Liem RI, Anand R, Yin W, Alonso EM. Risk factors for chronic anemia in pediatric orthotopic liver transplantation: analysis of data from the SPLIT registry. Pediatric transplantation. 2012;16(2):137-43. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3288717.
  • Levitsky J, Guckelberger O. Meeting report of the 2011 Joint International Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society, the European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association, and the Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe. Liver Transpl. 2012;18(3):282-9.
  • Levitsky J, Fiel MI, Norvell JP, Wang E, Watt KD, Curry MP, Tewani S, McCashland TM, Hoteit MA, Shaked A, Saab S, Chi AC, Tien A, Schiano TD. Risk for immune-mediated graft dysfunction in liver transplant recipients with recurrent HCV infection treated with pegylated interferon. Gastroenterology. 2012;142(5):1132-9 e1.
  • Levitsky J, Baker T, Ahya SN, Levin ML, Friedewald J, Gallon L, Ho B, Skaro A, Krupp J, Wang E, Spies SM, Salomon DR, Abecassis MM. Outcomes and native renal recovery following simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(11):2949-57.
  • Lerret SM, Menendez J, Weckwerth J, Lokar J, Mitchell J, Alonso EM. Essential components of transition to adult transplant services: the transplant coordinators’ perspective. Prog Transplant. 2012;22(3):252-8.
  • 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, Friedewald JJ, Gordon EJ, Hazen GB, Ho BT, Hoke KR, Holl JL, Ison MG, Kang R, Mehrotra S, Preczewski LB, Ross OA, Sharaf PH, Skaro AI, Wang E, Wolf MS, Woods DM, Abecassis MM. NUTORC-a transdisciplinary health services and outcomes research team in transplantation. Transl Behav Med. 2012;2(4):446-58. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3647618.
  • Jensen SE, Butt Z, Bill A, Baker T, Abecassis MM, Heinemann AW, Cella D, Dumanian GA. Quality of life considerations in upper limb transplantation: review and future directions. The Journal of hand surgery. 2012;37(10):2126-35.
  • Jay CL, Skaro AI, Ladner DP, Wang E, Lyuksemburg V, Chang Y, Xu H, Talakokkla S, Parikh N, Holl JL, Hazen GB, Abecassis MM. Comparative effectiveness of donation after cardiac death versus donation after brain death liver transplantation: Recognizing who can benefit. Liver Transpl. 2012;18(6):630-40. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3365831.
  • 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. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3429784.
  • 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, Ison MG, Lattes R, Kotton CN, Lilleri D, Kabanova A, Lanzavecchia A, Gerna G, Razonable RR, Comoli P, Zecca M, Basso S, Ginevri F, Grossi A, Schena FP, Rimola A, Burra P, De Martin E, Rodriguez-Castro KI, Fagiuoli S, Pasulo L, Bruno R, Andreone P, Loggi E, Arena F, Maria Rossolini G, Sganga G, Cozza V. Infections and organ transplantation: new challenges for prevention and treatment–a colloquium. Transplantation. 2012;93(5 Suppl):S4-S39.
  • Gordon EJ, Rodde J, Gil S, Caicedo JC. Quality of Internet education about living kidney donation for Hispanics. Prog Transplant. 2012;22(3):294-303.
  • Gordon EJ, Reddy E, Ladner DP, Friedewald J, Abecassis MM, Ison MG. Kidney transplant candidates’ understanding of increased risk donor kidneys: a qualitative study. Clin Transplant. 2012;26(2):359-68.
  • Gordon EJ, Ladner DP, Baker T. Standardized information for living liver donors. Liver Transpl. 2012;18(10):1260-1.
  • Gordon EJ, Ladner DP, Baker T. Letter to the editor. Liver Transpl. 2012.
  • Gordon EJ, Ladner DP. Gender inequities pervade organ transplantation access. Transplantation. 2012;94(5):447-8.
  • Gordon EJ, Fink JC, Fischer MJ. Telenephrology: a novel approach to improve coordinated and collaborative care for chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012.
  • Gordon EJ, Bergeron A, McNatt G, Friedewald J, Abecassis MM, Wolf MS. Are informed consent forms for organ transplantation and donation too difficult to read? Clin Transplant. 2012;26(2):275-83.
  • Gordon EJ. Living Organ Donors’ Stories: (Unmet) Expectations about Informed Consent, Outcomes, and Care. Narrative inquiry in bioethics. 2012;2(1):1-6.
  • Gordon EJ. Informed Consent for Living Donation: A Review of Key Empirical Studies, Ethical Challenges and Future Research. Am J Transplant. 2012.
  • Gordon EG, Butt Z, Jensen SE, Lehr AL, Franklin J, Becker Y, Sherman L, J. CW, Beauvais N, Hanneman J, Penrod D, Ison MG, Abecassis MM. Opportunities for Shared Decision Making in Kidney Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2012.
  • Friedewald JJ, Reese PP. The kidney-first initiative: what is the current status of preemptive transplantation? Advances in chronic kidney disease. 2012;19(4):252-6. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3384698.
  • Friedewald JJ. Utilization and outcomes of marginal kidneys–using Kidney Donor Risk Index to move beyond the current labels. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(8):1971-2.
  • Friedewald J. New Kidney Transplant Policy Will Save More Lives – 2012. Available from: http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2012/11/12/new-kidney-transplant-policy-will-save-more-lives.
  • Chhabra D, Skaro AI, Leventhal JR, Dalal P, Shah G, Wang E, Gallon L. Long-term kidney allograft function and survival in prednisone-free regimens: tacrolimus/mycophenolate mofetil versus tacrolimus/sirolimus. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012;7(3):504-12. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3302671.
  • Butt Z, Parikh ND, Skaro AI, Ladner D, Cella D. Quality of life, risk assessment, and safety research in liver transplantation: new frontiers in health services and outcomes research. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2012;17(3):241-7.
  • Butt Z, Parikh ND, Beaumont JL, Rosenbloom SK, Syrjala KL, Abernethy AP, Benson AB, 3rd, Cella D. Development and validation of a symptom index for advanced hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers: The National Comprehensive Cancer Network Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (NCCN-FACT) Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Symptom Index (NFHSI). Cancer. 2012. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3424375.
  • Bumbacea D, Arend SM, Eyuboglu F, Fishman JA, Goletti D, Ison MG, Jones CE, Kampmann B, Kotton CN, Lange C, Ljungman P, Milburn H, Morris MI, Muller E, Munoz P, Nellore A, Rieder HL, Sester U, Theodoropoulos N, Wagner D, Sester M. 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, Coghlan P, Rawlinson WD. 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.
  • Baker TB, Abecassis M, Levitsky J. To kidney or not to kidney, when … is the question. Liver Transpl. 2012;18(8):875-7.
  • Abecassis M, Bridges ND, Clancy CJ, Dew MA, Eldadah B, Englesbe MJ, Flessner MF, Frank JC, Friedewald J, Gill J, Gries C, Halter JB, Hartmann EL, Hazzard WR, Horne FM, Hosenpud J, Jacobson P, Kasiske BL, Lake J, Loomba R, Malani PN, Moore TM, Murray A, Nguyen MH, Powe NR, Reese PP, Reynolds H, Samaniego MD, Schmader KE, Segev DL, Shah AS, Singer LG, Sosa JA, Stewart ZA, Tan JC, Williams WW, Zaas DW, High KP. Solid-organ transplantation in older adults: current status and future research. Am J Transplant. 2012;12(10):2608-22. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3459231.

 2011

  • Wang Y, Ganger DR, Levitsky J, Sternick LA, McCarthy RJ, Chen ZE, Fasanati CW, Bolster B, Shah S, Zuehlsdorff S, Omary RA, Ehman RL, Miller FH. Assessment of chronic hepatitis and fibrosis: comparison of MR elastography and diffusion-weighted imaging. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011;196(3):553-61. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3093963.
  • Wallia A, Parikh ND, O’Shea-Mahler E, Schmidt K, DeSantis AJ, Tian L, Levitsky J, Molitch ME. Glycemic control by a glucose management service and infection rates after liver transplantation. Endocr Pract. 2011;17(4):546-51. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3158277.
  • Varni JW, Limbers CA, Sorensen LG, Neighbors K, Martz K, Bucuvalas JC, Alonso EM. PedsQL Cognitive Functioning Scale in pediatric liver transplant recipients: feasibility, reliability, and validity. Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation. 2011;20(6):913-21.
  • Varni JW, Limbers CA, Neighbors K, Schulz K, Lieu JE, Heffer RW, Tuzinkiewicz K, Mangione-Smith R, Zimmerman JJ, Alonso EM. The PedsQL Infant Scales: feasibility, internal consistency reliability, and validity in healthy and ill infants. Quality of life research : an international journal of quality of life aspects of treatment, care and rehabilitation. 2011;20(1):45-55.
  • Sundaram SS, Alonso EM, Narkewicz MR, Zhang S, Squires RH. Characterization and outcomes of young infants with acute liver failure. J Pediatr. 2011;159(5):813-8 e1. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3177978.
  • Sorensen LG, Neighbors K, Martz K, Zelko F, Bucuvalas JC, Alonso EM. Cognitive and academic outcomes after pediatric liver transplantation: Functional Outcomes Group (FOG) results. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(2):303-11. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3075835.
  • Robinson JK, Turrisi R, Mallett KA, Stapleton J, Boone SL, Kim N, Riyat NV, Gordon EJ. Efficacy of an educational intervention with kidney transplant recipients to promote skin self-examination for squamous cell carcinoma detection. Archives of dermatology. 2011;147(6):689-95.
  • Raval Z, Harinstein ME, Skaro AI, Erdogan A, DeWolf AM, Shah SJ, Fix OK, Kay N, Abecassis MI, Gheorghiade M, Flaherty JD. Cardiovascular risk assessment of the liver transplant candidate. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;58(3):223-31.
  • 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. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3143292.
  • Lora CM, Gordon EJ, Sharp LK, Fischer MJ, Gerber BS, Lash JP. Progression of CKD in Hispanics: potential roles of health literacy, acculturation, and social support. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011;58(2):282-90. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3144398.
  • Levitsky J, Thudi K, Ison MG, Wang E, Abecassis M. Alemtuzumab induction in non-hepatitis C positive liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2011;17(1):32-7.
  • Kumar D, Blumberg EA, Danziger-Isakov L, Kotton CN, Halasa NB, Ison MG, Avery RK, Green M, Allen UD, Edwards KM, Miller G, Michaels MG. Influenza vaccination in the organ transplant recipient: review and summary recommendations. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(10):2020-30.
  • Kriss M, Sotil EU, Abecassis M, Welti M, Levitsky J. Mycophenolate mofetil monotherapy in liver transplant recipients. Clin Transplant. 2011;25(6):E639-46.
  • Keeling AN, Flaherty JD, Davarpanah AH, Ambrosy A, Farrelly CT, Harinstein ME, Flamm SL, Abecassis MI, Skaro AI, Carr JC, Gheorghiade M. Coronary multidetector computed tomographic angiography to evaluate coronary artery disease in liver transplant candidates: methods, feasibility and initial experience. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2011;12(7):460-8.
  • Jay CL, Lyuksemburg V, Ladner DP, Wang E, Caicedo JC, Holl JL, Abecassis MM, Skaro AI. Ischemic cholangiopathy after controlled donation after cardiac death liver transplantation: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2011;253(2):259-64.
  • Jay C, Ladner D, Wang E, Lyuksemburg V, Kang R, Chang Y, Feinglass J, Holl JL, Abecassis M, Skaro AI. A comprehensive risk assessment of mortality following donation after cardiac death liver transplant – an analysis of the national registry. J Hepatol. 2011;55(4):808-13. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3177011.
  • Ison MG, Llata E, Conover CS, Friedewald JJ, Gerber SI, Grigoryan A, Heneine W, Millis JM, Simon DM, Teo CG, Kuehnert MJ. 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, Ison M, Humar A, Padera RF, Lawler LP, Fisher A, Drew RJ, Gould KF, Sole A, Studer S, Munoz P, Singer LG, Hannan M. A 2010 working formulation for the standardization of definitions of infections in cardiothoracic transplant recipients. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011;30(4):361-74.
  • Gordon EJ, Lash JP. A timely change in CKD delivery: promoting patient education. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011;57(3):375-7.
  • Gordon EJ, Daud A, Caicedo JC, Cameron KA, Jay C, Fryer J, Beauvais N, Skaro A, Baker T. Informed consent and decision-making about adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: a systematic review of empirical research. Transplantation. 2011;92(12):1285-96.
  • Gordon EJ, Beauvais N, Theodoropoulos N, Hanneman J, McNatt G, Penrod D, Jensen S, Franklin J, Sherman L, Ison MG. The challenge of informed consent for increased risk living donation and transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(12):2569-74.
  • Dacha S, Barad A, Martin J, Levitsky J. Association of hepatic artery stenosis and biliary strictures in liver transplant recipients. Liver Transpl. 2011;17(7):849-54.
  • Chin-Hong PV, Schwartz BS, Bern C, Montgomery SP, Kontak S, Kubak B, Morris MI, Nowicki M, Wright C, Ison MG. Screening and treatment of chagas disease in organ transplant recipients in the United States: recommendations from the chagas in transplant working group. Am J Transplant. 2011;11(4):672-80.
  • Berg CL, Merion RM, Shearon TH, Olthoff KM, Brown RS, Jr., Baker TB, Everson GT, Hong JC, Terrault N, Hayashi PH, Fisher RA, Everhart JE. Liver transplant recipient survival benefit with living donation in the model for endstage liver disease allocation era. Hepatology. 2011;54(4):1313-21. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3184197.
  • Beauvais N, Tambur A, Warren E, Leventhal J, Friedewald J. Kidney paired donation at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Clinical transplants. 2011:291-8.

2009

  • Van Wagner LB, Baker T, Ahya SN, Norvell JP, Wang E, Levitsky J. Outcomes of patients with hepatitis C undergoing simultaneous liver-kidney transplantation. J Hepatol. 2009;51(5):874-80.
  • Skaro AI, Jay CL, Baker TB, Wang E, Pasricha S, Lyuksemburg V, Martin JA, Feinglass JM, Preczewski LB, Abecassis MM. The impact of ischemic cholangiopathy in liver transplantation using donors after cardiac death: the untold story. Surgery. 2009;146(4):543-52; discussion 52-3. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2790600.
  • Rao D, Butt Z, Rosenbloom S, Robinson D, Jr., Von Roenn J, Kuzel TM, Cella D. A Comparison of the Renal Cell Carcinoma-Symptom Index (RCC-SI) and the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Kidney Symptom Index (FKSI). J Pain Symptom Manage. 2009;38(2):291-8. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2901424.
  • Levitsky J, Doucette K. Viral hepatitis in solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009;9 Suppl 4:S116-30.
  • Jay CL, Butt Z, Ladner DP, Skaro AI, Abecassis MM. A review of quality of life instruments used in liver transplantation. J Hepatol. 2009;51(5):949-59. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2761971.
  • 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.
  • Gordon EJ, Wolf MS. Health literacy skills of kidney transplant recipients. Prog Transplant. 2009;19(1):25-34.
  • Gordon EJ, Prohaska TR, Gallant MP, Sehgal AR, Strogatz D, Yucel R, Conti D, Siminoff LA. Longitudinal analysis of physical activity, fluid intake, and graft function among kidney transplant recipients. Transpl Int. 2009;22(10):990-8. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2925536.
  • Gordon EJ, Prohaska TR, Gallant M, Siminoff LA. Self-care strategies and barriers among kidney transplant recipients: a qualitative study. Chronic Illn. 2009;5(2):75-91. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3540789.
  • Gordon EJ, Gallant M, Sehgal AR, Conti D, Siminoff LA. Medication-taking among adult renal transplant recipients: barriers and strategies. Transpl Int. 2009;22(5):534-45. PubMed Central PMCID: MC3540791.
  • Gordon EJ, Caicedo JC. Ethnic advantages in kidney transplant outcomes: the Hispanic Paradox at work? Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009;24(4):1103-9. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2721429.
  • Devraj R, Gordon EJ. Health literacy and kidney disease: toward a new line of research. Am J Kidney Dis. 2009;53(5):884-9.
  • Baker TB, Jay CL, Ladner DP, Preczewski LB, Clark L, Holl J, Abecassis MM. Laparoscopy-assisted and open living donor right hepatectomy: a comparative study of outcomes. Surgery. 2009;146(4):817-23; discussion 23-5.

2008

  • ¬†Smith AK, Ladner D, McCarthy EP. Racial/ethnic disparities in liver transplant surgery and hospice use: parallels, differences, and unanswered questions. The American journal of hospice & palliative care. 2008;25(4):285-91.
  • Gordon EJ, Prohaska TR, Sehgal AR. The financial impact of immunosuppressant expenses on new kidney transplant recipients. Clin Transplant. 2008;22(6):738-48. PubMed Central PMCID: MC2592494.
  • Butt Z, Yount SE, Caicedo JC, Abecassis MM, Cella D. Quality of life assessment in renal transplant: review and future directions. Clin Transplant. 2008;22(3):292-303.
  • 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]).
  • Davis AE, Mehotra S, McElroy L, Friedewald JJ, Skaro A, Lapin B, Kang R, Holl J, Abecassis MM, Ladner DP. The Extent and Predictors of Waiting Time Geographic Disparity in Kidney Transplantation in the United States. Transplantation ([in press]).