Liver Transplantation

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited By: John Lake and John Roberts

Impact Factor: 3.793

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 4/26 (Transplantation); 14/204 (Surgery); 16/75 (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)

Online ISSN: 1527-6473

Associated Title(s): Clinical Liver Disease, Hepatology


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  1. Original Articles

    1. Outcomes of pregnancy following liver transplantation: The king's college hospital experience

      RH Westbrook, AD Yeoman, K Agarwal, V Aluvihare, J O'Grady, N Heaton, L Penna and MA Heneghan

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 MAY 2015 06:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24182

    2. Liver sharing and organ procurement organization performance under redistricted allocation

      Sommer E Gentry, Eric K.H. Chow, Allan Massie, Xun Luo, Eugene Shteyn, Joshua Pyke, David Zaun, Jon J Snyder, Ajay K Israni, Bert Kasiske and Dorry L Segev

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:13PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24171

    3. Renal function improvement in liver transplant recipients after early everolimus conversion: A clinical practice cohort study in Spain

      Itxarone Bilbao, Magdalena Salcedo, Miguel Angel Gómez, Carlos Jimenez, Javier Castroagudín, Joan Fabregat, Carolina Almohalla, Ignacio Herrero, Valentín Cuervas-Mons, Alejandra Otero, Angel Rubín, Manuel Miras, Juan Rodrigo, Trinidad Serrano, Gonzalo Crespo, Manuel De la Mata, Javier Bustamante, MLuisa Gonzalez-Dieguez, Antonia Moreno, Isidoro Narvaez, Magda Guilera and for the EVEROLIVER study group

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:13PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24172

    4. Cost-effectiveness of liver transplantation in methylmalonic and propionic acidemias

      Meng Li, Andre Dick, Martin Montenovo, Simon Horslen and Ryan Hansen

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:13PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24173

  2. Editorial

    1. Editorial

      Paul Martin

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:13PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24179

  3. Original Articles

    1. The recipient celiac trunk as an alternative to the native hepatic artery for arterial reconstruction in adult liver transplantation

      Safi Dokmak, Béatrice Aussilhou, Filippo Landi, Fédérica Dondéro, Salah Termos, Cathérine Paugam-Burtz, François Durand and Jacques Belghiti

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24178

    2. Biliary complications in pediatric liver transplantation: incidence and management over a decade

      Jerome M. Laurence, Gonzalo Sapisochin, Maria DeAngelis, John B. Seal1, Mar M. Miserachs, Max Marquez, Murtuza Zair, Annie Fecteau, Nicola Jones, Hrycko Alex, Yaron Avitzur, Simon C. Ling, Vicky Ng, Mark Cattral, David Grant, Binita M. Kamath and Anand Ghanekar

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24180

  4. Editorial

    1. Editorial: Delisting of liver transplant candidates due to bacterial sepsis

      Andres Cardenas and Thierry Gustot

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24174

  5. Letters to the Editor

    1. Postsurgical pain and other complaints concerning surgical scars in living liver donors: A reply

      Susan Holtzman, Hance A. Clarke, Stuart A. McCluskey, Kara Turcotte, David Grant and Joel Katz

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24177

  6. Original Articles

    1. A multi-center study of 30 days complications after deceased donor liver transplantation in the model for end stage liver disease score era

      Anup Parikh, Kenneth W. Washburn, Lea Matsuoka, Urvashi Pandit, Jennifer E. Kim, Jose Almeda, Cesar Mora-Esteves, Glenn Halff, Yuri Genyk, Bart Holland, Dorian J. Wilson, Linda Sher and Baburao Koneru

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24181

    2. Optimizing informed consent in live liver donors: Evaluation of a comprehension assessment tool

      Elisa J. Gordon, Jack Mullee, Zeeshan Butt, Joseph Kang and Talia Baker

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24175

  7. Editorial

    1. Editorial: Cardiovascular diseases after liver transplantation – a still emerging and unsolved problem!

      Ivo W. Graziadei and Andres Cardenas

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 MAY 2015 06:12PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24176

  8. Original Articles

    1. Acute kidney injury after orthotopic liver transplantation using live donor versus cadaveric donor grafts: A propensity score-matched analysis

      Ibtesam A. Hilmi, Daniela Damian, Ali Al- Khafaji, Tetsuro Sakai, J. Donaldson, Daniel G. Winger and John A. Kellum

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24166

  9. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Preserving double equipoise in living donor liver-kidney transplantation for primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1

      Gomathy Narasimhan, Sanjay Govil, Rajesh Rajalingam, Chandrasekaran Venkataraman, Naresh P Shanmugam and Mohamed Rela

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24167

    2. Liver transplantation after endoscopic ultrasound-guided cholecystoduodenostomy for acute cholecystitis: A note of caution

      Todd H. Baron, Ian S. Grimm and David A. Gerber

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24168

  10. Original Articles

    1. Lıvıng donor lıver transplantatıon due to echınococcus alveolarıs: Sıngle center experıence

      Fatih Ozdemir, Volkan Ince, Bora Barut, Asım Onur, Cüneyt Kayaalp and Sezai Yılmaz

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24170

    2. Downstaging hepatocellular carcinoma: A systematic review and pooled analysis

      Neehar D Parikh, Akbar K. Waljee and Amit G Singal

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 MAY 2015 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24169

  11. Letters to the Editor

  12. Original Articles

    1. CD44 and CXCL9 serum protein levels predict the risk of clinically significant allograft rejection after liver transplantation

      Nathanael Raschzok, Anja Reutzel-Selke, Rosa Bianca Schmuck, Mehmet Haluk Morgul, Ulrich Gauger, Kukuh Aji Prabowo, Laura-Marie Tannus, Annekatrin Leder, Benjamin Struecker, Sabine Boas-Knoop, Michael Bartels, Sven Jonas, Christian Lojewski, Gero Puhl, Daniel Seehofer, Marcus Bahra, Andreas Pascher, Johann Pratschke and Igor Maximilian Sauer

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 MAY 2015 08:43PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24164

    2. Declining liver graft quality threatens the future of liver transplantation in the United States

      Eric S. Orman, Maria E. Mayorga, Stephanie B. Wheeler, Rachel M. Townsley, Hector H. Toro-Diaz, Paul H. Hayashi and A. Sidney Barritt IV

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 MAY 2015 05:57PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24160

    3. The etiology of cirrhosis is a strong determinant of brain reserve: A multi-modal MR imaging study

      Vishwadeep Ahluwalia, James B Wade, F Gerard Moeller, Melanie B White, Ariel B Unser, Edith A Gavis, Richard K Sterling, R Todd Stravitz, Arun J Sanyal, Mohammad S Siddiqui, Puneet Puri, Velimir Luketic, Douglas M Heuman, Michael Fuchs, Scott Matherly and Jasmohan S Bajaj

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 MAY 2015 05:57PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24163

    4. Intracardiac Thrombosis During Liver Transplant: A 17-Year Single-Institution Study

      Prith Peiris, Sher-Lu Pai, Stephen Aniskevich III, Claudia C. Crawford, Klaus D. Torp, Beth L. Ladlie, Timothy S. Shine, C. Burcin Taner and Justin H. Nguyen

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 MAY 2015 07:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24161

    5. The protective function of galectin-9 in liver ischemia and reperfusion injury in mice

      Hirofumi Hirao, Yoichiro Uchida, Kentaro Kadono, Hirokazu Tanaka, Toshiro Niki, Akira Yamauchi, Koichiro Hata, Takeshi Watanabe, Hiroaki Terajima and Shinji Uemoto

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 APR 2015 10:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24159

  13. Letters to the Editor

  14. Original Articles

    1. Donor hypernatremia prior to procurement and early outcomes following pediatric liver transplantation

      Neema Kaseje, Valerie McLin, Christian Toso, Antoine Poncet and Barbara Wildhaber

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 APR 2015 01:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24145

  15. Letters to the Editor

    1. Importance of prealbumin evaluation in patients undergoing adult living donor liver transplantation

      Mehmet Agilli and Tolga Dogan

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 APR 2015 12:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24156

  16. Original Articles

    1. “Presentation, diagnosis and management of early hepatic venous outflow complications in whole cadaveric liver transplant”

      Shirin Elizabeth Khorsandi, Anuja Athale, Hector Vilca-Melendez, Wayel Jassem, Andreas Prachalias, Parthi Srinivasan, Mohamed Rela and Nigel Heaton

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 APR 2015 12:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24154

  17. Letters to the Editor

    1. Eliminating Transplant Tourism in the United States as a Means to Decrease Waitlist Mortality of US Residents

      David S. Goldberg and Thomas D. Schiano

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 APR 2015 12:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24157

  18. Original Articles

    1. The impact of Pre-transplant hepatic encephalopathy on survival following liver transplantation

      Robert J. Wong, Maria Aguilar, Robert G. Gish, Ramsey Cheung and Aijaz Ahmed

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 APR 2015 11:56PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24153

  19. Editorial

    1. Liver transplant readmissions: The cost of the revolving door

      Marina Serper and David S. Goldberg

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 APR 2015 11:56PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24155

  20. Original Articles

    1. Recipient factors associated with having a potential live liver donor

      Adam Doyle, Rania N. Rabie, Arastoo Mokhtari, Mark Cattral, Anand Ghanekar, David Grant, Paul Greig, Gary Levy, Leslie Lilly, Ian McGilvray, Markus Selzner, Nazia Selzner and Eberhard L. Renner

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2015 04:16PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24148

    2. The travails of setting up a living donor liver transplant program: First program experience from Pakistan and lessons learned

      Faisal Saud Dar, Abu Bakar Hafeez Bhatti, Abdul-Wahab Dogar, Haseeb Zia, Sadaf Amin, Atif Rana, Rashid Nazer, Nasir Ayub khan, Etizaz-ud-din Khan, Muhammad Zameer Rajput, Muhammad Salih and Najmul Hassan Shah

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2015 04:11PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24151

    3. The friendly incidental portal vein thrombus in liver transplantation

      Peng Soon Koh, See Ching Chan, Kenneth Siu-Ho Chok, William Wei Sharr, Tiffany Cho Lam Wong, Sui Ling Sin and Chung Mau Lo

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 APR 2015 04:11PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24149

    4. Cardiovascular Disease After Liver Transplantation. When, what and who is at risk

      Lynn A. Fussner, Julie K. Heimbach, Chun Fan, Ross Dierkhising, Elizabeth Coss, Michael D. Leise and Kymberly D. Watt

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 03:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24137

    5. Racial and ethnic disparities in access to and utilization of living donor liver transplants

      Yael R. Nobel, Kimberly Forde, Linda Wood, Katarzyna Cartiera, Armando S. Munoz-Abraham, Peter S. Yoo, Peter L. Abt and David S. Goldberg

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 APR 2015 07:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24147

  21. Letters to the Editor

    1. Efficacy of splenic artery embolization to treat late-persistent portal hyperperfusion after liver transplantation

      Umberto Baccarani, Riccardo Pravisani, Gian Luigi Adani, Dario Lorenzin, Pierluigi Toniutto and Andrea Risaliti

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 APR 2015 06:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24146

    2. Reply to letter to the editor: 15-147

      Julie Heimbach Dr. and Eleonora Terzi Dr.

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 02:31PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24142

  22. Original Articles

    1. Optimizing repeat liver transplant graft utility through strategic matching of donor and recipient characteristics

      Kenneth Hung, Jane Gralla, Jennifer L. Dodge, Kiran M. Bambha, Melisa Dirchwolf, Hugo Rosen and Scott W. Biggins

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 08:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24138

  23. Special Articles

  24. Original Articles

    1. Technical Options for Outflow Reconstruction in Domino Liver Transplantation: A Single European Centre Experience

      Sofía De la Serna, Laura Llado, Emilio Ramos, Joan Fabregat, Carme Baliellas, Juli Busquets, Lluis Secanella, Nuria Pelaez, Jaume Torras and Antoni Rafecas

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 APR 2015 05:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24143

    2. High risk of delisting or death in liver transplant candidates following infections: Results from NACSELD

      K. Rajender Reddy, Jacqueline G. O'Leary, Patrick S. Kamath, Michael B. Fallon, Scott W. Biggins, Florence Wong, Heather M. Patton, Guadalupe Garcia-Tsao, Ram M. Subramanian, Leroy R. Thacker, Jasmohan S. Bajaj and on behalf of NACSELD

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 APR 2015 10:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24139

    3. Impact of Kasai Portoenterostomy on Liver Transplantation Outcomes: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 347 Children with Biliary Atresia

      Joao Seda Neto, Flávia H. Feier, Ana Luiza Bierrenbach, Cristiana M. Toscano, Eduardo A. Fonseca, Renata Pugliese, Helry L. Candido, Marcel R. Benavides, Gilda Porta and Paulo Chapchap

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24132

    4. Increased risk of Portal Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Cirrhosis due to Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)

      Jonathan G. Stine, Neeral L. Shah, Curtis K. Argo, Shawn J. Pelletier, Stephen H. Caldwell and Patrick G. Northup

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24134

    5. Pulmonary nodules in liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma: Imaging characteristics and clinical outcomes

      Christopher Lee, Lauren Ihde, Andrew Kim, Idoia Santos, Lea Matsuoka, Steven Yong Cen, Melissa Wallman and Edward Grant

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24133

    6. Right lobe split liver transplantation versus whole liver transplantation in adult recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis

      Ping Wan, Qigen Li, Jianjun Zhang and Qiang Xia

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:43AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24135

    7. Telbivudine in liver transplant recipients: Renal protection does not overcome the risk of polyneuropathy and myopathy

      Ilker Turan, Suna Yapali, Fikret Bademkiran, Timur Kose, Soner Duman, Murat Sozbilen, Fulya Gunsar, Galip Ersoz, Ulus Salih Akarca, Omer Ozutemiz and Zeki Karasu

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24131

  25. Letters to the Editor

    1. Postsurgical pain and other complaints concerning surgical scars in living liver donors

      Akihiko Soyama, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Masaaki Hidaka, Hajime Imamura, Tamotsu Kuroki and Susumu Eguchi

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 01:47AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24125

  26. Original Articles

    1. The renal safety of intravenous gadolinium enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in patients awaiting liver transplantation

      Katherine M. Shaffer, Mehul R. Parikh, Thomas M. Runge, Sebastian D. Perez, Sonali S. Sakaria and Ram M. Subramanian

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 MAR 2015 06:15PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24118

  27. Letters to the Editor

    1. Reply to Letter to the Editor: LT-15-078

      Constantine J Karvellas

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 MAR 2015 11:31PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24109

  28. Original Articles

    1. Variation by center and economic burden of readmissions after liver transplantation

      Gregory C Wilson, Richard S. Hoehn, Audrey Ertel, Koffi Wima, R Cutler Quillin III, Sam Hohmann, Flavio Paterno, Daniel E Abbott and Shimul A Shah

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAR 2015 10:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24112


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