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. Circulating Levels of Soluble Rage and Rage-Ligands in Patients with Acute Liver Failure

      Giuseppina Basta, Serena Del Turco, Teresa Navarra, William M Lee and the Acute Liver Failure Study Group

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 03:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24129

    2. “Framingham score, renal dysfunction and cardiovascular risk in liver transplant patients”

      Tommaso Di Maira, Angel Rubin, Lorena Puchades, Victoria Aguilera, Carmen Vinaixa, Maria Garcia, Nicola De Maria, Erica Villa, Rafael Lopez-Andujar, Fernando San Juan, Eva Montalva, Judith Perez, Martin Prieto and Marina Berenguer

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 02:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24128

  2. Editorial

    1. High Risk Liver Transplant Candidates: An ethical proposal on where to draw the line

      Kelly M. Collins and William C. Chapman

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 02:23AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24127

  3. Original Articles

    1. Sofosbuvir and Simeprevir for Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients

      Julio A. Gutierrez, Andres F. Carrion, Danny Avalos, Christopher O'Brien, Paul Martin, Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri and Adam Peyton

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 02:17AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24126

    2. Donation after cardiac death liver transplantation: Graft quality evaluation based on pre-transplant liver biopsy (Manuscript ID: LT-14-566.R1)

      Weiliang Xia, Qinghong Ke, Ye Wang, Xiaowen Feng, Haijun Guo, Weilin Wang, Min Zhang, Yan Shen, Jian Wu, Xiao Xu, Sheng Yan and Shusen Zheng

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 02:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24123

  4. 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

  5. Editorial

    1. Transplant in haste, repent at your leisure?

      John G. O'Grady

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 01:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24124

  6. Review Articles

    1. Liver-directed Gene Therapy: Approaches and Challenges

      Rajagopal N. Aravalli, John D. Belcher and Clifford J. Steer

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 01:23AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24122

  7. Original Articles

    1. Human neonatal hepatocyte transplantation induces long-term rescue of unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia in the Gunn rat

      Laia Tolosa, Silvia López, Eugenia Pareja, María Teresa Donato, Anne Myara, Tuan Huy Nguyen, José Vicente Castell and María José Gómez-Lechón

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 01:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24121

    2. Percutaneous YAG-laser lithotripsy of intrahepatic stones and cast after liver transplantation

      Nis Hallundbæk Schlesinger, Peter Svenningsen, Susanne Frevert, André Wettergren and Jens Hillingsø

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 12:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24120

  8. Review Articles

    1. Comparison Between Minimally Invasive and Open Living Donor Hepatectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

      Giammauro Berardi, Federico Tomassini and Roberto Ivan Troisi

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 MAR 2015 12:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24119

  9. Original Articles

    1. Transplantation Speed Offers Early Hepatocyte Engraftment in Acute Liver Injured Rats – A Translational Study with Clinical Implication

      Cheng-Maw Ho, Ya-Hui Chen, Chin-Sung Chien, Yi-Tian Ho, Shu-Li Ho, Rey-Heng Hu, Hui-Ling Chen and Po-Huang Lee

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 MAR 2015 08:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24106

    2. 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

    3. Fully Laparoscopic left sided Donor Hepatectomy is safe and associated with shorter hospital stay and earlier return to work. A comparative study

      B Samstein, A Griesemer, D Cherqui, T Mansour, J Pisa, A Yegiants, AN Fox, JV Guarrera, T Kato, KJ Halazun and J Emond

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 MAR 2015 02:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24116

    4. Combinations of Biomarkers and Milan Criteria for Predicting Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence after Liver Transplantation

      Roongruedee Chaiteerakij, Xiaodan Zhang, Benyam D. Addissie, Essa A. Mohamed, William S. Harmsen, Paul J. Theobald, Brian E. Peters, Joseph G. Balsanek, Melissa M. Ward, Nasra H. Giama, Catherine D. Moser, Abdul M. Oseini, Naoki Umeda, Sudhakar Venkatesh, Denise M. Harnois, Michael R. Charlton, Hiroyuki Yamada, Shinji Satomura, Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Melissa R. Snyder, Terry M. Therneau and Lewis R. Roberts

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 MAR 2015 02:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24117

  10. 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

  11. Original Articles

    1. Decision Support for Organ Offers in Liver Transplantation

      Michael L. Volk, Nathan Goodrich, Jennifer C. Lai, Christopher Sonnenday and Kerby Shedden

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 MAR 2015 10:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24113

    2. Patterns and Predictors of Sexual Function After Liver Donation: The Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study (A2ALL)

      AF DiMartini, MA Dew, Z Butt, MA Simpson, DP Ladner, AR Smith, P Hill-Callahan and BW Gillespie

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 MAR 2015 10:07PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24108

    3. Cilostazol improves hepatic blood perfusion, microcirculation and liver regeneration after major hepatectomy in rats

      Maximilian von Heesen, Stefan Dold, Simon Müller, Claudia Scheuer, Otto Kollmar, Martin K. Schilling, Michael D. Menger and Mohammed R. Moussavian

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAR 2015 11:39PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24114

    4. Surgical results for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after curative hepatectomy: Repeat hepatectomy vs. salvage living donor liver transplantation

      Yo-ichi Yamashita, Yoshihiro Yoshida, Takeshi Kurihara, Shinji Itoh, Norifumi Harimoto, Toru Ikegami, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Hideaki Uchiyama, Ken Shirabe and Yoshihiko Maehara

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAR 2015 11:16PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24111

    5. 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

    6. Higher mortality in registrants with sudden MELD increase: Disadvantaged by the current allocation policy

      Allan B. Massie, Xun Luo, Jennifer L. Alejo, Anna Poon, Andrew M. Cameron and Dorry L. Segev

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 MAR 2015 01:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24102

    7. Macrophage migration inhibitory factor as a potential predictor for requirement of renal replacement therapy after orthotopic liver transplantation

      Joanna Stefaniak, Judith Schiefer, Edmund John Miller, Claus Georg Krenn, David Marek Baron and Peter Faybik

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24103

    8. Evolution of the serum atherogenic risk in liver transplant recipients; role of lipoproteins, metabolic and inflammatory markers

      Ravi Chhatrala, M. Bilal Siddiqui, R. Todd Stravitz, Carolyn Driscoll, Arun Sanyal, Carol Sargeant, Velimir Luketic, Amit Sharma, Richard Sterling, Scott Matherly, Puneet Puri and Mohammad Siddiqui

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24100

  12. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Conjoined unification venoplasty for graft double portal vein branches as a modification of autologous Y-graft interposition

      Tae-Yong Ha, Shin Hwang, Deok-Bog Moon, Chul-Soo Ahn, Ki-Hun Kim, Gi-Won Song, Dong-Hwan Jung, Gil-Chun Park, Sung-Hwa Kang, Bo-Hyun Jung and Sung-Gyu Lee

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24101

  13. Original Articles

    1. Serostatus following live attenuated vaccination administered before pediatric liver transplantation

      Takanori Funaki, Kensuke Shoji, Ippei Miyata, Seisuke Sakamoto, Mureo Kasahara, Hironori Yoshii, Isao Miyairi and Akihiko Saitoh

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24104

    2. Noninvasive assessment of macrovesicular liver steatosis in cadaveric donors based on computed tomography liver-to-spleen attenuation ratio

      Julien Rogier, Stéphanie Roullet, François Cornélis, Matthieu Biais, Alice Quinart, Philippe Revel, Paulette Bioulac-Sage and Brigitte Le Bail

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24105

    3. Role of bone marrow-derived progenitor cells in de novo liver regeneration in human liver transplants

      Sung-Gyu Lee, Sung-Hwan Moon, Hee-Je Kim, Ji Yoon Lee, Soon-Jung Park, Hyung-Min Chung, Tae-Yong Ha, Gi-Won Song, Dong-Hwan Jung, Hojong Park, Tae-Won Kwon and Yong-Pil Cho

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 06:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24099

  14. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Successful liver transplantation in a child with acute-on-chronic liver failure and acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

      Delphine Arni, Marc Ansari, Johanna Kremer Hovinga and Valerie McLin

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 FEB 2015 06:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24096

  15. Original Articles

    1. MELDEQ: An alternative MELD score for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

      Michael R. Marvin, Nicole Ferguson, Robert M Cannon, Christopher Jones and Guy N. Brock

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 FEB 2015 11:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24098

    2. Macrosteatotic graft and non-macrosteatotic graft respond differently to intermittent hepatic inflow occlusion: Comparison of recipient survival

      Sangbin Han, Gyu-Seong Choi, Jong Man Kim, Ji Hye Kwon, Hyo-Won Park, Gaabsoo Kim, Choon Hyuck David Kwon, Mi Sook Gwak, Justin Sangwook Ko and Jae-Won Joh

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2015 07:01PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24097

  16. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Liver transplantation and Whipple surgery combined with chemo-radiotherapy for treatment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis

      Saman Nikeghbalian, Alireza Shamsaeefar, Ahad Eshraghian, Mohsen Reza Mansoorian, Kourosh Kazemi, Bita Geramizadeh and Seyed Ali Malek-Hosseini

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2015 06:59PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24095

    2. Urea production during normothermic machine perfusion- price of success?

      J Reiling, DSR Lockwood, AH Simpson, CM Campbell, KR Bridle, N Santrampurwala, LJ Britton, DHG Crawford, CHC Dejong and J Fawcett

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2015 06:14PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24094

  17. Original Articles

    1. Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus disease coded during hospital readmission in a multicenter retrospective cohort of liver transplant recipients

      Carlos A. Q. Santos, Daniel C. Brennan, William C. Chapman, Victoria J. Fraser and Margaret A. Olsen

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 FEB 2015 06:16AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24089

    2. Prognostic value of C-reactive protein levels in patients with cirrhosis

      Vincent DI Martino, Caroline Coutris, Jean-Paul Cervoni, Stavros Dritsas, Delphine Weil, Carine Richou, Claire Vanlemmens and Thierry Thevenot

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 FEB 2015 06:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24088

    3. High Risk Liver Transplant Candidates: An ethical proposal on where to draw the line

      Thomas D. Schiano, Tyler Bourgoise and Rosamond Rhodes

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 FEB 2015 02:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24087

    4. Impact of elderly donors for liver transplantation: A single-center experience

      Naoko Kamo, Toshimi Kaido, Ahmed Hammad, Kohei Ogawa, Yasuhiro Fujimoto, Tadahiro Uemura, Akira Mori, Etsuro Hatano, Hideaki Okajima and Shinji Uemoto

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 10:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24086

  18. Letters to the Editor

    1. Recanalızatıon of Complete Anastomotıc Bılıary Obstructıon After Lıve Donor Related Lıver Transplantatıon by Usıng a Novel Through the Scope Magnet

      Erkan Parlak Professor, Fahrettin Küçükay Asoociate Professor, Aydın Şeref Köksal Professor, Ahmet Tarık Eminler Associate Professor, Mustafa İhsan Uslan Associate Professor and Sezai Yılmaz Professor

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 09:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24084

  19. Review Articles

    1. 18F-FDG- PET-CT as a prognostic tool prior to liver transplantation, resection and loco-ablative therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma

      Yael Asman, Amy R Evenson, Einat Even-Sapir and Oren Shibolet

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 01:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24083


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