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. Letters to the Editor

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

    3. Hypothermia may be harmful in older patients with acetaminophen-related acute liver failure

      Santiago J. Munoz

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 02:31PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24110

  10. 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

  11. Special Articles

  12. 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

  13. Editorial

    1. C-reactive protein and MELD score: Have we found the fifth element?

      Andres E Ruf and Federico G Villamil

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 APR 2015 10:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24140

  14. Original Articles

    1. Projections in Donor Organs Available for Liver Transplantation in the United States: 2014-2025

      Neehar D Parikh, David Hutton, Wesley Marrero, Kunal Sanghani, Yongcai Xu and Mariel Lavieri

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 APR 2015 12:09AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24136

  15. Editorial

    1. Liver Transplantation and the Rubicon

      J. Michael Millis

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 APR 2015 02:58AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24130

  16. Original Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. “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

    8. 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

    9. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

    2. 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

  22. 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

  23. Original Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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


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