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: Paul Martin

Impact Factor: 4.241

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 3/25 (Transplantation); 11/198 (Surgery); 17/76 (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)

Online ISSN: 1527-6473

Associated Title(s): Clinical Liver Disease, Hepatology


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  1. Original Articles

    1. The combined effect of donor and recipient risk on outcome after liver transplantation: Research of the Eurotransplant database

      Joris J. Blok, Hein Putter, Xavier Rogiers, Bart van Hoek, Undine Samuel, Jan Ringers, Andries E. Braat and for the Eurotransplant Liver Intestine Advisory Committee (ELIAC)

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 AUG 2015 02:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24308

  2. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Ex Vivo Pancreaticoduodenectomy and Liver Autotransplantation for Pancreatic Head Tumor with Extensive Involvement of the Hepatoduodenal Ligament

      Nobuhide Matsuoka, Joshua I. Weiner, Adam D. Griesemer, Benjamin B. Samsteine, Yejun Zhao, Jean C. Emond and Tomoaki Kato

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 AUG 2015 02:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24229

  3. Original Articles

    1. Outcomes for Liver Transplant Candidates Listed with Low MELD

      Allison J Kwong, Jennifer C Lai, Jennifer L Dodge and John P Roberts

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 AUG 2015 02:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24307

    2. Over-activation of the Nrf2-Antioxidant Response Element Pathway in Hepatocytes Decreases Hepatic Ischemia Reperfusion Injury in Mice

      Lung-Yi Lee, Calvin Harberg, Kristina A. Matkowskyj, Shelly Cook, Drew Roenneburg, Sabine Werner, Jeffrey Johnson and David P. Foley

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 AUG 2015 01:58PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24303

  4. Letters to the Editor

    1. REPLY: 15-412

      Ibtesam Hilmi

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2015 06:44PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24305

  5. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Reversal of acquired hepatocerebral degeneration with live donor liver transplant

      Ahmed Hassaan Qavi, Sahla Hammad, Atif I Rana, Mohammad Salih, Najmul Hassan Shah, Faisal S. Dar and Arsalan Ahmad

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2015 06:43PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24306

  6. Letters to the Editor

    1. Ideal Timing of Antiviral Therapy in the Liver Transplant Recipient

      Julio A. Gutierrez, Andres Carrion, Kalyan Ram Bhamidimarri and Adam L. Peyton

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 AUG 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24302

  7. Review Articles

    1. Once-Daily Prolonged Release Tacrolimus in Liver Transplantation: Expert's Literature review and recommendations

      A. Coilly, Y. Calmus, F. Chermak, J. Dumortier, C. Duvoux, O. Guillaud, P. Houssel-Debry, M. Neau-Cransac and J. Stocco

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 AUG 2015 07:33PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24228

  8. Editorial

    1. Impact of Body Mass Index on Post-Transplant Outcomes Re-examined

      Khurram Bari and Pratima Sharma

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 AUG 2015 07:33PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24227

  9. Letters to the Editor

    1. Assessing Effect of Live donor liver transplantation on Acute Kidney Injury

      Gang Ma, HaiXia Jiang, XiYang Zhang and Tao Zhu

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 06:38PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24224

  10. Editorial

    1. Should age matter? A new proposal for liver transplantation allocation

      Lisa B. VanWagner and Anton I. Skaro

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 06:38PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24225

  11. ILTS course syllabus

    1. Clinical human hepatocyte transplantation- current status and challenges

      Anil Dhawan

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 AUG 2015 06:36PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24226

  12. Original Articles

    1. De novo hepatic steatosis drives atherogenic risk in liver transplant recipients

      Michael O. Idowu, Ravi Chhatrala, M. Bilal Siddiqui, Carolyn Driscoll, R. Todd Stravitz, Arun J. Sanyal, Chandra Bhati, Velimir A. Luketic, Richard K. Sterling, Melissa Contos, Scott Matherly, Puneet Puri and M. Shadab Siddiqui

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JUL 2015 05:47PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24223

  13. ILTS course syllabus

    1. “HCC Criteria for Liver Transplantation: Controversies”

      Patrizia Burra, Alberto Zanetto and Kryssia Isabel Rodriguez-Castro

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 JUL 2015 07:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24221

  14. Original Articles

    1. Impact of the Serum Ferritin Concentration in Liver Transplantation

      T. Wakiya, Y. Sanada, T. Urahashi, Y. Ihara, N. Yamada, N. Okada, Y. Hirata, K. Hakamada, Y. Yasuda and K. Mizuta

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 JUL 2015 07:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24222

  15. ILTS course syllabus

    1. Liver transplantation for cholangiocarcinoma

      Gregory J. Gores

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2015 06:09PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24219

  16. Original Articles

    1. Serum lipid expression correlates with function and regeneration following living donor liver transplantation

      J.H. Wolf, M.V. Holmes, S Fouraschen, B.J. Keating, T Baker, J Emond, D.J. Rader, A Shaked and K.M. Olthoff

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JUL 2015 06:08PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24220

    2. Targeted individual prophylaxis offers superior risk stratification for cytomegalovirus reactivation after liver transplantation

      Siddharth Sood, Craig Haifer, Lijia Yu, Julie Pavlovic, Paul J. Gow, Robert M. Jones, Kumar Visvanathan, Peter W. Angus and Adam G. Testro

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2015 06:34PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24216

    3. Outcomes including liver histology after liver transplantation for chronic hepatitis B using oral antiviral therapy alone

      James Fung, Regina Lo, See-Ching Chan, Kenneth Chok, Tiffany Wong, William Sharr, Tan-To Cheung, Albert CY Chan, Wing-Chiu Dai, Sui-Ling Sin, Irene Ng, Ching-Lung Lai, Man-Fung Yuen and Chung-Mau Lo

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2015 06:34PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24218

    4. Serum fibrosis biomarkers predict death and graft loss in liver transplant recipients

      Mamatha Bhat, Peter Ghali, Kathleen C Rollet-Kurhajec, Aparna Bhat, Philip Wong, Marc Deschenes and Giada Sebastiani

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2015 06:33PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24217

    5. Utility-based criteria for selecting patients with hepatocellular carcinoma for liver transplantation: A multicenter cohort study using the Alpha-Fetoprotein Model as a survival predictor

      Alessandro Vitale, Fabio Farinati, Patrizia Burra, Franco Trevisani, Edoardo G. Giannini, Francesca Ciccarese, Fabio Piscaglia, Gian Lodovico Rapaccini, Mariella Di Marco, Eugenio Caturelli, Marco Zoli, Franco Borzio, Giuseppe Cabibbo, Martina Felder, Rodolfo Sacco, Filomena Morisco, Gabriele Missale, Francesco Giuseppe Foschi, Antonio Gasbarrini, Gianluca Svegliati Baroni, Roberto Virdone, Maria Chiaramonte, Gaya Spolverato, Umberto Cillo and for the Italian Liver Cancer (ITA.LI.CA) group

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 JUL 2015 06:14PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24214

    6. Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients Listed for Liver Transplantation: Current and future allocation policy and management strategies for the individual patient

      Joel P. Wedd, Eric Nordstrom, Trevor Nydam, Janette Durham, Michael Zimmerman, Thor Johnson, W. Thomas Purcell and Scott W. Biggins

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 JUL 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24210

  17. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Liver Transplantation for acute liver failure due to genotype 3 Hepatitis E virus infection

      Isobel Ramsay, Luke Snell, Vikram Sharma, James O'Beirne, David Patch, Aileen Marshall, Charles Imber, Samreen Ijaz, Dianne Irish and Rachel H. Westbrook

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 JUL 2015 06:19PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24213

  18. Letters to the Editor

    1. Anti-tumour necrosis alpha treatment in primary sclerosing cholangitis associated inflammatory bowel disease post liver transplantation

      Polychronis Pavlidis, Jonathan Potts, Ashley Barnabas, Nigel Heaton, Ingvar Bjarnason, Michael Heneghan and Bu'Hussain Hayee

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 JUL 2015 04:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24212

  19. Original Articles

    1. Age and equity in liver transplant: An organ allocation model

      Alessandro Cucchetti, Lainie Friedman Ross, J. Richard Thistlethwaite Jr, Alessandro Vitale, Matteo Ravaioli, Matteo Cescon, Giorgio Ercolani, Patrizia Burra, Umberto Cillo and Antonio Daniele Pinna

      Accepted manuscript online: 14 JUL 2015 04:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24211

    2. Risk Factors and Outcomes of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Infections in Liver Transplant Recipients

      Marcus R. Pereira, Brendan F. Scully, Stephanie M. Pouch, Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, Stella Goudie, Jean E. Emond and Elizabeth C. Verna

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUL 2015 08:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24207

  20. Letters from the Frontline

    1. Liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis: A survey of liver transplant centers

      Mohsen Hasanin, Derek A. Dubay, Brendan M. McGuire, Thomas Schiano and Ashwani K. Singal

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 JUL 2015 08:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24208

  21. Original Articles

    1. The durability of small-for-size living donor allografts

      Kin Pan Au, See Ching Chan, Kenneth Siu Ho Chok, Albert Chi Yan Chan, Tiffany Cho Lam Wong, William Wei Sharr and Chung Mau Lo

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 JUN 2015 05:57PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24205

  22. Letters to the Editor

    1. Prophylaxis of HCV reinfection in HIV-HCV recipients by starting Direct-acting Antiviral Agents therapy during liver transplantation

      Marcello Tavio, Marco Vivarelli, Stefano Menzo, Andrea Gori, Paolo Antonio Grossi and Anna Marigliano

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 JUN 2015 05:54PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24204

  23. Letters from the Frontline

    1. A metabolic chimera: Two defective genotypes make a normal phenotype

      S Govil, N.P. Shanmugam, M.S. Reddy, G Narasimhan and M Rela

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 JUN 2015 05:53PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24202

  24. Letters to the Editor

    1. Liver transplantation in patients with ESLD requiring Intensive Care Unit admission and intubation The success ration depends upon the denominator

      Eric Levesque, Moez Khemiss, Zaid Noorah, Cyrille Feray, Daniel Azoulay and Gilles Dhonneur

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 JUN 2015 02:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24201

  25. Original Articles

    1. End-Ischemic Machine Perfusion Reduces Bile Duct Injury In Donation After Circulatory Death Rat Donor Livers

      Andrie C. Westerkamp, Paria Mahboub, Sophie L. Meyer, Maxillia Hottenrot, Petra J. Ottens, Janneke Wiersema-Buist, Annette S.H. Gouw, Ton Lisman, Henri. G.D. Leuvenink and Robert J. Porte

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 JUN 2015 04:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24200

    2. Intrapulmonary vascular dilatations are common in portopulmonary hypertension and may be associated with decreased survival

      Lynn A. Fussner, Vivek N. Iyer, Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, Grace Lin, Kymberly D. Watt and Michael J. Krowka

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 JUN 2015 02:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24198

    3. TACE with drug-eluting beads is effective for the maintenance of the milan-in status in patients with a small hepatocellular carcinoma

      Matteo Angelo Manini, Angelo Sangiovanni, Laura Martinetti, Davide Viganò, Vincenzo La Mura, Alessio Aghemo, Massimo Iavarone, Silvia Crespi, Antonio Nicolini and Massimo Colombo

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 JUN 2015 02:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24196

    4. Low, Rather than High, Body Mass Index Confers Increased Risk for Post-Liver Transplant Death and Graft Loss: Risk Modulated by MELD

      Kiran M Bambha, Jennifer L Dodge, Jane Gralla, David Sprague and Scott W Biggins

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JUN 2015 09:58PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24188

    5. Propensity Score-Based Survival Benefit of Simultaneous Liver-Kidney Transplant over Liver Transplant Alone for Recipients with Pre-Transplant Renal Dysfunction

      Pratima Sharma, Xu Shu, Douglas E. Schaubel, Randall S. Sung and John C. Magee

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 JUN 2015 10:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24189

    6. Liver transplantation for critically ill patients with secondary sclerosing cholangitis: Outcome and complications

      Torsten Voigtländer, Elmar Jaeckel, Frank Lehner, Michael P. Manns and Tim O. Lankisch

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 JUN 2015 10:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24192

  26. Letters to the Editor

    1. Response to transarterial chemoembolization impacts on post-transplant survival of hcc patients: There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact

      Quirino Lai, Jan Lerut and For the European Hepatocellular Cancer Liver Transplant (EurHeCaLT) Study Group

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 JUN 2015 06:44PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/lt.24184

  27. Original Articles

    1. 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

  28. 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

  29. Original Articles

    1. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

    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


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