American Journal of Transplantation

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Edited By: Allan D. Kirk

Impact Factor: 6.19

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 1/26 (Transplantation); 2/202 (Surgery)

Online ISSN: 1600-6143

Images in Transplantation (CME)

  • Right Homonymous Hemianopsia and Seizures in a Liver Transplant Recipient

    Right Homonymous Hemianopsia and Seizures in a Liver Transplant Recipient

    Neuroimaging. (A) Axial noncontrast computer tomography demonstrating hypodensity in the left occipital lobe. Note that the lesion does not precisely follow the vascular distribution of the posterior cerebral artery. (B) Axial diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals hyperintensity in the left occipital lobe consistent with cytotoxic edema and recent infarct confirmed by corresponding hypointensity on the apparent diffusion coefficient map (C). (D) Axial T1-weighted, gadolinium enhanced MRI shows two confluent, rim-enhancing lesions abutting the occipital horn of the left lateral ventricle. There is associated midline shift and effacement of the ipsilateral hemispheric sulci.

  • Renal Failure in a Kidney Transplant Recipient—BK Virus Nephropathy or Rejection?

    Renal Failure in a Kidney Transplant Recipient—BK Virus Nephropathy or Rejection?

    The hematoxylin and eosin stain of transplant kidney biopsy done 3 years posttransplantation reveals moderate interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy with inflammatory infiltration. Serum creatinine was 2.5mg/dL and serum BK virus PCR was undetectable at <5000 copies/mL on the day of biopsy.

  • Bovine Pericardium Diaphragm Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia After LVAD Explantation and Heart Transplantation

    Bovine Pericardium Diaphragm Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia After LVAD Explantation and Heart Transplantation

    Chest X-ray showing the placement of the LVAD.

  • Emesis Following Laparoscopic Left Donor Nephrectomy

    Emesis Following Laparoscopic Left Donor Nephrectomy

    CT with oral contrast, sagittal view.

  • Hemorrhagic Shock One Month Following Uncomplicated Liver Transplantation

    Hemorrhagic Shock One Month Following Uncomplicated Liver Transplantation

    CT of the abdomen shows a collection in the porta hepatis/gallbladder fossa that represents a hematoma (labeled H). The reconstructed hepatic artery is redundant. The arrow represents an abnormality adjacent to the hepatic artery and the duodenum (labeled D).

  • Skin Nodule on the Ear of a Kidney–Pancreas Transplant Recipient

    Skin Nodule on the Ear of a Kidney–Pancreas Transplant Recipient
  • Persistent Shortness of Breath in a Kidney Transplant Recipient

    Persistent Shortness of Breath in a Kidney Transplant Recipient

    Chest CT scan, arrow showing endobronchial lesion in left main stem bronchus.

  • Intracellular Crystalline Inclusions in a Kidney Transplant Recipient

    Intracellular Crystalline Inclusions in a Kidney Transplant Recipient

    Light microscopy. Numerous tubular epithelial cells show accumulation of crystals in their cytoplasm, imparting a striated appearance. One of these is indicated by the arrow. A lymphocytic inflammatory infiltrate with tubulitis is also present. Periodic acid–Schiff stain. Original magnification: 400×.

  • Right Homonymous Hemianopsia and Seizures in a Liver Transplant Recipient
  • Renal Failure in a Kidney Transplant Recipient—BK Virus Nephropathy or Rejection?
  • Bovine Pericardium Diaphragm Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia After LVAD Explantation and Heart Transplantation
  • Emesis Following Laparoscopic Left Donor Nephrectomy
  • Hemorrhagic Shock One Month Following Uncomplicated Liver Transplantation
  • Skin Nodule on the Ear of a Kidney–Pancreas Transplant Recipient
  • Persistent Shortness of Breath in a Kidney Transplant Recipient
  • Intracellular Crystalline Inclusions in a Kidney Transplant Recipient

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Substantial progress has been made in the last 5 years in bioengineering and regenerative medicine. This month, Taylor et al provide an update on the remarkable advances in cardiac construction, and the role this emerging option may play in the future of multimodal therapy for patients with heart failure. Also see our Images in Transplantation section for the opportunity to earn CME credit. Cover design by Ken North, North Design Group.

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Requirement for Interactions of Natural Killer T Cells and Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells for Transplantation Tolerance
D. Hongo, X. Tang, J. Baker, E. G. Engleman and S. Strober

Innate Immune Cell Collaborations Instigate Transplant Tolerance
J. C. Ochando and H. R. Turnquist

Establishment of Transplantation Tolerance via Minimal Conditioning in Aged Recipients
J. K. Morison, J. Homann, M. V. Hammett, N. Lister, D. Layton, M. A. Malin, A. N. Thorburn, A. P. Chidgey, R. L. Boyd and T. S. P. Heng

The Kidney Donor Profile Index (KDPI) of Marginal Donors Allocated by Standardized Pretransplant Donor Biopsy Assessment: Distribution and Association With Graft Outcomes
I. Gandolfini, C. Buzio, P. Zanelli, A. Palmisano, E. Cremaschi, A. Vaglio, G. Piotti, L. Melfa, G. La Manna, G. Feliciangeli, M. Cappuccilli, M. P. Scolari, I. Capelli, L. Panicali, O. Baraldi, S. Stefoni, A. Buscaroli, L. Ridolfi, A. D'Errico, G. Cappelli, D. Bonucchi, E. Rubbiani, A. Albertazzi, A. Mehrotra, P. Cravedi and U. Maggiore

KDPI and Donor Selection
A. Gupta, G. Chen and B. Kaplan

Molecular Landscape of T Cell–Mediated Rejection in Human Kidney Transplants: Prominence of CTLA4 and PD Ligands
J. M. Venner, K. S. Famulski, D. Badr, L. G. Hidalgo, J. Chang and P. F. Halloran

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Subnormothermic Preservation in Somah: A Novel Approach for Enhanced Functional Resuscitation of Donor Hearts for Transplant
J. M. Venner, K. S. Famulski, D. Badr, L. G. Hidalgo, J. Chang and P. F. Halloran
Published online: August 2014


The Somah Device (a representative video of a working heart).

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In Memoriam—Ray D. Owen, Transplant Pioneer (1915–2014)
Published on 9/25/14 by Stuart Knechtle

Ray D. Owen, discoverer of immunologic tolerance, died on Sunday, September 21, 2014, in Pasadena, CA.

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