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​​​​​​​​​​​Transplantation® Direct is indexed on DOAJ and PubMed Central

In conjunction with the Editor-in-Chief, Jeremy R. Chapman, AC, MD, FRCP, FRACP, and the Executive Editor, Edward K. Geissler, PhD, The Transplantation Society and Wolters Kluwer are delighted to announce that Transplantation Direct is indexed by The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and PubMed Central®​ (PMC).

DOAJ is a community-curated list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed open access material. To assist libraries and indexers keep their lists up-to-date, they make public a list of journals that have been accepted into or removed from DOAJ. The aim of the DOAJ is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The DOAJ aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short, the DOAJ aims to be the one-stop shop for users of open access journals.​​

All published papers dating back to Volume 1 Issue 1 have been retrospectively indexed on PMC to allow all Transplantation Direct content to be available and fully searchable on PMC's online platform.

​​​​​​​Transplantation® Direct's 2020 CiteScore

CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (2017-20) to peer reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, book chapters and data papers) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the numbers of these documents in the same four years (e.g. 2017-20). SCOPUS Source Data, 2021. 

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We would like to thank all authors who have submitted their work to the journal and have contributed to its continuing success and growth.

Current Issue



Prolonged Normothermic Ex Vivo Kidney Perfusion Is Superior to Cold Nonoxygenated and Oxygenated Machine Perfusion for the Preservation of DCD Porcine Kidney Grafts

Mazilescu, Laura I.; Urbanellis, Peter; Kaths, Moritz J.; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e751, October 2021.

A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Pretransplant Educational Intervention in Kidney Patients

Mansell, Holly; Rosaasen, Nicola; Wichart, Jenny; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e753, October 2021.

Successful Implementation of an Increased Viral Risk Donor Waiting List for Preconsented Kidney Transplant Candidates in Victoria, Australia

Lee, Darren; Gramnea, Indra; Seng, Nina; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e758, October 2021.

Kidney Transplantation From Hepatitis C Viremic Deceased Donors to Aviremic Recipients in a Real-world Setting

Concepcion, Beatrice P.; Binari, Laura A.; Schaefer, Heidi; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e761, October 2021.

Increased Autoantibodies Against Ro/SS-A, CENP-B, and La/SS-B in Patients With Kidney Allograft Antibody-mediated Rejection

Clotet-Freixas, Sergi; Kotlyar, Max; McEvoy, Caitriona M.; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e768, October 2021.


Comanagement With Nephrologist Care Is Associated With Fewer Cardiovascular Events Among Liver Transplant Recipients With Chronic Kidney Disease

Campbell, Patrick T.; Kosirog, Megan; Aghaulor, Blessing; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e766, October 2021.

The Challenging Management of an Intracardiac Thrombus in a Liver Transplant Patient at the Reperfusion Phase: A Case Report and Brief Literature Review

Vetrugno, Luigi; Cherchi, Vittorio; Lorenzin, Dario; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e746, October 2021.

Long-term Follow-up of a Randomized Trial of Tacrolimus or Cyclosporine A Microemulsion in Children Post Liver Transplantation

Lloyd, Carla; Arshad, Adam; Jara, Paloma; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e765, October 2021.




Living Donor Versus Deceased Donor Pediatric Liver Transplantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Barbetta, Arianna; Butler, Chanté; Barhouma, Sarah; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e767, October 2021.


Clinical Practice Guideline for Solid Organ Donation and Transplantation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Weiss, Matthew J.; Hornby, Laura; Foroutan, Farid; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e755, October 2021.

Machine Learning Prediction of Liver Allograft Utilization From Deceased Organ Donors Using the National Donor Management Goals Registry

Bishara, Andrew M.; Lituiev, Dmytro S.; Adelmann, Dieter; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e771, October 2021.


Clinical and Financial Implications of 2 Treatment Strategies for Donor-derived Hepatitis C Infections

Stewart, Zoe A.; Stern, Jeffrey; Ali, Nicole M.; More

Transplantation Direct. 7(10):e762, October 2021.

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