March 2018 - Volume 102 - Issue 3
pp: 341-537,e89-e124

Research Highlights


Game Changer


People in Transplantation



Cause for Cautious Optimism: Belatacept for Patients With Impaired Kidney Allograft Function

Gill, John S.

Transplantation. 102(3):347-348, March 2018.

Mitigating Risk of Immunosuppression by Immune Monitoring: Are We There?

Bentall, Andrew; Amer, Hatem

Transplantation. 102(3):349-350, March 2018.

Urinary Biomarker CXCL10: Identifying Site-Specific Allograft Inflammation in Renal Transplantation

George, Roshan P.

Transplantation. 102(3):353-354, March 2018.

Lung Retransplantation: Practical and Ethical Considerations Raised by the Hannover Protocol

Neujahr, David C.

Transplantation. 102(3):355-356, March 2018.

B Cells in Transplantation of Rat, Mouse, and Man

Platt, Jeffrey L.; Cascalho, Marilia

Transplantation. 102(3):357-358, March 2018.


Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells and Their Potential Application in Transplantation

Scalea, Joseph R.; Lee, Young Suk; Davila, Eduardo; More

Transplantation. 102(3):359-367, March 2018.

Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Aged Livers—The Energy Metabolism, Inflammatory Response, and Autophagy

Kan, Chunyi; Ungelenk, Luisa; Lupp, Amelie; More

Transplantation. 102(3):368-377, March 2018.

Tissue-Resident Lymphocytes in Solid Organ Transplantation: Innocent Passengers or the Key to Organ Transplant Survival?

Prosser, Amy C.; Kallies, Axel; Lucas, Michaela

Transplantation. 102(3):378-386, March 2018.



The Optimization of the Prevascularization Procedures for Improving Subcutaneous Islet Engraftment

Uematsu, Satomi Suzuki; Inagaki, Akiko; Nakamura, Yasuhiro; More

Transplantation. 102(3):387-395, March 2018.

Selective CD28 Inhibition Modulates Alloimmunity and Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in Anti–CD154-Treated Monkeys

Zhang, Tianshu; Azimzadeh, Agnes M.; Sun, Wenji; More

Transplantation. 102(3):e90-e100, March 2018.

Complete B Cell Deficiency Reduces Allograft Inflammation and Intragraft Macrophages in a Rat Kidney Transplant Model

Panzer, Sarah E.; Wilson, Nancy A.; Verhoven, Bret M.; More

Transplantation. 102(3):396-405, March 2018.

Role of Human CD200 Overexpression in Pig-to-Human Xenogeneic Immune Response Compared With Human CD47 Overexpression

Yan, Ji-Jing; Koo, Tai Yeon; Lee, Han-Sin; More

Transplantation. 102(3):406-416, March 2018.

Long-term Functioning of Allogeneic Islets in Subcutaneous Tissue Pretreated With a Novel Cyclic Peptide Without Immunosuppressive Medication

Kuwabara, Rei; Hamaguchi, Masahide; Fukuda, Takuya; More

Transplantation. 102(3):417-425, March 2018.


Heme Oxygenase 1 Attenuates Hypoxia-Reoxygenation Injury in Mice Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells

Qu, Siming; Yuan, Bo; Zhang, Hongbin; More

Transplantation. 102(3):426-432, March 2018.


Contemporary Policies Regarding Alcohol and Marijuana Use Among Liver Transplant Programs in the United States

Zhu, Jiaming; Chen, Ping-Yu; Frankel, Marla; More

Transplantation. 102(3):433-439, March 2018.

Coexistence of Bilirubin ≥10 mg/dL and Prothrombin Time-International Normalized Ratio ≥1.6 on Day 7: A Strong Predictor of Early Graft Loss After Living Donor Liver...

Okamura, Yusuke; Yagi, Shintaro; Sato, Toshiya; More

Transplantation. 102(3):440-447, March 2018.

Incidence and Risk Factors of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Liver Transplant Recipients

Gallagher, Tom K.; Thomas, Kathryn A.; Ladner, Daniela P.; More

Transplantation. 102(3):448-453, March 2018.

Long-term Patient and Graft Survival of Kidney Transplant Recipients With Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the United States

Heo, Nae-Yun; Mannalithara, Ajitha; Kim, Donghee; More

Transplantation. 102(3):454-460, March 2018.

Association of Cardiac Abnormalities to the Frail Phenotype in Cirrhotic Patients on the Waitlist: From the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation Study

Puchades, Lorena; Chau, Stephanie; Dodson, John A.; More

Transplantation. 102(3):e101-e107, March 2018.

Brain Integrity Changes Underlying Cognitive and Functional Recovery Postliver Transplant Continue to Evolve Over 1 Year

Ahluwalia, Vishwadeep; Wade, James B.; White, Melanie B.; More

Transplantation. 102(3):461-470, March 2018.

High Intrapatient Variability of Tacrolimus Exposure in the Early Period After Liver Transplantation Is Associated With Poorer Outcomes

Rayar, Michel; Tron, Camille; Jézéquel, Caroline; More

Transplantation. 102(3):e108-e114, March 2018.


Long Cold Ischemia Times in Same Hospital Deceased Donor Transplants

Chow, Eric K.; DiBrito, Sandra; Luo, Xun; More

Transplantation. 102(3):471-477, March 2018.

Early Conversion to Belatacept in Kidney Transplant Recipients With Low Glomerular Filtration Rate

Abdelwahab Elhamahmi, Dina; Heilman, Raymond L.; Smith, Byron; More

Transplantation. 102(3):478-483, March 2018.

Early Effects of Renal Replacement Therapy on Cardiovascular Comorbidity in Children With End-Stage Kidney Disease: Findings From the 4C-T Study

Schmidt, Bernhard M.W.; Sugianto, Rizky Indrameikha; Thurn, Daniela; More

Transplantation. 102(3):484-492, March 2018.

Rituximab and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Recurrent Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Postkidney Transplantation

Alasfar, Sami; Matar, Dany; Montgomery, Robert A.; More

Transplantation. 102(3):e115-e120, March 2018.

Optimizing the Safety Profile of Everolimus by Delayed Initiation in De Novo Heart Transplant Recipients: Results of the Prospective Randomized Study EVERHEART

Potena, Luciano; Pellegrini, Carlo; Grigioni, Francesco; More

Transplantation. 102(3):493-501, March 2018.

Complement (C1q) Binding De Novo Donor-Specific Antibodies and Cardiac-Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients

Das, Bibhuti B.; Lacelle, Chantale; Zhang, Song; More

Transplantation. 102(3):502-509, March 2018.

Improved Pulse Wave Velocity and Renal Function in Individualized Calcineurin Inhibitor Treatment by Immunomonitoring: The Randomized Controlled Calcineurin Inhibitor-Sparing...

Sommerer, Claudia; Brocke, Janina; Bruckner, Thomas; More

Transplantation. 102(3):510-520, March 2018.

Urinary CXCL10 Chemokine Is Associated With Alloimmune and Virus Compartment-Specific Renal Allograft Inflammation

Ho, Julie; Schaub, Stefan; Wiebe, Chris; More

Transplantation. 102(3):521-529, March 2018.

Technique and Outcomes of Less Invasive Lung Retransplantation

Sommer, Wiebke; Ius, Fabio; Kühn, Christian; More

Transplantation. 102(3):530-537, March 2018.


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