Table of Contents

Volume 2,Issue 3

Open Access Editorial

Infectious Complications in Liver Transplantation

Received: 03 September 2018;  Published: 29 September 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803021

Abstract

liver transplantation

Open Access Case Report

Ectopic Pelvic Kidney with Anomalous Vascular Supply during Deceased Organ Procurement – Case Report

Received: 13 August 2018;  Published: 21 September 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803020

Abstract

Even though renal ectopia is common, there have been very few reports of these kidneys being used for transplantation. The concerns with using such kidneys are subnormal function, ureteral anomalies and complications and anomalous arterial supply which makes arterial reconstruction challenging. Majo [...]

Open Access Original Research

Role of Automated Insulin Delivery (Artificial Pancreas) in Islet Transplantation: An In Silico Assessment

Received: 17 May 2018;  Published: 11 September 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803019

Abstract

Human pancreatic islet transplantation is a minimally-invasive procedure that is gaining recognition for the treatment of type 1 diabetes (T1D). Selected patients with unstable T1D, hypoglycemia unawareness, history of severe hypoglycemia, and glycemic lability, not successfully stabilized with inte [...]

Open Access Opinion

The Holy Grail to Clinical Transplant Tolerance Is Paved with HLA Epitopes

Received: 11 July 2018;  Published: 05 September 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803018

Abstract

The Holy Grail to Clinical Transplant Tolerance is Paved with HLA Epitopes

Open Access Original Research

Acceptance of HPV Vaccination in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Received: 30 June 2018;  Published: 14 August 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803017

Abstract

Background: Human Papilloma virus (HPV) infections are an increasingly concerning etiology for post-transplantation viral-related malignancies. The nonavalent HPV vaccine (Gardasil 9) affords transplant recipients the best opportunity for malignancy prevention, but remains underutilized. Not previou [...]

Open Access Communication

Intrapancreatic Parenchymal Cell Transplantation as a Possible Model for the Development of a Cell-based Therapy for Type I Diabetes Mellitus

Received: 28 March 2018;  Published: 02 August 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803016

Abstract

(1) Background: Transplantation of isolated islets is one of the most powerful approaches to cure insulin-dependent (type I) diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Currently, the most widely used transplantation strategy is percutaneous perfusion into the liver via the portal vein. However, this approach has sev [...]

Open Access Case Report

Case of Lung Transplantation in a Recipient with Emphysema: Importance of Determining Alpha 1-Antitrypsin Deficiency Status for Lung Transplantation

Received: 18 April 2018;  Published: 16 July 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803015

Abstract

Here we present a case of a lung transplant recipient with alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency as well as conducted a retrospective review of the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) database from 1990 – 2016 specifically grouping patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (A1ATD) and chronic obstru [...]

Open Access Case Report

Autoimmunity in Autologous Islet Transplantation

Received: 29 March 2018;  Published: 02 July 2018;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.1803014

Abstract

Total pancreatectomy (TP) is increasingly being utilized for definitive treatment in patients with debilitating chronic pancreatitis (CP). In an effort to prevent surgical diabetes, the procedure can be performed in conjunction with transplantation of islets of Langerhans recovered from the patients [...]

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