OBM Transplantation

(ISSN 2577-5820)

OBM Transplantation is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal, which covers all evidence-based scientific studies related to transplantation, including: transplantation procedures and the maintenance of transplanted tissues or organs; assimilation of grafted tissue and the reconstitution of removed organs or parts of organs; transplantation of heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreatic islets and bone marrow, etc. Areas related to clinical and experimental transplantation are also of interest.

OBM Transplantation is committed to rapid review and publication, and we aim at serving the international transplant community with high accessibility as well as relevant and high quality content.

We welcome original clinical studies as well as basic science, reviews, short reports/rapid communications, case reports, opinions, technical notes, book reviews as well as letters to the editor. 

Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Rapid publication: manuscripts are undertaken in 7 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2019, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Free Publication in 2019
Current Issue: 2019  Archive: 2018 2017

Volume 2,Issue 4

Open Access Review

An Approach to Fungal Diagnostics in Solid Organ Transplantation

David C. Gaston, Marwan M. Azar
Received: November 14, 2018; Published: December 29, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804037

Open Access Review

Chemical Strategies for Improving Islet Transplant Outcomes

Jeremy M. Quintana, Alexandra L. Stinchcomb, Jessica H. Kostyo, Blair M. Robichaud, Michael A. Plunk, Robert R. Kane
Received: October 8, 2018; Published: December 28, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804036

Open Access Review

Strongyloidiasis in Solid Organ Transplantation

Ashrit Multani, Stanley Deresinski
Received: October 31, 2018; Published: December 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804035

Open Access Review

Application of Microfluidic Biochips for Human Islet Transplantation

Julianna Holzer, John Wu, Yi He, Mingyang Ma, Yuan Xing, Jose Oberholzer, Yong Wang
Received: November 08, 2018; Published: December 21, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804034

Open Access Case Report

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and Lung Transplantation: A Clinical Case

Victoria Lorenzetti, Elena Bargagli, Antonella Fossi, David Bennett, Paolo Cameli, Paola Rottoli
Received: August 30, 2018; Published: December 19, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804033

Open Access Research Article

Changes in HLA-G Expression by Leucocyte Subsets Following Renal Transplantation and the Effect of Immunosuppressive Drugs on Leucocyte HLA-G Expression in Vitro

Zaid Albayati, Sally Heyworth, Jane Moberly, Derek Middleton, Brian Flanagan, Abdul Hammad, Stephen E Christmas
Received: October 10, 2018; Published: December 14, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804032

Open Access Review

Cell based Therapy in Transplantation

Yi-nan Guo, Michael Grzelak, Byoung Chol Oh
Received: October 10, 2018; Published: December 14, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804031

Open Access Case Report

Severe Passenger Lymphocyte Syndrome and Acute Rejection in ABO Compatible but non-Identical Liver Transplant Recipient from Hepatitis C Viremic Donor

Silvia Martini, Ezio David, Francesco Tandoi, Dominic Dell Olio, Antonio Amoroso, Mauro Salizzoni, Giorgio Maria Saracco, Renato Romagnoli
Received: September 27, 2018; Published: December 04, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804030

Open Access Research Article

The Impact of Allograft CXCL9 during Respiratory Infection on the Risk of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction

Michael Y. Shino, Ariss DerHovanessian, David M. Sayah, Rajan Saggar, Ying Ying Xue, Abbas Ardehali, Barry R. Stripp, David J. Ross, Joseph P. Lynch, Robert M. Elashoff, S. Samuel Weigt, John A. Belperio
Received: September 11, 2018; Published: November 30, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804029

Open Access Research Article

Identifying Novel Biomarkers of Frailty in Cirrhosis: Results from an Unbiased Proteomics Search from the Functional Assessment in Liver Transplantation (FrAILT) Study

Laura A. Huppert, Marie Sinclair, Jennifer C. Lai
Received: November 08, 2018; Published: November 28, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804028

Open Access Review

Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Therapies to Induce Tolerance in Kidney Transplantation

Yujie Wen, Anita Y. Chhabra, Joseph R. Leventhal, Suzanne T. Ildstad
Received: October 29, 2018; Published: November 21, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804027

Open Access Opinion

The Conundrum of High Body Mass Index in Kidney Transplant Patients

Maria Irene Bellini, Joseph Ayathamattam, Paul Elliot Herbert
Received: October 19, 2018; Published: November 19, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804026

Open Access Review

The Concerted Action of Multiple Mechanisms to Induce and Sustain Transplant Tolerance

Sylvaine You, Lucienne Chatenoud
Received: September 25, 2018; Published: November 09, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804025

Open Access Review

Evolution of Enzyme Requirements for Human Islet Isolation

Robert C. McCarthy, Michael L. Green, Francis E. Dwulet
Received: September 24, 2018; Published: November 8, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804024

Open Access Review

Bacterial Infections after Liver Transplantation: Updates in Post-Surgical Infections, Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus, and Multi-Drug Resistant Enterobacteriaceae

Masayuki Nigo, Rodrigo Hasbun, Karen J Vigil
Received: March 29, 2018; Published: November 2, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804023

Open Access Original Research

Early Nutrition during Critical Illness in Pediatric Patients Post-Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Alicia M Teagarden, Emma M Tillman, Courtney M Rowan
Received: April 24, 2018; Published: October 29, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804022