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 3,Issue 1

Open Access Case Report

Secondary Antibody Deficiency in a Heart Recipient with Systemic Aspergillosis

Javier Carbone, Juan Fernandez-Yañez, Iago Sousa, Patricia Muñoz, Elizabeth Sarmiento
Received: November 23, 2018; Published: March 22, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901058

Open Access Case Report

Prolonged and Resistant Cutaneous Infection in Newly Transplanted Renal Patient

Sofia Oliveira Correia, Catarina Eusébio, Ana Sofia Cipriano, Virgínia Lopes, Ramon Vizcaíno, António Cabrita, Manuela Almeida, Sofia Pedroso, Leonidio Dias, La Salete Martins, António Castro Henriques
Received: October 18, 2018; Published: March 07, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901057

Open Access Research Article

The Contribution of Psychotherapists to Patient Care in Multidisciplinary Heart Transplantation Care Teams

Katharina Tigges-Limmer, Stephan Ensminger, Yvonne Brocks, Scott Stock Gissendanner, Jan Gummert
Received: October 28, 2018; Published: March 05, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901056

Open Access Review

Islet Identity in Transplantation Procedures: The Intersection of Cellular Maturity and Function

Christine A. Beamish, Omaima M. Sabek
Received: November 08, 2018; Published: March 05, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901055

Open Access Review

Role of Procalcitonin in Management of Infection in Solid Organ Transplantation Recipients: Review

Dagan Coppock, Caytlin Deering, Shara Epstein, Dong Heun Lee
Received: December 23, 2018; Published: March 01, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901054

Open Access Case Report

Candida auris and Heart Transplantation. Preoperative Attitude.

Raquel López-Vilella, Alba Cecilia Ruiz-Gaitán, José Ricardo Gimeno Costa, Elena Marqués-Sulé, Rosario Vicente Guillén, Javier Pemán García, Ignacio Sánchez-Lázaro, Luis Almenar Bonet
Received: October 15, 2018; Published: February 27, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901053

Open Access Review

Advances in Human Islet Processing: Manufacturing Steps to Achieve Predictable Islet Outcomes from Research Pancreases

David W. Scharp, Jayagowri Arulmoli, Kelly Morgan, Hannah Sunshine, Ergeng Hao
Received: October 15, 2018; Published: February 26, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901052

Open Access Research Article

Aspiration of Gastrointestinal Material and Induction of Fibronectin Expression in Lung Transplant Recipients: Implications for Early Airway Remodeling

Jill Gualdoni, Jeff Ritzenthaler, Ibrahim Elkhawas, Gerene Bauldoff, David Nunley, Jesse Roman
Received: November 29, 2018; Published: February 20, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901051

Open Access Review

New Frontiers in Solid Organ Transplantation from Donors with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Hepatitis C Virus Infection, and Multidrug Resistant Organisms

Jessica Lum, Sherif B. Mossad
Received: October 26, 2018; Published: February 14, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901050

Open Access Editorial

Sex and Gender Issues in Heart Transplantation

Maria Simonenko, Petr Fedotov
Received: February 01, 2019; Published: February 13, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901049

Open Access Review

Tuberculosis Screening and Treatment in Solid Organ Transplantation

David J. Epstein, Aruna K. Subramanian
Received: November 18, 2018; Published: February 12, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901048

Open Access Review

Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria in Solid Organ Transplantation

Joanna K. Nelson, Aruna Subramanian
Received: November 30, 2018; Published: February 01, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901047

Open Access Perspective

Solid Organ Transplantation in Older Adults. Infectious and Other Age-Related Considerations

Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, Cameron R. Wolfe, Kenneth E. Schmader
Received: November 30, 2018; Published: February 01, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901046

Open Access Case Report

Isolated Hepatic Mucormycosis in the Early Post-Transplant Period: A Case Report and Literature Review

Michael Czapka, Carlos A.Q. Santos, Laurie A. Proia
Received: October 8, 2018; Published: February 1, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901045

Open Access Review

Innate Immune Determinants of Graft-Versus-Host Disease and Bidirectional Immune Tolerance in Allogeneic Transplantation

Anouk A. J. Hamers, Sunil K. Joshi, Asha B. Pillai
Received: September 29, 2018; Published: January 31, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901044

Open Access Review

Targeting Acute Islet Inflammation to Preserve Graft Mass and Long-Term Function

Carly M. Darden, Srividya Vasu, Kenjiro Kumano, Bashoo Naziruddin, Michael C. Lawrence
Received: November 21, 2018; Published: January 29, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901043

Open Access Review

Where’s Waldo? Extrahepatic Site Options for Islet Transplantation

Alexandria J Coughlan, Kendall R. McEachron, Mariya E. Skube, Sydne Muratore, Melena D. Bellin, Greg J Beilman
Received: October 29, 2018; Published: January 24, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901042

Open Access Research Article

KAS Turns Four: The State of Deceased Donor Kidney Allocation in the U.S.

Darren E. Stewart, Amber R. Wilk, David K. Klassen
Received: December 14, 2018; Published: January 23, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901041

Open Access Review

Parvovirus B19 Infection in Solid Organ Transplantation: Report of A Case and A Review

Margaret E. Newman, Kenneth Pursell, David Pitrak
Received: November 05, 2018; Published: January 21, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901040

Open Access Review

Chagas Disease, Leishmaniasis, and Malaria in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Spinello Antinori, Laura Milazzo
Received: October 28, 2018; Published: January 15, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901039

Open Access Review

A Tale of Two Flaviviruses: West Nile Virus and Zika Virus in Solid Organ Transplantation

Makeda L. Robinson, Kyle Enriquez, Dora Y. Ho
Received: November 02, 2018; Published: January 09, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1901038

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