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Open Access Case Report

Plasmapheresis for Thrombotic Microangiopathy Due to a Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder

Received: 13 February 2022;  Published: 02 June 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2202160

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We report a case of thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) diagnosed in the kidney allograft of a 59-year-old woman who had developed plasmacytoma type monomorphic posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) 30 years after a simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant. This report demonstrates a ra [...]

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Open Access Interview

An Interview with Prof. Peter Schemmer

Received: 16 May 2022;  Published: 18 May 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2202159

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InterviewAn Interview with Prof. Peter SchemmerOBM Transplantation Editorial OfficeLIDSEN Publishing Inc., 2000 Auburn Drive, One Chagrin Highlands, Suite 200, Beachwood, OH, USA; E-Mail: 62 724

Open Access Original Research

Organ System Bleeding in the PLADO Trial

Received: 30 December 2021;  Published: 26 April 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2202158

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In the multi-institutional platelet dose trial (PLADO Trial), there were 1,077 hematology/oncology patients ≥18 years of age who received at least one platelet transfusion. These patients were analyzed for types and severity of organ system bleeding based on baseline patient characteristics, laborat [...]

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Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgement to Reviewers of OBM Transplantation in 2021

Received: 06 January 2022;  Published: 07 January 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2201157

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The editors of OBM Transplantation would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2021. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize rev [...]

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Open Access Original Research

The Donor – Recipient Weight Ratio is a Reliable Marker for Cell Yield in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Donations

Received: 22 November 2021;  Published: 24 December 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2104156

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Bone marrow transplants remain an import source of hematopoietic stem cells for patients suffering from specific diseases like aplastic anemia, for pediatric patients with malignant and non-malignant blood cell disorders, and for situations in which graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) is a [...]

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Open Access Communication

Adipose Tissue as a Useful Material for the Grafting of Tumorigenic Cells and Juvenile Tissues in Mice

Received: 15 March 2021;  Published: 04 November 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2104155

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Although the aging process expands the adipose tissue habitation in mice and due to its close association with the female reproductive system, it can be easily exposed surgically under anesthesia when reproductive organs (including ovary, oviduct, and part of the [...]

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Open Access Review

Economic Considerations in Using HCV and HIV Positive Donors for Kidney Transplant

Received: 29 August 2021;  Published: 18 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2104154

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End Stage Renal Disease is becoming more prevalent in the United States of America, with demand for kidney transplant exceeding the available organ supply. A novel method to increase the donor pool has been to consider transplanting organs from deceased patients who have had Hepatitis C [...]

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Open Access Original Research

Experience with Alpha-1 Proteinase Replacement Post-Lung Transplantation in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: A Single Center Case Series

Received: 14 July 2021;  Published: 15 October 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2104153

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Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) accounts for approximately 5% of lung transplants (LTx) performed annually. No studies have addressed the potential benefit of ongoing alpha-1 proteinase inhibitor (A1-PI) replacement to AATD patients post-LTx. Our primary objective was to assess pot [...]

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Open Access Opinion

Belatacept dosing in Lung Transplantation: is there a Method to the Madness?

Received: 09 July 2021;  Published: 30 August 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2103152

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Data supporting the use of belatacept in non-abdominal organs are limited to case series and small cohorts involving patients requiring conversion due to CNI intolerance or contraindication. Review articles summarizing the efficacy of belatacept salvage therapy in lung transplantation ha [...]

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Open Access Review

Defining Clinically Pathogenic HLA-Specific Antibodies - Granular Details in Characteristics in Pre and Early Time Following HLA-Antibody Incompatible Kidney Transplantation

Received: 11 May 2021;  Published: 17 August 2021;  doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2103151

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Antibodies against donor HLA determine access to solid organ transplantation and in many cases the outcome of transplantation, but graft failure is not an inevitable consequence of their presence. Much research has been performed with two main aims – which antibodies represent the highes [...]

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