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.
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Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2022 (Open) Submit Now
Mark Reza Laftavi, MD, FACS, FICS
Professor and interim Chief of Transplant Services, Director, Pancreas Transplant Program, Department of Surgery, Upstate University Hospital, 750 East Adams Street, Suite 8141, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
Research Interests: Transplant; immunocompromised patient and surgery; pancreatic disease; pediatric kidney disease and transplant; renal transplant; pancreas and kidney transplantation
Received: 31 March 2021; Published: 20 July 2021; doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2103149
Liver transplantation (LT) has grown monumentally in the last 40 years. Sarcopenia has emerged as an independent factor associated with increased mortality in patients with end stage liver disease. In this review we aim to shed light upon recent developments in assessment, clinical implications, management of sarcopenia in patients [...]
Donor Derived Strongyloidiasis in a Lung Transplant Recipient: From Life Cycle to Hyperinfection Syndrome
by Shalika Katugaha , Oksana Shlobin , Chris King , Steve Nathan , Shambu Aryal , Kareem Ahmad and Whitney Brown
Received: 04 September 2020; Published: 13 October 2020; doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2004120
Strongyloides stercoralis infection derived from the donor in solid organ transplant (SOT) places recipients at risk for hyperinfection syndrome and death. We describe the case of a lung transplant recipient who developed strongyloidiasis presenting with GI symptoms and progressing to diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, bacteremia and multi-organ [...]
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