OBM Transplantation (ISSN 2577-5820) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc., 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.
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
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are highly invited. For planned papers, a tentative title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) for record. Welcome your submission!
Received: 14 May 2023; Published: 13 October 2023; doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2304198
Liver transplantation (LT) is a life-saving treatment representing the only viable option for patients suffering from end-stage liver disease (ESLD) or acute liver failure. Patients who undergo LT require a multidisciplinary approach to postoperative pain management. However, pain management in this context is often inadequately explored. [...]
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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