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 8 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in 2021, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Current Issue: 2022  Archive: 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017

Special Issue

ECMO and Transplantation

Submission Deadline: December 30, 2021 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Richard Cheng, MD, FASS, FSCAI

Assistant Professor, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave. M-1178C, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

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Research Interests: Advanced heart failure; interventional cardiology; heart failure; heart transplantation; valvular disease; ventricular assist devices; temporary mechanical circulatory support; cardiogenic shock; cardiac arrest; structural heart disease; interventional heart failure; transcatheter mitral valve repair; MitraClip; transcatheter tricuspid valve repair; percutaneous coronary intervention; transplant coronary artery disease