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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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).
Submission Deadline: January 30, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
David A. Axelrod, MD, MBA
Surgical Director of Kidney/Pancreas and Living Donor Transplant, Clinical Professor, Clinical Professor of Surgery - Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carver School of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Research Interests: Liver transplantation; kidney transplantation; pancreas transplantation;
living donor transplantation
Received: 29 January 2021; Published: 02 May 2021; doi: 10.21926/obm.transplant.2102141
Donor-derived infections (DDI) are an infrequent event in solid organ transplant (SOT) due to advances in screening recommendations, prophylaxis, and surveillance of common infections. However, unexpected pathogen transmission can still occur when a donor is not known to be infected prior to organ procurement, which can lead to [...]
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