Explore the latest in solid organ transplantation, including advances in surgical techniques and management of posttransplant complications.
This case series describes the clinicopathologic features of and identifies factors associated with aggressive squamous cell carcinoma in solid organ transplant recipients.
A man in his 50s with a history of poorly controlled diabetes and hepatitis C–associated liver failure presented with a new central scotoma of the right eye 3 days after orthotopic liver transplant. The patient was positive for cytomegalovirus IgG antibodies but had an undetectable cytomegalovirus load 1 month before transplant. What would you do next?
This study evaluates the accuracy of the Pediatric End-stage Liver Disease score in estimating 90-day pretransplant mortality among of pediatric patients on the United Network for Organ Sharing waiting list.
A woman in her 70s with a cadaveric renal transplant presented with a 1-year history of a facial cutaneous eruption and mildly pruritic lesions, initially affecting malar cheeks and eyebrows and subsequently spreading to involve the nose, chin, upper trunk, and extremities. What is your diagnosis?
This study uses the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development database to compare the short- and long-term outcomes of biliary-enteric drainage and primary liver transplant in young children with biliary atresia.
This Viewpoint describes the challenges of and proposed solutions to donor liver allocation.
This study investigates the use of sun protection among organ transplant recipients after participation in a skin cancer research study.
In this medical news article, the author of a JAMA study reporting outcomes of tracheal or bronchial replacement surgery explains how he and his colleagues developed their techniques.
This case series describes 90-day mortality of patients who required tracheal, bronchial, or carinal reconstruction using stented aortic allografts supported by muscle flaps for treatment of inoperable airway disease including lung cancer, tracheal stenosis, or tracheomalacia.
This cohort study of 3652 recipients of solid organ transplants examines the timing and number of cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas that developed after transplantation.
This study examines the laboratory data of patients who underwent a primary liver transplant to identify the variables most associated with posttransplant graft failure and create an accurate risk-scoring model.
This cohort study examines the incidence and timing of presentation of malignant melanoma in the cardiothoracic (heart and/or lung) transplant population.
This medical record review assesses the prevalence and types of genital lesions observed in organ transplant recipients.
This Viewpoint proposes a strategy to reduce the underimmunization of pediatric transplant recipients.
This study uses Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients registry data to compare kidney transplantation rates among white, black, Hispanic, and Asian recipient candidates in 1995-1999 vs 2010-2014.
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