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Tosoc-Haskell, Henrisa; Sisaithong, Kristen; Carrico, Robert. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation, 2019 Feb; v 224 (1); 73-81.

KAS Turns Four: The State of Deceased Donor Kidney Allocation in the U.S.

Stewart, Darren E., Wilk, Amber R., Klassen, David K. KAS Turns Four: The State of Deceased Donor Kidney Allocation in the U.S.. OBM Transplantation. Jan 23, 2019.

OPTN Vascularized Composite Allograft Waiting List: Current Status and Trends in the United States

Wainright, JL; Wholley, CL; Cherikh, WS; Musick, JM; Klassen, DK. OPTN Vascularized Composite Allograft (VCA) Waiting List: Current Status and Trends in the United States. Transplantation. 2018 Nov; 102(11):1885-1890. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002232.

Thirty-fifth Adult Heart Transplantation Report-2018; Focus Theme: Multiorgan Transplantation

K Khush K, Cherikh WS, Chambers DC, Goldfarb S, Hayes D Jr., Kucheryavaya AY, Levvey BJ, Meiser B, Rossano JW, Stehlik J; The International Thoracic Organ Transplant Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-fifth Adult Heart Transplantation Report-2018; Focus Theme: Multiorgan Transplantation.The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2018 Oct;37(10):1155-1168. 

Thirty-fifth adult lung and heart-lung transplant report-2018; Focus theme: Multiorgan Transplantation

Chambers DC, Cherikh WS, Goldfarb SB, Hayes D Jr, Kucheryavaya AY, Toll AE, K Khush K, Levvey BJ, Meiser B, Rossano JW, Stehlik J; The International Thoracic Organ Transplant Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-fifth adult lung and heart-lung transplant report-2018; Focus theme: Multiorgan Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2018 Oct;37(10):1169-1183.

Influence of lung donor agonal and warm ischemic times on early mortality: Analyses from the ISHLT DCD Lung Transplant Registry

Levvey B, Keshavjee S, Cypel M, Robinson A, Erasmus M, Glanville A, Hopkins P, Musk M, Hertz M, McCurry K, Van Raemdonck D. Influence of Lung Donor Agonal and Warm Ischemic Times on Early Mortality: Analyses from the ISHLT DCD Lung Transplant Registry. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2018 Aug 11.

Vascularized composite allotransplantation in the United States

Cherikh WS, Cendales LC, Wholley CL, et al. Vascularized composite allotransplantation in the United States: A descriptive analysis of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network Data. American Journal of Transplantation. 2018 Aug 09;00:1–11

Duration of corticosteroid use and long-term outcomes after adult heart transplantation: A contemporary analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry

Goldraich L.A., Stehlik J., Cherikh WS,  Edwards LB, Urban R, Dipchand A, Ross H. Duration of Corticosteroid Use and Long‐term Outcomes after Adult Heart Transplantation: a Contemporary Analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Registry. Clinical Transplantation. 2018 Jun 28:e13340. doi: 10.1111/ctr.13340.

Risk of ESRD in prior living kidney donors

Wainright JL, Robinson AM, Wilk AR, Klassen DK, Cherikh WS, Stewart DE. Risk of ESRD in prior living kidney donors. American Journal of Transplantation. 02 Feb 2018; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14678

Measuring and monitoring equity in access to deceased donor kidney transplantation

Stewart DE, Wilk AR, Toll AE, Harper AM, Lehman RR, Robinson AM, Noreen SA, Edwards EB, Klassen DK. Measuring and Monitoring Equity in Access to Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation. 2018 May 7.

Temporal Trends of De Novo Malignancy Development After Heart Transplantation

Youn JC, Stehlik J, Wilk AR, Cherikh W, Kim IC, Park GH, Lund LH, Eisen HJ, Kim DY, Lee SK, Choi SW, Han S, Ryu KH, Kang SM, Kobashigawa JA. Temporal Trends of De Novo Malignancy Development After Heart Transplantation. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2018 Jan 2;71(1).

Preliminary Findings From the First Pilot Phase of the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network

Sisaithong, N., Kristen ; Carrico, J., Robert ; Reddy, S., Kunam. Preliminary Findings From the First Pilot Phase of the Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network. Transplantation, 2018, Vol.102(10), p.1590-1592.

C‐peptide levels do not correlate with pancreas allograft failure: Multicenter retrospective analysis and discussion of the new OPT definition of pancreas allograft failure

Niederhaus SV, Carrico RJ, Prentice MA, et al. C-peptide levels do not correlate with pancreas allograft failure: Multicenter retrospective analysis and discussion of the new OPT definition of pancreas allograft failure. American Journal of Transplantation. 2018;00:1–9.

A Look into a New Approach to Transplant Program Evaluationthe COIIN project. 

Klassen, David K.; McBride, Maureen A.; Tosoc-Haskell, Henrisa. A Look into a New Approach to Transplant Program Evaluation—the COIIN Project. Current Transplantation Reports, 2017 March; v 4 (1); 59-66. 

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