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    June 2021
  1. MACCONMARA M, Wang B, Patel MS, Hwang CS, et al
    Liver Transplantation in the Time of a Pandemic: A Widening of the Racial and Socioeconomic Health Care Gap During COVID-19.
    Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 25. pii: 00000658-900000000-93461.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  2. TAURA K
    Comment on "Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of Survival after Liver Transplantation for Unresectable Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma".
    Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: 00000658-900000000-93484.
    PubMed    


  3. AZOULAY D, Salloum C, Llado L, Ramos E, et al
    Defining Surgical Difficulty of Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2021 Jun 18. pii: 00000658-900000000-93483.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  4. KANG WH, Moon DB, Ko GY, Gwon DI, et al
    Application of Proximal Splenic Vein Embolization to Interrupt Complicated Large Splenorenal Shunts in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2021 Mar 29. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004868.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  5. KWON JH, Han S, Kim D, Kuk JH, et al
    Blood Salvage and Autotransfusion Does Not Increase the Risk of Tumor Recurrence After Liver Transplantation for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
    Ann Surg. 2021 Mar 18. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004866.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. SAPISOCHIN G, Hibi T, Toso C, Man K, et al
    Transplant Oncology in Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors: Principles, Evidence, and Opportunities.
    Ann Surg. 2021;273:483-493.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  7. AZOULAY D, Quintini C, Rayar M, Salloum C, et al
    Renoportal Anastomosis during Liver Transplantation in Patients with Portal Vein Thrombosis: First Long-Term Results from a Multicenter Study.
    Ann Surg. 2021 Feb 10. pii: 00000658-900000000-93701.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  8. CHERQUI D, Ciria R, Kwon CHD, Kim KH, et al
    Expert Consensus Guidelines on Minimally Invasive Donor Hepatectomy for Living Donor Liver Transplantation From Innovation to Implementation: A Joint Initiative From the International Laparoscopic Liver Society (ILLS) and the Asian-Pacific Hepato-Panc
    Ann Surg. 2021;273:96-108.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  9. SOUBRANE O
    Response to the Comment on "Minimally-Invasive Donor Hepatectomy for Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: An International, multi-Institutional Evaluation of Safety, Efficacy and early Outcomes".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Dec 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004276.
    PubMed    


  10. KLAIR T, Halff G, Fritze D, Thomas E, et al
    Liver Paired Exchange Using Compatible Pairs - US Single Center Experience.
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:e282-e283.
    PubMed    


  11. VAGEFI PA
    A Tale of Two Livers.
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:e284.
    PubMed    


    November 2020
  12. HO CM, Hu RH
    Comment on "Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Conducted in Living Liver Donors on Postoperative Liver Function in Donors and Recipients After Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 17. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004512.
    PubMed    


  13. JUNG KW, Song JG, Hwang GS
    Response to Comment on "Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Conducted in Living Liver Donors on Postoperative Liver Function in Donors and Recipients Following Liver Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 17. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004513.
    PubMed    


  14. WONG TC, Lo CM
    Response to Comment on "The Risk of Going Small: Lowering GRWR and Overcoming Small-for-Size Syndrome in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004440.
    PubMed    


  15. WONG TC, Lo CM
    Response to Comment on "The Risk of Going Small: Lowering GRWR and Overcoming Small-for-Size Syndrome in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004441.
    PubMed    


  16. AKBULUT S, Sahin TT
    Comment on Minimally Invasive Donor Hepatectomy for Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: An International, Multi-Institutional Evaluation of Safety, Efficacy, and Early Outcomes.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004281.
    PubMed    


  17. IKEGAMI T, Furukawa K, Shirai Y, Gocho T, et al
    Comment on "The Risk of Going Small: Lowering GRWR and Overcoming Small-for-Size Syndrome in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004442.
    PubMed    


  18. AKBULUT S, Sahin TT, Yilmaz S
    Comment on "The Risk of Going Small: Lowering GRWR and Overcoming Small-For-Size Syndrome in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004443.
    PubMed    


  19. BRUESTLE K, Griesemer A
    Pediatric Liver Transplantation in a Center that is Neither East Nor West.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Nov 12. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004525.
    PubMed    


  20. STAIGER RD, Gerns E, Castrejon Subira M, Domenghino A, et al
    Can Early Postoperative Complications Predict High Morbidity and Decrease Failure to Rescue Following Major Abdominal Surgery?
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:834-839.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. GELLI M, Sebagh M, Porcher R, Romanelli E, et al
    Liver Resection for Early Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Preoperative Predictors of Non Transplantable Recurrence and Implications for Treatment Allocation.
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:820-826.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  22. JARNAGIN WR
    Selecting Patients for Resection of Multifocal HCC Beyond Milan Criteria: Does the Tumor Burden Score Help?
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:582.
    PubMed    


    September 2020
  23. JHA SK, Chaudhary A
    Comment on "Minimally Invasive Donor Hepatectomy for Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 15. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004504.
    PubMed    


  24. MUELLER M, Kalisvaart M, O'Rourke J, Shetty S, et al
    Hypothermic Oxygenated Liver Perfusion (HOPE) Prevents Tumor Recurrence in Liver Transplantation From Donation After Circulatory Death.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004258.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. SCHNITZBAUER AA, Filmann N, Adam R, Bachellier P, et al
    mTOR Inhibition Is Most Beneficial After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Patients With Active Tumors.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004280.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. PINNA AD
    Laparosocpic Liver Transplantation: Is time to Call for the Red Team!
    Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004452.
    PubMed    


  27. LIU J, Pang L, Ng KTP, Chiu TLS, et al
    Compromised AMPK-PGC1alpha Axis Exacerbated Steatotic Graft Injury by Dysregulating Mitochondrial Homeostasis in Living Donor Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Sep 1. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004468.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. MACCONMARA M, Hanish SI, Hwang CS, De Gregorio L, et al
    Making Every Liver Count: Increased Transplant Yield of Donor Livers Through Normothermic Machine Perfusion.
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:397-401.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. CHAPMAN WC
    Commentary on "Predictors of Survival After Liver Transplantation in Patients With the Highest Acuity (MELD >/= 40)".
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:467-468.
    PubMed    


  30. CAMERON AM
    Commentary on "Making Every Liver Count".
    Ann Surg. 2020;272:402.
    PubMed    


    August 2020
  31. MULLER X, Mohkam K, Mueller M, Schlegel A, et al
    Hypothermic Oxygenated Perfusion Versus Normothermic Regional Perfusion in Liver Transplantation From Controlled Donation After Circulatory Death: First International Comparative Study.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Aug 21. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004268.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  32. EVANS MD, Diaz J, Adamusiak AM, Pruett TL, et al
    Predictors of Survival After Liver Transplantation in Patients With the Highest Acuity (MELD >/=40).
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004211.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. CHAN ACY, Chok KSH, Dai J, Tsang SHY, et al
    Transferability of Liver Transplantation Experience to Complex Liver Resection for Locally Advanced Hepatobiliary Malignancy - Lessons Learnt From 3 Decades of Single Center Experience.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jul 9. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004227.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  34. NIKEGHBALIAN S, Malekhosseini SA, Kazemi K, Arasteh P, et al
    The Largest Single Center Report on Pediatric Liver Transplantation: Experiences and Lessons Learned.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jun 11. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004047.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. KIM WH, Cho YJ, Kim JT
    Comment on "Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Conducted in Living Liver Donors on Postoperative Liver Function in Donors and Recipients After Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jun 4. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003868.
    PubMed    


  36. DUELAND S, Line PD
    Response to Comment on "Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients with Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jun 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003953.
    PubMed    


    May 2020
  37. PATRONO D, Sofia S, Caropreso P, Catalano G, et al
    Comment on "Novel Real-time Prediction of Liver Graft Function During Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Before Liver Transplantation".
    Ann Surg. 2020 May 19. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003901.
    PubMed    


  38. JEGATHEESWARAN S, Siriwardena AK
    Comment on "Survival After Liver Transplantation for Patients With Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases".
    Ann Surg. 2020 May 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003960.
    PubMed    


  39. DUELAND S, Line PD
    Response to the Comment on"Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients With Non-resectable Liver Only Colorectal Metastases": What if those Lesions Are Gone?
    Ann Surg. 2020;271:e124.
    PubMed    


  40. AZOULAY D, Lim C
    Comment on "Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients With Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases": Shaking the Coconut Tree.
    Ann Surg. 2020;271:e122-e124.
    PubMed    


    March 2020
  41. SOUBRANE O, Eguchi S, Uemoto S, Kwon CHD, et al
    Minimally Invasive Donor Hepatectomy for Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: An International, Multi-Institutional Evaluation of Safety, Efficacy and Early Outcomes.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Mar 27. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003852.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. JUNG KW, Song JG, Hwang GS
    Response to the Comment on "Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Conducted in Living Liver Donors on Postoperative Liver Function in Donors and Recipients Following Liver Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial".
    Ann Surg. 2020 Mar 27. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003865.
    PubMed    


  43. WONG TC, Fung JYY, Cui TYS, Sin SL, et al
    The Risk of Going Small: Lowering GRWR and Overcoming Small-For-Size Syndrome in Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Mar 20. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003824.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  44. CAMBRIDGE WA, Fairfield C, Powell JJ, Harrison EM, et al
    Meta-analysis and Meta-regression of Survival After Liver Transplantation for Unresectable Perihilar Cholangiocarcinoma.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Feb 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003801.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  45. DOKMAK S, Cauchy F, Sepulveda A, Choinier PM, et al
    Laparoscopic Liver Transplantation: Dream or Reality? The First Step With Laparoscopic Explant Hepatectomy.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jan 21. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003751.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  46. OBERKOFLER CE, Raptis DA, DiNorcia J, Kaldas FM, et al
    How to Handle Arterial Conduits in Liver Transplantation? Evidence From the First Multicenter Risk Analysis.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jan 16. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003753.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. BROZZI NA, Loebe M, Souki FG, Beduschi T, et al
    En-Bloc Simultaneous Heart-Liver Transplantation in Adult Patients.
    Ann Surg. 2020 Jan 14. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003721.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2019
  48. ENESTVEDT CK, Orloff SL
    Locoregional Therapy, Pathologic Response, and HCC Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: Highlighting Success and Looking Toward the Future.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Dec 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003712.
    PubMed    


  49. ROSEN CB, Nagorney DM, Alberts SR
    Is There a Role for Liver Transplantation in the Treatment of Patients With Metastatic Colorectal Cancer?
    Ann Surg. 2019 Dec 5. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003713.
    PubMed    


  50. MIRANDA PB, Franco CC, Martinez JMA, Ruiz FJP, et al
    Comment on "Improvement in Liver Transplant Outcomes From Older Donors: A US National Analysis": Annals of Surgery, Published Online July, 2019.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Dec 2. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003695.
    PubMed    


  51. TROISI RI, Giglio MC
    Response to Comment on "Standardizing Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient Measurements in Liver-transplant Recipients".
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:e96-e97.
    PubMed    


  52. HO CM, Hu RH
    Comment on "Is It Time to Abandon the Milan Criteria?"
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:e85.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  53. GIGLIO MC, Troisi RI
    Response to: "Comments on Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-Transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial" by Shao et al.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003676.
    PubMed    


  54. GIGLIO MC, Troisi RI
    Response to: "Comments on Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-Transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial" by Hakeem et al.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003675.
    PubMed    


  55. SHAO R, Liu C, Liu Y, Mao H, et al
    Comments on "Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial".
    Ann Surg. 2019 Nov 8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003679.
    PubMed    


  56. VAN LEEUWEN OB, de Vries Y, Fujiyoshi M, Nijsten MWN, et al
    Transplantation of High-risk Donor Livers After Ex Situ Resuscitation and Assessment Using Combined Hypo- and Normothermic Machine Perfusion: A Prospective Clinical Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:906-914.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  57. HAKEEM AR, Rammohan A, Reddy MS, Rela M, et al
    Comment on: Somatostatin as inflow modulator in liver-transplant recipients with severe portal hypertension-A randomized trial.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Oct 31. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003680.
    PubMed    


  58. MULLER X, Schlegel A, Kron P, Eshmuminov D, et al
    Novel Real-Time Prediction of Liver Graft Function During Hypothermic Oxygenated Machine Perfusion Before Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Oct 7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003513.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. ABU-ELMAGD KM, Armanyous SR, Fujiki M, Parekh NR, et al
    Management of Five Hundred Patients With Gut Failure at a Single Center: Surgical Innovation Versus Transplantation With a Novel Predictive Model.
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:656-674.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  60. GORGEN A, Sapisochin G
    Comment on "Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients With Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases": What if Those Lesions are Gone?
    Ann Surg. 2019 Sep 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003606.
    PubMed    


  61. ZOU Z, Lin S, Li X, Qi X, et al
    Comment on "Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial".
    Ann Surg. 2019 Sep 20. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003350.
    PubMed    


    August 2019
  62. MISE Y, Hasegawa K, Kokudo N
    Response to Comment on "The Virtual Hepatectomy Changed the Practice of Liver Surgery: More Details, More Significance".
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:e33.
    PubMed    


  63. ZHANG XP, Wei XB, Chen ZH, Cheng SQ, et al
    Comment on "The Virtual Hepatectomy Changed the Practice of Liver Surgery: More Details, More Significance".
    Ann Surg. 2019;270:e32-e33.
    PubMed    


    July 2019
  64. LEE TC, Kaiser TE, Alloway R, Woodle ES, et al
    Telemedicine Based Remote Home Monitoring After Liver Transplantation: Results of a Randomized Prospective Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jul 25. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003425.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. JUNG KW, Kang J, Kwon HM, Moon YJ, et al
    Effect of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Conducted in Living Liver Donors on Postoperative Liver Function in Donors and Recipients Following Liver Transplantation: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jul 25. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003498.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. HUMAR A, Ganesh S, Jorgensen D, Tevar A, et al
    Adult Living Donor Versus Deceased Donor Liver Transplant (LDLT Versus DDLT) at a Single Center: Time to Change Our Paradigm for Liver Transplant.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003463.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  67. DUELAND S, Syversveen T, Solheim JM, Solberg S, et al
    Survival Following Liver Transplantation for Patients With Nonresectable Liver-only Colorectal Metastases.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jun 7. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003404.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. AKAMATSU N, Hasegawa K, Kokudo N
    Response to Comment on "Factors Associated With the Early Outcome in Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Reply to Sonbare".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e79-e80.
    PubMed    


  69. SONBARE DJ
    Comment on "Predicting Outcome Early in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Complex Interplay of Patient Factors, Variables, and the Intended Outcome".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e78-e79.
    PubMed    


  70. TROISI RI, Vanlander A, Giglio MC, Van Limmen J, et al
    Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:1025-1033.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  71. CHO JY, Han HS
    The Bigger the Better: Hepatic Vein Anastomosis for Small Liver Grafts.
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e64.
    PubMed    


  72. HAN S, Kim GS, Kim S, Choi GS, et al
    Response to Comment on "Risk of Posttransplant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence is Higher in Recipients of Livers From Male Than Female Living Donors".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e71.
    PubMed    


  73. ZHANG W, Jiang L
    Comment on "Risk of Posttransplant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence is Higher in Recipients of Livers From Male Than Female Living Donors".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e71.
    PubMed    


  74. EGAWA H
    Commentary to "Further to the Right: Piggyback Anastomosis on the Right Hepatic Vein Facilitates the Implantation of Small Liver Grafts (the One Vein Technique)".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e63.
    PubMed    


  75. LE ROY B, Cauchy F, Cesaretti M, Sepulveda A, et al
    Further to the Right: Piggyback Anastomosis on the Right Hepatic Vein Facilitates the Implantation of Small Liver Grafts (the One-vein Technique).
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e60-e62.
    PubMed    


    April 2019
  76. JOCHMANS I, Fieuws S, Tieken I, Samuel U, et al
    The Impact of Hepatectomy Time of the Liver Graft on Post-transplant Outcome: A Eurotransplant Cohort Study.
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:712-717.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2019
  77. DINORCIA J, Florman SS, Haydel B, Tabrizian P, et al
    Pathologic Response to Pretransplant Locoregional Therapy is Predictive of Patient Outcome After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Analysis From the US Multicenter HCC Transplant Consortium.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Mar 5. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003253.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. ZHENG J, Chapman WC, Turcotte S, Koerkamp BG, et al
    Response to the Comment on "Prediction of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence Beyond Milan Criteria After Resection: Validation of a Clinical Risk Score in Aninternational Cohort".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e34-e35.
    PubMed    


  79. YU J, Wang Z, Lau WY, Yang T, et al
    Comment on "Prediction of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence Beyond Milan Criteria After Resection: Validation of a Clinical Risk Score in Aninternational Cohort".
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:e34.
    PubMed    


    January 2019

  80. Liver Transplantation and Hepatic Resection can Achieve Cure for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Erratum.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 28. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003141.
    PubMed    


  81. HAUGEN CE, McAdams-DeMarco M, Holscher CM, Ying H, et al
    Multicenter Study of Age, Frailty, and Waitlist Mortality Among Liver Transplant Candidates.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 18. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003207.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  82. MAJNO PE, Toso C, Berney T
    Cutting the Gordian Knot of Living-donor Liver Transplantation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 17. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003212.
    PubMed    


  83. SERENARI M, Ardiles V, Ravaioli M, Cescon M, et al
    Rapid but not Harmful: Functional Evaluation With Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy After Accelerated Liver Regeneration Techniques.
    Ann Surg. 2019 Jan 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003184.
    PubMed    


  84. KNECHTLE SJ
    Toward Long-term Livers.
    Ann Surg. 2019;269:28-29.
    PubMed    


    December 2018
  85. NADALIN S, Capobianco I, Koenigsrainer A
    Response: "RAPID but Not Harmful: Functional Evaluation With Hepatobiliary Scintigraphy After Accelerated Liver Regeneration Techniques".
    Ann Surg. 2018 Dec 29. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003185.
    PubMed    


  86. GRAT M, Stypulkowski J, Morawski M, Wronka KM, et al
    Shadows Behind Using Simple Risk Models in Selection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients for Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Dec 20. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003176.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  87. SOSA RA, Rossetti M, Naini BV, Groysberg VM, et al
    Pattern Recognition Receptor-reactivity Screening of Liver Transplant Patients: Potential for Personalized and Precise Organ Matching to Reduce Risks of Ischemia-reperfusion Injury.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Nov 22. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003085.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. IESARI S, Ackenine K, Foguenne M, De Reyck C, et al
    Tacrolimus and Single Intraoperative High-dose of Anti-T-lymphocyte Globulins Versus Tacrolimus Monotherapy in Adult Liver Transplantation: One-year Results of an Investigator-driven Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2018;268:776-783.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2018
  89. TROISI RI, Vanlander A, Giglio MC, Van Limmen J, et al
    Somatostatin as Inflow Modulator in Liver-transplant Recipients With Severe Portal Hypertension: A Randomized Trial.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Sep 21. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003062.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2018
  90. PINNA AD, Yang T, Mazzaferro V, De Carlis L, et al
    Liver Transplantation and Hepatic Resection can Achieve Cure for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Aug 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002889.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. SANCHEZ-CABUS S, Cherqui D, Rashidian N, Pittau G, et al
    Left-liver Adult-to-Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Can It Be Improved? A Retrospective Multicenter European Study.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Aug 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002897.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  92. AKAMATSU N, Hasegawa K, Kokudo N
    Response to: Factors Associated With the Early Outcome in Living Donor Liver Transplantation in Reply to Sonbare.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Aug 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002993.
    PubMed    


  93. YOON YI, Lee SG, Moon DB, Ahn CS, et al
    Surgical Techniques and Long-term Outcomes of Living-donor Liver Transplantation With Inferior Vena Cava Replacement Using Atriocaval Synthetic Interposition Graft for Budd-Chiari Syndrome.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Aug 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002847.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  94. SONBARE DJ
    Predicting Outcome Early in Living Donor Liver Transplantation: Complex Interplay of Patient Factors, Variables, and the Intended Outcome.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jul 30. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002991.
    PubMed    



  95. Perioperative fresh red blood cell transfusion may negatively affect recipient survival after liver transplantation: Erratum.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002975.
    PubMed    


  96. HALAZUN KJ, Tabrizian P, Najjar M, Florman S, et al
    Is it Time to Abandon the Milan Criteria?: Results of a Bicoastal US Collaboration to Redefine Hepatocellular Carcinoma Liver Transplantation Selection Policies.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002964.
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    June 2018
  97. GAO Q, Mulvihill MS, Scheuermann U, Davis RP, et al
    Improvement in Liver Transplant Outcomes From Older Donors: A US National Analysis.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jun 28. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002876.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. ZHANG W, Jiang L
    Is Donor's Gender Disparity a Risk Factor in Living Donor Liver Transplantation?
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jun 19. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002875.
    PubMed    


  99. KONIGSRAINER A, Templin S, Capobianco I, Konigsrainer I, et al
    Paradigm Shift in the Management of Irresectable Colorectal Liver Metastases: Living Donor Auxiliary Partial Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in Combination With Two-stage Hepatectomy (LD-RAPID).
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jun 18. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002861.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2018
  100. GOLSE N, Guglielmo N, El Metni A, Frosio F, et al
    Arterial Lactate Concentration at the End of Liver Transplantation is an Early Predictor of Primary Graft Dysfunction.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Mar 5. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002726.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. BODZIN AS, Millis JM
    Commentary on Intraoperative Portal Vein Evaluation and Stenting.
    Ann Surg. 2018;267:e45.
    PubMed    


    January 2018
  102. RANA A, Ackah RL, Webb GJ, Halazun KJ, et al
    No Gains in Long-Term Survival After Liver Transplantation Over the Past Three Decades.
    Ann Surg. 2018 Jan 4. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002650.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2017
  103. AGOPIAN VG, Chapman WC, Busuttil RW
    Response: "Which is the True Role of Bridging Therapies for HCC Patients Waiting for Liver Transplantation?"
    Ann Surg. 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002577.
    PubMed    


  104. LAI Q, Vitale A, Rossi M, Cillo U, et al
    Which Is the True Role of Bridging Therapies for HCC Patients Waiting for Liver Transplantation?
    Ann Surg. 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002575.
    PubMed    


  105. ETHUN CG, Lopez-Aguiar AG, Anderson DJ, Adams AB, et al
    Transplantation Versus Resection for Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: An Argument for Shifting Treatment Paradigms for Resectable Disease.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Oct 23. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002574.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. PATEL MS, Hirose R, Vagefi PA
    How Good Is Good? Benchmarking and the Quest for Quality Improvement in Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Oct 6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002551.
    PubMed    


  107. HANISH SI, Stein DM, Scalea JR, Essien EO, et al
    Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System Effectively Replaces Hepatic Function in Severe Acute Liver Failure.
    Ann Surg. 2017;266:677-684.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2017
  108. MULLER X, Marcon F, Sapisochin G, Marquez M, et al
    Defining Benchmarks in Liver Transplantation: A Multicenter Outcome Analysis Determining Best Achievable Results.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Sep 6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002477.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2017
  109. KALISVAART M, de Haan JE, Polak WG, Metselaar HJ, et al
    Comparison of Postoperative Outcomes Between Donation After Circulatory Death and Donation After Brain Death Liver Transplantation Using the Comprehensive Complication Index.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Jul 24. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002419.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2017
  110. HALAZUN KJ, Quillin RC, Rosenblatt R, Bongu A, et al
    Expanding the Margins: High Volume Utilization of Marginal Liver Grafts Among >2000 Liver Transplants at a Single Institution.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Jun 27. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002383.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  111. AGOPIAN VG, Harlander-Locke MP, Ruiz RM, Klintmalm GB, et al
    Impact of Pretransplant Bridging Locoregional Therapy for Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma Within Milan Criteria Undergoing Liver Transplantation: Analysis of 3601 Patients from the US Multicenter HCC Transplant Consortium.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Jun 26. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002381.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  112. CHEN CL, Cheng YF, Huang V, Lin TL, et al
    P4 Stump Approach for Intraoperative Portal Vein Stenting in Pediatric Living Donor Liver Transplantation: An Innovative Technique for a Challenging Problem.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Jun 19. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002333.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2017
  113. GHINOLFI D, Lai Q, Pezzati D, De Simone P, et al
    Use of Elderly Donors in Liver Transplantation: A Paired-match Analysis at a Single Center.
    Ann Surg. 2017 May 25. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002305.
    PubMed     Abstract available


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    A Novel Approach in Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation With Long-term Outcomes.
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  115. LUNSFORD KE, Bodzin AS, Markovic D, Zarrinpar A, et al
    Avoiding Futility in Simultaneous Liver-kidney Transplantation: Analysis of 331 Consecutive Patients Listed for Dual Organ Replacement.
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    March 2017
  116. MISE Y, Hasegawa K, Satou S, Shindoh J, et al
    How Has Virtual Hepatectomy Changed the Practice of Liver Surgery?: Experience of 1194 Virtual Hepatectomy Before Liver Resection and Living Donor Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002213.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  117. KUBOTA T, Hata K, Sozu T, Ueda Y, et al
    Impact of Donor Age on Recipient Survival in Adult-to-adult Living-donor Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2017 Mar 10. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002194.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2017
  118. BERTUZZO VR, Cescon M, Odaldi F, Di Laudo M, et al
    Actual Risk of Using Very Aged Donors for Unselected Liver Transplant Candidates: A European Single-center Experience in the MELD Era.
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    January 2017
  119. SAPISOCHIN G, Goldaracena N, Grant DR
    Pushing the Limits of Live Donor Liver Transplantation: Is the Western World Ready for Dual Grafts?
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    PubMed    


  120. CHOK KS, Fung JY, Chan AC, Dai WC, et al
    Comparable Short- and Long-term Outcomes in Living Donor and Deceased Donor Liver Transplantations for Patients With Model for End-stage Liver Disease Scores >/=35 in a Hepatitis-B Endemic Area.
    Ann Surg. 2017;265:173-177.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  121. AKAMATSU N, Sugawara Y, Kanako J, Arita J, et al
    Low Platelet Counts and Prolonged Prothrombin Time Early After Operation Predict the 90 Days Morbidity and Mortality in Living-donor Liver Transplantation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


  122. WATSON CJ, Randle LV, Kosmoliaptsis V, Gibbs P, et al
    26-hour Storage of a Declined Liver Before Successful Transplantation Using Ex Vivo Normothermic Perfusion.
    Ann Surg. 2017;265:e1-e2.
    PubMed    


    November 2016
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    Perioperative Fresh Red Blood Cell Transfusion May Negatively Affect Recipient Survival After Liver Transplantation.
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    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2016
  124. CLAVIEN PA, Dutkowski P, Lillemoe KD
    Defining MoRAL After Liver Transplantation.
    Ann Surg. 2016.
    PubMed    


    September 2016
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    Living or Brain-dead Donor Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Multicenter, Western, Intent-to-treat Cohort Study.
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    Recurrence After Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A New MORAL to the Story.
    Ann Surg. 2016.
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    Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Hepatitis.
    Ann Surg. 2016.
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