This Viewpoint discusses the growing number of hepatopancreatobilary surgery fellowships and emphasizes the need for standardization of training requirements.
This case series assesses the efficacy of liver transplantation in children with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma or hepatoblastoma.
This case serues of patients undergoing liver transplant reports on damage control as a viable strategy for liver transplant recipients with coagulopathy or hemodynamic instability after allograft reperfusion.
This retrospective study shows that prolonged ischemia is not associated with primary graft failure or survival following lung transplantation. See also the Invited Commentary by Bharat.
This retrospective analysis shows that liver transplantation is a valid therapeutic option in selected patients with benign solid liver tumors who are not amenable to resection.
This retrospective analysis demonstrated that more than 2 million life-years were saved by solid-organ transplants during a 25-year study period.
This retrospective cohort study finds that pancreatic resection with autologous islet transplantation for severe chronic pancreatitis is a safe and effective final alternative to ameliorate debilitating pain and to help prevent the development of surgical diabetes.
Gerlach and coauthors explore the limitations of conventional surgery and the decision-making process for transplantation.
Patel and coauthors determine the effect of meeting a standardized set of critical care end points, or donor management goals, on the number of organs transplanted per donor using expanded criteria donors. See the Invited Commentary by Salim.
Salim and colleagues investigate the effect of an aggressive outreach intervention during a 5-year period aimed at improving organ donation rates among Hispanic Americans. See also the invited commentary by Malinoski.
Fallon et al determine the probability of wean from parenteral nutrition (PN) in neonates with short bowel syndrome (SBS) based on small intestinal length amidst the new era of hepatoprotective strategies and multidisciplinary management.
Hong et al compare long-term outcomes for children (aged ≤18 years) undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation using grafts from donation after circulatory death and donation after brain death.
In a retrospective analysis of data from the Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program, Bakaeen et al examine trends in off- and on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting use and outcomes over time. See the Invited Commentary by Sako.