• Archived Publications - Transplantation


     Faculty Publications 

    2012 & 2013

    • Akoad ME, Pomfret EA.  Laparoscopic live donor hepatectomy: random mutation or stepwise evolution? Am J Transplant. 2013 Sep; 13(9):2243-4.


    • Akoad ME Living-donor grafts for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Virtual Mentor. 2012 Mar 1; 14(3):215-20.


    • Ando Y, Coelho T, Berk JL, Cruz MW, Ericzon BG, Ikeda S, Lewis WD, Obici L, Planté-Bordeneuve V, Rapezzi C, Said G, Salvi F. Guideline of transthyretin-related hereditary amyloidosis for clinicians. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2013 Feb 20;8:31.


    • Cheah YL, Simpson MA, Pomposelli JJ, Pomfret EA. Incidence of death and potentially life-threatening near-miss events in living donor hepatic lobectomy: a world-wide survey. Liver Transpl. 2013 May; 19(5):499-506.


    • Chung RT, Gordon FD, Curry MP, Schiano TD, Emre S, Corey K, Markmann JF, Hertl M, Pomposelli JJ, Pomfret EA, Florman S, Schilsky M, Broering TJ, Finberg RW, Szabo G, Zamore PD, Khettry U, Babcock GJ, Ambrosino DM, Leav B, Leney M, Smith HL, Molrine DC. Human monoclonal antibody MBL-HCV1 delays HCV viral rebound following liver transplantation: a randomized controlled study. Am J Transplant. 2013 Apr; 13(4):1047-54. 


    • Mandell MS1, Pomfret EA, Steadman R, Hirose R, Reich DJ, Schumann R, Walia A Director of anesthesiology for liver transplantation: existing practices and recommendations by the United Network for Organ Sharing. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):425-30.


    • Pomposelli JJ. Liver remnant volume after living donor liver transplantation: how low should we go? Liver Transpl. 2013 Aug; 19(8):796-7.


    • Poordad F, Lawitz E, Reddy KR, Afdhal NH, Hezode C, Zeuzem S, Lee SS, Calleja JL, Brown RS, Craxi A, Wedemeyer H, Nyberg L, Nelson DR, Rossaro L, Balart L, Morgan TR, Bacon BR, Flamm SL, Kowdley KV, Deng W, Koury KJ, Pedicone LD, Dutko FJ, Burroughs MH, Alves K, Wahl J, Brass CA, Albrecht JK, Sulkowski MS, for the Protocol 6086 Investigators.  (Gordon F, Collaborator). Effects of ribavirin dose reduction vs. erythropoietin for boceprevir-related anemia in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection – a randomized trial.  Gastroenterology 2013;145:1035-1044


    • Qamar AA Compensated cirrhosis, same outcomes no matter which continent. Hepatology. 2013 Oct; 58(4):1511-3.


    • Roll GR1, Parekh JR, Parker WF, Siegler M, Pomfret EA, Ascher NL, Roberts JP Left hepatectomy versus right hepatectomy for living donor liver transplantation: shifting the risk from the donor to the recipient. Liver Transpl. 2013 May;19(5):472-81.


    • Schnelldorfer T, Gagnon AI2, Birkett RT, Reynolds G, Murphy KM, Jenkins RL  Staging Laparoscopy in Pancreatic Cancer: A Potential Role for Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Feb 2815(14). S1072-75.


    • Sulkowski MS, Poordad F, Manns MP, Bronowicki JP, Rajender Reddy K, Harrison SA, Afdhal NH, Sings HL, Pedicone LD, Koury KJ, Sniukiene V, Burroughs MH, Albrecht JK, Brass CA, Jacobson IM; SPRINT-2 Trial Investigators. (Gordon F, Collaborator). Anemia during treatment with peginterferon Alfa-2b/ribavirin and boceprevir: Analysis from the serine protease inhibitor therapy 2 (SPRINT-2) trial. Hepatology. 2013; 57(3):974-84.
    • Teperman L, Moonka D, Sebastian A, Sher L, Marotta P, Marsh C, Koneru B, Goss J, Preston D, Roberts JP; Spare-the-Nephron Trial Liver Transplantation Study Group. (Gordon F, Collaborator).  Calcineurin inhibitor-free mycophenolate mofetil/sirolimus maintenance in liver transplantation: The randomized Spare-the-Nephron trial.  Liver Transplantation 2013; 19(7):675-89.
    • Wald C, Russo MW, Heimbach JK, Hussain HK, Pomfret EA, Bruix J. New OPTN/UNOS policy for liver transplant allocation: standardization of liver imaging, diagnosis, classification, and reporting of hepatocellular carcinoma. Radiology. 2013 Feb; 266(2):376-82.


    Faculty Presentations at Regional or National Meetings Presentations 


    • Gordon, FD. Current Topics in Gastroenterology and Hepatology – Lahey Clinic Annual Post Graduate Course, Brewster, MA, Moderator and Lecturer, Various topics


    • Gordon, FD. New England Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Spring Symposium, Burlington, MA  - Guest faculty, “Hereditary Hemochromatosis: 2013” 


    • Gordon, FD. Transplant Grand Rounds – Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA Lecturer, “Hemochromatosis” 


    • Gordon, FD. Transplant Grand Rounds – Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington, MA Lecturer, “Direct Acting Antivirals after Liver Transplantation” 


    • Gordon, FD. Transplant Grand Rounds – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, MA Lecturer, “Current Insight into Hepatic Encephalopathy 


    • Gordon, FD. American College of Gastroenterology, Western Region Postgraduate Course, Los Angeles, CA, Guest Faculty, “Complications of Portal Hypertension: What To Do?” and “What’s New in Transplant 


    • Gordon, FD. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, WA   Faculty, “Direct Acting Antivirals for HCV Post-Liver Transplant”


    • Gordon, FD. American Transplant Congress, Seattle, WA Moderator, “Mid-Day Symposia: Update on Hepatitis C in Transplantation 


    • Khawaja, Z. National Kidney Foundation Meeting, April 22-26, 2014, Las Vegas Chronic antibody mediated rejection: C1q fixation by DSA correlates with C4d deposition in the graft and more severe pathology.


    • Pomfret, E. ASTS Winter Symposium, January 2013:  “Managing the Fallout after a Donor Death”


    • Pomfret, E. Controversies in Transplantation, Breckenridge, CO, March2013: “Financial Considerations in Liver Transplantation”


    • Pomfret, E. APASL, Singapore, June 2013: “What is the Ideal Therapy for Small HCC in Cirrhotic Patients”


    • Pomfret, E. ILTS, Sydney Australia, June 2013: “Issues in Organ Donation, How Do We Deal with Living-Donor Misses?”


    • Pomfret, E. Grand Rounds, Lowell General Hospital, June 2013: “Transplantation Ethical Dilemmas”


    • Pomfret, E. Lahey Gastroenterology Course, Ocean’s Edge, July 2013: Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma”


    • Pomfret, E. ASTS Fellows Symposium, October 2013: “Split and Partial Liver, Technical Aspects and Preparation”


    • Pomfret, E. American College of Surgeons, Washington DC, October 2013: “The Role of Liver Transplantation for HCC”


    • Qamar, A. AASLD meeting 2013. Diabetes Mellitus predicts cardiovascular disease in patients with cirrhosis.  


    • Qamar, A. Brigham and Women's Hospital Intensive Review in Internal Medicine 2013: Chronic liver disease and its complications.


    • Simpson, MA. American Transplant Congress, June 2013 SeattleWorldwide Survey of Live Liver Donor Evaluations.”

     Archived publications 


    1. Chudzinski RE, Khwaja K, Teune P, Miller J, Tang H, Pavlakis M, Rogers C, Johnson S, Karp S, Hanto D, Mandelbrot D. Successful DCD kidney transplantation using early corticosteroid withdrawal. Am J Transplant. 2010 Jan;10(1):115-23.
    2. Vakili K, Pomposelli JJ, Cheah YL, Akoad M, Lewis WD, Khettry U, Gordon F, Khwaja K, Jenkins R, Pomfret EA. Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Increased recurrence but improved survival. Liver Transpl. 2009 Dec;15(12):1861-6.
    3. Sung RS, Pomfret EA, Andreoni KA, Baker TB, Peters TG. The high-risk recipient: the Eighth Annual American Society of Transplant Surgeons State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium. Clin Transplant. 2009 Nov 16.
    4. Misra MV, Smithers CJ, Krawczuk LE, Jenkins RL, Linden BC, Weldon CB, Kim HB. Reduced size liver transplantation from a donor supported by a Berlin Heart. Am J Transplant. 2009 Nov;9(11):2641-3.
    5. Akoad M, Jenkins R. Proximal biliary malignancy. Surg Clin North Am. 2008 Dec;88(6):1409-28.
    6. Axelrod DA, Pomfret EA. Race and sex disparities in liver transplantation: progress toward achieving equal access? JAMA. 2008 Nov 26;300(20):2425-6
    7. Suh MY, Wang K, Gutweiler JR, Misra MV, Krawczuk LE, Jenkins RL, Lillehei CW, Jonas MM, Kim HB. Safety of minimal immunosuppression in liver transplantation for hepatoblastoma. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jun;43(6):1148-52.
    8. Simpson MA, Verbesey JE, Khettry U, Morin DS, Gordon FD, Burns DL, Robson K, Pomposelli JJ, Jenkins RL, Pomfret EA. Successful algorithm for selective liver biopsy in the right hepatic lobe live donor (RHLD). Am J Transplant. 2008 Apr;8(4):832-8.
    9. Pomfret EA, Sung RS, Allan J, Kinkhabwala M, Melancon JK, Roberts JP. Solving the organ shortage crisis: the 7th annual American Society of Transplant Surgeons' State-of-the-Art Winter Symposium. Am J Transplant. 2008 Apr;8(4):745-52.
    10. Singh N, Wannstedt C, Keyes L, Mayher D, Tickerhoof L, Akoad M, Wagener MM, Cacciarelli TV. Valganciclovir as preemptive therapy for cytomegalovirus in cytomegalovirus-seronegative liver transplant recipients of cytomegalovirus-seropositive donor allografts. Liver Transpl. 2008 Feb;14(2):240-4.
    11. Singh N, Wannstedt C, Keyes L, Mayher D, Tickerhoof L, Akoad M, Wagener MM, Frye R, Cacciarelli TV. Hepatic iron content and the risk of Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in liver transplant recipients. Prog Transplant. 2007 Dec;17(4):332-6.
    12. McPartland KJ, Pomposelli JJ. Update on immunosuppressive drugs used in solid-organ transplantation and their nutrition implications. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007 Oct;22(5):467-73.
    13. Pomposelli JJ, DaCosta MA, McPartland K, Jenkins RL. Retroversus implantation of a liver graft: a novel approach to the deceased donor with situs inversus totalis. Am J Transplant. 2007 Jul;7(7):1869-71. Epub 2007 May 19.
    14. Pavlakis M, Khwaja K. Pancreas and islet cell transplantation in diabetes Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2007 Apr;14(2):146-50.
    15. Khettry U, Huang WY, Simpson MA, Pomfret EA, Pomposelli JJ, Lewis WD, Jenkins RL, Gordon FD. Patterns of recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation in a recent cohort of patients. Hum Pathol. 2007 Mar;38(3):443-52. Epub 2006 Dec 22.
    16. Pomfret EA, Fryer JP, Sima CS, Lake JR, Merion RM. Liver and intestine transplantation in the United States, 1996-2005. Am J Transplant. 2007;7(5 Pt 2):1376-89.
    17. Tuohy KA, Johnson S, Khwaja K, Pavlakis M. Gender disparities in the live kidney donor evaluation process. Transplantation. 2006 Dec 15;82(11):1402-7.
    18. Pavlakis M, Khwaja K. Transplantation for type 1 diabetes: whole organ pancreas and islet cells. Curr Diab Rep. 2006 Dec;6(6):473-8.
    19. Elwood D, Pomposelli JJ. Hepatobiliary surgery: lessons learned from live donor hepatectomy. Surg Clin North Am. 2006 Oct;86(5):1207-17.
    20. Elwood DR, Pomposelli JJ, Pomfret EA, Lewis WD, Jenkins RL. Distal splenorenal shunt: preferred treatment for recurrent variceal hemorrhage in the patient with well-compensated cirrhosis. Arch Surg. 2006 Apr;141(4):385-8. 
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