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Incident alopecia areata and vitiligo in adult women with atopic dermatitis: Nurses’ Health Study 2

Abstract

We aimed to determine the risk of AA and vitiligo associated with AD in a large cohort of US women, the Nurses’ Health Study 2. 118 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Outcome of Liver Transplant Recipients With Revascularized Coronary Artery Disease: A Comparative Analysis With and Without Cardiovascular Risk Factors.

BACKGROUND: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a significant problem during evaluation for liver transplantation (LT). We aim to assess survival in LT recipients based on presence, severity, extent of CAD and cardiac events within 90 days of LT. 199 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Risk of Aggressive Skin Cancers Following Kidney Retransplantation in Patients With Previous Posttransplant Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinomas: A Retrospective Study of 53 Cases.

Background: The course of skin cancer after retransplantation in organ-transplant recipients who have already developed posttransplant skin cancer has not been assessed.

Methods: This retrospective multicentric study included 53 patients with a history of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) after a first kidney transplantation who received a second kidney transplantation. 203 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Insights in Transplanting Complex Paediatric Renal Recipients With Vascular Anomalies.

Background: Children with end-stage kidney disease may have co-existing iatrogenic or congenital vascular anomalies making transplantation difficult. We describe our approach in 5 recipients with vascular anomalies and significant co-morbidities, including one case of blood group incompatibility. 171 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Transplant Center Volume and the Risk of Pancreas Allograft Failure.

Background: Successful pancreas transplantation requires surgical expertise and multidisciplinary medical management. The impact of transplant center volume on pancreas allograft survival remains unclear.

Methods: We examined Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) data on 11,568 simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) and 4308 solitary pancreas (pancreas transplant alone and pancreas after kidney) transplants between 2000 and 2013. 239 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Targeting IκBNS in allergic asthma: Where it resides, matters

Abstract

The activity NF-κB, a pro-inflammatory transcription factor, and its complex modulation play a central role in in inflammatory airways disease such as allergic airway hyperresponsiveness. 143 kata lagi

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis