Transplantation, Nebraska Medicine

Research Output

2020

Including colon in intestinal transplantation: a focus on post-transplant renal function – a retrospective study

Ewald, C., Swanson, B. J., Vargas, L., Grant, W. J., Mercer, D. F., Langnas, A. N. & Merani, S., Feb 1 2020, In : Transplant International. 33, 2, p. 142-148 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety and Efficacy of Teduglutide in Pediatric Patients With Intestinal Failure due to Short Bowel Syndrome: A 24-Week, Phase III Study

Kocoshis, S. A., Merritt, R. J., Hill, S., Protheroe, S., Carter, B. A., Horslen, S., Hu, S., Kaufman, S. S., Mercer, D. F., Pakarinen, M. P., Venick, R. S., Wales, P. W. & Grimm, A. A., May 1 2020, In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 44, 4, p. 621-631 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Viral enteritis in intestinal transplant recipients

Servais, A. M., Keck, M., Leick, M., Mercer, D. F., Langnas, A. N., Grant, W. J., Vargas, L. M., Merani, S. & Florescu, D. F., Apr 1 2020, In : Transplant Infectious Disease. 22, 2, e13248.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Double Obstruction Following Third Renal Transplant: A Case Report

Anderson, B., Merani, S. & Maskin, A., Nov 2019, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 51, 9, p. 3080-3083 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Failure of abdominal wall closure after intestinal transplantation: Identifying high-risk recipients

Cloonan, M. R., Fortina, C. A., Mercer, D. F., Vargas, L. M., Grant, W. J., Langnas, A. N. & Merani, S., Nov 1 2019, In : Clinical Transplantation. 33, 11, e13713.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gendered Differences in Letters of Recommendation for Transplant Surgery Fellowship Applicants

Hoffman, A., Grant, W., McCormick, M., Jezewski, E., Matemavi, P. & Langnas, A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 76, 2, p. 427-432 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Multiorgan transplantation as a viable treatment option in infantile juvenile polyposis syndrome

Chandan, O. C., Reyes-Santiago, E., Vargas, L., Mercer, D., Grant, W., Langnas, A., Quiros-Tejeira, R. E. & Vo, H., May 1 2019, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 68, 5, p. E86-E87

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Demethylase JMJD6 as a New Regulator of Interferon Signaling: Effects of HCV and Ethanol Metabolism

Ganesan, M., Tikhanovich, I., Vangimalla, S. S., Dagur, R. S., Wang, W., Poluektova, L. I., Sun, Y., Mercer, D. F., Tuma, D., Weinman, S. A., Kharbanda, K. K. & Osna, N. A., 2018, In : CMGH. 5, 2, p. 101-112 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Invasive pneumococcal infections in pediatric liver-small bowel-pancreas transplant recipients

Vo, H. D., Florescu, D. F., Brown, C. R., Chambers, H. E., Mercer, D. F., Vargas, L. M., Grant, W. J., Langnas, A. N. & Quiros, R., May 2018, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 22, 3, e13165.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Model for prioritization of Graduate Medical Education funding at a university setting – Engagement of GME committee with the Clinical Enterprise

Are, C., Suh, M., Carpenter, L., Stoddard, H., Hamm, V., DeVries, M., Goldner, W., Jarzynka, K., Parker, J., Simonson, J., Talmon, G., Vokoun, C., Gold, J., Mercer, D. & Wadman, M., Jul 2018, In : American journal of surgery. 216, 1, p. 147-154 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations
2017

Autologous gastrointestinal reconstruction

Mercer, D. F., Jan 1 2017, Short Bowel Syndrome: Practical Approach to Management. CRC Press, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Epidemiological investigation of Candida species causing bloodstream infection in paediatric small bowel transplant recipients

Suhr, M. J., Gomes-Neto, J. C., Banjara, N., Florescu, D. F., Mercer, D. F., Iwen, P. C. & Hallen-Adams, H. E., Jun 2017, In : Mycoses. 60, 6, p. 366-374 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

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

Agopian, V. G., Harlander-Locke, M. P., Ruiz, R. M., Klintmalm, G. B., Senguttuvan, S., Florman, S. S., Haydel, B., Hoteit, M., Levine, M. H., Lee, D. D., Taner, C. B., Verna, E. C., Halazun, K. J., Abdelmessih, R., Tevar, A. D., Humar, A., Aucejo, F., Chapman, W. C., Vachharajani, N., Nguyen, M. H. & 19 others, Melcher, M. L., Nydam, T. L., Mobley, C., Ghobrial, R. M., Amundsen, B., Markmann, J. F., Langnas, A. N., Carney, C. A., Berumen, J., Hemming, A. W., Sudan, D. L., Hong, J. C., Kim, J., Zimmerman, M. A., Rana, A., Kueht, M. L., Jones, C. M., Fishbein, T. M. & Busuttil, R. W., Sep 1 2017, In : Annals of surgery. 266, 3, p. 525-535 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Outcomes from a 12-Week, Open-Label, Multicenter Clinical Trial of Teduglutide in Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome

Carter, B. A., Cohran, V. C., Cole, C. R., Corkins, M. R., Dimmitt, R. A., Duggan, C., Hill, S., Horslen, S., Lim, J. D., Mercer, D. F., Merritt, R. J., Nichol, P. F., Sigurdsson, L., Teitelbaum, D. H., Thompson, J., Vanderpool, C., Vaughan, J. F., Li, B., Youssef, N. N., Venick, R. S. & 1 others, Kocoshis, S. A., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 181, p. 102-111.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Risk of Intestinal Malignancy in Patients with Short Bowel Syndrome

Thompson, J. S., Weseman, R. A., Mercer, D. F., Rochling, F. A., Vargas, L. M., Grant, W. J. & Langnas, A. N., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 41, 4, p. 562-565 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Cholecystectomy and Liver Disease in Short Bowel Syndrome

Thompson, J. S., Weseman, R. A., Rochling, F. A., Lyden, E., Grant, W. J., Vargas, L. M., Langnas, A. N. & Mercer, D. F., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 20, 2, p. 322-327 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Detection of human norovirus in intestinal biopsies from immunocompromised transplant patients

Karandikar, U. C., Crawford, S. E., Ajami, N. J., Murakami, K., Kou, B., Ettayebi, K., Papanicolaou, G. A., Jongwutiwes, U., Perales, M. A., Shia, J., Mercer, D., Finegold, M. J., Vinjé, J., Atmar, R. L. & Estes, M. K., Sep 2016, In : Journal of General Virology. 97, 9, p. 2291-2300 10 p., 000545.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Elevated ST2 Distinguishes Incidences of Pediatric Heart and Small Bowel Transplant Rejection

Mathews, L. R., Lott, J. M., Isse, K., Lesniak, A., Landsittel, D., Demetris, A. J., Sun, Y., Mercer, D. F., Webber, S. A., Zeevi, A., Fischer, R. T., Feingold, B. & Turnquist, H. R., Mar 1 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 3, p. 938-950 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Short bowel syndrome

Mercer, D. F., Jan 1 2016, Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, Second Edition. Springer International Publishing, p. 421-430 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

AST/ASTS workshop on increasing organ donation in the United States: Creating an "arc of change" from Removing disincentives to testing incentives

Salomon, D. R., Langnas, A. N., Reed, A. I., Bloom, R. D., Magee, J. C. & Gaston, R. S., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 5, p. 1173-1179 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Cidofovir in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients: University of Nebraska experience

Florescu, D. F., Chambers, H. E., Qiu, F., Keck, M. A., Mercer, D. F., Morris, M. C. & Florescu, M. C., Jan 1 2015, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 34, 1, p. 47-51 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Compensating the transplant professional: Time for a model change

Abouljoud, M., Whitehouse, S., Langnas, A. & Brown, K., Mar 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 3, p. 601-605 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation

Bathla, L. & Langnas, A., Jan 28 2015, Transplantation of the Liver: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 818-834 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Intestinal transplant registry report: Global activity and trends

Grant, D., Abu-Elmagd, K., Mazariegos, G., Vianna, R., Langnas, A., Mangus, R., Farmer, D. G., Lacaille, F., Iyer, K. & Fishbein, T., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 1, p. 210-219 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

169 Scopus citations

Predictors of enteral autonomy in children with intestinal failure: A multicenter cohort study

Khan, F. A., Squires, R. H., Litman, H. J., Balint, J., Carter, B. A., Fisher, J. G., Horslen, S. P., Jaksic, T., Kocoshis, S., Martinez, J. A., Mercer, D., Rhee, S., Rudolph, J. A., Soden, J., Sudan, D., Superina, R. A., Teitelbaum, D. H., Venick, R., Wales, P. W. & Duggan, C., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 1, p. 29-34.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations
2014

Adenovirus: Current epidemiology and emerging approaches to prevention and treatment

Sandkovsky, U., Vargas, L. & Florescu, D. F., Aug 2014, In : Current Infectious Disease Reports. 16, 8, 416.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

An international survey of cytomegalovirus prevention and treatment practices in intestinal transplantation

Florescu, D. F., Abu-Elmagd, K., Mercer, D. F., Qiu, F. & Kalil, A. C., Jan 15 2014, In : Transplantation. 97, 1, p. 78-82 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Ethanol affects hepatitis C pathogenesis: Humanized SCID Alb-uPA mouse model

Osna, N. A., Kharbanda, K. K., Sun, Y., Simpson, R. L., Poluektova, L. E., Ganesan, M., Wisecarver, J. L. & Mercer, D. F., Jul 18 2014, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 450, 1, p. 773-776 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Human hepatocytes and hematolymphoid dual reconstitution in treosulfan-conditioned uPA-NOG mice

Gutti, T. L., Knibbe, J. S., Makarov, E., Zhang, J., Yannam, G. R., Gorantla, S., Sun, Y., Mercer, D. F., Suemizu, H., Wisecarver, J. L., Osna, N. A., Bronich, T. K. & Poluektova, L. Y., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Pathology. 184, 1, p. 101-109 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Impact of Anti-Thymocyte Globulin During Immunosuppression Induction in Patients with Hepatitis C After Liver Transplantation

Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia, M., Olivera-Martinez, M. A., Grant, W. J., Mercer, D. F., Baojjang, C., Langnas, A. & McCashland, T., Nov 18 2014, In : Digestive Diseases and Sciences. 59, 11, p. 2804-2812 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Intestinal transplantation in children with multiple intestinal atresias and immunodeficiency

Fischer, R. T., Friend, B., Talmon, G. A., Grant, W. J., Quiros-Tejeira, R. E., Langnas, A. N. & Coccia, P. F., Mar 1 2014, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 18, 2, p. 190-196 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Nutrition and small bowel transplantation

Mercer, D. F., Iverson, A. K. & Culwell, K. A., Oct 1 2014, In : Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 29, 5, p. 615-620 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Paediatric liver transplantation in Johannesburg revisited: 59 transplants and challenges met

Loveland, J., Britz, R., Joseph, C., Sparaco, A., Zuckerman, M., Langnas, A., Schleicher, G., Strobele, B., Moshesh, P. & Botha, J., Jan 1 2014, In : South African Medical Journal. 104, 11, p. 799-802 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Pre-resection gastric bypass reduces post-resection body mass index but not liver disease in short bowel syndrome

Thompson, J. S., Weseman, R. A., Rochling, F. A., Grant, W. J., Botha, J. F., Langnas, A. N. & Mercer, D. F., Jun 2014, In : American journal of surgery. 207, 6, p. 942-948 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Race affects outcome among infants with intestinal failure

Squires, R. H., Balint, J., Horslen, S., Wales, P. W., Soden, J., Duggan, C., Li, R., Belle, S. H., Burns, C., Mazariegos, G., Nucci, A., Yaworski, J. A., Sebbens, D., Cunningham, R., Kamin, D., Jaksic, T., Kim, H. B., Collier, S., Connolly, M., Teitelbaum, D. H. & 50 others, Brown, P., Johnson, M., Drongowski, R., Valentine, C., Teich, S., Skaggs, B., Venick, R., Martin, M. G., Beckwith, P., Dunn, J., Farmer, D. G., Reyen, L., Rhee, S., Farmer, D., Kang, S. M., Bower, L., Sudan, D., Mercer, D., Antonson, D. L., Raynor, S. C., Sunderman, B., Seipel, K., Martinez, J. A., Polk, B., Ballew, M., Carter, B. A., Brandt, M., Karpen, S., Philips, S., Brown, K., De La Torre, A., Fidanza, S., Malone, F., Healey, P., Reyes, J., Davis, C., Rudolph, J. A., Kocoshis, S., Tiao, G., Wessel, J., Superina, R., Cohran, V., Kazmerski, K., Keys, L., Richard, M., Sigalet, D., Cole, C., Lawlor, S., Haller, T. & Kurs-Lasky, M., Oct 8 2014, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 59, 4, p. 537-543 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Serial transverse enteroplasty allows children with short bowel to wean from parenteral nutrition

Mercer, D. F., Hobson, B. D., Gerhardt, B. K., Grant, W. J., Vargas, L. M., Langnas, A. N. & Quiros-Tejeira, R. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 164, 1, p. 93-98 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2013

Biliary complications adversely affect patient and graft survival after liver retransplantation

Enestvedt, C. K., Malik, S., Reese, P. P., Maskin, A., Yoo, P. S., Fayek, S. A., Abt, P., Olthoff, K. M. & Shaked, A., Sep 1 2013, In : Liver Transplantation. 19, 9, p. 965-972 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Hepatic fibrosis persists and progresses despite biochemical improvement in children treated with intravenous fish oil emulsion

Mercer, D. F., Hobson, B. D., Fischer, R. T., Talmon, G. A., Perry, D. A., Gerhardt, B. K., Grant, W. J., Botha, J. F., Langnas, A. N. & Quiros-Tejeira, R. E., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 56, 4, p. 364-369 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Left lobe liver transplants

Bathla, L., Vargas, L. M. & Langnas, A., Dec 1 2013, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 93, 6, p. 1325-1342 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Opportunistic viral infections in intestinal transplantation

Florescu, D. F., Langnas, A. N. & Sandkovsky, U., Apr 1 2013, In : Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy. 11, 4, p. 367-381 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

Successful rehabilitation in pediatric ultrashort small bowel syndrome

Infantino, B. J., Mercer, D. F., Hobson, B. D., Fischer, R. T., Gerhardt, B. K., Grant, W. J., Langnas, A. N. & Quiros-Tejeira, R. E., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 163, 5, p. 1361-1366 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
2012

Bloodstream infections during the first year after pediatric small bowel transplantation

Florescu, D. F., Qiu, F., Langnas, A. N., Mercer, D. F., Chambers, H., Hill, L. A., Qaragholi, N. & Kalil, A. C., Jul 1 2012, In : Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 31, 7, p. 700-704 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

27 Scopus citations