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Publications
Dr. Enrico Benedetti

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1. Benedetti E. Surgical artificial nutrition: preliminary considerations in the choice among central and peripheral vein total parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition. Florence J. of Surgery, Vol. 5, N.1, pp.1-3, 1987.

2. Benedetti E. Complications in enteral feeding: personal experience. Ospedali d'Italia-Chirurgia, Vol.XL, pp. 283-286, May-June 1987.

3. Benedetti E. Non parasitic cysts of the liver: clinical manifestation, diagnosis and treatment in personal experience. Ospedali d'Italia-Chirurgia, Vol. XLI, pp. 97-103, March-April 1988.

4. Benedetti E, Fryer J, Matas AJ, Sutherland DER, Payne WD, Dunn DL, Gores PF, et al. Kidney-Transplant Outcome With And Without Right Renal-Vein Extension. Clinical Transplantation 1994;8:416-417.

5. Benedetti E, Hakim NS, Matas AJ, Payne WD, Mauer SM, Nevins T, Kashten C, et al. Renal-Transplantation In Cyclosporine Immunosuppressed Infants And Children. Transplantation Proceedings 1994;26:2766-2767.

6. Benedetti E, Matas AJ, Hakim N, Fasola C, Gillingham K, McHugh L, Najarian JS. Renal-Transplantation For Patients 60 Years Of Age Or Older - A Single-Institution Experience. Annals Of Surgery 1994;220:445-460.

7. Benedetti E, Hakim NS, Perez EM, Matas AJ. Renal-Transplantation. Academic Radiology 1995;2:159-166.

8. Benedetti E, Najarian JS, Gruessner AC, Nakhleh RE, Troppmann C, Hakim NS, Pirenne J, et al. Correlation Between Cystoscopic Biopsy Results And Hypoamylasuria In Bladder-Drained Pancreas Transplants. Surgery 1995;118:864-872.

9. Benedetti E, Pirenne J, Chul SM, Fryer J, Fasola C, Hakim NS, Troppmann C, et al. Simultaneous En-Bloc Transplantation Of Liver, Small-Bowel And Large-Bowel In Pigs - Technical Aspects. Transplantation Proceedings 1995;27:341-343.

10. Benedetti E, Pirenne J, Troppmann C, Hakim N, Gruessner R, Cochrane R, Irmiter R, et al. A Percutaneous Technique For Venous Return Cannula Insertion For Venovenous Bypass In Hepatic Transplantation. Transplantation 1995;59:789-791.

11. Benedetti E, Troppmann C, Gillingham K, Sutherland DER, Payne WD, Dunn DL, Matas AJ, et al. Short-Term And Long-Term Outcomes Of Kidney-Transplants With Multiple Renal-Arteries. Annals Of Surgery 1995;221:406-414.

12. Benedetti E, DelPino A, Cintron J, Duarte B. A new method of creating an arteriovenous graft access. American Journal Of Surgery 1996;171:369-370.

13. Benedetti E, Freels SA, Coady NT, Vasquez EM, Pollak R. The impact of quadruple immunosuppression with OKT3 on kidney transplantation in black recipients. American Journal Of Surgery 1996;172:56-60.

14. Benedetti E, Gruessner AC, Troppmann C, Papalois BE, Sutherland DER, Dunn DL, Gruessner RWG. Intra-abdominal fungal infections after pancreatic transplantation: Incidence, treatment, and outcome. Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons 1996;183:307-316.

15. Benedetti E, Pirenne J, Troppmann C, Hakim N, Moon C, Gruessner RW, Sharp H, et al. Combined liver and kidney transplantation. Transplant International 1996;9:486-491.

16. Benedetti E, Troppmann C, Gruessner AC, Sutherland DER, Dunn DL, Gruessner RWG. Pancreas graft loss caused by intra-abdominal infection - A risk factor for a subsequent pancreas retransplantation. Archives Of Surgery 1996;131:1054-1060.

17. Benedetti E, Kirby J, Asolati M, Fontaine M, Blanchard J, Ward MG, Hewitt T, Pollak R. Intrasplenic hepatocyte transplantation in dalmation dogs with and without cyclosporine. Cell Transplantation 1996;5(55-2);40.

18. Benedetti E, Baraniewski HM, Asolati M, Pollak R, Schuler JJ. Iliac reconstruction with arterial allograft during pancreas-kidney transplantation. Clinical Transplantation 1997;11:459-462.

19. Benedetti E, Dandamudi R, Kirby J, Pollak R, Sharifi R. Pancreas-kidney transplant complicated by auto-digestion of the urethra. Infections In Urology 1997;10:167-170.

20. Benedetti E, Kirby JP, Asolati M, Blanchard J, Ward MG, Williams R, Hewett TA, et al. Intrasplenic hepatocyte allotransplantation in dalmatian dogs with and without cyclosporine immunosuppression. Transplantation 1997;63:1206-1209.

21. Benedetti E, Kirby JP, Asolati M, Mihalov ML, Ghosh L, Pollak R. Thrombocytopenia in an established solitary pancreas graft recipient. Clinical Transplantation 1997;11:438-441.

22. Benedetti E, Massad MG, Kisthard JA. Aortic cannulation in organ donors with pathology of the infrarenal aorta. Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons 1997;185:488-489.

23. Silver JM, Vitello JM, Benedetti E. Laparoscopic-guided biopsy of pancreatic transplant allograft. Journal Of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques-Part A 1997;7:319-322.

24. Benedetti E, Asolati M, Dunn T, Walczak DA, Papp P, Bartholomew AM, Smith Y, et al. Kidney transplantation in recipients with mental retardation: Clinical results in a single-center experience. American Journal Of Kidney Diseases 1998;31:509-512.

25. Benedetti E, Blanchard J, Sekosan M, Raofi V, Dunn T, Lutrin F, Massad M. Rejection pattern of cardiac and skeletal muscle allografts: Implications for surveillance of cardiac rejection. Transplantation Proceedings 1998;30:1929-1929.

26. Benedetti E, Coady NT, Asolati M, Dunn T, Stormoen BM, Raofi V, Vasquez EM, et al. Value of perioperative treatment with sandostatin after pancreas transplantation: A prospective randomized trial. Transplantation Proceedings 1998;30:432-433.

27. Benedetti E, Coady NT, Asolati M, Stormoen BM, Bartholomew AM, Vasquez EM, Pollak R. A prospective randomized clinical trial of perioperative treatment with octreotide in pancreas transplantation. American Journal Of Surgery 1998;175:14-17.

28. Benedetti E, Massad MG, Kisthard JA. Aortic cannulation in organ donors with pathology of the infrarenal aorta - Reply. Journal Of The American College Of Surgeons 1998;186:493-493.

29. Benedetti E, Mihalov M, Asolati M, Kirby J, Dunn T, Raofi V, Fontaine M, et al. A prospective study of the predictive value of polymerase chain reaction assay for cytomegalovirus in asymptomatic kidney transplant recipients. Clinical Transplantation 1998;12:391-395.

30. Blanchard J, Massad M, Sekosaw M, Dunn T, Raofi V, Holman D, Lutrin F, Benedetti E. A new rat model to study the correlation of cardiac and skeletal muscle allograft rejection. Microsurgery 1998;18:406-409.

31. Dunn T, Asolati M, Holman D, Raofi V, Lutrin F, Massad M, Pollak R, Benedetti E. Long-term outcome of kidney transplantation after steroid withdrawal. Transplantation Proceedings 1998;30:1788-1789.

32. Podbielski F, Chaer ER, Massad M, Chami G, Nawas S, O-Leary P, Benedetti E. What makes a coronary myocardial bridge symptomatic? Minerva Cardioangiologica 1998;46(4):127-130.

33. Benedetti E, Dunn T, Massad MG, Raofi V, Bartholomew A, Gruessner RWG, Brecklin C. Successful living related simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant between identical twins. Transplantation 1999;67:915-918.

34. Benedetti E, Massad MG, Chami Y, Wiley T, Layden TJ. Is the presence of surgically treatable coronary artery disease a contraindication to liver transplantation? Clinical Transplantation 1999;13:59-61.

35. Cicalese L, Giacomoni A, Rastellini C, Benedetti E. Pancreatic transplantation: a review. International Surgery 1999;84:305-312.

36. Dunn B, Asolati M, Holman DM, Raofi V, Jovanovic B, Pollak R, Benedetti E. Long-term outcome of a prospective trial of steroid withdrawal after kidney transplantation. Surgery 1999;125:155-159.

37. Dunn T, Kumins N, Holman D, Raofi V, Blanchard J, Glimer T, Pollak R, Benedetti E. Multiple sequential transplantation of hepatocytes in the Dalmatian dog model. Transplantation Proceedings 1999;31:543-544.

38. Mason HS, Resnick D, Benedetti E. Laparoscopic drainage of giant lymphocele after renal transplantation. Journal Of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques-Part A 1999;9:165-169.

39. Raofi V, Fontaine MJ, Mihalov ML, Holman DM, Dunn TB, Vitello JM, Asolati M, Kumins NH, Benedetti E. Comparison of jejunal and ileal surveillance biopsies in a porcine model of intestinal transplantation. Transplantation 1999;68:188-191.

40. Raofi V, Holman DM, Coady N, Vasquez E, Dunn TB, Bartholomew A, Pollak R, Benedetti E. A prospective randomized trial comparing the efficacy of tacrolimus versus cyclosporine in black recipients of primary cadaveric renal transplants. American Journal Of Surgery 1999;177:299-302.

41. Raofi V, Fontaine M, Mihalov M, Holman D, Asolati M, Dunn T, Massad M, Vitello J, Benedetti E. Comparison of rejection rate and functional outcome of small bowel transplantation alone or in conjunction with the ileocecal valve versus combined small and large bowel transplantation. Clinical Transplantation 1999;13:389-394.

42. Sekosan M, Blanchard J, Massad M, Benedetti E. Rejection pattern of simultaneously transplanted cardiac and skeletal muscle grafts in a rat model. International Journal of Surgical Investigation 1999;1(3);237-243.

43. Benedetti E, Baum C, Raofi V, Brown M, Rastellini C, Massad MG, Abcarian H, et al. Living related small bowel transplantation: Progressive functional adaptation of the graft. Transplantation Proceedings 2000;32:1209-1209.

44. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Asolati M, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Low infectious complications in segmental living related small bowel transplantation in adults. Clinical Transplantation 2000;14:567-571.

45. Dunn TB, Kumins MH, Raofi V, Holman DM, Mihalov M, Blanchard J, Law WR, Rastellini C., Benedetti E. Multiple intrasplenic hepatocyte transplantations in the dalmatian dog. Surgery 2000;127:193-199.

46. Cicalese L, Braun M, Sileri P, Morini S, Rastellini C, Benedetti E. Pyruvate inhibits functional changes following intestinal ischemia-reperfusion injury. Surgical Forum 2000;L1:327-328.

47. Benedetti E, Baum C, Cicalese L, Brown M, Raofi V, Massad MG, Abcarian H. Progressive functional adaptation of segmental, bowel graft from living related donor. Transplantation 2001;71:569-571.

48. Benedetti E, Rastellini C, Sileri P, Asolati M, Milewski S, Vasquez E, Cicalese L. Successful simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation from well-matched living-related donors. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:1689-1689.

49. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Living Related small bowel transplantation. Graft 2001;4(8);526-534.

50. Benedetti E, Sileri P, Pursell KJ, Giacomoni A, Tzoracoleftherakis E, Rastellini C, Cicalese L. Treatment of severe pneumonia in kidney transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:3652-3652.

51. Cicalese L, Baum C, Brown M, Sileri P, Smith D, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Segmental small bowel transplant from adult living-related donors. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:1553-1553.

52. Cicalese L, Rastellini C, Sileri P, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Segmental living related small bowel transplantation in adults. Journal Of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2001;5:168-172.

53. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Asolati M, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Infectious complications following living-related small bowel transplantation in adults. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:1554-1555.

54. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Gonzales O, Asolati M, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Cost-effectiveness of early living related segmental bowel transplantation as therapy for trauma-induced irreversible intestinal failure. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:3581-3582.

55. Karman JF, Sileri P, Kamuda D, Cicalese L, Rastellini C, Wiley TE, Layden TJ, Benedetti E. Risk factors for failure to meet listing requirements in liver transplant candidates with alcoholic cirrhosis. Transplantation 2001;71:1210-1213.

56. Rastellini C, Braun M, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Construction of an optimal facility for clinical pancreatic islet isolation. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:3524-3524.

57. Rastellini C, Braun M, Li X, Blanchard J, Milewski S, Brown M, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Prolongation of pancreatic islet graft survival by blocking transferrin receptor (CD71). Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:518-519.

58. Rastellini C, Li X, Braun M, Brown M, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Immunosuppression through blockade of transferrin receptor: Mechanisms. Transplantation Proceedings 2001;33:3279-3279.

59. Vasquez EM, Pollak R, Benedetti E. Clotrimazole increases tacrolimus blood levels: a drug interaction in kidney transplant patients. Clinical Transplantation 2001;15:95-99.

60. Raofi V, Cicalese L, Massad M, Lutrin F, Rastellini C, Ruiz O, Sileri P, Westin E, Mork G, Murray J, Hurley F, Benedetti E: Rapid core cooling with cardiopulmonary bypass and University of Wisconsin Solution as a new method of kidney procurement from non-heart beating donors. International Journal of Surgical Investigation 2001;3(6):483-489

61. Vasquez EM, Sifontis NM, Pollak R, Benedetti E. Impact of mycophenolate mofetil on recurrent rejection in kidney transplant patients. Clinical Transplantation 2001;15:253-257.

62. Baum CL, Thielke K, Westin E, Kogan E, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Predictors of weight cain and cardiovascular risk in a cohort of racially diverse kidney transplant recipients. Nutrition 2002;18:139-146.

63. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Coady N, Asolati M, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Proposed protocol to reduce bacterial infectious complications in living related small bowel transplant recipients. Transplantation Proceedings 2002;34:950-950.

64. Cicalese L, Sileri P, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Early living related segmental intestinal transplantation for trauma-induced ultra-short gut syndrome. Transplantation Proceedings 2002;34:914-914.

65. Horgan S, Vanuno D, Benedetti E. Early experience with robotically assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques 2002;12:64-70.

66. Horgan S, Vanuno D, Sileri P, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Robotic-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy for kidney transplantation. Transplantation 2002;73:1474-1479.

67. Jao W, Sileri P, Holaysan J, Morini S, Chejfec G, Rastellini C, Benedetti E, et al. Morphologic adaptation following segmental living related intestinal transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings 2002;34:924-924.

68. Malik P, Bogetti D, Sileri P, Testa G, Blumenthal SA, Wiley TE, Layden TJ, Benedetti E. Spur cell anemia in alcoholic cirrhosis: Cure by orthotopic liver transplantation and recurrence after liver graft failure. International Surgery 2002;87:201-204.

69. Owens CA, Yaghmai B, Aletich V, Benedetti E. Coil embolization of a wide-neck splenic artery aneurysm using a remodeling technique. American Journal Of Roentgenology 2002;179:1327-1329.

70. Pirenne J, Geert V, Nevens F, Delcroix M, Van Raemdonck D, Meyns B, Herijgers P, Daenen W, DeLeyn P, Aerts R, Coosemans W, Decaluwe H, Koek G, Vanhaecke J, Schetz M, Verhaegen M, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Combined liver and (heart-)lung transplantation in liver transplant candidates with refractory portopulmonary hypertension. Transplantation 2002;73:140-142.

71. Sileri P, Morini S, Schena S, Rastellini C, Abcarian H, Benedetti E, Cicalese L. Intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury produces chronic abnormalities of absorptive function. Transplantation Proceedings 2002;34:984-984.

72. Sileri P, Morini S, Sica GS, Schena S, Rastellini C, Gaspari AL, Benedetti E, et al. Bacterial translocation and intestinal morphological findings in jaundiced rats. Digestive Diseases And Sciences 2002;47:929-934.

73. Tzoracoleftherakis E, Cohen M, Sileri P, Cicalese L, Benedetti E. Small bowel transplantation and staged abdominal wall reconstruction after shotgun injury. Journal Of Trauma-Injury Infection And Critical Care 2002;53:770-776.

74. Benedetti E, Panaro F, Holterman M, Abcarian H. Surgical approaches and intestinal transplantation. Best Practice & Research In Clinical Gastroenterology 2003;17:1017-1040.

75. Holterman MJ, Holterman AL, Carrol R, JohnE, Testa G, Sankary H, Cohen M, Grevious M, Abcarian HA, Benedetti E. Living-related bowel transplantation to treat short bowel syndrome in a four-year-old child: A case report. Journal Of Pediatric Surgery 2003;38:1763-1765.

76. Panaro F, Testa G, Bogetti D, Sankary H, Helton WS, Benedetti E. Auto-islet transplantation after pancreatectomy. Expert Opinion On Biological Therapy 2003;3:207-214.

77. Testa G, Panaro F, Bogetti D, Jarzembowski T, Schuler J, Baraniewski H, Benedetti E. Simultaneous orthotopic liver and kidney transplant with repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: Operative timing. American Journal Of Transplantation 2003;3:1036-1039.

78. Testa G, Trevino J, Bogetti D, Layden T, Wiley T, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Liver transplantation for propylthiouracil-induced acute hepatic failure. Digestive Diseases And Sciences 2003;48:190-191.

79. Zielinski A, Nazarewski S, Bogetti D, Sileri P, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant from living related donor: A single-center experience. Transplantation 2003;76:547-552.

80. Benedetti E, Testa G, Sankary H, Sileri P, Bogetti D, Jarzembowski T, Abcarian H. Successful treatment of trauma-induced short bowel syndrome with early living related bowel transplantation. Journal Of Trauma-Injury Infection And Critical Care 2004;57:164-170.

81. Bogetti D, Nazarewski S, Zielinski A, Sileri P, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Perioperative treatment with octreotide minimizes technical complications after enteric conversion of bladder-drained pancreas transplants. Clinical Transplantation 2004;18:137-141.

82. Benedetti E, Testa G, Holterman M, John E, Abcarian H. Application of living-donor bowel transplantation to pediatric patients. Clin Transpl. 2004; 19 (suppl 13): 26 (INV-134)

83. Jarzembowski T, John E, Panaro F, Heiliczer J, Kraft K, Bogetti D, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Impact of non-compliance on outcome after pediatric kidney transplantation: An analysis in racial subgroups. Pediatric Transplantation 2004;8:367-371.

84. Panaro F, DeChristopher PJ, Rondelli D, Testa G, Sankary H, Popescu M, Benedetti E. Severe hemolytic anemia due to passenger lymphocytes after living-related bowel transplant. Clinical Transplantation 2004;18:332-335.

85. Panaro F, Gauff G, Dong G, Testa G, Benedetti E. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic: Multiple biliary hamartomas (von Meyenburg complex). Journal Of Gastroenterology And Hepatology 2004;19:463-463.

86. Panaro F, Testa G, Balakrishnan N, Rao B, Bogetti D, Jarzembowski T, Sammartino C, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Living related small bowel transplantation in children: 3-dimensional computed tomography donor evaluation. Pediatric Transplantation 2004;8:65-70.

87. Sammartino C, Pham T, Panaro F, Bogetti D, Jarzembowski T, Sankary H, Morelli N, Testa G, Benedetti E. Successful simultaneous pancreas kidney transplantation from living-related donor against positive cross-match. American Journal Of Transplantation 2004;4:140-143.

88. Sileri P, Sica G, Gentileschi P, Venza M, Manzelli A, Palmieri G, Spagnoli LG, Testa G, Benedetti E, Gaspari AL. Ischemic preconditioning protects intestine from prolonged ischemia. Transplantation Proceedings 2004;36:283-285.

89. Evans A, Massad MG, Silari P, Zhang W, Jarzembowski, Kpodonu J, Geha AS, Benedetti E: Effects of procurement and preservation media on cellular apoptosis in autologous saphenous vein grafts. Journal Applied Research 2004;4(3):453-463.

90. Evans A, Massad MG, Sileri P, Zhang W, Jarzembowski T, Kpodonu J, Geha AS, Benedetti E. Effects of Procurement and Preservation Mediaon Cellular Apoptosi in Autologous Saphenous Vein Grafts. Journal of Applied Research 2004; 4(3): 453-463.

91. Testa G, Panaro F, Schena S, Holterman M, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Living Related Small Bowel Transplantation: Donor Surgical Technique. Annals of Surgery 2004;240(5);779-784.

92. Dong G, Panaro F, Bogetti D, Sammartino C, Rondelli D, Sankary H, Testa G, Benedetti E. Standard chronic immunosuppression after kidney transplantation for systemic lupus erythematosus eliminates recurrence of disease. Clinical Transplantation 2005; 19: 56-60.

93. Jarzembowski TM, John E, Panaro F, Manzelli A, Cabrera A, Greco A, Varga P, Sankary H, Testa G, Benedetti E. Reversal of tacrolimus-related hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy 5 years alter kidney transplant in a 6-year-old recipient. Pediatric Transplantation 2005; 9: 117-121.

94. Testa G, Bogetti D, Panaro F, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Delayed Construction of the Bilio-digestive Anastomosis in Right Living Donor Liver Transplantation. International Surgery 2005; 90(3):121-124.

95. Jarzembowski T, Panaro F, Raofi V, Dong G, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Long-term results of a prospective randomized trial comparing tacrolimus versus cyclosporine in African-American recipients of primary cadaver renal transplant. Transplant International 2005; 18:419-422.

96. Bogetti D, Sankary HN, Jarzembowski TM, Manzelli A, Knight PS, Thielke J, Chejfec G, Cotler S, Oberholzer J, Testa G, Benedetti E. Thymoglobulin induction protects liver allografts from ischemia/reperfusion injury. Clinical Transplantation 2005; 19(4):507-11.

97. Walczak DA, Calvert D, Jarzembowski TM, Testa G, Sankary HN, Thielke J, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E. Increased risk of post-transplant diabetes mellitus despite early steroid discontinuation in Hispanic kidney transplant recipients. Clinical Transplantation 2005; 19(4):527-31.

98. Vasquez EM, Petrenko Y, Jacobssen V, Sifontis NM, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. An assessment of P-glycoprotein expression and activity in peripheral blood lymphocytes of transplant candidates. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(1): 175-177.

99. Bogetti D, Jarzembowski TM, Sankary HN, Manzelli A, Knight PS, Chejfec G, Cotler S, Oberholzer J, Testa G, Benedetti E. Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury can be modulated with thymoglobulin induction therapy. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(1):404-406.

100. Thielke J, DeChristopher PJ, Sankary H, Oberholzer J, Testa G, Benedetti E. Highly successful living donor kidney transplantation after conversion to negative of a previously positive flow-cytometry cross-match by pretransplant plasmapheresis. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(2):643-644.

101. Oberholzer J, Thielke J, Hatipoglu B, Testa G, Sankary HN, Benedetti E. Immediate conversion from tacrolimus to cyclosporine in the treatment of posttransplantation diabetes mellitus. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(2): 999-1000.

102. Marinov M, DiDomenico S, Mastrodomenico P, Jacobsen G, Sankary H, Testa G, Oberholzer J, Porubsky M, Benedetti E. Use of the splenic vessel for an ABO-incompatible renal transplant in a patient with thrombosis of the vena cava. American Journal of Transplantation 2005; 5:2336-2337.

103. Oberholzer J, John E, Lumpaopong A, Testa G, Sankary HN, Briars L, Kraft KA, Knight PS, Verghese P, Benedetti E. Early discontinuation of steroids is safe and effective in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation 2005; 9: 456-463.

104. Anderson-Shaw L, Testa G, Schmidt ML, Elkin J, Chamberlin W, Benedetti E. Evolution of a living donor liver transplantation advocacy program. J Clinical Ethics 2005; 16(1): 46-57.

105. Walczak D, Calvert D, Oberholzer J, Testa G, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Effect of race on the occurrence of posttransplant diabetes in kidney transplant recipients treated with early steroid discontinuation. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(2): 819-821.

106. Pham K, Kraft K, Thielke J, Oberholzer J, Sankary H, Testa G, Benedetti E. Limited-dose daclizumab versus basiliximab: A comparison of cost and efficacy in preventing acute rejection. Transplantation Proceedings 2005; 37(2):899-902.

107. Testa G, Holterman M, John E, Kecskes S, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Combined living donor liver/small bowel transplantation. Transplantation 2005; 79(10): 1401-1404.

108. Garrean S, Massad MG, Tshibaka C, Hanhan Z, Benedetti E. Sirolimus-associated interstitial pneumonitis among solid organ transplant recipients. Clin Transplant 2005; 19(5):698-703.

109. Talisetti A, Testa G, Holterman M, John E, Kecskes S, Benedetti E. Successful treatment of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder with removal of small bowel graft and subsequent second bowel transplant. J Pediatr Gastrenterol 2005; 41(3):354-356.

110. Vasquez EM, Shin GP, Sifontis N, Benedetti E. Concomitant clotrimazole therapy more than doubles the relative oral bioavailability of tacrolimus. Ther Drug Monit 2005; 27(5):587-91.

111. Jain S, John E, Setty S, Benedetti E. Early recurrence of cresentric glomerulonephritis after pediatric renal transplantation:27. Pediatr Res 2005; 58(4):820.

112. Benedetti E, Holterman M, Asolati M, Di Domenico S, Oberholzer J, Sankary H, Abcarian H, Testa G. Living related segmental bowel transplantation from experimental to standardized procedure. (in press)

113. Porubsky M, Testa G, John E, Holterman M, Tsou M, Benedetti E. Pattern of Growth after Pediatric Living Donor Small Bowel Transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation 2006;10(6):701-6.

114. Schena S, Testa G, Setty S, Abcarian H, Benedetti E. Successful identical-twin living donor small bowel transplant for necrotizing enterovasculitis secondary to Churg-Strauss Syndrome. Transplant International 2006; 19:594-597.

115. Testa G, Malagò M, Porubsky M, Marinov M, Sankary H, Oberholzer J, Nadalin S, Benedetti E. Hilar early division of the hepatic duct in living donor right hepatectomy: The probe and clamp technique. Liver Transplantation (in press)

116. Gorodner V, Horgan S, Galvani C, Manzelli A, Oberholzer J, Sankary H, Testa G, Benedetti E. Routine left robotic-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is safe and effective regardless of the presence of vascular anomalies. Transplant International 2006; 19(8):636-640.

117. Testa G and Benedetti E. Role of living donor bowel transplantation in the treatment of intestinal failure in adults. Current Opinion in Organ Transplantation 2006; 11:247-250.

118. Jain S, John E, Setty S, Benedetti E. Early recurrence of primary disease after pediatric renal transplantation: two case reports and a review of the literature. Pediatr Transplant 2007; 11:217-221.

119. Horgan S, Galvani C, Gorodner M, Jacobsen G, Oberholzer J, Fisichella P, Moser F, Testa G, Sankary H, Bogetti D, Manzelli A, Benedetti E. Effect of Robotic Assistance on the “Learning Curve” for Laparoscopic Hand-Assisted Donor Nephrectomy (RHADN). Surg Endosc. Epub 2007; 21:1512-1517. Epub 2007 Feb 8.

120. Testa G, Losanoff JE, Gangemi A, Benedetti E. Excellent outcome using an alternative technique for arterial reconstruction in living-related liver transplant: sphenoid anastomosis. Transplant Int 2007; 20:392-394.

121. Thielke, J, Kaplan B, Benedetti E. The role of ABO-incompatible living donors in kidney transplantation: state of the art. Semin Nephrol 2007; 27:408-413.

122. Horgan S, Galvani C, Gorodner V, Bareato U, Panaro F, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E. Robotic distal pancreatectomy and nephrectomy for living donor pancreas-kidney transplantation. Transplantation 2007; 84:934-936.

123. Raofi V, Beatty E, Testa G, Abcarian H, Oberholzer J, Sankary H, Grevious M, Benedetti E. Combined living-related segmental liver and bowel transplantation for megacystits-microcolon-intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. J Pediatr Surg 2008; 43(2):e9-e11.

124. Barbaro B, Kuechle J, Salehi P, Rodriguez L, Qi M, Gangemi A, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Increased albumin concentration reduces apopotosis and improves functionality of human islets. Artif Cells Blood Substit Immobil Biotechnol 2008; 36(1):74-81.

125. Testa G, Vidanovic V, Chejfec G, Gangemi A, Iqbal R, Porubsky M, Pham T, Benedetti E. Adult living-donor liver transplantation with ABO-Incompatible grafts. Transplantation 2008; 85(5):681-686.

126. Testa G, Holterman M, Abcarian H, Iqbal R, Benedetti E. Simultaneous or sequential combined living donor-intestine transplantation in children. Transplantation 2008; 85(5):713-717.

127. Salehi P, Stull MA, Martellotto J, Gangemi A, Hatipoglu B, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Case report: diabetic myonecrosis of the neck complicated by infection in an islet transplanted patient. J Diabetes Complication 2008;

128. Kaplan B, West P, Neeley H, Martellotto J, Iqbal R, Gangemi A, Hatipolgu B, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Use of low dose tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil and maintenance IL-2 receptor blockade in an islet transplant recipient. Clin Transplant 2008; 22(2):250-253.

129. Grevious MA. Iqbal R, Raofi V, Beatty E, Oberholzer J, Cohen M, Abcarian H, Testa G, Benedetti E.  Staged approach for abdominal wound closure following combined liver and intestinal transplantation from living donors in pediatric patients. Pediatr Transplant 2008; (Epub)

130. *Campara M, West-Thielke P, Thielke J, Ommert T, Oberholzer J, Benedetti E, Kaplan B. ABO Incompatible renal transplantation in an HIV-seropositive patient.  Transplantation 2008; 86(1):176-178.

131. Qi M, Strand BL, Morch Y, Lacik I, Wang Y, Salehi P, Barbaro B, Gangemi A, Kuechle J, Romagnoli T, Hansen MA, Rodriguez LA, Benedetti E, Hunkeler D, Skjak-Braek G, Oberholzer J. Encapsulation of human islets in novel inhomogeneous alginate-ca2+/ba2+ microbeads: in vitro and in vivo function. Artif Cells Blood Substitut Immobil Biotechnol 2008; 36(5):403-420.

132. Kaplan B, West-Thielke P, Herren H, Gill J, Knoll GA, Oberholzer J, Sankary H, Benedetti E. Reported isolated pancreas rejection is associated with poor kidney outcomes in recipients of a simultaneous pancreas kidney transplant. Transplantation 2008; 86(9):1229-1233.

133. Apichai S, Rogalska A, Tzvetanov I, Asma Z, Benedetti E, Gaitonde S. Multifocal cutanteous and systemic plasmablastic lymphoma in an infant with combined living donor small bowel and liver transplant. Pediatr Transplant 2008; epub

134. Alejandro R, Barton FB, Hering BJ, Wease S; Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry Investigators (CITR). 2008 Update from the Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry. Transplantation 2008; 86(12):1783-1788.

135. Giulianotti PC, Kuechle J, Salehi P, Gorodner V, Galvani C, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J.  Robotic-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy of a redo case combined with autologous islet transplantation for chronic pancreatitis. Pancreas 2009; 38(10):105-107.

136. Thielke JJ, West-Thiekle PM, Herren HL, Bareato U, Ommert T, Vidanovic V, Campbell-Lee SA, Tzvetanov IG, Sankary HN, Kaplan B, Benedetti E, Oberholzer J. Living donor kidney transplantation across positive crossmatch: The University of Illinois at Chicago experience. Transplantation 2009; 87(2):268-273.

 

Book Chapter

Benedetti E, Pollak R:  "Hepatocyte Transplantation in Dalmatian Dogs for Inborn Errors of Metabolism.”  Published In: Mito M, Sawa M, eds. Hepatocyte Transplantation. Basel, Switzerland Karger Landes Systems, 1997, pages 284-296.

Benedetti E, Pierpaolo S, Gruessner AC, Cicalese L: “Surgical complications of pancreas transplantation.” Published In: Hakim N, Stratta R, and Gray D, eds. Pancreas and Islet Transplantation. Oxford University Press, 2001, pages 155-166

Benedetti E, Sileri Pierpaolo: “Surgical Aspects of Pancreas Transplantation: Donor Selection and Management” Published in Gruessner RWG, Sutherland, DER, eds. “Transplantation of the Pancreas” Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2004

Oberholzer, J, Testa G, Sankary H, John E, Thielke J, Benedetti E.  “Kidney Transplantation at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 1988-2004”.  Published in Clinical Transplants 2004, Cecka and Terasaki, UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA 2004; 143-149.

Carlos Galvani, MD, Santiago Horgan, MD, Enrico Benedetti, MD. ” Robotic Hand-Assisted Living Related Donor Nephrectomy” in Najam/ Robotic Surgery: Theory of Operative Technique. McGraw-Hill, Medical Publishing Division.

Benedetti E, Gruessner R, Sankary H. “Kidney Transplantation – The Recipient- Surgical Procedures” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Oberholzer J, Avila JG, Benedetti E. “Pancreas Transplantation – The Donor – Surgical Procedures “Standard (Open) Distal Pancreatectomy for Living Pancreas Donation”” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Benedetti E, Holterman M, Testa G. “Intestinal Transplantation – The Donor – Selection and Work-up” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Benedetti E, DiDomenico S, Testa G. “Intestinal Transplantation – The Recipient – Selection and Work-up” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Benedetti E, Gangemi A, Testa G. “Intestinal Transplantation- the Recipient – Immunosuppressive Therapy and Postoperative Complications” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Malago M, Benedetti E. “Liver Transplantation – The Donor – Surgical Procedures, Adult Donor to Adult Recipient” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Panaro F, Benedetti E. “”Intestinal Transplantation – The Donor – Morbidity, Mortality, Long-Term Outcome” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Simon A, Benedetti E. “Intestinal Transplantation – The Recipient – Cost Analysis for Living Donor Intestinal Transplants” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Benedetti E. “Liver Transplantation – The Recipient – Optimized Venous Outflow” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Benedetti E, DeChristopher PJ. “Liver Transplantation – The Recipient – Strategies to Maximize Living Donor Liver Transplantation” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)

Testa G, Campise-Luther R, Benedetti E. “Liver Transplantation – The Donor – Perioperative Management” Living Donor Organ Transplantation, Gruessner RWG, Benedetti E, eds. McGraw-Hill, New York NY (in press)




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