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Prabhakar K Baliga

TitleChair, Department of Surgery
InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentTransplant Surgery
AddressP.O. Box MSC 613
420Q
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Phone843-792-4638
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    Prabhakar K. Baliga, M.D., is Chief of the Division of Transplant Surgery, Medical Director of the Transplant Center, Director of the Kidney Transplant Program, and Professor of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He has been a faculty member in MUSC’s Department of Surgery since 1992 and currently holds the Fitts-Raja Endowed Chair at MUSC.

    Dr. Baliga has co-authored articles in more than 60 peer-reviewed publications. He has served in several leadership positions for the United Network for Organ Sharing/Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (UNOS/OPTN), most recently as Region 11 Councilor for the UNOS/OPTN Board of Directors. In addition, he has served on four committees of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He is a member of 15 professional societies, including the American Surgical Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the International Liver Transplantation Society. Among his awards and honors was his being named as Honorary Director of the Department of Surgery in Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital, China in 2011. He was listed in Who’s Who in America: Best Distinguished Doctors 2009.

    Dr. Baliga has been the Principal Investigator (PI) for several grants funded by the Health Resources Services Administration and the National Institutes of Health to study programs designed to increase organ donations.

    Dr. Baliga holds a medical degree from Madras Medical College (India). He completed his residency in general surgery at Tulane University, followed by a fellowship in transplant surgery at the University of Michigan and post-doctoral training in the Department of Urology at Tulane University.

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    liver, kidney, and small bowel transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, general surgery in renal failure patients

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    1. McGillicuddy J, Chandler J, Sox L, Mueller M, Nemeth L, Baliga P, Treiber F. "Smartphone Medication Adherence Saves Kidneys" for Kidney Transplantation Recipients: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2019 Jun 21; 8(6):e13351. PMID: 31228175.
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    2. Baliga P, Sade RM. New Liver Allocation Policy: Flawed Moral and Empirical Foundations. J Law Med Ethics. 2019 Jun; 47(2):320-322. PMID: 31298109.
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    3. Balliet W, Kazley AS, Johnson E, Holland-Carter L, Maurer S, Correll J, Marlow N, Chavin K, Baliga P. The non-directed living kidney donor: Why donate to strangers? J Ren Care. 2019 Jun; 45(2):102-110. PMID: 30868762.
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    4. Rohan V, Taber D, Palanisamy A, Mcgillicuddy J, Chavin K, Baliga P, Bratton C. Impact of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Pancreas Transplant Outcomes. Exp Clin Transplant. 2018 Nov 28. PMID: 30501589.
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    5. DuBay DA, Su Z, Morinelli TA, Baliga P, Rohan V, Bian J, Northrup D, Pilch N, Rao V, Srinivas TR, Mauldin PD, Taber DJ. Development and future deployment of a 5 years allograft survival model for kidney transplantation. Nephrology (Carlton). 2018 Sep 09. PMID: 30198104.
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    6. Gerber DA, Baliga P, Karp SJ. Allocation of Donor Livers for Transplantation: A Contemporary Struggle. JAMA Surg. 2018 Sep 01; 153(9):787-788. PMID: 29926088.
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    7. Friedewald JJ, Kurian SM, Heilman RL, Whisenant TC, Poggio ED, Marsh C, Baliga P, Odim J, Brown MM, Ikle DN, Armstrong BD, Charette JI, Brietigam SS, Sustento-Reodica N, Zhao L, Kandpal M, Salomon DR, Abecassis MM. Development and clinical validity of a novel blood-based molecular biomarker for subclinical acute rejection following kidney transplant. Am J Transplant. 2019 Jan; 19(1):98-109. PMID: 29985559.
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    8. Kim D, Lockett M, Zhang J, Mauldin P, Baliga P. South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative Colon Surgery Outcomes Vary by Age and Race. Am Surg. 2018 Aug 01; 84(8):1312-1313. PMID: 30185307.
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    9. Taber DJ, Gebregziabher M, Posadas A, Schaffner C, Egede LE, Baliga PK. Pharmacist-Led, Technology-Assisted Study to Improve Medication Safety, Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control, and Racial Disparities in Kidney Transplant Recipients. J Am Coll Clin Pharm. 2018 Dec; 1(2):81-88. PMID: 30714026.
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    10. Sieverdes JC, Rao V, Taber DJ, Noltemeyer Z, McGillicuddy JW, Bergamin M, Thangavel S, Baliga PK. Feasibility and Functional Testing for Frailty in Chronic Kidney Disease. Prog Transplant. 2018 09; 28(3):299-300. PMID: 29898640.
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    11. Lockett MA, Turley C, Gibbons L, Stinson S, Adams JL, Cole D, Baliga PK. The South Carolina Surgical Quality Collaborative: A New Effort to Improve Surgical Outcomes in South Carolina. Am Surg. 2018 Jun 01; 84(6):916-919. PMID: 29981624.
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    12. Sieverdes JC, Treiber FA, Mueller M, Nemeth LS, Brunner-Jackson B, Anderson A, Baliga PK. Living Organ Video Educated Donors Program for Kidney Transplant-eligible African Americans to Approach Potential Donors: A Proof of Concept. Transplant Direct. 2018 Jun; 4(6):e357. PMID: 30123830.
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    13. Taber DJ, Gebregziabher M, Srinivas T, Egede LE, Baliga PK. Transplant Center Variability in Disparities for African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients. Ann Transplant. 2018 Feb 16; 23:119-128. PMID: 29449524.
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    14. Rodrigue JR, Fleishman A, Carroll M, Evenson AR, Pavlakis M, Mandelbrot DA, Baliga P, Howard DH, Schold JD. The Living Donor Lost Wages Trial: Study Rationale and Protocol. Curr Transplant Rep. 2018 Mar; 5(1):45-54. PMID: 29805957.
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    15. Fleming JN, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Mardis CR, Gilbert RE, Wilson LZ, Patel N, Ball S, Mauldin P, Baliga PK. Association of Pretransplantion Opioid Use with Graft Loss or Death in Liver Transplantation Patients with Model of End-Stage Liver Disease Exceptions. J Am Coll Surg. 2018 04; 226(4):651-659. PMID: 29309943.
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    16. Fleming JN, Taber DJ, Weimert NA, Nadig S, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Valganciclovir (VGCV) followed by cytomegalovirus (CMV) hyperimmune globulin compared to VGCV for 200 days in abdominal organ transplant recipients at high risk for CMV infection: A prospective, randomized pilot study. Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Dec; 19(6). PMID: 28921781.
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    17. Taber DJ, Su Z, Fleming JN, McGillicuddy JW, Posadas-Salas MA, Treiber FA, Dubay D, Srinivas TR, Mauldin PD, Moran WP, Baliga PK. Tacrolimus Trough Concentration Variability and Disparities in African American Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation. 2017 12; 101(12):2931-2938. PMID: 28658199.
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    18. Cole AJ, Johnson RW, Egede LE, Baliga PK, Taber DJ. Improving Medication Safety and Cardiovascular Risk Factor Control to Mitigate Disparities in African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients: Design and Methods. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2018 Mar; 9:1-6. PMID: 29532038.
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    19. Taber DJ, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Rohan VS, Nadig S, Dubay D, Baliga PK. Cytolytic Induction Therapy Improves Clinical Outcomes in African-American Kidney Transplant Recipients. Ann Surg. 2017 09; 266(3):450-456. PMID: 28654544.
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    20. Sieverdes JC, Price M, Ruggiero KJ, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Brunner-Jackson B, Patel S, Treiber FA. Design and approach of the Living Organ Video Educated Donors (LOVED) program to promote living kidney donation in African Americans. Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 10; 61:55-62. PMID: 28687348.
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    21. Veasey TM, Fleming JN, Strout SE, Miller R, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, Mardis CR, Mardis BA, Shenvi S, McGillicuddy J, Chavin KD, Baliga P, Taber DJ. Morbid obesity and functional status as predictors of surgical complication after renal transplantation. Am J Surg. 2018 Apr; 215(4):663-668. PMID: 28622834.
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    22. Casale JP, Taber DJ, Staino C, Boyle K, Covert K, Pilch NA, Mardis C, Meadows HB, Chavin KD, McGillicuddy JW, Baliga PK, Fleming JN. Effectiveness of an Evidence-Based Induction Therapy Protocol Revision in Adult Kidney Transplant Recipients. Pharmacotherapy. 2017 Jun; 37(6):692-699. PMID: 28475248.
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    23. Taber DJ, Gebregziabher M, Payne EH, Srinivas T, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Overall Graft Loss Versus Death-Censored Graft Loss: Unmasking the Magnitude of Racial Disparities in Outcomes Among US Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2017 Feb; 101(2):402-410. PMID: 26901080.
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    24. Taber DJ, DuBay D, McGillicuddy JW, Nadig S, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Impact of the New Kidney Allocation System on Perioperative Outcomes and Costs in Kidney Transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Apr; 224(4):585-592. PMID: 28159650.
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    25. Weir MR, Pearson TC, Patel A, Peddi VR, Kalil R, Scandling J, Chan L, Baliga P, Melton L, Mulgaonkar S, Waid T, Schaefer H, Youssef N, Anandagoda L, McCollum D, Lawson S, Gordon R. Long-term Follow-up of Kidney Transplant Recipients in the Spare-the-Nephron-Trial. Transplantation. 2017 Jan; 101(1):157-165. PMID: 26950714.
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    26. Kazley AS, Hamidi B, Balliet W, Baliga P. Social Media Use Among Living Kidney Donors and Recipients: Survey on Current Practice and Potential. J Med Internet Res. 2016 12 20; 18(12):e328. PMID: 27998880.
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    27. Taber DJ, Hunt KJ, Gebregziabher M, Srinivas T, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. A Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Early Steroid Withdrawal in Black Kidney Transplant Recipients. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 01 06; 12(1):131-139. PMID: 27979979.
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    28. Taber DJ, Fleming JN, Fominaya CE, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Srinivas TR, Baliga PK, McGillicuddy JW, Egede LE. The Impact of Health Care Appointment Non-Adherence on Graft Outcomes in Kidney Transplantation. Am J Nephrol. 2017; 45(1):91-98. PMID: 27907919.
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    29. Taber DJ, Egede LE, Baliga PK. Outcome disparities between African Americans and Caucasians in contemporary kidney transplant recipients. Am J Surg. 2017 Apr; 213(4):666-672. PMID: 27887677.
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    30. Colhoun ED, Forsberg CG, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Taber DJ. Incidence and risk factors of hepatocellular carcinoma after orthotopic liver transplantation. Surgery. 2017 03; 161(3):830-836. PMID: 27771158.
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    31. Taber DJ, Gebregziabher M, Hunt KJ, Srinivas T, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Twenty years of evolving trends in racial disparities for adult kidney transplant recipients. Kidney Int. 2016 10; 90(4):878-87. PMID: 27555121.
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    32. Rodrigue JR, Schold JD, Mandelbrot DA, Taber DJ, Phan V, Baliga PK. Concern for Lost Income Following Donation Deters Some Patients From Talking to Potential Living Donors. Prog Transplant. 2016 Dec; 26(4):292-298. PMID: 27495327.
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    33. Taber DJ, Hunt KJ, Fominaya CE, Payne EH, Gebregziabher M, Srinivas TR, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Impact of Cardiovascular Risk Factors on Graft Outcome Disparities in Black Kidney Transplant Recipients. Hypertension. 2016 09; 68(3):715-25. PMID: 27402921.
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    34. Taber DJ, Hamedi M, Rodrigue JR, Gebregziabher MG, Srinivas TR, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Quantifying the Race Stratified Impact of Socioeconomics on Graft Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2016 07; 100(7):1550-7. PMID: 26425875.
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    35. Sebaaly JC, Fleming J, Pilch N, Meadows H, Finn A, Chavin K, Baliga P, Bratton CF, McGillicuddy JW, Nadig S, Taber D. Depression, Resource Utilization, and Outcomes Following Liver Transplant. Prog Transplant. 2016 Sep; 26(3):270-6. PMID: 27297232.
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    36. Rohan VS, Taber DJ, Moussa O, Pilch NA, Denmark S, Meadows HB, McGillicuddy JW, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Bratton CF. Transplanting Sensitized Kidney Transplant Patients With Equivalent Outcomes Utilizing Stringent HLA Crossmatching. Exp Clin Transplant. 2017 Feb; 15(1):47-55. PMID: 27267614.
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    37. Covert KL, Fleming JN, Staino C, Casale JP, Boyle KM, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, Mardis CR, McGillicuddy JW, Nadig S, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Taber DJ. Predicting and preventing readmissions in kidney transplant recipients. Clin Transplant. 2016 07; 30(7):779-86. PMID: 27101090.
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    38. Marlow NM, Kazley AS, Chavin KD, Simpson KN, Balliet W, Baliga PK. A patient navigator and education program for increasing potential living donors: a comparative observational study. Clin Transplant. 2016 05; 30(5):619-27. PMID: 26928471.
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    39. Fleming JN, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, McGillicuddy JW, Srinivas TR, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Bratton CF. A randomized, prospective comparison of transition to sirolimus-based CNI-minimization or withdrawal in African American kidney transplant recipients. Clin Transplant. 2016 05; 30(5):528-33. PMID: 26914542.
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    40. Jordan CL, Taber DJ, Kyle MO, Connelly J, Pilch NW, Fleming J, Meadows HB, Bratton CF, Nadig SN, McGillicuddy JW, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Shatat IF, Twombley K. Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of opportunistic infections in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2016 Feb; 20(1):44-8. PMID: 26576516.
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    41. Staino C, Pilch N, Patel S, Trobaugh K, Fleming J, Meadows H, Taber D, Srinivas TR, Baliga P. Optimizing finite resources: Pharmacist chart reviews in an outpatient kidney transplant clinic. J Am Pharm Assoc (2003). 2015 Nov-Dec; 55(6):613-620. PMID: 26547595.
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    42. McGillicuddy JW, Taber DJ, Mueller M, Patel S, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Sox L, Favela AP, Brunner-Jackson BM, Treiber FA. Sustainability of improvements in medication adherence through a mobile health intervention. Prog Transplant. 2015 Sep; 25(3):217-23. PMID: 26308780.
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    43. Sieverdes JC, Nemeth LS, Magwood GS, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Brunner-Jackson B, Patel SK, Ruggiero KJ, Treiber FA. Patient-Centered mHealth Living Donor Transplant Education Program for African Americans: Development and Analysis. JMIR Res Protoc. 2015 Aug 10; 4(3):e84. PMID: 26265532.
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    44. Madan A, Borckardt JJ, Balliet WE, Barth KS, Delustro LM, Malcolm RM, Koch D, Willner I, Baliga P, Reuben A. Neurocognitive status is associated with all-cause mortality among psychiatric, high-risk liver transplant candidates and recipients. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2015; 49(4):279-95. PMID: 26078395.
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    45. Sieverdes JC, Nemeth LS, Magwood GS, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Ruggiero KJ, Treiber FA. African American kidney transplant patients' perspectives on challenges in the living donation process. Prog Transplant. 2015 Jun; 25(2):164-75. PMID: 26107278.
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    46. Taber DJ, Gebregziabher MG, Srinivas TR, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. African-American race modifies the influence of tacrolimus concentrations on acute rejection and toxicity in kidney transplant recipients. Pharmacotherapy. 2015 Jun; 35(6):569-77. PMID: 26011276.
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    47. Connelly J, Pilch N, Oliver M, Jordan C, Fleming J, Meadows H, Baliga P, Nadig S, Twombley K, Shatat I, Taber D. Prediction of medication non-adherence and associated outcomes in pediatric kidney transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2015 Aug; 19(5):555-62. PMID: 25917112.
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    48. Rodrigue JR, Kazley AS, Mandelbrot DA, Hays R, LaPointe Rudow D, Baliga P. Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: Overcoming Disparities in Live Kidney Donation in the US--Recommendations from a Consensus Conference. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Sep 04; 10(9):1687-95. PMID: 25883072.
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    49. Kazley AS, Hund JJ, Simpson KN, Chavin K, Baliga P. Health literacy and kidney transplant outcomes. Prog Transplant. 2015 Mar; 25(1):85-90. PMID: 25758806.
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    50. LaPointe Rudow D, Hays R, Baliga P, Cohen DJ, Cooper M, Danovitch GM, Dew MA, Gordon EJ, Mandelbrot DA, McGuire S, Milton J, Moore DR, Morgievich M, Schold JD, Segev DL, Serur D, Steiner RW, Tan JC, Waterman AD, Zavala EY, Rodrigue JR. Consensus conference on best practices in live kidney donation: recommendations to optimize education, access, and care. Am J Transplant. 2015 Apr; 15(4):914-22. PMID: 25648884.
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    51. Taber DJ, Palanisamy AP, Srinivas TR, Gebregziabher M, Odeghe J, Chavin KD, Egede LE, Baliga PK. Inclusion of dynamic clinical data improves the predictive performance of a 30-day readmission risk model in kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2015 Feb; 99(2):324-30. PMID: 25594549.
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    52. McGillicuddy JW, Villar JJ, Rohan VS, Bazaz S, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Is cirrhosis a contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy? Am Surg. 2015 Jan; 81(1):52-5. PMID: 25569066.
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    53. Kazley AS, Johnson E, Simpson K, Chavin K, Baliga P. African American patient knowledge of kidney disease: A qualitative study of those with advanced chronic kidney disease. Chronic Illn. 2015 Dec; 11(4):245-55. PMID: 25336301.
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    54. Palanisamy AP, Taber DJ, Sutter AG, Nadig SN, Dowden JE, McGillicuddy JW, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Clinical outcomes and costs associated with in-hospital biliary complications after liver transplantation: a cross-sectional analysis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Feb; 19(2):282-9. PMID: 25319035.
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    55. Marlow NM, Simpson KN, Kazley AS, Balliet WE, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Variations in coping stages for individuals with chronic kidney disease: Results from an exploratory study with patient navigators. J Health Psychol. 2016 07; 21(7):1299-310. PMID: 25293971.
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    56. Li P, Hunt KJ, Taber DJ, Carter RE, Kettinger L, Luttrell D, Egidi MF, Finch NJ, Baliga P, Lin A, Biggins S, Hermayer KL. Inflammatory biomarkers, glycemic variability, hypoglycemia, and renal transplant outcomes: results of a randomized controlled trial. Transplantation. 2014 Sep 27; 98(6):632-9. PMID: 24831919.
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    57. Kazley AS, Jordan J, Simpson KN, Chavin K, Rodrigue J, Baliga P. Development and testing of a disease-specific health literacy measure in kidney transplant patients. Prog Transplant. 2014 Sep; 24(3):263-70. PMID: 25193727.
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    58. Palanisamy AP, Schiltz CE, Pilch NA, Hunt KJ, Nadig SN, Dowden JE, McGillicuddy JW, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Taber DJ. Cardiovascular risk factors contribute to disparities in graft outcomes in African American renal transplant recipients: a retrospective analysis. Blood Press. 2015 Feb; 24(1):14-22. PMID: 25048253.
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    59. Kazley AS, Johnson EE, Simpson KN, Chavin KD, Baliga P. Health care provider perception of chronic kidney disease: knowledge and behavior among African American patients. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Jul 10; 15:112. PMID: 25012542.
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    60. Taber DJ, Douglass K, Srinivas T, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Significant racial differences in the key factors associated with early graft loss in kidney transplant recipients. Am J Nephrol. 2014; 40(1):19-28. PMID: 24969370.
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    61. Morbitzer KA, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, Fleming JN, Bratton CF, McGillicuddy JW, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. The impact of diabetes mellitus and glycemic control on clinical outcomes following liver transplant for hepatitis C. Clin Transplant. 2014 Aug; 28(8):862-8. PMID: 24893750.
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    62. Pilch NA, Taber DJ, Moussa O, Thomas B, Denmark S, Meadows HB, McGillicuddy JW, Srinivas TR, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Prospective randomized controlled trial of rabbit antithymocyte globulin compared with IL-2 receptor antagonist induction therapy in kidney transplantation. Ann Surg. 2014 May; 259(5):888-93. PMID: 24513787.
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    63. Taber DJ, Spivey JR, Tsurutis VM, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, Fleming JN, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Treiber FA, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Clinical and economic outcomes associated with medication errors in kidney transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 May; 9(5):960-6. PMID: 24763866.
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    64. Rodrigue JR, Fleishman A, Vishnevsky T, Whiting J, Vella JP, Garrison K, Moore D, Kayler L, Baliga P, Chavin KD, Karp S, Mandelbrot DA. Development and validation of a questionnaire to assess fear of kidney failure following living donation. Transpl Int. 2014 Jun; 27(6):570-5. PMID: 24606048.
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    65. Scheffert JL, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Bratton CF. Clinical outcomes associated with the early postoperative use of heparin in pancreas transplantation. Transplantation. 2014 Mar 27; 97(6):681-5. PMID: 24285337.
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    66. Srinivas R, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Srinivas T, Taber DJ. Association between patient satisfaction and outcomes in kidney transplant. Am J Med Qual. 2015 Mar-Apr; 30(2):180-5. PMID: 24463328.
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    67. Taber DJ, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Lin A, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. The concept of a composite perioperative quality index in kidney transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr; 218(4):588-97. PMID: 24491243.
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    68. Taber DJ, Belk L, Meadows H, Pilch N, Fleming J, Srinivas T, McGillicuddy J, Bratton C, Chavin K, Baliga P. Racial comparisons of everolimus pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in adult kidney transplant recipients. Ther Drug Monit. 2013 Dec; 35(6):753-9. PMID: 24061443.
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    69. Taber DJ, Srinivas TM, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, Fleming JN, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Thomas B, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Are thiazide diuretics safe and effective antihypertensive therapy in kidney transplant recipients? Am J Nephrol. 2013; 38(4):285-91. PMID: 24061145.
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    70. McGillicuddy JW, Gregoski MJ, Weiland AK, Rock RA, Brunner-Jackson BM, Patel SK, Thomas BS, Taber DJ, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Treiber FA. Mobile Health Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Proof-of-Concept Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Res Protoc. 2013 Sep 04; 2(2):e32. PMID: 24004517.
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    71. Chavin KD, Taber DJ, Norcross M, Pilch NA, Crego H, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Lin A, Baliga PK. Safe use of highly steatotic livers by utilizing a donor/recipient clinical algorithm. Clin Transplant. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):732-41. PMID: 23991646.
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    72. Scheffert JL, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, McGillicuddy JW, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Timing of factor VIIa in liver transplantation impacts cost and clinical outcomes. Pharmacotherapy. 2013 May; 33(5):483-8. PMID: 23468226.
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    73. McGillicuddy JW, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Kohout RK, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Clinical and economic analysis of delayed administration of antithymocyte globulin for induction therapy in kidney transplantation. Prog Transplant. 2013 Mar; 23(1):33-8. PMID: 23448818.
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    74. Taber DJ, Meadows HB, Pilch NA, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. Pre-existing diabetes significantly increases the risk of graft failure and mortality following renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):274-82. PMID: 23383719.
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    75. Taber DJ, Pilch NA, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Lin A, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Improving the perioperative value of care for vulnerable kidney transplant recipients. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Apr; 216(4):668-76; discussion 676-8. PMID: 23391592.
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    76. Musgrave CR, Pilch NA, Taber DJ, Meadows HB, McGillicuddy JW, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Improving transplant patient safety through pharmacist discharge medication reconciliation. Am J Transplant. 2013 Mar; 13(3):796-801. PMID: 23332093.
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    77. McGillicuddy JW, Weiland AK, Frenzel RM, Mueller M, Brunner-Jackson BM, Taber DJ, Baliga PK, Treiber FA. Patient attitudes toward mobile phone-based health monitoring: questionnaire study among kidney transplant recipients. J Med Internet Res. 2013 Jan 08; 15(1):e6. PMID: 23305649.
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    78. Taber DJ, Meadows HB, Pilch NA, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. The impact of diabetes on ethnic disparities seen in kidney transplantation. Ethn Dis. 2013; 23(2):238-44. PMID: 23530307.
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    79. Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Meadows HB, McGillicuddy JW, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Egede LE. The impact of cardiovascular disease and risk factor treatment on ethnic disparities in kidney transplant. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2013 May; 18(3):243-50. PMID: 23258931.
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    80. Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Bratton CF, McGillicuddy JW, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Medication errors and adverse drug events in kidney transplant recipients: incidence, risk factors, and clinical outcomes. Pharmacotherapy. 2012 Dec; 32(12):1053-60. PMID: 23165887.
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    81. Hermayer KL, Egidi MF, Finch NJ, Baliga P, Lin A, Kettinger L, Biggins S, Carter RE. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of glycemic control on renal transplantation outcomes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Dec; 97(12):4399-406. PMID: 23074234.
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    82. Shay R, Taber D, Pilch N, Meadows H, Tischer S, McGillicuddy J, Bratton C, Baliga P, Chavin K. Early aspirin therapy may reduce hepatic artery thrombosis in liver transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jan-Feb; 45(1):330-4. PMID: 23267805.
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    84. Kazley AS, Simpson KN, Chavin KD, Baliga P. Barriers facing patients referred for kidney transplant cause loss to follow-up. Kidney Int. 2012 Nov; 82(9):1018-23. PMID: 22832516.
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    86. Shatat IF, Taber DJ, Shrivastava S, Weimert NA, Sas DJ, Chavin KD, Orak JK, Baliga PK. Graft outcomes in pediatric kidney transplantation: focus on the role of race. Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2012 Jul; 23(4):684-92. PMID: 22805378.
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    87. Meadows HB, Taber DJ, Pilch NA, Tischer SM, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. The impact of early corticosteroid withdrawal on graft survival in liver transplant recipients. Transplant Proc. 2012 Jun; 44(5):1323-8. PMID: 22664009.
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    88. Hulbert AL, Pilch NA, Taber DJ, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Generic immunosuppression: deciphering the message our patients are receiving. Ann Pharmacother. 2012 May; 46(5):671-7. PMID: 22570436.
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    90. Klintmalm GB, Davis GL, Teperman L, Netto GJ, Washburn K, Rudich SM, Pomfret EA, Vargas HE, Brown R, Eckhoff D, Pruett TL, Roberts J, Mulligan DC, Charlton MR, Heffron TG, Ham JM, Douglas DD, Sher L, Baliga PK, Kinkhabwala M, Koneru B, Abecassis M, Millis M, Jennings LW, Fasola CG. A randomized, multicenter study comparing steroid-free immunosuppression and standard immunosuppression for liver transplant recipients with chronic hepatitis C. Liver Transpl. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1394-403. PMID: 21850690.
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    92. Shackelford AG, Hodge AB, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. A technique for autologous priming of the veno-venous bypass circuit during liver transplantation. J Extra Corpor Technol. 2011 Jun; 43(2):89-92. PMID: 21848180.
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    93. Bratton C, Chavin K, Baliga P. Racial disparities in organ donation and why. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2011 Apr; 16(2):243-9. PMID: 21415828.
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    96. McGillicuddy JW, Weimert NA, Taber DJ, Turner A, Mitchell LA, Wray DW, Egidi MF, Kuppachi S, Hughes MG, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Can preemptive cytomegalovirus monitoring be as effective as universal prophylaxis when implemented as the standard of care in patients at moderate risk? Transplantation. 2010 May 27; 89(10):1218-23. PMID: 20410854.
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    97. Klein AS, Messersmith EE, Ratner LE, Kochik R, Baliga PK, Ojo AO. Organ donation and utilization in the United States, 1999-2008. Am J Transplant. 2010 Apr; 10(4 Pt 2):973-86. PMID: 20420647.
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    98. Patel N, Taber DJ, Weimert NA, Fleming JN, Egidi FM, McGillicuddy J, Bratton CF, Lin A, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Potential differences in kidney allograft outcomes between ethnicities when converting to sirolimus base immunosuppression. Transplant Proc. 2009 Dec; 41(10):4131-7. PMID: 20005354.
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    99. Fleming JN, Taber DJ, Weimert NA, Egidi MF, McGillicuddy J, Bratton CF, Lin A, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Comparison of efficacy of induction therapy in low immunologic risk African-American kidney transplant recipients. Transpl Int. 2010 May 01; 23(5):500-5. PMID: 19951304.
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    100. Berkman S, Weimert NA, Taber DJ, Baillie GM, Lin A, Baliga P, Chavin KD. The use of drotrecogin alfa (activated) in solid organ transplant patients: a case series. Transpl Infect Dis. 2009 Jun; 11(3):269-76. PMID: 19392728.
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    101. Taber DJ, Ashcraft E, Cattanach LA, Baillie GM, Weimert NA, Lin A, Bratton CF, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. No difference between smokers, former smokers, or nonsmokers in the operative outcomes of laparoscopic donor nephrectomies. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009 Apr; 19(2):153-6. PMID: 19390284.
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    102. Hammond EB, Taber DJ, Weimert NA, Egidi MF, Bratton CF, Lin A, McGillicuddy JW, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Efficacy of induction therapy on acute rejection and graft outcomes in African American kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2010 Jan-Feb; 24(1):40-7. PMID: 19236436.
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    103. McGillicuddy JW, Lin A, Bratton C, Willner I, Reuben A, Koch D, Baliga P, Chavin K. Laparoscopic hepatic resection: the MUSC experience. J S C Med Assoc. 2008 Dec; 104(8):244-6. PMID: 19326611.
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    104. Taber DJ, Weimert NA, Henderson F, Lin A, Bratton CF, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Long-term efficacy of induction therapy with anti-interleukin-2 receptor antibodies or thymoglobulin compared with no induction therapy in renal transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2008 Dec; 40(10):3401-7. PMID: 19100399.
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    105. Egidi MF, Lin A, Bratton CF, Baliga PK. Prevention and management of hyperglycemia after pancreas transplantation. Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2008 Feb; 13(1):72-8. PMID: 18660710.
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    106. Anderegg BA, Baillie GM, Uber WE, Chavin KD, Lin A, Baliga PK, Lazarchick J. Use of bivalirudin to prevent thrombosis following orthotopic liver transplantation in a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome and a history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Ann Clin Lab Sci. 2008; 38(3):277-82. PMID: 18715858.
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    107. Lunsford SL, Shilling LM, Chavin KD, Martin MS, Miles LG, Norman ML, Baliga PK. Racial differences in the living kidney donation experience and implications for education. Prog Transplant. 2007 Sep; 17(3):234-40. PMID: 17944164.
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    108. Schnelldorfer T, Chavin KD, Lin A, Lewin DN, Baliga PK. Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the liver. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg. 2007; 14(4):421-3. PMID: 17653644.
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    109. Lunsford SL, Simpson KS, Chavin KD, Mensching KJ, Miles LG, Shilling LM, Smalls GR, Baliga PK. Can family attributes explain the racial disparity in living kidney donation? Transplant Proc. 2007 Jun; 39(5):1376-80. PMID: 17580143.
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    110. Taber DJ, Ashcraft EA, Baillie GM, Lawrence DB, Chavin KD, Baliga PK. Use of bone health protocol to identify and prevent bone disease in kidney and pancreas transplant recipients. Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Jun; 41(6):944-50. PMID: 17456539.
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    111. Lunsford SL, Simpson KS, Chavin KD, Menching KJ, Miles LG, Shilling LM, Smalls GR, Baliga PK. Racial disparities in living kidney donation: is there a lack of willing donors or an excess of medically unsuitable candidates? Transplantation. 2006 Oct 15; 82(7):876-81. PMID: 17038900.
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    112. Shilling LM, Norman ML, Chavin KD, Hildebrand LG, Lunsford SL, Martin MS, Milton JE, Smalls GR, Baliga PK. Healthcare professionals' perceptions of the barriers to living donor kidney transplantation among African Americans. J Natl Med Assoc. 2006 Jun; 98(6):834-40. PMID: 16775903.
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    113. Lunsford SL, Simpson KS, Chavin KD, Hildebrand LG, Miles LG, Shilling LM, Smalls GR, Baliga PK. Racial differences in coping with the need for kidney transplantation and willingness to ask for live organ donation. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Feb; 47(2):324-31. PMID: 16431262.
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    114. Mohamed HK, Lin A, Savage SJ, Rajagopalan PR, Baliga PK, Chavin KD. Parenchymal transection of the kidney inflicted by endocatch bag entrapment during a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Am J Transplant. 2006 Jan; 6(1):232-5. PMID: 16433781.
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    115. Taber DJ, Baillie GM, Ashcraft EE, Rogers J, Lin A, Afzal F, Baliga P, Rajagopalan PR, Chavin KD. Does bioequivalence between modified cyclosporine formulations translate into equal outcomes? Transplantation. 2005 Dec 15; 80(11):1633-5. PMID: 16371936.
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    116. Delmonico FL, Sheehy E, Marks WH, Baliga P, McGowan JJ, Magee JC. Organ donation and utilization in the United States, 2004. Am J Transplant. 2005 Apr; 5(4 Pt 2):862-73. PMID: 15760414.
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    117. Baliga P, Alvarez S, Lindblad A, Zeng L. Posttransplant survival in pediatric fulminant hepatic failure: the SPLIT experience. Liver Transpl. 2004 Nov; 10(11):1364-71. PMID: 15497159.
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    118. Taber DJ, Ashcraft E, Baillie GM, Berkman S, Rogers J, Baliga PK, Rajagopalan PR, Lin A, Emovon O, Afzal F, Chavin KD. Valganciclovir prophylaxis in patients at high risk for the development of cytomegalovirus disease. Transpl Infect Dis. 2004 Sep; 6(3):101-9. PMID: 15569225.
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    119. Rogers J, Ashcraft EE, Emovon OE, Baillie GM, Taber DJ, Marques RG, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Lin A, Afzal F, Rajagopalan PR. Long-term outcome of sirolimus rescue in kidney-pancreas transplantation. Transplantation. 2004 Aug 27; 78(4):619-22. PMID: 15446324.
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    120. Boughey JC, Emovon OE, Afzal F, Baliga P, Rogers J, Lin A, Chavin K, Rajagopalan PR. Living donor transplantation of a pelvic kidney. Clin Transplant. 2004 Jun; 18(3):336-8. PMID: 15142058.
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    121. Rogers J, Ashcraft EE, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Lin A, Emovon O, Afzal F, Baillie GM, Taber DJ, Alvarez S, Pullatt RC, Rajagopalan PR. Long-term outcome of sirolimus rescue in kidney-pancreas transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2004 May; 36(4):1058-60. PMID: 15194367.
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    122. Marques RG, Rogers J, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Lin A, Emovon O, Afzal F, Baillie GM, Taber DJ, Ashcraft EE, Rajagopalan PR. Does treatment of cadaveric organ donors with desmopressin increase the likelihood of pancreas graft thrombosis? Results of a preliminary study. Transplant Proc. 2004 May; 36(4):1048-9. PMID: 15194364.
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    123. Rogers J, Chavin KD, Baliga PK, Lin A, Emovon O, Afzal F, Ashcraft EE, Baillie GM, Taber DJ, Rajagopalan PR. Influence of mild obesity on outcome of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2003 Dec; 7(8):1096-101. PMID: 14675721.
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    124. Emovon OE, Lin A, Howell DN, Afzal F, Baillie M, Rogers J, Baliga PK, Chavin K, Nickeleit V, Rajagapalan PR, Self S. Refractory adenovirus infection after simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation: successful treatment with intravenous ribavirin and pooled human intravenous immunoglobulin. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2003 Nov; 18(11):2436-8. PMID: 14551382.
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    125. Rogers J, Baliga PK, Chavin KD, Lin A, Emovon O, Afzal F, Baillie GM, Ashcraft EE, Rajagopalan PR. Effect of ethnicity on outcome of simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2003 Oct; 3(10):1278-88. PMID: 14510702.
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    126. Sade RM, Kay N, Pitzer S, Drake P, Baliga P, Haines S. Increasing organ donation: a successful new concept. Transplantation. 2002 Oct 27; 74(8):1142-6. PMID: 12438961.
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    127. Shafizadeh SF, Daily PP, Baliga P, Rogers J, Baillie GM, Rajagopolan PR, Chavin KD. Chylous ascites secondary to laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. Urology. 2002 Aug; 60(2):345. PMID: 12137847.
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    128. Uflacker R, Selby JB, Chavin K, Rogers J, Baliga P. Transcatheter splenic artery occlusion for treatment of splenic artery steal syndrome after orthotopic liver transplantation. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2002 Jul-Aug; 25(4):300-6. PMID: 12042994.
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    129. Avendano CE, Flume PA, Baliga P, Lewin DN, Strange C, Reuben A. Hepatopulmonary syndrome occurring after orthotopic liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2001 Dec; 7(12):1081-4. PMID: 11753911.
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    130. Morelli J, Mulcahy HE, Willner IR, Baliga P, Chavin KD, Patel R, Payne M, Cotton PB, Hawes R, Reuben A, Cunningham JT. Endoscopic treatment of post-liver transplantation biliary leaks with stent placement across the leak site. Gastrointest Endosc. 2001 Oct; 54(4):471-5. PMID: 11577309.
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    131. Rogers J, Chavin KD, Kratz JM, Mohamed HK, Lin A, Baillie GM, Shafizadeh SF, Baliga PK. Use of autologous radial artery for revascularization of hepatic artery thrombosis after orthotopic liver transplantation: case report and review of indications and options for urgent hepatic artery reconstruction. Liver Transpl. 2001 Oct; 7(10):913-7. PMID: 11679992.
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    132. Afzal F, Budisavljevic MN, Rajagopalan PR, Baliga PK. Viruses in posttransplant thrombotic microangiopathy. Transplantation. 2001 Aug 27; 72(4):750. PMID: 11544445.
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    133. Rajagopalan PR, Rogers J, Chavin K, Baillie GM, Gautreaux M, Pullatt RC, Lin A, Baliga P. Cadaveric renal transplantation in African-Americans in South Carolina. Clin Transpl. 2001; 143-7. PMID: 12211776.
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    134. Ashcraft EE, Baillie GM, Shafizadeh SF, McEvoy JR, Mohamed HK, Lin A, Baliga PK, Rogers J, Rajagopalan PR, Chavin KD. Further improvements in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: decreased pain and accelerated recovery. Clin Transplant. 2001; 15 Suppl 6:59-61. PMID: 11903389.
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    135. Shafizadeh S, McEvoy JR, Murray C, Baillie GM, Ashcraft E, Sill T, Rogers J, Baliga P, Rajagopolan PR, Chavin K. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: impact on an established renal transplant program. Am Surg. 2000 Dec; 66(12):1132-5. PMID: 11149584.
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    136. Hahn AB, Baliga P. Rapid method for the analysis of peripheral chimerism in suspected graft-versus-host disease after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2000 Mar; 6(2):180-4. PMID: 10719017.
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    137. Lapointe M, Baillie GM, Bhaskar SS, Richardson MS, Self SE, Baliga PK, Rajagopalan PR. Cyclosporine-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome and hemorrhagic colitis following renal transplantation. Clin Transplant. 1999 Dec; 13(6):526-30. PMID: 10617244.
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    138. Woodward JE, Bayer AL, Baliga P. Enhanced allograft survival via simultaneous blockade of transferrin receptor and interleukin-2 receptor. Transplantation. 1999 Nov 15; 68(9):1369-76. PMID: 10573078.
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    139. Bayer AL, Baliga P, Woodward JE. Differential effects of transferrin receptor blockade on the cellular mechanisms involved in graft rejection. Transpl Immunol. 1999 Sep; 7(3):131-9. PMID: 10608296.
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    140. Sindhi R, Rosendale J, Mundy D, Taranto S, Baliga P, Reuben A, Rajagopalan PR, Hebra A, Tagge E, Othersen HB. Impact of segmental grafts on pediatric liver transplantation--a review of the United Network for Organ Sharing Scientific Registry data (1990-1996). J Pediatr Surg. 1999 Jan; 34(1):107-10; discussion 110-1. PMID: 10022153.
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    141. Woodward JE, Bayer AL, Chavin KD, Blue ML, Baliga P. T-cell alterations in cardiac allograft recipients after B7 (CD80 and CD86) blockade. Transplantation. 1998 Jul 15; 66(1):14-20. PMID: 9679816.
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    142. Bayer AL, Baliga P, Woodward JE. Transferrin receptor in T cell activation and transplantation. J Leukoc Biol. 1998 Jul; 64(1):19-24. PMID: 9665270.
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    143. Sindhi R, Shah J, Foley L, Bucsis J, Kyryliuk T, Baliga PK, Rajagopalan PR. Abbreviating area under the curves further: a practical approach to monitoring extended pharmacokinetics with Neoral. Transplant Proc. 1998 Jun; 30(4):1197-8. PMID: 9636485.
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    144. Douzdjian V, Baliga PK, Rajagopalan PR. Primary enteric drainage of the pancreas revisited: a viable alternative to bladder drainage in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplants. Transplant Proc. 1998 Mar; 30(2):440. PMID: 9532118.
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    145. Woodward JE, Bayer AL, Chavin KD, Boleza KA, Baliga P. Anti-transferrin receptor monoclonal antibody: a novel immunosuppressant. Transplantation. 1998 Jan 15; 65(1):6-9. PMID: 9448136.
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    146. Cox TH, Baillie GM, Baliga P. Bradycardia associated with intravenous administration of tacrolimus in a liver transplant recipient. Pharmacotherapy. 1997 Nov-Dec; 17(6):1328-30. PMID: 9399620.
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    147. Douzdjian V, Baliga PK, Sindhi R, Bunke M, Baillie GM, Uber L, Lanza KT, Turner J, Ferrara D, Scholz K, Grooms L, Rajagopalan PR. The first 50 pancreas transplants in South Carolina. J S C Med Assoc. 1997 Oct; 93(10):367-72. PMID: 9343957.
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    148. Douzdjian V, Bhaskar S, Baliga PK, Rajagopalan PR. Graft outcome in cadaver renal transplants treated with full-dose cyclosporine induction without antibody, irrespective of graft function. Clin Transplant. 1997 Aug; 11(4):294-8. PMID: 9267718.
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    149. Douzdjian V, Bhaskar SS, Baliga PK, Gugliuzza KK, Rajagopalan PR. Effect of race on outcome after kidney and kidney-pancreas transplantation in type 1 diabetic patients. Diabetes Care. 1997 Aug; 20(8):1310-4. PMID: 9250460.
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    150. Woodward JE, Qin L, Chavin KD, Lin J, Tono T, Ding Y, Linsley PS, Bromberg JS, Baliga P. Blockade of multiple costimulatory receptors induces hyporesponsiveness: inhibition of CD2 plus CD28 pathways. Transplantation. 1996 Oct 15; 62(7):1011-8. PMID: 8878397.
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    151. Baliga P, Reuben A, Baker R, Baker S, Cofer J, Rajagopalan P. Intestinal transplantation: an early experience. Transplant Proc. 1996 Oct; 28(5):2734-5. PMID: 8908030.
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    152. Klein AS, Cofer JB, Pruett TL, Thuluvath PJ, McGory R, Uber L, Stevenson WC, Baliga P, Burdick JF. Prostaglandin E1 administration following orthotopic liver transplantation: a randomized prospective multicenter trial. Gastroenterology. 1996 Sep; 111(3):710-5. PMID: 8780576.
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    153. Chavin KC, Uber L, Baliga P, Rajagopalan P, Coder JB. The effects of prostaglandin E1 on hepatic allograft vascular inflow: a prospective randomized double-blind study. Am Surg. 1996 Mar; 62(3):184-7. PMID: 8607575.
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    154. Brothers TE, Morgan M, Robison JG, Elliott BM, Baliga P, Cofer JB, Rajagopolan PR, Fitts CT. Failure of dialysis access: revise or replace? J Surg Res. 1996 Feb 01; 60(2):312-6. PMID: 8598660.
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    155. Uber L, Cofer J, Baliga P, Rajagopalan PR. Effectiveness of combination prophylaxis with cytomegalovirus hyperimmune globulin and acyclovir in the high-risk kidney transplant recipient. Transplant Proc. 1995 Oct; 27(5 Suppl 1):42-3. PMID: 7482818.
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    156. Reeves ST, Baliga P, Conroy JM, Cleaver TL. Avulsion of the right facial vein during double cannulation of the internal jugular vein. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 1995 Aug; 9(4):429-30. PMID: 7579114.
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    157. Bromberg JS, Baliga P, Cofer JB, Rajagopalan PR, Friedman RJ. Stress steroids are not required for patients receiving a renal allograft and undergoing operation. J Am Coll Surg. 1995 May; 180(5):532-6. PMID: 7749527.
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    158. Baliga P, Chavin KD, Qin L, Woodward J, Lin J, Linsley PS, Bromberg JS. CTLA4Ig prolongs allograft survival while suppressing cell-mediated immunity. Transplantation. 1994 Nov 27; 58(10):1082-90. PMID: 7526493.
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    159. Bromberg JS, Self S, Zellers L, Baliga P, Rajagopalan PR. OKT4 epitope correlates with renal allograft survival in African Americans. Cytometry. 1994 Jun 15; 18(2):93-4. PMID: 7523046.
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    160. Chavin KD, Qin L, Lin J, Woodward J, Baliga P, Kato K, Yagita H, Bromberg JS. Anti-CD48 (murine CD2 ligand) mAbs suppress cell mediated immunity in vivo. Int Immunol. 1994 May; 6(5):701-9. PMID: 7521667.
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    161. Rajagopalan PR, Hanevold CD, Orak JD, Cofer JB, Bromberg JS, Baliga P, Fitts CT. Valve bladder does not affect the outcome of renal transplants in children with renal failure due to posterior urethral valves. Transplant Proc. 1994 Feb; 26(1):115-6. PMID: 8108899.
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    162. Roberts CS, LaFond J, Fitts CT, Rajagopalan PR, Baliga P, Cofer JB, Bromberg JS. New patterns of transplant nephrectomy in the cyclosporine era. J Am Coll Surg. 1994 Jan; 178(1):59-64. PMID: 8156119.
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    163. Chavin KD, Qin L, Lin J, Woodward JE, Baliga P, Bromberg JS. Combination anti-CD2 and anti-CD3 monoclonal antibodies induce tolerance while altering interleukin-2, interleukin-4, tumor necrosis factor, and transforming growth factor-beta production. Ann Surg. 1993 Oct; 218(4):492-501; discussion 501-3. PMID: 8215640.
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    164. Pahan K, Cofer J, Baliga P, Singh I. Identification of phytanoyl-CoA ligase as a distinct acyl-CoA ligase in peroxisomes from cultured human skin fibroblasts. FEBS Lett. 1993 May 10; 322(2):101-4. PMID: 8482375.
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    165. Hennein HA, Mendeloff EN, Turcotte JG, Ham JM, Baliga P, Campbell DA, Merion RM. Aortic revascularization of orthotopic liver allografts: indications and long-term follow-up. Surgery. 1993 Mar; 113(3):279-85. PMID: 8441962.
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    166. Baliga P, Merion RM, Turcotte JG, Ham JM, Henley KS, Lucey MR, Schork A, Shyr Y, Campbell DA. Preoperative risk factor assessment in liver transplantation. Surgery. 1992 Oct; 112(4):704-10; discussion 710-1. PMID: 1411941.
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    167. Henley KS, Lucey MR, Appelman HD, Baliga P, Brown KA, Burtch GD, Campbell DA, Ham JM, Merion RM, Turcotte JG. Biochemical and histopathological correlation in liver transplant: the first 180 days. Hepatology. 1992 Sep; 16(3):688-93. PMID: 1505912.
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    168. McCurry KR, Baliga P, Merion RM, Ham JM, Lucey MR, Beresford TP, Turcotte JG, Campbell DA. Resource utilization and outcome of liver transplantation for alcoholic cirrhosis. A case-control study. Arch Surg. 1992 Jul; 127(7):772-6; discussion 776-7. PMID: 1524475.
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    169. Platt JF, Marn CS, Baliga PK, Ellis JH, Rubin JM, Merion RM. Renal dysfunction in hepatic disease: early identification with renal duplex Doppler US in patients who undergo liver transplantation. Radiology. 1992 Jun; 183(3):801-6. PMID: 1584937.
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    170. Merion RM, Turcotte JG, Ham JM, Lucey MR, Henley KS, Baliga P, Campbell DA. Early immunological benefits of glutathione-supplemented UW solution in hepatic transplantation. Transplant Proc. 1991 Aug; 23(4):2243-5. PMID: 1871860.
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    171. Domingue GJ, Laucirica R, Baliga P, Covington S, Robledo JA, Li SC. Virulence of wild-type E. coli uroisolates in experimental pyelonephritis. Kidney Int. 1988 Dec; 34(6):761-5. PMID: 2905397.
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