All Publications

  1. Manuel SP, Roberts JP, Bakhtary S. Preoperative autologous blood collection in adult living liver donors: Are we wasting donor blood and increasing exposure to risk? Transplantation. 2018 Jun 26. View in PubMed
  2. Samoylova ML, Mehta N, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Predictors of ultrasound failure to detect hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2018 May 21. View in PubMed
  3. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Reply (to LTE HEP-17-2332). Hepatology. 2018 Jan 29. View in PubMed
  4. Giard JM, Mehta N, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Alpha-fetoprotein Slope >7.5 ng/ml/month Predicts Micro-vascular Invasion and Tumor Recurrence after Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Transplantation. 2018 Jan 17. View in PubMed
  5. Mehta N, Guy J, Frenette CT, Dodge JL, Osorio RW, Minteer WB, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Excellent Outcomes of Liver Transplantation Following Down-Staging of Hepatocellular Carcinoma to Within Milan Criteria: A Multicenter Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Nov 23. View in PubMed
  6. Shaw BI, Burdine LJ, Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. A Formula to Calculate Standard Liver Volume Using Thoracoabdominal Circumference. Transplant Direct. 2017 Dec; 3(12):e225. View in PubMed
  7. Mehta N, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Yao FY. Misdiagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients receiving no local-regional therapy prior to liver transplant: An analysis of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network explant pathology form. Clin Transplant. 2017 Nov; 31(11). View in PubMed
  8. Orandi BJ, Luo X, King EA, Garonzik-Wang JM, Bae S, Montgomery RA, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Osama Gaber A, Segev DL. Hospital readmissions following HLA-incompatible live donor kidney transplantation: A multi-center study. Am J Transplant. 2018 Mar; 18(3):650-658. View in PubMed
  9. Mehta N, Heimbach J, Lee D, Dodge JL, Harnois D, Burns J, Sanchez W, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Wait Time of Less Than 6 and Greater Than 18 Months Predicts Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplantation: Proposing a Wait Time "Sweet Spot". Transplantation. 2017 09; 101(9):2071-2078. View in PubMed
  10. Radhakrishnan K, Chi A, Quan DJ, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Short Course of Postoperative Hepatitis B Immunoglobulin Plus Antivirals Prevents Reinfection of Liver Transplant Recipients. Transplantation. 2017 09; 101(9):2079-2082. View in PubMed
  11. Samoylova ML, Nigrini MJ, Dodge JL, Roberts JP. Biases in the reporting of hepatocellular carcinoma tumor sizes on the liver transplant waiting list. Hepatology. 2017 10; 66(4):1144-1150. View in PubMed
  12. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Dodge JL, Boscardin WJ, Segev DL, Roberts JP, Feng S. Development of a novel frailty index to predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease. Hepatology. 2017 08; 66(2):564-574. View in PubMed
  13. Lewin SM, Mehta N, Kelley RK, Roberts JP, Yao FY, Brandman D. Liver transplantation recipients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis have lower risk hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2017 08; 23(8):1015-1022. View in PubMed
  14. Ge J, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Race/ethnicity is associated with ABO-nonidentical liver transplantation in the United States. Clin Transplant. 2017 Aug; 31(8). View in PubMed
  15. Salazar J, Saxena V, Kahn JG, Roberts JP, Mehta N, Volk M, Lai JC. Cost-Effectiveness of Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatment in Hepatitis C-Infected Liver Transplant Candidates With Compensated Cirrhosis and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Transplantation. 2017 05; 101(5):1001-1008. View in PubMed
  16. Mehta N, Heimbach J, Harnois DM, Sapisochin G, Dodge JL, Lee D, Burns JM, Sanchez W, Greig PD, Grant DR, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Validation of a Risk Estimation of Tumor Recurrence After Transplant (RETREAT) Score for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence After Liver Transplant. JAMA Oncol. 2017 Apr 01; 3(4):493-500. View in PubMed
  17. Samoylova ML, Covinsky KE, Haftek M, Kuo S, Roberts JP, Lai JC. Disability in patients with end-stage liver disease: Results from the functional assessment in liver transplantation study. Liver Transpl. 2017 03; 23(3):292-298. View in PubMed
  18. Cai L, Yeh BM, Westphalen AC, Roberts J, Wang ZJ. 3D T2-weighted and Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced 3D T1-weighted MR cholangiography for evaluation of biliary anatomy in living liver donors. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):842-850. View in PubMed
  19. Choi WT, Jen KY, Wang D, Tavakol M, Roberts JP, Gill RM. Donor Liver Small Droplet Macrovesicular Steatosis Is Associated With Increased Risk for Recipient Allograft Rejection. Am J Surg Pathol. 2017 Mar; 41(3):365-373. View in PubMed
  20. Hart A, Schladt DP, Zeglin J, Pyke J, Kim WR, Lake JR, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Mulligan DC, Kasiske BL, Snyder JJ, Israni AK. Predicting Outcomes on the Liver Transplant Waiting List in the United States: Accounting for Large Regional Variation in Organ Availability and Priority Allocation Points. Transplantation. 2016 10; 100(10):2153-9. View in PubMed
  21. Melcher ML, Roberts JP, Leichtman AB, Roth AE, Rees MA. We Need to Take the Next Step. Am J Transplant. 2016 Dec; 16(12):3581-3582. View in PubMed
  22. Braun HJ, Ascher NL, Roll GR, Roberts JP. Biliary complications following living donor hepatectomy. Transplant Rev (Orlando). 2016 10; 30(4):247-52. View in PubMed
  23. Sarkar M, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Terrault N, Yao F, Mehta N.  Increased hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence in women compared to men with high alpha fetoprotein at liver transplant. Ann Hepatol. 2016 Jul-Aug; 15(4):545-9. View in PubMed
  24. Pomposelli JJ, Goodrich NP, Emond JC, Humar A, Baker TB, Grant DR, Fisher RA, Roberts JP, Olthoff KM, Gillespie BW, Merion RM. Patterns of Early Allograft Dysfunction in Adult Live Donor Liver Transplantation: The A2ALL Experience. Transplantation. 2016 Jul; 100(7):1490-9. View in PubMed
  25. Braun HJ, Perito ER, Dodge JL, Rhee S, Roberts JP. Nonstandard Exception Requests Impact Outcomes for Pediatric Liver Transplant Candidates. Am J Transplant. 2016 11; 16(11):3181-3191. View in PubMed
  26. Braun HJ, Dodge JL, Roll GR, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Impact of Graft Selection on Donor and Recipient Outcomes After Living Donor Liver Transplantation. Transplantation. 2016 06; 100(6):1244-50. View in PubMed
  27. Mehta N, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Lack of benefits of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor in patients transplanted for hepatocellular carcinoma: Is this the end of the story? Liver Transpl. 2016 05; 22(5):582-4. View in PubMed
  28. Cai L, Yeh BM, Westphalen AC, Roberts JP, Wang ZJ. Adult living donor liver imaging. Diagn Interv Radiol. 2016 May-Jun; 22(3):207-14. View in PubMed
  29. Lai JC, Roberts JP. ABO-Nonidentical Liver Transplantation in the United States. Am J Transplant. 2016 08; 16(8):2430-6. View in PubMed
  30. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge J, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Response to clinical assessments of health status as a potential marker to identify patients who are too sick to undergo transplantation. Liver Int. 2016 Apr; 36(4):611. View in PubMed
  31. Orandi BJ, Luo X, Massie AB, Garonzik-Wang JM, Lonze BE, Ahmed R, Van Arendonk KJ, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Gaber AO, Montgomery RA, Segev DL. Survival Benefit with Kidney Transplants from HLA-Incompatible Live Donors. N Engl J Med. 2016 Mar 10; 374(10):940-50. View in PubMed
  32. Melcher ML, Roberts JP, Leichtman AB, Roth AE, Rees MA. Utilization of Deceased Donor Kidneys to Initiate Living Donor Chains. Am J Transplant. 2016 05; 16(5):1367-70. View in PubMed
  33. Roberts JP. The Cost of Fairness. Am J Transplant. 2016 Feb; 16(2):385-6. View in PubMed
  34. Mehta N, Sarkar M, Dodge JL, Fidelman N, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Intention to treat outcome of T1 hepatocellular carcinoma with the "wait and not ablate" approach until meeting T2 criteria for liver transplant listing. Liver Transpl. 2016 Feb; 22(2):178-87. View in PubMed
  35. Mehta N, Heimbach J, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Minimal Transplant Survival Benefit for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Is it Real or an Overestimation of Waitlist Life Expectancy? Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb; 150(2):533-4. View in PubMed
  36. Olmos A, Feiner J, Hirose R, Swain S, Blasi A, Roberts JP, Niemann CU. Impact of a quality improvement project on deceased organ donor management. Prog Transplant. 2015 Dec; 25(4):351-60. View in PubMed
  37. Kwong AJ, Lai JC, Dodge JL, Roberts JP. Outcomes for liver transplant candidates listed with low model for end-stage liver disease score. Liver Transpl. 2015 Nov; 21(11):1403-9. View in PubMed
  38. Roberts JP. Transplantation: Allocation of liver transplants-a road to consensus. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015 Nov; 12(11):615-6. View in PubMed
  39. Held PJ, McCormick F, Ojo A, Roberts JP. A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Government Compensation of Kidney Donors. Am J Transplant. 2016 Mar; 16(3):877-85. View in PubMed
  40. Axelrod DA, Vagefi PA, Roberts JP. The Evolution of Organ Allocation for Liver Transplantation: Tackling Geographic Disparity Through Broader Sharing. Ann Surg. 2015 Aug; 262(2):224-7. View in PubMed
  41. Niemann CU, Feiner J, Swain S, Bunting S, Friedman M, Crutchfield M, Broglio K, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Malinoski D. Therapeutic Hypothermia in Deceased Organ Donors and Kidney-Graft Function. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 30; 373(5):405-14. View in PubMed
  42. Macdonald B, Sewell JL, Harper AM, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of factors predicting outcome in 1074 patients in OPTN Region 5. Clin Transplant. 2015 Jun; 29(6):506-12. View in PubMed
  43. Yao FY, Mehta N, Flemming J, Dodge J, Hameed B, Fix O, Hirose R, Fidelman N, Kerlan RK, Roberts JP. Downstaging of hepatocellular cancer before liver transplant: long-term outcome compared to tumors within Milan criteria. Hepatology. 2015 Jun; 61(6):1968-77. View in PubMed
  44. Lai JC, Covinsky KE, Hayssen H, Lizaola B, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Terrault NA, Feng S. Clinician assessments of health status predict mortality in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation. Liver Int. 2015 Sep; 35(9):2167-73. View in PubMed
  45. Vagefi PA, Dodge JL, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Potential role of the donor in hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2015 Feb; 21(2):187-94. View in PubMed
  46. Samoylova ML, Dodge JL, Mehta N, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Evaluating the validity of model for end-stage liver disease exception points for hepatocellular carcinoma patients with multiple nodules <2 cm. Clin Transplant. 2015 Jan; 29(1):52-9. View in PubMed
  47. Roberts JP. Does center-specific reporting limit innovation. Liver Transpl. 2014 Nov; 20 Suppl 2:S42-4. View in PubMed
  48. Feng K, Gupta V, Terrazas E, Yeghiazarians Y, Ports T, Gregoratos G, Tavakol M, Roberts JP, Boyle A. Trans-radial versus trans-femoral access in patients with end-stage liver disease undergoing cardiac catheterization. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2014; 4(3):133-9. View in PubMed
  49. Goel A, Mehta N, Guy J, Fidelman N, Yao F, Roberts J, Terrault N. Hepatic artery and biliary complications in liver transplant recipients undergoing pretransplant transarterial chemoembolization. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1221-8. View in PubMed
  50. Yao FY, Hameed B, Mehta N, Roberts JP. Response to letter to the editors. Liver Transpl. 2014 Oct; 20(10):1285. View in PubMed
  51. Hameed B, Mehta N, Sapisochin G, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Alpha-fetoprotein level > 1000 ng/mL as an exclusion criterion for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma meeting the Milan criteria. Liver Transpl. 2014 Aug; 20(8):945-51. View in PubMed
  52. Samoylova ML, Dodge JL, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Time to transplantation as a predictor of hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2014 Aug; 20(8):937-44. View in PubMed
  53. Orandi BJ, Garonzik-Wang JM, Massie AB, Zachary AA, Montgomery JR, Van Arendonk KJ, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Gaber AO, Montgomery RA, Segev DL. Quantifying the risk of incompatible kidney transplantation: a multicenter study. Am J Transplant. 2014 Jul; 14(7):1573-80. View in PubMed
  54. Vagefi PA, Feng S, Dodge JL, Markmann JF, Roberts JP. Multiple listings as a reflection of geographic disparity in liver transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Sep; 219(3):496-504. View in PubMed
  55. Mehta N, Dodge JL, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Yao FY. Outcomes after liver transplantation for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and a low risk of dropout from the transplant waiting list. Liver Transpl. 2014 May; 20(5):627-8. View in PubMed
  56. Lai JC, Kahn JG, Roberts JP. Author response: reducing infection transmission in solid organ transplantation through donor nucleic acid testing: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Am J Transplant. 2014 Apr; 14(4):981. View in PubMed
  57. Asrani SK, Wiesner RH, Trotter JF, Klintmalm G, Katz E, Maller E, Roberts J, Kneteman N, Teperman L, Fung JJ, Millis JM. De novo sirolimus and reduced-dose tacrolimus versus standard-dose tacrolimus after liver transplantation: the 2000-2003 phase II prospective randomized trial. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb; 14(2):356-66. View in PubMed
  58. Roll GR, Roberts JP. Left versus right lobe liver donation. Am J Transplant. 2014 Feb; 14(2):251-2. View in PubMed
  59. Mehta N, Dodge JL, Goel A, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Yao FY. Identification of liver transplant candidates with hepatocellular carcinoma and a very low dropout risk: implications for the current organ allocation policy. Liver Transpl. 2013 Dec; 19(12):1343-53. View in PubMed
  60. Perito ER, Rhee S, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Pediatric liver transplantation for urea cycle disorders and organic acidemias: United Network for Organ Sharing data for 2002-2012. Liver Transpl. 2014 Jan; 20(1):89-99. View in PubMed
  61. Neidich E, Neidich AB, Axelrod DA, Roberts JP. Consumerist responses to scarcity of organs for transplant. Virtual Mentor. 2013 Nov 01; 15(11):966-72. View in PubMed
  62. Samoylova ML, Dodge JL, Vittinghoff E, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Validating posttransplant hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence data in the United Network for Organ Sharing database. Liver Transpl. 2013 Dec; 19(12):1318-23. View in PubMed
  63. Rabe IB, Schwartz BS, Farnon EC, Josephson SA, Webber AB, Roberts JP, de Mattos AM, Gallay BJ, van Slyck S, Messenger SL, Yen CJ, Bloch EM, Drew CP, Fischer M, Glaser CA. Fatal transplant-associated west nile virus encephalitis and public health investigation-california, 2010. Transplantation. 2013 Sep 15; 96(5):463-8. View in PubMed
  64. Halldorson J, Roberts JP. Decadal analysis of deceased organ donation in Spain and the United States linking an increased donation rate and the utilization of older donors. Liver Transpl. 2013 Sep; 19(9):981-6. View in PubMed
  65. Lai JC, Kahn JG, Tavakol M, Peters MG, Roberts JP. Reducing infection transmission in solid organ transplantation through donor nucleic acid testing: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Am J Transplant. 2013 Oct; 13(10):2611-8. View in PubMed
  66. Teperman L, Moonka D, Sebastian A, Sher L, Marotta P, Marsh C, Koneru B, Goss J, Preston D, Roberts JP. Calcineurin inhibitor-free mycophenolate mofetil/sirolimus maintenance in liver transplantation: the randomized spare-the-nephron trial. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jul; 19(7):675-89. View in PubMed
  67. Keedy AW, Breiman RS, Webb EM, Roberts JP, Coakley FV, Yeh BM. Determinants of second-order bile duct visualization at CT cholangiography in potential living liver donors. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 May; 200(5):1028-33. View in PubMed
  68. Vagefi PA, Parekh J, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Ex vivo split-liver transplantation: the true right/left split. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Mar; 16(3):267-74. View in PubMed
  69. Roll GR, Parekh JR, Parker WF, Siegler M, Pomfret EA, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Left hepatectomy versus right hepatectomy for living donor liver transplantation: shifting the risk from the donor to the recipient. Liver Transpl. 2013 May; 19(5):472-81. View in PubMed
  70. Hickey MD, Quan DJ, Chin-Hong PV, Roberts JP. Use of rifabutin for the treatment of a latent tuberculosis infection in a patient after solid organ transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):457-61. View in PubMed
  71. Lai JC, Feng S, Vittinghoff E, Roberts JP. Offer patterns of nationally placed livers by donation service area. Liver Transpl. 2013 Apr; 19(4):404-10. View in PubMed
  72. Halldorson JB, Paarsch HJ, Dodge JL, Segre AM, Lai J, Roberts JP. Center competition and outcomes following liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2013 Jan; 19(1):96-104. View in PubMed
  73. Biggins SW, Bambha KM, Terrault NA, Inadomi J, Shiboski S, Dodge JL, Gralla J, Rosen HR, Roberts JP. Projected future increase in aging hepatitis C virus-infected liver transplant candidates: a potential effect of hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2012 Dec; 18(12):1471-8. View in PubMed
  74. Roberts JP. Impact of outcomes monitoring on innovation and risk in liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2012 Nov; 18 Suppl 2:S59-63. View in PubMed
  75. Rothbaum Perito E, Lau A, Rhee S, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Posttransplant metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents after liver transplantation: a systematic review. Liver Transpl. 2012 Sep; 18(9):1009-28. View in PubMed
  76. Perito ER, Rhee S, Glidden D, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Impact of the donor body mass index on the survival of pediatric liver transplant recipients and post-transplant obesity. Liver Transpl. 2012 Aug; 18(8):930-9. View in PubMed
  77. Lai JC, Feng S, Roberts JP. An examination of liver offers to candidates on the liver transplant wait-list. Gastroenterology. 2012 Nov; 143(5):1261-5. View in PubMed
  78. Melcher ML, Leeser DB, Gritsch HA, Milner J, Kapur S, Busque S, Roberts JP, Katznelson S, Bry W, Yang H, Lu A, Mulgaonkar S, Danovitch GM, Hil G, Veale JL. Chain transplantation: initial experience of a large multicenter program. Am J Transplant. 2012 Sep; 12(9):2429-36. View in PubMed
  79. Park SJ, Freise CE, Hirose R, Kerlan RK, Yao FY, Roberts JP, Vagefi PA. Risk factors for liver transplant waitlist dropout in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Clin Transplant. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(4):E359-64. View in PubMed
  80. Kasiske BL, McBride MA, Cornell DL, Gaston RS, Henry ML, Irwin FD, Israni AK, Metzler NW, Murphy KW, Reed AI, Roberts JP, Salkowski N, Snyder JJ, Sweet SC. Report of a consensus conference on transplant program quality and surveillance. Am J Transplant. 2012 Aug; 12(8):1988-96. View in PubMed
  81. Lai JC, Roberts JP, Vittinghoff E, Terrault NA, Feng S. Patient, center and geographic characteristics of nationally placed livers. Am J Transplant. 2012 Apr; 12(4):947-53. View in PubMed
  82. Vagefi PA, Ascher NL, Freise CE, Dodge JL, Roberts JP. Use of living donor liver transplantation varies with the availability of deceased donor liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2012 Feb; 18(2):160-5. View in PubMed
  83. Feng S, Ekong UD, Lobritto SJ, Demetris AJ, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P, Alonso EM, Philogene MC, Ikle D, Poole KM, Bridges ND, Turka LA, Tchao NK. Complete immunosuppression withdrawal and subsequent allograft function among pediatric recipients of parental living donor liver transplants. JAMA. 2012 Jan 18; 307(3):283-93. View in PubMed
  84. Brandman D, Pingitore A, Lai JC, Roberts JP, Ferrell L, Bass NM, Terrault NA. Hepatic steatosis at 1 year is an additional predictor of subsequent fibrosis severity in liver transplant recipients with recurrent hepatitis C virus. Liver Transpl. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1380-6. View in PubMed
  85. 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. View in PubMed
  86. Flohr TR, Bonatti H, Hranjec T, Keith DS, Lobo PI, Kumer SC, Schmitt TM, Sawyer RG, Pruett TL, Roberts JP, Brayman KL. Elderly recipients of hepatitis C positive renal allografts can quickly develop liver disease. J Surg Res. 2012 Aug; 176(2):629-38. View in PubMed
  87. Perito ER, Glidden D, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Overweight and obesity in pediatric liver transplant recipients: prevalence and predictors before and after transplant, United Network for Organ Sharing Data, 1987-2010. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Feb; 16(1):41-9. View in PubMed
  88. Guy J, Kelley RK, Roberts J, Kerlan R, Yao F, Terrault N. Multidisciplinary management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Apr; 10(4):354-62. View in PubMed
  89. Living kidney donor follow-up: state-of-the-art and future directions, conference summary and recommendations. Am J Transplant. 2011 Dec; 11(12):2561-8. View in PubMed
  90. Brandman D, Biggins SW, Hameed B, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Pretransplant severe hepatic encephalopathy, peritransplant sodium and post-liver transplantation morbidity and mortality. Liver Int. 2012 Jan; 32(1):158-64. View in PubMed
  91. Vagefi PA, Parekh J, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Outcomes with split liver transplantation in 106 recipients: the University of California, San Francisco, experience from 1993 to 2010. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146(9):1052-9. View in PubMed
  92. Washburn K, Pomfret E, Roberts J. Liver allocation and distribution: possible next steps. Liver Transpl. 2011 Sep; 17(9):1005-12. View in PubMed
  93. Mast DA, Vaughan W, Busque S, Veale JL, Roberts JP, Straube BM, Flores N, Canari C, Levy E, Tietjen A, Hil G, Melcher ML. Managing finances of shipping living donor kidneys for donor exchanges. Am J Transplant. 2011 Sep; 11(9):1810-4. View in PubMed
  94. Sapisochin G, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Do preoperative inflammatory markers impact on outcome after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma? Ann Surg. 2011 Aug; 254(2):383; author reply 383-4. View in PubMed
  95. Coffin CS, Mulrooney-Cousins PM, van Marle G, Roberts JP, Michalak TI, Terrault NA. Hepatitis B virus quasispecies in hepatic and extrahepatic viral reservoirs in liver transplant recipients on prophylactic therapy. Liver Transpl. 2011 Aug; 17(8):955-62. View in PubMed
  96. Sapisochin G, Fidelman N, Roberts JP, Yao FY. Mixed hepatocellular cholangiocarcinoma and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma in patients undergoing transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver Transpl. 2011 Aug; 17(8):934-42. View in PubMed
  97. Kwan SW, Fidelman N, Durack JC, Roberts JP, Kerlan RK. Rex shunt preoperative imaging: diagnostic capability of imaging modalities. PLoS One. 2011; 6(7):e22222. View in PubMed
  98. Ahearn AJ, Posselt AM, Kang SM, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Experience with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy among more than 1000 cases: low complication rates, despite more challenging cases. Arch Surg. 2011 Jul; 146(7):859-64. View in PubMed
  99. Ashby VB, Port FK, Wolfe RA, Wynn JJ, Williams WW, Roberts JP, Leichtman AB. Transplanting kidneys without points for HLA-B matching: consequences of the policy change. Am J Transplant. 2011 Aug; 11(8):1712-8. View in PubMed
  100. Coffin CS, Mulrooney-Cousins PM, Peters MG, van Marle G, Roberts JP, Michalak TI, Terrault NA. Molecular characterization of intrahepatic and extrahepatic hepatitis B virus (HBV) reservoirs in patients on suppressive antiviral therapy. J Viral Hepat. 2011 Jun; 18(6):415-23. View in PubMed
  101. Martinez AF, Bonacini M, Roberts JP. Image of the month. Portal hypertensive biliopathy. Arch Surg. 2011 May; 146(5):625-6. View in PubMed
  102. Ladabaum U, Cheng SL, Yao FY, Roberts JP. Cost-effectiveness of screening for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2011 Mar-Apr; 25(2):283-91. View in PubMed
  103. Durack J, Bass N, Teitel D, Kerlan R, Roberts J. Endovascular closure of a portocaval shunt after left lobe liver transplantation using an Amplatzer muscular ventricular septal occluder device. Liver Transpl. 2011 Feb; 17(2):211-4. View in PubMed
  104. Reich DJ, Magee JC, Gifford K, Merion RM, Roberts JP, Klintmalm GB, Stock PG. Transplant surgery fellow perceptions about training and the ensuing job market-are the right number of surgeons being trained? Am J Transplant. 2011 Feb; 11(2):253-60. View in PubMed
  105. Segev DL, Veale JL, Berger JC, Hiller JM, Hanto RL, Leeser DB, Geffner SR, Shenoy S, Bry WI, Katznelson S, Melcher ML, Rees MA, Samara EN, Israni AK, Cooper M, Montgomery RJ, Malinzak L, Whiting J, Baran D, Tchervenkov JI, Roberts JP, Rogers J, Axelrod DA, Simpkins CE, Montgomery RA. Transporting live donor kidneys for kidney paired donation: initial national results. Am J Transplant. 2011 Feb; 11(2):356-60. View in PubMed
  106. Lai JC, Feng S, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Gender differences in liver donor quality are predictive of graft loss. Am J Transplant. 2011 Feb; 11(2):296-302. View in PubMed
  107. Cendales L, Granger D, Henry M, Jones J, Langnas A, Levi D, Magee J, Merion R, Olthoff K, Pruett T, Roberts J, Abecassis M. Implementation of vascularized composite allografts in the United States: recommendations from the ASTS VCA Ad Hoc Committee and the Executive Committee. Am J Transplant. 2011 Jan; 11(1):13-7. View in PubMed
  108. Yong CM, Sharma M, Ochoa V, Abnousi F, Roberts J, Bass NM, Niemann CU, Shiboski S, Prasad M, Tavakol M, Ports TA, Gregoratos G, Yeghiazarians Y, Boyle AJ. Multivessel coronary artery disease predicts mortality, length of stay, and pressor requirements after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2010 Nov; 16(11):1242-8. View in PubMed
  109. Melcher ML, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Outcomes of surgical repair of bile leaks and strictures after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant. Clin Transplant. 2010 Nov-Dec; 24(6):E230-5. View in PubMed
  110. Melcher ML, Pomposelli JJ, Verbesey JE, McTaggart RA, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Pomfret EA. Comparison of biliary complications in adult living-donor liver transplants performed at two busy transplant centers. Clin Transplant. 2010 Sep-Oct; 24(5):E137-44. View in PubMed
  111. Burnett MM, Hess CP, Roberts JP, Bass NM, Douglas VC, Josephson SA. Presentation of reversible posterior leukoencephalopathy syndrome in patients on calcineurin inhibitors. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Dec; 112(10):886-91. View in PubMed
  112. Roberts JP, Venook A, Kerlan R, Yao F. Hepatocellular carcinoma: Ablate and wait versus rapid transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2010 Aug; 16(8):925-9. View in PubMed
  113. Botha JF, Langnas AN, Campos BD, Grant WJ, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Mercer DF, Roberts JP. Left lobe adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: small grafts and hemiportocaval shunts in the prevention of small-for-size syndrome. Liver Transpl. 2010 May; 16(5):649-57. View in PubMed
  114. Niemann CU, Walia A, Waldman J, Davio M, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Feiner J. Acute kidney injury during liver transplantation as determined by neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin. Liver Transpl. 2009 Dec; 15(12):1852-60. View in PubMed
  115. Washburn WK, Meo NA, Halff GA, Roberts JP, Feng S. Factors influencing liver transplant length of stay at two large-volume transplant centers. Liver Transpl. 2009 Nov; 15(11):1570-8. View in PubMed
  116. Reed AI, Merion RM, Roberts JP, Klintmalm GB, Abecassis MM, Olthoff KM, Langnas AN. The Declaration of Istanbul: review and commentary by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons Ethics Committee and Executive Committee. Am J Transplant. 2009 Nov; 9(11):2466-9. View in PubMed
  117. Tavakol MM, Vincenti FG, Assadi H, Frederick MJ, Tomlanovich SJ, Roberts JP, Posselt AM. Long-term renal function and cardiovascular disease risk in obese kidney donors. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Jul; 4(7):1230-8. View in PubMed
  118. Blasi-Ibanez A, Hirose R, Feiner J, Freise C, Stock PG, Roberts JP, Niemann CU. Predictors associated with terminal renal function in deceased organ donors in the intensive care unit. Anesthesiology. 2009 Feb; 110(2):333-41. View in PubMed
  119. Sharma M, Yong C, Majure D, Zellner C, Roberts JP, Bass NM, Ports TA, Yeghiazarians Y, Gregoratos G, Boyle AJ. Safety of cardiac catheterization in patients with end-stage liver disease awaiting liver transplantation. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Mar 01; 103(5):742-6. View in PubMed
  120. Biggins SW, Bambha K, Terrault N, Inadomi J, Roberts JP, Bass N. Transplant tourism to China: the impact on domestic patient-care decisions. Clin Transplant. 2009 Nov-Dec; 23(6):831-8. View in PubMed
  121. Kuo A, Tan V, Lan B, Khalili M, Feng S, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Long-term histological effects of preemptive antiviral therapy in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis C virus infection. Liver Transpl. 2008 Oct; 14(10):1491-7. View in PubMed
  122. Yao FY, Kerlan RK, Hirose R, Davern TJ, Bass NM, Feng S, Peters M, Terrault N, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Excellent outcome following down-staging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation: an intention-to-treat analysis. Hepatology. 2008 Sep; 48(3):819-27. View in PubMed
  123. Breiman RS, Coakley FV, Webb EM, Ellingson JJ, Roberts JP, Kohr J, Lutz J, Knoess N, Yeh BM. CT cholangiography in potential liver donors: effect of premedication with intravenous morphine on biliary caliber and visualization. Radiology. 2008 Jun; 247(3):733-7. View in PubMed
  124. Ponrartana S, Coakley FV, Yeh BM, Breiman RS, Qayyum A, Joe BN, Poder L, Lu Y, Gibbs VC, Roberts JP. Accuracy of plain abdominal radiographs in the detection of retained surgical needles in the peritoneal cavity. Ann Surg. 2008 Jan; 247(1):8-12. View in PubMed
  125. Niemann CU, Feiner J, Behrends M, Eilers H, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Central venous pressure monitoring during living right donor hepatectomy. Liver Transpl. 2007 Feb; 13(2):266-71. View in PubMed
  126. Yeh BM, Coakley FV, Westphalen AC, Joe BN, Freise CE, Qayyum A, McTaggart RA, Roberts JP. Predicting biliary complications in right lobe liver transplant recipients according to distance between donor's bile duct and corresponding hepatic artery. Radiology. 2007 Jan; 242(1):144-51. View in PubMed
  127. O'Brien MJ, Bloom A, LaBerge JM, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P, Kerlan RK. SIR 2006 Annual Meeting Film Panel Case: Budd-Chiari syndrome in a patient with Cogan syndrome. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Dec; 17(12):1881-3. View in PubMed
  128. Roberts JP, Neill A, Goldstein R. The use of a micro-bubble contrast agent to allow visualization of the biliary tree. Clin Transplant. 2006 Nov-Dec; 20(6):740-2. View in PubMed
  129. Yao FY, Gautam M, Palese C, Rebres R, Terrault N, Roberts JP, Peters MG. De novo malignancies following liver transplantation: a case-control study with long-term follow-up. Clin Transplant. 2006 Sep-Oct; 20(5):617-23. View in PubMed
  130. Niemann CU, Choi S, Behrends M, Hirose R, Noh J, Coatney JL, Roberts JP, Serkova NJ, Maher JJ. Mild hypothermia protects obese rats from fulminant hepatic necrosis induced by ischemia-reperfusion. Surgery. 2006 Sep; 140(3):404-12. View in PubMed
  131. Feng S, Si M, Taranto SE, McBride MA, Mudge C, Stritzel S, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Trends over a decade of pediatric liver transplantation in the United States. Liver Transpl. 2006 Apr; 12(4):578-84. View in PubMed
  132. Hirsch J, Hansen KC, Choi S, Noh J, Hirose R, Roberts JP, Matthay MA, Burlingame AL, Maher JJ, Niemann CU. Warm ischemia-induced alterations in oxidative and inflammatory proteins in hepatic Kupffer cells in rats. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2006 Jun; 5(6):979-86. View in PubMed
  133. Khalili M, Vardanian AJ, Hamerski CM, Wang R, Bacchetti P, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Management of hepatitis C-infected liver transplant recipients at large North American centres: changes in recent years. Clin Transplant. 2006 Jan-Feb; 20(1):1-9. View in PubMed
  134. Niemann CU, Hirose R, Liu T, Behrends M, Brown JL, Kominsky DF, Roberts JP, Serkova N. Ischemic preconditioning improves energy state and transplantation survival in obese Zucker rat livers. Anesth Analg. 2005 Dec; 101(6):1577-83. View in PubMed
  135. Yao FY, Hirose R, LaBerge JM, Davern TJ, Bass NM, Kerlan RK, Merriman R, Feng S, Freise CE, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. A prospective study on downstaging of hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2005 Dec; 11(12):1505-14. View in PubMed
  136. Carter JT, Chan S, Roberts JP, Feng S. Expanded criteria donor kidney allocation: marked decrease in cold ischemia and delayed graft function at a single center. Am J Transplant. 2005 Nov; 5(11):2745-53. View in PubMed
  137. Roberts JP. Tumor surveillance-what can and should be done? Screening for recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2005 Nov; (11 Suppl 2):S45-6. View in PubMed
  138. Cruz E, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Bass NM, Yao FY. High incidence of recurrence and hematologic events following liver transplantation for Budd-Chiari syndrome. Clin Transplant. 2005 Aug; 19(4):501-6. View in PubMed
  139. Carter JT, Freise CE, McTaggart RA, Mahanty HD, Kang SM, Chan SH, Feng S, Roberts JP, Posselt AM. Laparoscopic procurement of kidneys with multiple renal arteries is associated with increased ureteral complications in the recipient. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jun; 5(6):1312-8. View in PubMed
  140. Wang ZJ, Yeh BM, Roberts JP, Breiman RS, Qayyum A, Coakley FV. Living donor candidates for right hepatic lobe transplantation: evaluation at CT cholangiography--initial experience. Radiology. 2005 Jun; 235(3):899-904. View in PubMed
  141. Yao FY, Kinkhabwala M, LaBerge JM, Bass NM, Brown R, Kerlan R, Venook A, Ascher NL, Emond JC, Roberts JP. The impact of pre-operative loco-regional therapy on outcome after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Am J Transplant. 2005 Apr; 5(4 Pt 1):795-804. View in PubMed
  142. Shergill AK, Khalili M, Straley S, Bollinger K, Roberts JP, Ascher NA, Terrault NA. Applicability, tolerability and efficacy of preemptive antiviral therapy in hepatitis C-infected patients undergoing liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2005 Jan; 5(1):118-24. View in PubMed
  143. Chen JS, Yeh BM, Wang ZJ, Roberts JP, Breiman RS, Qayyum A, Coakley FV. Concordance of second-order portal venous and biliary tract anatomies on MDCT angiography and MDCT cholangiography. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2005 Jan; 184(1):70-4. View in PubMed
  144. Biggins SW, Rodriguez HJ, Bacchetti P, Bass NM, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. Serum sodium predicts mortality in patients listed for liver transplantation. Hepatology. 2005 Jan; 41(1):32-9. View in PubMed
  145. Posselt AM, Mahanty H, Kang SM, Stoller ML, Meng MV, Roberts JP, Freise CE. Laparoscopic right donor nephrectomy: a large single-center experience. Transplantation. 2004 Dec 15; 78(11):1665-9. View in PubMed
  146. Vulchev A, Roberts JP, Stock PG. Ethical issues in split versus whole liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2004 Nov; 4(11):1737-40. View in PubMed
  147. Visser BC, Suh I, Hirose S, Rosenthal P, Lee H, Roberts JP, Hirose R. The influence of portoenterostomy on transplantation for biliary atresia. Liver Transpl. 2004 Oct; 10(10):1279-86. View in PubMed
  148. McTaggart RA, Tomlanovich S, Bostrom A, Roberts JP, Feng S. Comparison of outcomes after delayed graft function: sirolimus-based versus other calcineurin-inhibitor sparing induction immunosuppression regimens. Transplantation. 2004 Aug 15; 78(3):475-80. View in PubMed
  149. Miller GA, Yeh BM, Breiman RS, Roberts JP, Qayyum A, Coakley FV. Use of CT cholangiography to evaluate the biliary tract after liver transplantation: initial experience. Liver Transpl. 2004 Aug; 10(8):1065-70. View in PubMed
  150. Yao FY, Bass NM, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons from the first year under the Model of End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) organ allocation policy. Liver Transpl. 2004 May; 10(5):621-30. View in PubMed
  151. Khalili M, Lim JW, Bass N, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Terrault NA. New onset diabetes mellitus after liver transplantation: the critical role of hepatitis C infection. Liver Transpl. 2004 Mar; 10(3):349-55. View in PubMed
  152. Yeh BM, Breiman RS, Taouli B, Qayyum A, Roberts JP, Coakley FV. Biliary tract depiction in living potential liver donors: comparison of conventional MR, mangafodipir trisodium-enhanced excretory MR, and multi-detector row CT cholangiography--initial experience. Radiology. 2004 Mar; 230(3):645-51. View in PubMed
  153. Roberts JP, Hulbert-Shearon TE, Merion RM, Wolfe RA, Port FK. Influence of graft type on outcomes after pediatric liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2004 Mar; 4(3):373-7. View in PubMed
  154. Roberts JP, Wolfe RA, Bragg-Gresham JL, Rush SH, Wynn JJ, Distant DA, Ashby VB, Held PJ, Port FK. Effect of changing the priority for HLA matching on the rates and outcomes of kidney transplantation in minority groups. N Engl J Med. 2004 Feb 05; 350(6):545-51. View in PubMed
  155. Yao FY, Saab S, Bass NM, Hirose R, Ly D, Terrault N, Lazar AA, Bacchetti P, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Prediction of survival after liver retransplantation for late graft failure based on preoperative prognostic scores. Hepatology. 2004 Jan; 39(1):230-8. View in PubMed
  156. Chang GJ, Mahanty HD, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Expanding the donor pool: can the Spanish model work in the United States? Am J Transplant. 2003 Oct; 3(10):1259-63. View in PubMed
  157. Roberts JP, Nikolai B, Tomlanovich S. Cost of organ procurement and transplantation network data collection for a large transplant center. Am J Transplant. 2003 Oct; 3(10):1316-7. View in PubMed
  158. Roberts JP. Role of adult living liver donation in patients with hepatocellular cancer. Liver Transpl. 2003 Oct; 9(10 Suppl 2):S60-3. View in PubMed
  159. Stock PG, Roland ME, Carlson L, Freise CE, Roberts JP, Hirose R, Terrault NA, Frassetto LA, Palefsky JM, Tomlanovich SJ, Ascher NL. Kidney and liver transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients: a pilot safety and efficacy study. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 27; 76(2):370-5. View in PubMed
  160. Posselt AM, Vincenti F, Bedolli M, Lantz M, Roberts JP, Hirose R. CD69 expression on peripheral CD8 T cells correlates with acute rejection in renal transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2003 Jul 15; 76(1):190-5. View in PubMed
  161. Yao FY, Bass NM, Nikolai B, Merriman R, Davern TJ, Kerlan R, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. A follow-up analysis of the pattern and predictors of dropout from the waiting list for liver transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: implications for the current organ allocation policy. Liver Transpl. 2003 Jul; 9(7):684-92. View in PubMed
  162. McTaggart RA, Gottlieb D, Brooks J, Bacchetti P, Roberts JP, Tomlanovich S, Feng S. Sirolimus prolongs recovery from delayed graft function after cadaveric renal transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2003 Apr; 3(4):416-23. View in PubMed
  163. Roberts JP, Brown RS, Edwards EB, Farmer DG, Freeman RB, Wiesner RH, Merion RM. Liver and intestine transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2003; 3 Suppl 4:78-90. View in PubMed
  164. Niemann CU, Roberts JP, Ascher NL, Yost CS. Intraoperative hemodynamics and liver function in adult-to-adult living liver donors. Liver Transpl. 2002 Dec; 8(12):1126-32. View in PubMed
  165. Yao FY, Bass NM, Nikolai B, Davern TJ, Kerlan R, Wu V, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of survival according to the intention-to-treat principle and dropout from the waiting list. Liver Transpl. 2002 Oct; 8(10):873-83. View in PubMed
  166. Yao FY, Ferrell L, Bass NM, Bacchetti P, Ascher NL, Roberts JP. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of the proposed UCSF criteria with the Milan criteria and the Pittsburgh modified TNM criteria. Liver Transpl. 2002 Sep; 8(9):765-74. View in PubMed
  167. Toyoki Y, Renz JF, Mudge C, Ascher NL, Roberts JP, Rosenthal P. Allograft rejection in pediatric liver transplantation: Comparison between cadaveric and living related donors. Pediatr Transplant. 2002 Aug; 6(4):301-7. View in PubMed
  168. Chang GJ, Liu T, Feng S, Bedolli M, O'rourke RW, Schmidt G, Roberts JP, Stock PG. Targeted gene therapy with CD40Ig to induce long-term acceptance of liver allografts. Surgery. 2002 Aug; 132(2):149-56. View in PubMed
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