OBM Transplantation

(ISSN 2577-5820)

OBM Transplantation is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal, which covers all evidence-based scientific studies related to transplantation, including: transplantation procedures and the maintenance of transplanted tissues or organs; assimilation of grafted tissue and the reconstitution of removed organs or parts of organs; transplantation of heart, lung, kidney, liver, pancreatic islets and bone marrow, etc. Areas related to clinical and experimental transplantation are also of interest.

OBM Transplantation is committed to rapid review and publication, and we aim at serving the international transplant community with high accessibility as well as relevant and high quality content.

We welcome original clinical studies as well as basic science, reviews, short reports/rapid communications, case reports, opinions, technical notes, book reviews as well as letters to the editor. 

Free Publication in 2019
Current Issue: 2019  Archive: 2018 2017

Special Issue

Diets and Transplantation

Submission Deadline: October 30, 2018 (Open)               Submit Now

Guest Editor

Mohammed Moghadasian, PhD
Professor of Nutrition, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/afs/dept/fhns/staff/moghadasian.html
Research Interests: Diet; Lipoprotein metabolism; Coronary artery disease; Diet-Drug Interaction; Diets and Transplantation

About This Topic

This issue of the Journal aims to discuss current research and clinical data on the benefits of dietary agents on survival of transplanted organs and tissues. Special attention will be made on the interactions between dietary agents and anti-rejection drugs. Dietary managements of various conditions associated with transplant procedures will also be discussed. Efforts will be made to educate the readers of the importance of the diets in transplant patients in regard to their stage of life cycle. While the main focus of discussion will be on the benefits of dietary agents for prolongation of the life of transplanted organs and tissues, a number of dietary agents and/or diets which may be contraindicated in transplant subjects will be included.

Planned Papers

Title: Nutritional Management of Infants and Children Pre and Post Liver Transplantation
Authors: Melissa Mortensen MS, RD, CSP, CD, Kimberly Braly RD, CD, CNSC, Christine Lundberg MN, ARNP, Tayla Miller MD, Simon Horslen MB, ChB, FRCPCH

Title: The conundrum of high BMI in kidney transplant recipients
Authors: Maria Irene Bellini, Paul Elliot Herbert

Publication

Open Access Opinion

The Conundrum of High Body Mass Index in Kidney Transplant Patients

Maria Irene Bellini, Joseph Ayathamattam, Paul Elliot Herbert
Received: October 19, 2018; Published: November 19, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804026

Open Access Original Research

Early Nutrition during Critical Illness in Pediatric Patients Post-Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Alicia M Teagarden, Emma M Tillman, Courtney M Rowan
Received: April 24, 2018; Published: October 29, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.transplant.1804022

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