Emily M. Bugeaud

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Human SEC14L1 shows partial sequence homology to the budding yeast SEC14 protein and the Japanese flying squid retinal-binding protein and was previously generally localized to 17q25. We more precisely mapped SEC14L1 within a discrete region of 17q25 that likely harbors at least one putative breast and ovarian tumor suppressor gene. We determined that this(More)
Donation after circulatory death (DCD) liver transplantation (LT) reportedly yields inferior survival and increased complication rates compared with donation after brain death (DBD). We compare 100 consecutive DCD LT using a protocol that includes thrombolytic therapy (late DCD group) to an historical DCD group (early DCD group n = 38) and a cohort of DBD(More)
INTRODUCTION Early allograft dysfunction (EAD) is a well-defined clinical syndrome that reflects overall graft function within the first week after transplant. The aim of this study was to further refine the definition for EAD. METHOD In this study, 1124 patients were included for analysis. Logistic regression was performed to identify markers of liver(More)
BACKGROUND Biliary complications remain a significant problem following liver transplantation. Several surgical options can be used to deal with a significant size mismatch between the donor and recipient bile ducts during the biliary anastomosis. We compared biliary transposition to recipient biliary ductoplasty in cadaveric liver transplant. METHODS A(More)
Liver transplantation (LT) offers the best chance of survival in selected patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Wait-list mortality or dropout due to tumor progression can be significant, and therefore, timely transplantation is critical. Liver grafts discarded by outside organ procurement organizations are a potential source of grafts for low Model(More)
BACKGROUND Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is relatively common among candidates for liver transplantation and can present significant intraoperative challenges. Depending on the extent of PVT, thromboendovenectomy (TEV), portal bypass, or systemic inflow may be required to restore portal inflow. While TEV is the most commonly used approach to restore anatomic(More)
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