James Lifton

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Three cases of pulmonary aspergillosis in a "high risk" population of renal transplant recipients are presented. The source of infection was traced to the forced air exhaust system of the Transplantation Unit. Early definitive diagnosis of the infection was very important for effective management. Immunologic monitoring was demonstrated to be instrumental(More)
Blocking antibody directed against donor responding cells has been found to develop in HL-A-mixed lymphocyte culture-identical donor-recipient combinations after renal transplantation in which splenectomy was not performed. Cytotoxic antibody associated with rejection episodes and detected only by the discriminatory mixed lymphocyte culture developed in(More)
Redesigning a physician compensation system in the emergency department (ED) should include goals of improving quality, productivity, and patient satisfaction. Tips for hospital administrators: A contemporary ED information system is needed to ensure that the ED is essentially a paperless operation. Transparency, internally and externally, is essential. ED(More)