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High Impact Articles
High impact papers are those to which special attention is paid by experts in the given field, with a large number of visitors, frequent downloads and higher citation rates. The research must be creative, with high academic standards and have a wide influence, if it is to become a high impact paper. They are ranked by the number of downloads.
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Dynamics of circulating microparticles in chronic kidney disease and transplantation: Is it really reliable marker?  
Ismail Dursun, Sibel Yel, Emel Unsur 
World J Transplant 5(4):267-275. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.267
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B cells with regulatory properties in transplantation tolerance  
Justine Durand, Elise Chiffoleau 
World J Transplant 5(4):196-208. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.196
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Human leukocyte antigen typing and crossmatch: A comprehensive review  
Mohammed Mahdi Althaf, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Kim Jin, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Mostafa Halawa 
World J Transplant 7(6):339-348. Published online Dec 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.339
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Induced pluripotent stem cells for modeling neurological disorders  
Fabiele B Russo, Fernanda R Cugola, Isabella R Fernandes, Graciela C Pignatari, Patricia C B Beltrão-Braga 
World J Transplant 5(4):209-221. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.209
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ABO incompatible renal transplants: Good or bad?  
Masaki Muramatsu, Hector Daniel Gonzalez, Roberto Cacciola, Atsushi Aikawa, Magdi M Yaqoob, Carmelo Puliatti 
World J Transplant 4(1):18-29. Published online Mar 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i1.18
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Systemic meta-analysis assessing the short term applicability of early conversion to mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors in kidney transplant  
Jayant Kumar, Isabella Reccia, Tomokazu Kusano, Bridson M Julie, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplant 7(2):144-151. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.144
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Update on the treatment of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in renal transplantation  
Maria Messina, Ester Gallo, Alberto Mella, Fabiola Pagani, Luigi Biancone 
World J Transplant 6(1):54-68. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.54
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What’s new in clinical solid organ transplantation by 2013  
Maurizio Salvadori, Elisabetta Bertoni 
World J Transplant 4(4):243-266. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i4.243
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Update on ischemia-reperfusion injury in kidney transplantation: Pathogenesis and treatment  
Maurizio Salvadori, Giuseppina Rosso, Elisabetta Bertoni 
World J Transplant 5(2):52-67. Published online Jun 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i2.52
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Human amniotic membrane transplantation: Different modalities of its use in ophthalmology  
Chintan Malhotra, Arun K Jain 
World J Transplant 4(2):111-121. Published online Jun 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i2.111
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Old game, new players: Linking classical theories to new trends in transplant immunology  
Marina Burgos da Silva, Flavia Franco da Cunha, Fernanda Fernandes Terra, Niels Olsen Saraiva Camara 
World J Transplant 7(1):1-25. Published online Feb 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i1.1
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Methodological aspects of anti-human leukocyte antigen antibody analysis in solid organ transplantation  
Andrew L Lobashevsky 
World J Transplant 4(3):153-167. Published online Sep 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i3.153
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Continuous internal counterpulsation as a bridge to recovery in acute and chronic heart failure  
Christos D Kontogiannis, Konstantinos Malliaras, Chris J Kapelios, Jay W Mason, John N Nanas 
World J Transplant 6(1):115-124. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.115
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Intra-islet endothelial cell and β-cell crosstalk: Implication for islet cell transplantation  
Siddharth Narayanan, Gopalakrishnan Loganathan, Maheswaran Dhanasekaran, William Tucker, Ankit Patel, Venugopal Subhashree, SriPrakash Mokshagundam, Michael G Hughes, Stuart K Williams, Appakalai N Balamurugan 
World J Transplant 7(2):117-128. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.117
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Polyoma virus nephropathy in kidney transplantation  
Jacob RW Scadden, Adnan Sharif, Kassi Skordilis, Richard Borrows 
World J Transplant 7(6):329-338. Published online Dec 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.329
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Histopathological analysis of infiltrating T cell subsets in acute T cell-mediated rejection in the kidney transplant  
Francisco Salcido-Ochoa, Susan Swee-Shan Hue, Siyu Peng, Zhaoxiang Fan, Reiko Lixiang Li, Jabed Iqbal, John Carson Allen Jr, Alwin Hwai Liang Loh 
World J Transplant 7(4):222-234. Published online Aug 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i4.222
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Liver transplantation and the management of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis in children  
Ashley Mehl, Humberto Bohorquez, Maria-Stella Serrano, Gretchen Galliano, Trevor W Reichman 
World J Transplant 6(2):278-290. Published online Jun 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i2.278
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Deceased organ donation for transplantation: Challenges and opportunities  
Raffaele Girlanda 
World J Transplant 6(3):451-459. Published online Sep 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.451
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BK nephropathy in the native kidneys of patients with organ transplants: Clinical spectrum of BK infection  
Darlene Vigil, Nikifor K Konstantinov, Marc Barry, Antonia M Harford, Karen S Servilla, Young Ho Kim, Yijuan Sun, Kavitha Ganta, Antonios H Tzamaloukas 
World J Transplant 6(3):472-504. Published online Sep 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.472
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Physical rehabilitation for lung transplant candidates and recipients: An evidence-informed clinical approach  
Lisa Wickerson, Dmitry Rozenberg, Tania Janaudis-Ferreira, Robin Deliva, Vincent Lo, Gary Beauchamp, Denise Helm, Chaya Gottesman, Polyana Mendes, Luciana Vieira, Margaret Herridge, Lianne G Singer, Sunita Mathur 
World J Transplant 6(3):517-531. Published online Sep 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.517
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Effectiveness and versatility of biological prosthesis in transplanted patients  
Giovanni Vennarecci, Gianluca Mascianà, Edoardo De Werra, Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, Daniele Ferraro, Mirco Burocchi, Giovanni Tortorelli, Nicola Guglielmo, Giuseppe Maria Ettorre 
World J Transplant 7(1):43-48. Published online Feb 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i1.43
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Lymphocyte recovery is an independent predictor of relapse in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation recipients for acute leukemia  
Moussab Damlaj, Samer Ghazi, Walid Mashaqbeh, Gamal Gmati, Hend Salama, Khadega A Abuelgasim, Mushtaq Rather, Ali Hajeer, Mohsen Al-Zahrani, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, Ayman Hejazi, Ahmad Al Askar 
World J Transplant 7(4):235-242. Published online Aug 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i4.235
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Peripheral blood stem cell mobilization in multiple myeloma: Growth factors or chemotherapy?  
Whitney D Wallis, Muzaffar H Qazilbash 
World J Transplant 7(5):250-259. Published online Oct 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i5.250
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Copper as an alternative antimicrobial coating for implants - An in vitro study  
Claudia Bergemann, Sarah Zaatreh, Katharina Wegner, Kathleen Arndt, Andreas Podbielski, Rainer Bader, Cornelia Prinz, Ulrich Lembke, J Barbara Nebe 
World J Transplant 7(3):193-202. Published online Jun 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i3.193
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Past, present and future of kidney paired donation transplantation in India  
Vivek B Kute, Himanshu V Patel, Pankaj R Shah, Pranjal R Modi, Veena R Shah, Sayyed J Rizvi, Bipin C Pal, Manisha P Modi, Priya S Shah, Umesh T Varyani, Pavan S Wakhare, Saiprasad G Shinde, Vijay A Ghodela, Minaxi H Patel, Varsha B Trivedi, Hargovind L Trivedi 
World J Transplant 7(2):134-143. Published online Apr 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i2.134
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Recent insights in the pathogenesis of post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorders  
Julie Morscio, Thomas Tousseyn 
World J Transplant 6(3):505-516. Published online Sep 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.505
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Long term outcomes of cardiac transplant for immunoglobulin light chain amyloidosis: The Mayo Clinic experience  
Martha Grogan, Morie Gertz, Arleigh McCurdy, Lindsey Roeker, Robert Kyle, Sudhir Kushwaha, Richard Daly, Joseph Dearani, Richard Rodeheffer, Robert Frantz, Martha Lacy, Suzanne Hayman, Christopher McGregor, Brooks Edwards, Angela Dispenzieri 
World J Transplant 6(2):380-388. Published online Jun 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i2.380
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Immunosuppressive potency of mechanistic target of rapamycin inhibitors in solid-organ transplantation  
Alberto Baroja-Mazo, Beatriz Revilla-Nuin, Pablo Ramírez, José A Pons 
World J Transplant 6(1):183-192. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.183
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Clinical features and determinants of VO2peak in de novo heart transplant recipients  
Katrine Rolid, Arne K Andreassen, Marianne Yardley, Elisabeth Bjørkelund, Kristjan Karason, Julia P Wigh, Christian H Dall, Finn Gustafsson, Lars Gullestad, Kari Nytrøen 
World J Transplantation 8(5):188-197. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.188
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Importance of physical capacity and the effects of exercise in heart transplant recipients  
Marianne Yardley, Lars Gullestad, Kari Nytrøen 
World J Transplant 8(1):1-12. Published online Feb 24, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i1.1
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Complement related kidney diseases: Recurrence after transplantation  
Maurizio Salvadori, Elisabetta Bertoni 
World J Transplant 6(4):632-645. Published online Dec 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i4.632
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Single-lung transplantation in emphysema: Retrospective study analyzing survival and waiting list mortality  
José M Borro, María Delgado, Elisabeth Coll, Salvador Pita 
World J Transplant 6(2):347-355. Published online Jun 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i2.347
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Underestimation of chronic renal dysfunction after liver transplantation: ICEBERG study  
Evaristo Varo, Rafael Bañares, Magda Guilera 
World J Transplant 5(1):26-33. Published online Mar 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i1.26
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Evaluating twenty-years of follow-up after orthotopic liver transplantation, best practice for donor-recipient matching: What can we learn from the past era?  
Niklas Buescher, Daniel Seehofer, Michael Helbig, Andreas Andreou, Marcus Bahra, Andreas Pascher, Johann Pratschke, Wenzel Schoening 
World J Transplant 6(3):599-607. Published online Sep 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i3.599
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Thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation: Current insights in de novo and recurrent disease  
Fedaey Abbas, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Jin Kim, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplantation 8(5):122-141. Published online Sep 10, 2018. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.122
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Recurrence of primary glomerulonephritis: Review of the current evidence  
Fedaey Abbas, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Kim Jin, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplant 7(6):301-316. Published online Dec 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.301
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De novo glomerular diseases after renal transplantation: How is it different from recurrent glomerular diseases?  
Fedaey Abbas, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Kim Jin, Ajay Sharma, Ahmed Halawa 
World J Transplant 7(6):285-300. Published online Dec 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.285
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Incidence of kidney stones in kidney transplant recipients: A systematic review and meta-analysis  
Wisit Cheungpasitporn, Charat Thongprayoon, Michael A Mao, Wonngarm Kittanamongkolchai, Insara J Jaffer Sathick, Tsering Dhondup, Stephen B Erickson 
World J Transplant 6(4):790-797. Published online Dec 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i4.790
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Post-transplant dyslipidemia: Mechanisms, diagnosis and management  
Arnav Agarwal, G V Ramesh Prasad 
World J Transplant 6(1):125-134. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.125
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De novo intraocular amyloid deposition after hepatic transplantation in familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy  
Ivo Filipe Gama, Leonor Duarte Almeida 
World J Transplant 7(4):243-249. Published online Aug 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i4.243
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Risk factors and clinical indicators for the development of biliary strictures post liver transplant: Significance of bilirubin  
Elizabeth Ann Forrest, Janske Reiling, Geraldine Lipka, Jonathan Fawcett 
World J Transplant 7(6):349-358. Published online Dec 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.349
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Cardiovascular disease: Risk factors and applicability of a risk model in a Greek cohort of renal transplant recipients  
Nikolaos-Andreas Anastasopoulos, Evangelia Dounousi, Evangelos Papachristou, Charalampos Pappas, Eleni Leontaridou, Eirini Savvidaki, Dimitrios Goumenos, Michael Mitsis 
World J Transplant 7(1):49-56. Published online Feb 24, 2017. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i1.49
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Obesity and liver transplantation  
Subhashini Ayloo, John Armstrong, Scott Hurton, Michele Molinari 
World J Transplant 5(3):95-101. Published online Sep 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i3.95
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Impact of body mass index on outcomes of 48281 patients undergoing first time cadaveric liver transplantation  
Subhashini Ayloo, Scott Hurton, Matthew Cwinn, Michele Molinari 
World J Transplant 6(2):356-369. Published online Jun 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i2.356
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Female gender in the setting of liver transplantation  
Kryssia Isabel Rodríguez-Castro, Eleonora De Martin, Martina Gambato, Silvia Lazzaro, Erica Villa, Patrizia Burra 
World J Transplant 4(4):229-242. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i4.229
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1400W reduces ischemia reperfusion injury in an ex-vivo porcine model of the donation after circulatory death kidney donor  
Sarah A Hosgood, Phillip J Yates, Michael L Nicholson 
World J Transplant 4(4):299-305. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i4.299