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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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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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Survival of encapsulated islets: More than a membrane story  
Uriel Barkai, Avi Rotem, Paul de Vos 
World J Transplant 6(1):69-90. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.69
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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Impact of donor-specific antibodies on the outcomes of kidney graft: Pathophysiology, clinical, therapy  
Maurizio Salvadori, Elisabetta Bertoni 
World J Transplant 4(1):1-17. Published online Mar 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i1.1
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Weight trends in United States living kidney donors: Analysis of the UNOS database  
Mala Sachdeva, Lisa M Rosen, Jeny Varghese, Steven Fishbane, Ernesto P Molmenti 
World J Transplant 5(3):137-144. Published online Sep 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i3.137
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Living donor liver transplantation with abdominal wall reconstruction for hepatocellular carcinoma with needle track seeding  
Horng-Ren Yang, Ashok Thorat, Kanellos Gesakis, Ping-Chun Li, Kidakorn Kiranantawat, Hung Chi Chen, Long-Bin Jeng 
World J Transplant 5(4):360-365. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.360
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Preservation solutions used during abdominal transplantation: Current status and outcomes  
Nicholas Latchana, Joshua R Peck, Bryan A Whitson, Mitchell L Henry, Elmahdi A Elkhammas, Sylvester M Black 
World J Transplant 5(4):154-164. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.154
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Complement cascade and kidney transplantation: The rediscovery of an ancient enemy  
Alberto Mella, Maria Messina, Antonio Lavacca, Luigi Biancone 
World J Transplant 4(3):168-175. Published online Sep 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i3.168
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Biliary complications in liver transplantation: Impact of anastomotic technique and ischemic time on short- and long-term outcome  
Stefan Kienlein, Wenzel Schoening, Anne Andert, Daniela Kroy, Ulf Peter Neumann, Maximilian Schmeding 
World J Transplant 5(4):300-309. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.300
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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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Imaging-based diagnosis of acute renal allograft rejection  
Gerold Thölking, Katharina Schuette-Nuetgen, Dominik Kentrup, Helga Pawelski, Stefan Reuter 
World J Transplant 6(1):174-182. Published online Mar 24, 2016. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v6.i1.174
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Role of liver transplantation in the management of hepatoblastoma in the pediatric population  
Saira Khaderi, Jacfranz Guiteau, Ronald T Cotton, Christine O’Mahony, Abbas Rana, John A Goss 
World J Transplant 4(4):294-298. Published online Dec 24, 2014. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v4.i4.294
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Vascular calcification, bone and mineral metabolism after kidney transplantation  
Luis D’Marco, Antonio Bellasi, Sandro Mazzaferro, Paolo Raggi 
World J Transplant 5(4):222-230. Published online Dec 24, 2015. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v5.i4.222
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