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2020

A novel rat microsurgical model to study the immunological characteristics of male genital tissue in the context of penile transplantation

Fidder, S. A. J., Furtmüller, G. J., Matoso, A., Etra, J. W., Lombardo, K., Chicco, M., Oh, B. C., Vasilic, D., Lee, W. P. A., Redett, R. J., Cooney, D. S. & Brandacher, G., Jul 1 2020, In : Transplant International. 33, 7, p. 796-805 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Characteristics of 90 Macrodactyly Cases

Wu, J., Tian, G., Ji, Y., Higgins, J. P. & Lee, W. P. A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Hand Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Characterization of Clinical and Histological Rejection of Male Genital Tissues Using a Novel Microsurgical Rat Penile Transplantation Model

Fidder, S. A. J., Furtmüller, G. J., Simons, B., Oh, B. C., Chicco, M., Etra, J. W., Brayton, C., Cooney, C. M., Vasilic, D., Kern, B., Lough, D., Lee, W. P. A., Redett, R. J., Brandacher, G. & Cooney, D. S., Nov 1 2019, In : Transplantation. 103, 11, p. 2245-2254 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Emerging ethical challenges raised by the evolution of vascularized composite allotransplantation

Caplan, A. L., Parent, B., Kahn, J., Dean, W., Kimberly, L. L., Lee, W. P. A. & Rodriguez, E. D., Jun 1 2019, In : Transplantation. 103, 6, p. 1240-1246 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Glial Cell Line–Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Chondroitinase Promote Axonal Regeneration in a Chronic Denervation Animal Model

Sarhane, K. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Ibrahim, Z., Cashman, C. R., Krick, K., Martin, R., Broyles, J. M., Cooney, D. S., Lee, W. P. A., Mi, R., Mao, H. Q., Höke, A. & Brandacher, G., Oct 1 2019, In : Neurotherapeutics. 16, 4, p. 1283-1295 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Growth Hormone Improves Nerve Regeneration, Muscle Re-innervation, and Functional Outcomes After Chronic Denervation Injury

Lopez, J., Quan, A., Budihardjo, J., Xiang, S., Wang, H., Kiron Koshy, K., Cashman, C., Lee, W. P. A., Hoke, A., Tuffaha, S. & Brandacher, G., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 3117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Macroporous nanofiber wraps promote axonal regeneration and functional recovery in nerve repair by limiting fibrosis

Sarhane, K. A., Ibrahim, Z., Martin, R., Krick, K., Cashman, C. R., Tuffaha, S. H., Broyles, J. M., Prasad, N., Yao, Z. C., Cooney, D. S., Mi, R., Lee, WP. A., Hoke, A., Mao, H. Q. & Brandacher, G., Apr 1 2019, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 88, p. 332-345 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Poly(ϵ-Caprolactone) Nanofiber Wrap Improves Nerve Regeneration and Functional Outcomes after Delayed Nerve Repair

Lopez, J., Xin, K., Quan, A., Xiang, S., Barone, A. A. L., Budihardjo, J., Musavi, L., Mulla, S., Redett, R., Martin, R., Mao, H. Q., Andrew Lee, W. P., Ibrahim, Z. & Brandacher, G., Jul 1 2019, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 144, 1, p. 48e-57e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The intragraft vascularized bone marrow component plays a critical role in tolerance induction after reconstructive transplantation

Lin, C. H., Anggelia, M. R., Cheng, H. Y., Wang, A. Y. L., Chuang, W. Y., Lin, C. H., Lee, W. P. A., Wei, F. C. & Brandacher, G., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Cellular and Molecular Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Total penis, scrotum, and lower abdominal wall transplantation

Redett, R. J., Etra, J. W., Brandacher, G., Burnett, A. L., Tuffaha, S. H., Sacks, J. M., Shores, J. T., Bivalacqua, T. J., Bonawitz, S., Cooney, C. M., Coon, D., Pustavoitau, A., Rizkalla, N. A., Jackson, A. M., Javia, V., Fidder, S. A. J., Davis-Sproul, J., Brennan, D. C., Sander, I. B., Shoham, S. & 3 others, Sopko, N. A., Andrew Lee, W. P. & Cooney, D. S., Nov 7 2019, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 381, 19

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations
2018

Desensitization and prevention of antibody-mediated rejection in vascularized composite allotransplantation by syngeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Wang, H. D., Fidder, S. A. J., Miller, D. T., Furtmüller, G. J., Ahmadi, A. R., Nägele, F., Lopez, J., Quan, A., Budihardjo, J., Lough, D. M., Akpinarli, B., Etra, J. W., Vasilic, D., Raimondi, G., Lee, W. P. A., Montgomery, R. A., Sun, Z. & Brandacher, G., Apr 1 2018, In : Transplantation. 102, 4, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

From Auto- to Allotransplantation: Immunomodulatory Protocol for Hand and Arm Transplantation

Lee, W. P. A., Shores, J. T. & Brandacher, G., May 18 2018, In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 34, 9, p. 683-684 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Muscle-derived stem cells: important players in peripheral nerve repair

Musavi, L., Brandacher, G., Hoke, A., Darrach, H., Lee, W. P. A., Kumar, A. & Lopez, J., Dec 2 2018, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. 22, 12, p. 1009-1016 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

New strategies in composite tissue allotransplantation

Brandacher, G., Chicco, M. & Andrew Lee, W. P., May 23 2018, Technological Advances in Organ Transplantation. Springer International Publishing, p. 215-234 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Ethics of Hand Transplantation: A Systematic Review

Cooney, C. M., Siotos, C., Aston, J. W., Bello, R. J., Seal, S. M., Cooney, D. S., Shores, J. T., Brandacher, G. & Lee, W. P. A., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 43, 1, p. 84.e1-84.e15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The suppression effect of dendritic cells maturation by adipose-derived stem cells through TGF-β1 related pathway

Wang, Y. C., Chen, R. F., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A. & Kuo, Y. R., Sep 15 2018, In : Experimental Cell Research. 370, 2, p. 708-717 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Treatment of Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Contracture

Tuffaha, S. H. & Lee, W. P. A., May 2018, In : Hand clinics. 34, 2, p. 229-235 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Type-I interferons inhibit interleukin-10 signaling and favor Type 1 diabetes development in nonobese diabetic mice

Iglesias, M., Arun, A., Chicco, M., Lam, B., Talbot, C. C., Ivanova, V., Lee, W. P. A., Brandacher, G. & Raimondi, G., Jul 16 2018, In : Frontiers in immunology. 9, JUL, 1565.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2017

A Novel Rodent Orthotopic Forelimb Transplantation Model That Allows for Reliable Assessment of Functional Recovery Resulting From Nerve Regeneration

Kern, B., Budihardjo, J. D., Mermulla, S., Quan, A., Cadmi, C., Lopez, J., Khusheim, M., Xiang, S., Park, J., Furtmüller, G. J., Sarhane, K. A., Schneeberger, S., Lee, W. P. A., Hoke, A., Tuffaha, S. H. & Brandacher, G., Mar 1 2017, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 3, p. 622-634 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Blood product utilization in human upper-extremity transplantation: challenges, complications, considerations, and transfusion protocol conception

Raval, J. S., Gorantla, V. S., Shores, J. T., Lee, W. P. A., Planinsic, R. M., Rollins-Raval, M. A., Brandacher, G., King, K. E., Losee, J. E. & Kiss, J. E., Mar 1 2017, In : Transfusion. 57, 3, p. 606-612 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Erosive rheumatoid arthritis after bilateral hand transplantation

Adler, B. L., Albayda, J., Shores, J. T., Lee, W. P. A., Brandacher, G. & Bingham, C. O., Aug 1 2017, In : Annals of internal medicine. 167, 3, p. 216-218 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hand Transplantation: Evolution of a Personal Outlook

Lee, W. P. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 42, 4, p. 286-290 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Outcomes after hand and upper extremity transplantation

Shores, J. T., Malek, V., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 28, 5, 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Penile Allotransplantation for Complex Genitourinary Reconstruction

Sopko, N. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Lough, D., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A., Bivalacqua, T. J., Redett, R. J. & Burnett, A. L., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Urology. 198, 2, p. 274-280 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

Penile transplantation: an emerging option for genitourinary reconstruction

Tuffaha, S. H., Cooney, D. S., Sopko, N. A., Bivalacqua, T. J., Lough, D. M., Cooney, C. M., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A., Burnett, A. L. & Redett, R. J., May 2017, In : Transplant International. 30, 5, p. 441-450 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

The promise of organ and tissue preservation to transform medicine

Giwa, S., Lewis, J. K., Alvarez, L., Langer, R., Roth, A. E., Church, G. M., Markmann, J. F., Sachs, D. H., Chandraker, A., Wertheim, J. A., Rothblatt, M., Boyden, E. S., Eidbo, E., Lee, W. P. A., Pomahac, B., Brandacher, G., Weinstock, D. M., Elliott, G., Nelson, D., Acker, J. P. & 22 others, Uygun, K., Schmalz, B., Weegman, B. P., Tocchio, A., Fahy, G. M., Storey, K. B., Rubinsky, B., Bischof, J., Elliott, J. A. W., Woodruff, T. K., Morris, G. J., Demirci, U., Brockbank, K. G. M., Woods, E. J., Ben, R. N., Baust, J. G., Gao, D., Fuller, B., Rabin, Y., Kravitz, D. C., Taylor, M. J. & Toner, M., Jun 7 2017, In : Nature biotechnology. 35, 6, p. 530-542 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

103 Scopus citations

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Induction of Muscle-Derived Stem Cells Enhances Vascular Phenotype while Preserving Myogenic Potential

Wang, H. D., Guo, Q., Quan, A., Lopez, J., Alonso-Escalante, J. C., Lough, D. M., Lee, W. A., Brandacher, G. & Kumar, A. R., Oct 1 2017, In : Annals of plastic surgery. 79, 4, p. 404-409 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

View From the American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation

McDiarmid, S. V., Brandacher, G. & Lee, W. P. A., Apr 1 2017, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 17, 4, p. 1142-1143 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2016

Combined Anti-CD154/CTLA4Ig Costimulation Blockade-Based Therapy Induces Donor-Specific Tolerance to Vascularized Osteomyocutaneous Allografts

Lin, C. H., Wang, Y. L., Anggelia, M. R., Chuang, W. Y., Cheng, H. Y., Mao, Q., Zelken, J. A., Lin, C. H., Zheng, X. X., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Jul 1 2016, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 16, 7, p. 2030-2041 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Does Formal Research Training Lead to Academic Success in Plastic Surgery? A Comprehensive Analysis of U.S. Academic Plastic Surgeons

Lopez, J., Ameri, A., Susarla, S. M., Reddy, S., Soni, A., Tong, J. W., Amini, N., Ahmed, R., May, J. W., Lee, W. P. A. & Dorafshar, A., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Surgical Education. 73, 3, p. 422-428 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Growth Hormone Therapy Accelerates Axonal Regeneration, Promotes Motor Reinnervation, and Reduces Muscle Atrophy following Peripheral Nerve Injury

Tuffaha, S. H., Budihardjo, J. D., Sarhane, K. A., Khusheim, M., Song, D., Broyles, J. M., Salvatori, R., Means, K. R., Higgins, J. P., Shores, J. T., Cooney, D. S., Hoke, A., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Jun 1 2016, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 137, 6, p. 1771-1780 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Hand Transplantation

Brandacher, G., Shores, J. T. & Lee, W. P. A., Jul 1 2016, In : Translational Research in Biomedicine. 5, p. 79-92 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Enhance Nerve Regeneration in a Rat Sciatic Nerve Repair and Hindlimb Transplant Model

Cooney, D. S., Wimmers, E. G., Ibrahim, Z., Grahammer, J., Christensen, J. M., Brat, G. A., Wu, L. W., Sarhane, K. A., Lopez, J., Wallner, C., Furtmüller, G. J., Yuan, N., Pang, J., Sarkar, K., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Aug 11 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 31306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Scopus citations

Orthotopic hind limb transplantation in the mouse

Furtmüller, G. J., Oh, B., Grahammer, J., Lin, C. H., Sucher, R., Fryer, M. L., Raimondi, G., Andrew Lee, W. P. & Brandacher, G., Feb 12 2016, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 108, e53483.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Reply: Reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects using neurotized vascular composite allografts

Broyles, J. M., Tuffaha, S. H., Dellon, A. L., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A. & Sacks, J. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 138, 1, p. 159e-161e

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Therapeutic augmentation of the growth hormone axis to improve outcomes following peripheral nerve injury

Tuffaha, S. H., Singh, P., Budihardjo, J. D., Means, K. R., Higgins, J. P., Shores, J. T., Salvatori, R., Höke, A., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Oct 2 2016, In : Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Targets. 20, 10, p. 1259-1265 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations
2015

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Preventing Surgical-Site Infection in Plastic Surgery: An Evidence-Based Consensus Conference Statement from the American Association of Plastic Surgeons

Ariyan, S., Martin, J., Lal, A., Cheng, D., Borah, G. L., Chung, K. C., Conly, J., Havlik, R., Lee, W. P. A., McGrath, M. H., Pribaz, J. & Young, V. L., Jun 25 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135, 6, p. 1723-1739 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Cardiac arrest disrupts caspase-1 and patterns of inflammatory mediators differently in skin and muscle following localized tissue injury in rats: Insights from data-driven modeling

Starzl, R., Wolfram, D., Zamora, R., Jefferson, B., Barclay, D., Ho, C., Gorantla, V., Brandacher, G., Schneeberger, S., Andrew Lee, W. P., Carbonell, J. & Vodovotz, Y., 2015, In : Frontiers in immunology. 6, NOV, 587.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Evaluation of microvascular anastomosis using real-time, ultra-high-resolution, fourier domain doppler optical coherence tomography

Huang, Y., Tong, D., Zhu, S., Wu, L., Mao, Q., Ibrahim, Z., Lee, W. P. A., Brandacher, G. & Kang, J. U., Apr 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135, 4, p. 711e-720e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Exploring cell-based tolerance strategies for hand and face transplantation

Fryer, M., Grahammer, J., Khalifian, S., Furtmüller, G. J., Lee, W. P. A., Raimondi, G. & Brandacher, G., Nov 2 2015, In : Expert Review of Clinical Immunology. 11, 11, p. 1189-1204 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

16 Scopus citations

Functional abdominal wall reconstruction using an innervated abdominal wall vascularized composite tissue allograft: A cadaveric study and review of the literature

Broyles, J. M., Berli, J., Tuffaha, S. H., Sarhane, K. A., Cooney, D. S., Eckhauser, F. E., Andrew Lee, W. P., Brandacher, G., Singh, D. P. & Sacks, J. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 31, 1, p. 39-44 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Hand and upper extremity transplantation: An update of outcomes in the worldwide experience

Shores, J. T., Brandacher, G. & Lee, W. P. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135, 2, p. 351e-360e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

115 Scopus citations

Limb transplantation

Shores, J. T., Brandacher, G. & Lee, W. P. A., Jan 1 2015, Technological Advances in Surgery, Trauma and Critical Care. Springer New York, p. 537-543 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reconstruction of large abdominal wall defects using neurotized vascular composite allografts

Broyles, J. M., Sarhane, K. A., Tuffaha, S. H., Cooney, D. S., Andrew Lee, W. P., Brandacher, G. & Sacks, J. M., Oct 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 136, 4, p. 728-737 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Spontaneous resolution of acute rejection and tolerance induction with IL-2 fusion protein in vascularized composite allotransplantation

Jindal, R., Unadkat, J., Zhang, W., Zhang, D., Ng, T. W., Wang, Y., Jiang, J., Lakkis, F., Rubin, P., Lee, W. P. A., Gorantla, V. S. & Zheng, X. X., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 5, p. 1231-1240 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Stem cell-based approaches to improve nerve regeneration: Potential implications for reconstructive transplantation?

Khalifian, S., Sarhane, K. A., Tammia, M., Ibrahim, Z., Mao, H. Q., Cooney, D. S., Shores, J. T., Lee, W. P. A. & Brandacher, G., Nov 27 2015, In : Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis. 63, 1, p. 15-30 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

The academic scholar award of the american association of plastic surgeons: The first 20 years

Sweeney, W. M., Cederna, P. S., Losee, J. E., Lee, W. P. A., Katz, A. J., Rubin, J. P. & Gosain, A. K., Jan 1 2015, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 135, 2, p. 438e-444e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

An American society for surgery of the hand (ASSH) task force report on hand surgery subspecialty certification and ASSH membership

Goldfarb, C. A., Andrew Lee, W. P., Briskey, D. & Higgins, J. P., Feb 2014, In : Journal of Hand Surgery. 39, 2, p. 330-334 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Characterization, prophylaxis, and treatment of infectious complications in craniomaxillofacial and upper extremity allotransplantation: A multicenter perspective

Broyles, J. M., Alrakan, M., Ensor, C. R., Khalifian, S., Kotton, C. N., Avery, R. K., Brandacher, G., Lee, W. P. A. & Gordon, C. R., Apr 1 2014, In : Plastic and reconstructive surgery. 133, 4, p. 543e-551e

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Clinical application of the FACES score for face transplantation

Chopra, K., Susarla, S. M., Goodrich, D., Bernard, S., Zins, J. E., Papay, F., Lee, W. P. A. & Gordon, C. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 25, 1, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations