Wen Yan Xie's research while affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital and other places

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Introduction: Kidney and simultaneous pancreas-kidney (SPK) transplant recipients can have prolonged postoperative hospitalization due to edema. Thrombo-embolic-deterrent (TED) stockings with intermittent pneumatic compression devices (TED+IPC) have been used to improve venous return during the perioperative period. The objective of this trial was...
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Background We assessed whether allograft rejection or failure can be predicted by an acute increase in C-peptide production from the transplanted pancreas. Methods Patients with a minimum of 5 years of follow-up post simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant were identified. C-peptide levels were obtained during clinic visits routinely. Graft failur...
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Objective Early allograft dysfunction may be caused by several technical factors including vascular complications such as thrombosis, kinking, or extrinsic compression. Renal allograft compartment syndrome (RACS) is an unrecognized cause of early allograft dysfunction. This complication is characterized by increased pressure of the iliac fossa that...