Akin Tekin

Associate Professor of Clinical

  • 921 Citations
19982020

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Research Output

  • 921 Citations
  • 60 Article
  • 6 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2020

Use of pediatric donor en bloc kidneys along with bladder segment in pediatric liver-kidney and multivisceral-kidney transplantation

Kunzler de Oliveira Maia, F., Tekin, A., Nicolau-Raducu, R., Beduschi, T., Selvaggi, G., Vianna, R., Ammar Al Nuss, M., González, J., Gaynor, J. J. & Ciancio, G., Feb 1 2020, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 24, 1, e13596.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Comprehensive Frailty Severity Index for End-Stage Liver Disease Predicts Early Outcomes After Liver Transplantation

Raveh, Y., Livingstone, J., Mahan, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Bowdon-Romero, M. & Nicolau-Raducu, R., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liver Transplantation Following Life-threatening Abdominal Trauma: A Case Series of 5 Patients at a Single Institution

Fan, J., Tekin, A., Tzakis, A. & Misra, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Transplantation proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Comparison in outcome with tailored antibiotic prophylaxis postoperatively in pediatric intestinal transplant population

Chatani, B., Garcia, J., Biaggi, C., Beduschi, T., Tekin, A., Vianna, R., Arheart, K. & Gonzalez, I. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Transplantation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

Virologic response with 2 different cidofovir dosing regimens for preemptive treatment of adenovirus DNAemia in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients

Guerra Sanchez, C. H., Lorica, C. D., Arheart, K., Perez, M. M., Tekin, A. & Gonzalez, I., Jan 1 2018, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 22, 6, e13231.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Application of "precision Medicine" Through the Molecular Characterization of Extensively Drug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Multivisceral Transplant Patient

Rosa, R., Rudin, S. D., Rojas, L. J., Perez-Cardona, A., Aragon, L., Nicolau, D. P., Perez, F., Hujer, A. M., Tekin, A., Martinez, O., Camargo, J. F., Bonomo, R. A. & Abbo, L. M., Aug 15 2017, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 65, 4, p. 701-702 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

6 Scopus citations
2016

A Case Report of Severe Hepatic Artery Vasospasm Induced by Hepatic Arterial Buffer Response After Liver Transplantation

Hiraki, Y., Uchida, K., Nishida, S., Levi, D. M., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Fan, J., Froud, T. & Tzakis, A. G., Nov 1 2016, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 48, 9, p. 3167-3170 4 p.

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CD52-negative NK cells are abundant in the liver and less susceptible to alemtuzumab treatment

Hotta, R., Ohira, M., Matsuura, T., Muraoka, I., Tryphonopoulos, P., Fan, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D., Ruiz, P., Ricordi, C., Vianna, R., Ohdan, H., Waldmann, H., Tzakis, A. G. & Nishida, S., Aug 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 8, e0161618.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Extra-anatomical Meso-portal Venous Jump Graft Repair for Early Portal Vein Thrombosis After Liver Transplant in an Infant With a Hypoplastic Portal Vein: A Case Report

Matsumoto, R., Uchida, K., Nishida, S., Island, E. R., Levi, D. M., Fan, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G. & Tzakis, A. G., Nov 1 2016, In : Transplantation Proceedings. 48, 9, p. 3186-3190 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Pediatric liver transplantation: predictors of survival and resource utilization

Wagenaar, A. E., Tashiro, J., Sola, J. E., Ekwenna, O., Tekin, A. & Perez, E., May 1 2016, In : Pediatric Surgery International. 32, 5, p. 439-449 11 p.

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1 Scopus citations
2015

Abdominal transplantation for unresectable tumors in children: the zooming out principle

Samuk, I., Tekin, A., Tryphonopoulos, P., Pinto, I. G., Garcia, J., Weppler, D., Levi, D. M., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Ruiz, P., Tzakis, A. G. & Vianna, R., Dec 28 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Surgery International. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

A case report of a completely vanished liver graft after auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation

Teomete, U., Dandin, O., Tekin, A., Sabuncuoglu, M. Z. & Chapman-Fredricks, J., 2015, In : Hippokratia. 19, 3, p. 274-277 4 p.

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Clinical significance of intragraft miR-122 and -155 expression after liver transplantation

Asaoka, T., Hernandez, D., Tryphonopoulos, P., Tekin, A., Garcia, J., Nishida, S., Fan, J., Beduschi, T., Vianna, R. & Ruiz, P., Aug 1 2015, In : Hepatology Research. 45, 8, p. 898-905 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Eculizumab Salvage Therapy for Antibody-Mediated Rejection in a Desensitization-Resistant Intestinal Re-Transplant Patient

Fan, J., Tryphonopoulos, P., Tekin, A., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Amador, A., Jebrock, J., Weppler, D., Levi, D., Vianna, R., Ruiz, P. & Tzakis, A., Jul 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 7, p. 1995-2000 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Liver, pancreas and kidney transplantation for the treatment of Wolcott-Rallison syndrome

Tzakis, A. G., Nunnelley, M. J., Tekin, A., Buccini, L. D., Garcia, J., Uchida, K., Neville, H. L., Nares, M. A., Ruiz, P. & Bodamer, O., Feb 1 2015, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 15, 2, p. 565-567 3 p.

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18 Scopus citations

Successful treatment of carbapenemase-producing pandrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia

Camargo Galvis, J., Simkins-Cohen, J., Beduschi, T., Tekin, A., Aragon, L., Pérez-Cardona, A., Prado, C. E., Morris, M. I., Abbo, L. & Cantón, R., Oct 1 2015, In : Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 59, 10, p. 5903-5908 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Transplantation in autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease: liver and/or kidney?

Chandar, J., Garcia, J., Jorge, L. & Tekin, A., Aug 29 2015, In : Pediatric Nephrology. 30, 8, p. 1233-1242 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Unique presentation and endovascular management of arterio-portal fistula after liver transplant

Salsamendi, J., Pereira, K., Tekin, A. & Fan, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 19, 8, p. 940-941 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Allogeneic uterus transplantation in baboons: Surgical technique and challenges to long-term graft survival

Tryphonopoulos, P., Tzakis, A. G., Tekin, A., Johannesson, L., Rivas, K., Morales, P. R., Wagner, J., Mölne, J., Enskog, A., Diaz-Garcia, C., Dahm-Kähler, P., Berho, M., Zimberg, S., Falcone, T., Ruiz, P., Olausson, M. & Brännström, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Transplantation. 98, 5, p. e51-e56

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

30 Scopus citations

When and why portal vein thrombosis matters in liver transplantation: A critical audit of 174 cases

Hibi, T., Nishida, S., Levi, D. M., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Fan, J., Ruiz, P. & Tzakis, A. G., Apr 2014, In : Annals of surgery. 259, 4, p. 760-766 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
2013

Comparative Analysis of T-Cell Depletion Method for Clinical Immunotherapy—Anti–Hepatitis C Effects of Natural Killer Cells Via Interferon-γ Production

Ohira, M., Nishida, S., Matsuura, T., Muraoka, I., Tryphonopoulos, P., Fan, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D., Ruiz, P., Ricordi, C., Ohdan, H. & Tzakis, A. G., Jun 1 2013, In : Transplantation proceedings. 45, 5, p. 2045-2050 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Factor v leiden mutation is a risk factor for hepatic artery thrombosis in liver transplantation

Fan, J., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D., Tekin, A., Weppler, D. & Tzakis, A. G., Jun 1 2013, In : Transplantation proceedings. 45, 5, p. 1990-1993 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Long-term deleterious effects of aortohepatic conduits in primary liver transplantation: Proceed with caution

Hibi, T., Nishida, S., Levi, D. M., Sugiyama, D., Fukazawa, K., Tekin, A., Fan, J., Selvaggi, G., Ruiz, P. & Tzakis, A. G., Aug 1 2013, In : Liver Transplantation. 19, 8, p. 916-925 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
10 Scopus citations

Portal vein arterialization using an accessory right hepatic artery in liver transplantation

Paloyo, S., Nishida, S., Fan, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D. & Tzakis, A., Jul 1 2013, In : Liver Transplantation. 19, 7, p. 773-775 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Preclinical report on allogeneic uterus transplantation in non-human primates

Johannesson, L., Enskog, A., Mölne, J., Diaz-Garcia, C., Hanafy, A., Dahm-Kähler, P., Tekin, A., Tryphonopoulos, P., Morales, P., Rivas, K., Ruiz, P., Tzakis, A., Olausson, M. & Brännström, M., Jan 2013, In : Human Reproduction. 28, 1, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Use of the recipient celiac trunk for hepatic artery reconstruction in orthotopic liver transplantation

El-Hinnawi, A., Nishida, S., Levi, D., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Fan, J., Ernesto, P., Kyota, F. & Tzakis, A. G., Jun 1 2013, In : Transplantation proceedings. 45, 5, p. 1928-1930 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Uterus transplantation model in sheep with heterotopic whole graft and aorta and cava anastomoses

Gonzalez-Pinto, I. M., Tryphonopoulos, P., Avison, D. L., Nishida, S., Tekin, A., Santiago, S. & Tzakis, A. G., Jun 1 2013, In : Transplantation proceedings. 45, 5, p. 1802-1804 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2012

Citrulline level is a potent indicator of acute rejection in the long term following pediatric intestinal/multivisceral transplantation

Hibi, T., Nishida, S., Garcia, J., Tryphonopoulos, P., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Weppler, D., Levi, D. M., Ruiz, P. & Tzakis, A. G., Jul 24 2012, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 12, SUPPL 4, p. S27-S32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Clinical-scale isolation of interleukin-2-stimulated liver natural killer cells for treatment of liver transplantation with hepatocellular carcinoma

Ohira, M., Nishida, S., Tryphonopoulos, P., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Moon, J., Levi, D., Ricordi, C., Ishiyama, K., Tanaka, Y., Ohdan, H. & Tzakis, A. G., 2012, In : Cell transplantation. 21, 7, p. 1397-1406 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Intestinal and multivisceral autotransplantation for tumors of the root of the mesentery: Long-term follow-up

Tzakis, A. G., Pararas, N. B., Tekin, A., Gonzalez-Pinto, I., Levi, D., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Garcia, J., Kato, T. & Ruiz, P., Jul 1 2012, In : Surgery (United States). 152, 1, p. 82-89 8 p.

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21 Scopus citations

Liver transplantation with preservation of the inferior vena cava: Lessons learned through 2,000 cases

Levi, D. M., Pararas, N., Tzakis, A. G., Nishida, S., Tryphonopoulos, P., Gonzalez-Pinto, I., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G. & Livingstone, A. S., Apr 1 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214, 4, p. 691-698 8 p.

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18 Scopus citations

MicroRNA signature of intestinal acute cellular rejection in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mucosal biopsies

Asaoka, T., Sotolongo, B., Island, E. R., Tryphonopoulos, P., Selvaggi, G., Moon, J., Tekin, A., Amador, A., Levi, D. M., Garcia, J., Smith, L., Nishida, S., Weppler, D., Tzakis, A. G. & Ruiz, P., Feb 1 2012, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 12, 2, p. 458-468 11 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Predisposing factors of diminished survival in simultaneous liver/kidney transplantation

Hibi, T., Sageshima, J., Molina, E., Ciancio, G., Nishida, S., Chen, L., Arosemena, L., Mattiazzi, A., Guerra, G., Kupin, W., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D., Ruiz, P., Livingstone, A. S., Roth, D., Martin, P., Tzakis, A. & Burke, G. W., Nov 1 2012, In : American Journal of Transplantation. 12, 11, p. 2966-2973 8 p.

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28 Scopus citations

Preoperative embolization of the graft superior mesenteric artery assists graft enterectomy in intestinal transplant recipients

Fan, J., Tekin, A., Nishida, S., Moon, J., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D., Weppler, D. & Tzakis, A. G., Jul 15 2012, In : Transplantation. 94, 1, p. 89-91 3 p.

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5 Scopus citations

Use of the bilateral anterior rectus fascia turnover method and the components separation method for a difficult abdominal closure after transplantation

Takahashi, M., Nishida, S., Panthaki, Z. J., Fan, J., Romano, A., Tekin, A., Island, E. R., Moon, J. I., Levi, D. M. & Tzakis, A. G., Sep 1 2012, In : Liver Transplantation. 18, 9, p. 1121-1123 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations

Use of the subcutaneous route and polytetrafluoroethylene grafts for arterial revascularization in liver transplantation

Mosna, L. C., Moon, J., Hernandez, F., Hodgkinson, P., Fan, J., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Nishida, S., Levi, D. & Tzakis, A. G., Apr 1 2012, In : Liver Transplantation. 18, 4, p. 499-500 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2011

Association between donor-specific antibodies and acute rejection and resolution in small bowel and multivisceral transplantation

Tsai, H. L., Island, E. R., Chang, J. W., Gonzalez-Pinto, I., Tryphonopoulos, P., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Moon, J., Levi, D., Woodle, E. S., Ruiz, P., Weppler, D., Lee, O. K. S. & Tzakis, A. G., Sep 27 2011, In : Transplantation. 92, 6, p. 709-715 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Characteristic immune, apoptosis and inflammatory gene profiles associated with intestinal acute cellular rejection in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded mucosal biopsies

Asaoka, T., Island, E. R., Tryphonopoulos, P., Selvaggi, G., Moon, J., Tekin, A., Amador, A., Levi, D. M., Garcia, J., Smith, L., Nishida, S., Weppler, D., Tzakis, A. G. & Ruiz, P., Jul 1 2011, In : Transplant International. 24, 7, p. 697-707 11 p.

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14 Scopus citations

Liver transplantation for hepatopulmonary syndrome due to noncirrhotic portal hypertension

Maganty, K., Ghanta, R., Bejarano, P. A., Weppler, D., Tekin, A., Moon, J., Nishida, S., Tzakis, A. & Martin, P., Sep 1 2011, In : Transplantation proceedings. 43, 7, p. 2814-2816 3 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Liver transplantation using elderly donors: A risk factor analysis

Kim, D. Y., Moon, J., Island, E. R., Tekin, A., Ganz, S., Levi, D., Selvaggi, G., Nishida, S. & Tzakis, A. G., Mar 2011, In : Clinical Transplantation. 25, 2, p. 270-276 7 p.

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35 Scopus citations

Peripheral blood gene expression analysis in intestinal transplantation: A feasibility study for detecting novel candidate biomarkers of graft rejection

Andreev, V. P., Tryphonopoulos, P., Blomberg, B. B., Tsinoremas, N., Weppler, D., Neuman, D. R., Volsky, A., Nishida, S., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Levi, D. M., Tzakis, A. G. & Ruiz, P., Dec 27 2011, In : Transplantation. 92, 12, p. 1385-1394 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Split liver transplantation

Nesher, E., Island, E., Tryphonopoulos, P., Moon, J., Nishida, S., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Levi, D. M. & Tzakis, A., Jun 1 2011, In : Transplantation proceedings. 43, 5, p. 1736-1741 6 p.

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16 Scopus citations

The effect of donor-recipient cytomegalovirus serology on adult liver transplantation: A single center experience

Tryphonopoulos, P., Weppler, D., Morris, M. I., Russo, C., Nishida, S., Levi, D. M., Moon, J., Tekin, A., Selvaggi, G., Island, E., Arosemena, L., Ruiz, P. & Tzakis, A. G., Nov 15 2011, In : Transplantation. 92, 9, p. 1051-1057 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2010

Association between panel reactive antibodies and acute small bowel rejection: Analysis of a series of 324 intestinal transplants

Gonzalez-Pinto, I. M., Tzakis, A. G., Tsai, H. L., Chang, J. W., Tryphonopoulos, P., Nishida, S., Island, E., Selvaggi, G., Tekin, A., Moon, J., Levi, D. & Ruiz, P., Dec 1 2010, In : Transplantation proceedings. 42, 10, p. 4269-4271 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations