Sukru H. Emre MD

Professor of Surgery (Transplant) and of Pediatrics

Research Interests

Living donor liver transplantation; Quality of life after transplant; Recurrent diseases after transplantation; Acute rejection; Autoimmune hepatitis; Organ allocation and organ donation; Chronic allograft dysfunction; Early graft function/dysfunction; Infectious complications of immunosuppression; Complications of transplantation and immunosuppression; Expanded donors; High-risk recipient; Immunosuppressive agents; Ischemia-reperfusion injury; Malignancy: donor, transplant candidates, and transplant recipients; Post-Tansplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder (PTLD); Hepatocellular carcinoma and transplantation; Surgical techniques and complications; Viral hepatitis


Selected Publications

  • Schilsky ML, Honiden S, Arnott L, Emre S. ICU management of acute liver failure. Clin Chest Med. 2009 Mar;30(1):71-87, viii. Review.
  • Vaudry W, Ettenger R, Jara P, Varela-Fascinetto G, Bouw MR, Ives J, Walker R; Valcyte WV16726 Study Group. Collaborators: Walker R, Birk P, Vaudry W, Niaudet P, Hetzer R, Ojeda S, Varela-Fascinetto G, Jara P, Melgosa-Hijosa M, Manzanares J, Simon J, Emre S, Ettenger R, Hmeil P, Pescovitz M, Sherbotie J, Thomas S. Valganciclovir dosing according to body surface area and renal function in pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2009 Mar;9(3):636-43.
  • Madan RP, Campbell AL, Shust GF, Kahn AR, Wistinghausen B, Posada R, Kerkar N, Shneider BL, Emre S, Herold BC. A hybrid strategy for the prevention of cytomegalovirus-related complications in pediatric liver transplantation recipients.Transplantation. 2009 May 15;87(9):1318-24.
  • Emre S, Dugan C, Frankenberg T, Hudgins LC, Gagliardi R, Artis AT, Rodriguez-Laiz G, Gondolesi G, Shneider BL, Kerkar N. Surgical portosystemic shunts and the Rex bypass in children: a single-centre experience.HPB (Oxford). 2009;11(3):252-7.
  • Bzowej N, Han S, Degertekin B, Keeffe EB, Emre S, Brown R, Reddy R, Lok AS; National Institutes of Health Hepatitis B Virus Orthotopic Liver Transplantation Study Group.Liver transplantation outcomes among Caucasians, Asian Americans, and African Americans with hepatitis B. Liver Transpl. 2009 Sep;15(9):1010-20.

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