- "Desensitization across the HLA barrier in kidney transplantaion"
Mohamed MA, Lorentzen D, Kim J et al., Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 3: 929-936 Jun 2011. We investigate desensitization across the HLA barrier in kidney transplantation. PubMed/NLM.
- "Reproducibility of renal perfusion MR imaging in native and transplanted kidneys using non-contrast arterial spin labeling"
Artz NS, Sadowski EA, Wentland AL et al., J Magn Reson Imaging. 33 (6): 1414-1421 Jun 2011. We examine both inter-visit and intra-visit reproducibility of a MR arterial spin labeling (ASL) perfusion technique in native and transplanted kidneys over a broad range of renal function. PubMed/NLM.
- "Update on nephrogenic systemic fibrosis: are we making progress?"
Haemel AK, Sadowski EA, Shafer MM et al., Int J Dermatol. 50(6): 659-666 Jun 2011. Here, we present an update on emerging evidence for the role of gadolinium-based contrast agents, renal dysfunction, and background inflammation in disease expression, with a focus on current experimental models. PubMed/NLM.
- "Measurement and comparison of T1 relaxation times in native and transplanted kidney cortex and medulla"
Huang Y, Sadowski EA, Artz NS, et al., J Magn Reson Imaging. 33(5):1241-7 May 2011. To measure and compare cortical and medullary T1 values in native and transplanted kidneys with a wide range of function as measured by estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR).