Andres Pelaez, M.D.

Andres Pelaez, M.D.

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Publications

Successful Preoperative Optimization for Lung Transplantation With Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2021

Successful bridge to lung transplantation with transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
2020

MicroRNA-206 antagomiR‒enriched extracellular vesicles attenuate lung ischemia‒reperfusion injury through CXCL1 regulation in alveolar epithelial cells.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
2020

The Impact of Donor and Recipient Age: Older Lung Transplant Recipients Do Not Require Younger Lungs.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2019

Pre-operative therapeutic plasma Exchange and intravenous immune globulin for the treatment of heparin induced thrombocytopenia in a lung transplant recipient.
Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis
2019

Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction, part I: Definition and grading-A 2016 Consensus Group statement of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
2017

The role of donor chronic alcohol abuse in the development of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplant recipients.
The American journal of the medical sciences
2015

Bilateral lung transplantation offers better long-term survival, compared with single-lung transplantation, for younger patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2011

Efficacy of oral ribavirin in lung transplant patients with respiratory syncytial virus lower respiratory tract infection.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
2009

Dynamics of human regulatory T cells in lung lavages of lung transplant recipients.
Transplantation
2009

Dapsone-induced hemolytic anemia in lung allograft recipients.
The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation
2008

Bilateral lung transplant with pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for Eisenmenger's syndrome.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2008

Outcomes of delayed chest closure after bilateral lung transplantation.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
2006

Granulocyte/macrophage colony-stimulating factor treatment improves alveolar epithelial barrier function in alcoholic rat lung.
American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology
2004

Research Interests

  • Donor alcohol abuse and susceptibility of lung allograft to primary graft dysfunction
  • Levels of receptor of advanced glycation end products (RAGE) as potential predictors of primary graft dysfunction following lung transplantation
  • Oxidative stress in lung allograft recipients