Publications by authors named "Pierre Gianello"

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Development of vascularized nerve scaffold using perfusion-decellularization and recellularization.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2020 Dec 5;117:111311. Epub 2020 Aug 5.

Department for BioMedical Research, University of Bern, Switzerland; Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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December 2020

Brief Bubble and Intermittent Surface Oxygenation Is a Simple and Effective Alternative for Membrane Oxygenation During Hypothermic Machine Perfusion in Kidneys.

Transplant Direct 2020 Jul 11;6(7):e571. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Department of Surgery, Surgery and Abdominal Transplant Unit, University Clinics Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7339262PMC
July 2020

Adult-to-adult living-donor liver transplantation: The experience of the Université catholique de Louvain.

Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int 2019 Apr 28;18(2):132-142. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Starzl Abdominal Transplant Unit, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrates 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hbpd.2019.02.007DOI Listing
April 2019

Long-term culture and in vitro maturation of macroencapsulated adult and neonatal porcine islets.

Xenotransplantation 2019 03 19;26(2):e12461. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12461DOI Listing
March 2019

The effect on early renal function of various dynamic preservation strategies in a preclinical pig ischemia-reperfusion autotransplant model.

Am J Transplant 2019 03 8;19(3):752-762. Epub 2018 Oct 8.

Surgery and Abdominal Transplant Unit, Saint Luc University, Hopital Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15100DOI Listing
March 2019

Viral pathogens: What are they and do they matter?

Xenotransplantation 2018 05;25(3):e12412

Laboratoire de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12412DOI Listing
May 2018

Assessment of porcine endogenous retrovirus transmission across an alginate barrier used for the encapsulation of porcine islets.

Xenotransplantation 2018 11 21;25(6):e12409. Epub 2018 May 21.

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12409DOI Listing
November 2018

Porcine pulmonary valve decellularization with NaOH-based vs detergent process: preliminary in vitro and in vivo assessments.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Apr 25;13(1):34. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation (CHEX), Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Secteur des Sciences de la Sante, Université Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 55/B1.55.04, B-1200, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-018-0720-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5918872PMC
April 2018

Perfusion-decellularization of human ear grafts enables ECM-based scaffolds for auricular vascularized composite tissue engineering.

Acta Biomater 2018 06 11;73:339-354. Epub 2018 Apr 11.

Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Université catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 55/B1.55.04, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Avenue Hippocrate 10, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2018.04.009DOI Listing
June 2018

Enhanced Vascular Biocompatibility and Remodeling of Decellularized and Secured Xenogeneic/Allogeneic Matrices in a Porcine Model.

Eur Surg Res 2018 5;59(1-2):58-71. Epub 2018 Apr 5.

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation (CHEX), Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000487591DOI Listing
November 2018

Decellularized and Secured Porcine Arteries with NaOH-based Process: Proof of Concept.

Ann Vasc Surg 2018 May 6;49:179-190. Epub 2018 Mar 6.

Université catholique de Louvain, Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation (CHEX), Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.avsg.2017.12.013DOI Listing
May 2018

Enhanced vascular regeneration with chemically/physically treated bovine/human pericardium in rodents.

J Surg Res 2018 02 7;222:167-179. Epub 2017 Nov 7.

Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Institut de Recherche expérimentale et clinique (IREC), Pôle de Chirurgie expérimentale et Transplantation (CHEX), Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2017.09.043DOI Listing
February 2018

Examining the potential for porcine-derived islet cells to harbour viral pathogens.

Xenotransplantation 2018 03 7;25(2):e12375. Epub 2017 Dec 7.

School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12375DOI Listing
March 2018

Nose and Lip Graft Variants: A Subunit Anatomical Study.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 03;141(3):751-761

Brussels, Belgium From the Pôle de Morphologie, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, and the Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université catholique de Louvain; and the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain-Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc.

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March 2018

Comparing the Host Reaction to CorMatrix and Different Cardiac Patch Materials Implanted Subcutaneously in Growing Pigs.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 01 27;67(1):44-49. Epub 2017 Oct 27.

Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0037-1607332DOI Listing
January 2019

Gene Editing, Gene Therapy, and Cell Xenotransplantation: Cell Transplantation Across Species.

Curr Transplant Rep 2017 21;4(3):193-200. Epub 2017 Jul 21.

Pôle de chirurgie expérimentale et transplantation, Université catholique de Louvain, SSS/IREC/CHEX, Avenue Hippocrate, 55 - Bte B1.55.04, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40472-017-0157-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5577055PMC
July 2017

Face Graft Scaffold Production in a Rat Model.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 01;141(1):95-103

Brussels, Belgium; and Winston-Salem, N.C. From Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain; the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc; and the Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000003910DOI Listing
January 2018

Xenoislets: porcine pancreatic islets for the treatment of type I diabetes.

Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2017 Dec;22(6):529-534

Pôle de chirurgie expérimentale et transplantation, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOT.0000000000000464DOI Listing
December 2017

Bioengineering a Human Face Graft: The Matrix of Identity.

Ann Surg 2017 11;266(5):754-764

*Pole of Morphology, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium †Pole of Experimental Surgery and Transplantation, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium ‡Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium §Department for Biomedical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland ¶Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC ||Pole of Pharmacology and Therapeutic, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium **Department of Medical Imaging, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium ††Division of Cell Matrix Biology and Regenerative Medicine, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK ‡‡Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002396DOI Listing
November 2017

Single-Artery Human Ear Graft Procurement: A Simplified Approach.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Sep;140(3):599-603

Brussels, Belgium From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, and Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain.

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September 2017

Characterization of porcine endogenous retrovirus expression in neonatal and adult pig pancreatic islets.

Xenotransplantation 2017 07 26;24(4). Epub 2017 Apr 26.

Pôle de chirurgie expérimentale et transplantation, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12311DOI Listing
July 2017

Decellularization of the Porcine Ear Generates a Biocompatible, Nonimmunogenic Extracellular Matrix Platform for Face Subunit Bioengineering.

Ann Surg 2018 06;267(6):1191-1201

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation (CHEX), Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000002181DOI Listing
June 2018

Specific branches of hypoglossal nerve to genioglossus muscle as a potential target of selective neurostimulation in obstructive sleep apnea: anatomical and morphometric study.

Surg Radiol Anat 2017 May 17;39(5):507-515. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Pôle de Morphologie (MORF), Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique (IREC), Université Catholique de Louvain, Avenue E. Mounier 52, Bte B1.52.04, 1200, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-016-1778-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5406428PMC
May 2017

Progress in Clinical Encapsulated Islet Xenotransplantation.

Transplantation 2016 Nov;100(11):2301-2308

1 Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. 2 Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory, Tateiwa, Muya-cho, Naruto Tokushima, Japan. 3 Hospital Eva Peron de San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 4 Department of Regenerative Medicine and Transplantation, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, Japan. 5 Laboratory of Surgery and Transplantation, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium. 6 Gene Center, LMU Munich and German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), Munich, Germany. 7 Transplantation Immunology Unit, Padua University Hospital, and the Consortium for Research in Organ Transplantation (CORIT), Padua, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000001371DOI Listing
November 2016

CorMatrix valved conduit in a porcine model: long-term remodelling and biomechanical characterization.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2017 01 22;24(1):90-98. Epub 2016 Sep 22.

Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Laboratory of Experimental Surgery and Transplantation (CHEX), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw314DOI Listing
January 2017

Erratum: Experimental Aortic Valve Cusp Extension with CorMatrix in a Porcine Model.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 04 13;65(3):e1. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

Division of Experimental Surgery and Transplantation (CHEX), Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Université Catholque de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1593346DOI Listing
April 2017

Experimental Aortic Valve Cusp Extension with CorMatrix in a Porcine Model.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Apr 1;65(3):206-210. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

Division of Experimental Surgery and Transplantation (CHEX), Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Université Catholque de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1586756DOI Listing
April 2017

Immunoisolation of Human or Xenogeneic Insulin-Producing Cells: The Next Step for Treating Patients With Type 1 Diabetes?

Transplantation 2016 08;100(8):1592-4

1 Division of Experimental Surgery and Transplantation (CHEX), Université Catholique de Louvain, Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Brussels, Belgium. 2 Transplant Immunology Unit, Padua University Hospital, Padua, Italy. 3 CORIT (Consortium for Research in Organ Transplantation), Padua, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000001374DOI Listing
August 2016

Small intestinal submucosa extracellular matrix (CorMatrix®) in cardiovascular surgery: a systematic review.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2016 06 23;22(6):839-50. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC), Division of Cardiovascular Research (CARD), Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Saint-Luc University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4986773PMC
June 2016

Hypothermic continuous machine perfusion enables preservation of energy charge and functional recovery of heart grafts in an ex vivo model of donation following circulatory death.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016 May 24;49(5):1348-53. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Pôle de recherche cardiovasculaire, Institut de recherche expérimentale et clinique, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium Division of Cardiology, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezv409DOI Listing
May 2016

Macroencapsulated Pig Islets Correct Induced Diabetes in Primates up to 6 Months.

Authors:
Pierre Gianello

Adv Exp Med Biol 2015 ;865:157-70

Université catholique de Louvain, SSS/IREC/CHEX, Avenue Hippocrate 55, Bte B1.55.04, 1200, Brussels, Belgium,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18603-0_10DOI Listing
December 2015

Surgical anatomy of the aortic root: implication for valve-sparing reimplantation and aortic valve annuloplasty.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 02 18;149(2):425-33. Epub 2014 Sep 18.

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.09.042DOI Listing
February 2015

Is minimal, [almost] steroid-free immunosuppression a safe approach in adult liver transplantation? Long-term outcome of a prospective, double blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, investigator-driven study.

Ann Surg 2014 Nov;260(5):886-91; discussion 891-2

*Starzl Unit of Abdominal Transplantation †Department of Pathology ‡Department Immunology, and §Department of Experimental Surgery, University Hospitals Saint-Luc, Université catholique Louvain (UCL), Brussels, Belgium ¶Department of Liver Transplantation, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil ‖Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC **Hepatobiliary Unit, Imbanaco Medical center, Cali, Colombia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0000000000000969DOI Listing
November 2014

Hypothermic continuous machine perfusion improves metabolic preservation and functional recovery in heart grafts.

Transpl Int 2015 Feb 24;28(2):224-31. Epub 2014 Oct 24.

Pôle de Recherche Cardiovasculaire, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tri.12468DOI Listing
February 2015

The International Xenotransplantation Association consensus statement on conditions for undertaking clinical trials of xenocorneal transplantation.

Xenotransplantation 2014 Sep-Oct;21(5):420-30. Epub 2014 Sep 1.

Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Laboratory of Ocular Regenerative Medicine and Immunology, Seoul Artificial Eye Center, Seoul National University Hospital Biomedical Research Institute, Seoul, Korea; Xenotransplantation Research Center, Seoul National University College Of Medicine and Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/xen.12129DOI Listing
June 2015

Development of antidonor antibody directed toward non-major histocompatibility complex antigens in tolerant animals.

Transplantation 2014 Sep;98(5):514-9

1 Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 2 Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. 3 Address correspondence to: David H. Sachs, M.D., Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH-East, Bldg. 149-9019, 13th Street, Boston, MA, 02129.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000000249DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149823PMC
September 2014

Bioengineered sites for islet cell transplantation.

Curr Diab Rep 2013 Oct;13(5):745-55

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11892-013-0412-xDOI Listing
October 2013

Critical size bone defect reconstruction by an autologous 3D osteogenic-like tissue derived from differentiated adipose MSCs.

Biomaterials 2013 Jun 16;34(18):4428-38. Epub 2013 Mar 16.

Endocrine Cell Therapy Unit, Center of Tissue and Cell Therapy, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.02.053DOI Listing
June 2013

Improvement of subcutaneous bioartificial pancreas vascularization and function by coencapsulation of pig islets and mesenchymal stem cells in primates.

Cell Transplant 2014 4;23(11):1349-64. Epub 2013 Feb 4.

Université Catholique de Louvain, Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Institute of Clinical and Experimental Research, Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/096368913X663550DOI Listing
June 2015

Galactosyl-knock-out engineered pig as a xenogenic donor source of adipose MSCs for bone regeneration.

Biomaterials 2013 Apr 31;34(13):3279-89. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Endocrine Cell Therapy Unit, Center of Tissue and Cell Therapy, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2013.01.057DOI Listing
April 2013

Macro- or microencapsulation of pig islets to cure type 1 diabetes.

World J Gastroenterol 2012 Dec;18(47):6885-93

Department of Health Sciences, Institute for Experimental and Clinical, Experimental Surgery and Transplantation, Catholic University of Louvain, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3531671PMC
December 2012

Improvement of pig islet function by in vivo pancreatic tissue remodeling: a "human-like" pig islet structure with streptozotocin treatment.

Cell Transplant 2013 8;22(11):2161-73. Epub 2012 Oct 8.

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Brussels, Belgium.

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May 2014

Acute-phase response in pigs undergoing laparoscopic, transgastric or transcolonic notes peritoneoscopy with us or eus exploration.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2012 Mar;75(1):28-34

Division of Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Abdominal Surgery and Transplantation, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Brussels, Belgium.

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March 2012

Pig islet for xenotransplantation in human: structural and physiological compatibility for human clinical application.

Transplant Rev (Orlando) 2012 Jul 13;26(3):183-8. Epub 2011 Oct 13.

Pôle de Chirurgie Expérimentale et Transplantation, Université Catholique de Louvain, Secteur des Sciences de la Santé, Institut de Recherche Expérimentale et Clinique, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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July 2012

The enhanced performance of bone allografts using osteogenic-differentiated adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells.

Biomaterials 2011 Dec 27;32(34):8880-91. Epub 2011 Aug 27.

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery (IREC/CHEX), Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2011.08.009DOI Listing
December 2011

Antibody production by injection of living cells expressing non self antigens as cell surface type II transmembrane fusion protein.

J Immunol Methods 2011 Mar 24;367(1-2):70-7. Epub 2011 Feb 24.

Experimental Immunology Unit, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jim.2011.02.007DOI Listing
March 2011

Beta-5 score to evaluate pig islet graft function in a primate pre-clinical model.

Xenotransplantation 2010 Nov-Dec;17(6):449-59

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3089.2010.00612.xDOI Listing
March 2011

Alginate macroencapsulation of pig islets allows correction of streptozotocin-induced diabetes in primates up to 6 months without immunosuppression.

Transplantation 2010 Nov;90(10):1054-62

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0b013e3181f6e267DOI Listing
November 2010

Intracardiac allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell transplantation elicits neo-angiogenesis in a fully immunocompetent ischaemic swine model.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 Dec;38(6):781-7

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Avenue Hippocrate 55, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.03.035DOI Listing
December 2010

In vivo selection of biocompatible alginates for islet encapsulation and subcutaneous transplantation.

Tissue Eng Part A 2010 May;16(5):1503-13

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/ten.TEA.2009.0286DOI Listing
May 2010

Pig islets for clinical islet xenotransplantation.

Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2009 Nov;18(6):495-500

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MNH.0b013e328331a8e3DOI Listing
November 2009

Native pancreatic alpha-cell adaptation in streptozotocin-induced diabetic primates: importance for pig islet xenotransplantation.

Xenotransplantation 2009 May-Jun;16(3):152-63

Faculté de Médecine, Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, CHEX 5570, Avenue Hippocrate 55, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3089.2009.00530.xDOI Listing
September 2009

Cellular xenotransplantation.

Curr Opin Organ Transplant 2009 Apr;14(2):168-74

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculté de Médecine, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/mot.0b013e3283292522DOI Listing
April 2009

Minimization of steroids in liver transplantation.

Transpl Int 2009 Jan;22(1):2-19

Department of Abdominal and Transplantation Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1432-2277.2008.00758.xDOI Listing
January 2009

Inhibition of humoral response to allogeneic porcine mesenchymal stem cell with 12 days of tacrolimus.

Transplantation 2008 Dec;86(11):1586-95

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculté de Médecine, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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Accommodation and antibodies.

Transpl Immunol 2009 Jun 28;21(2):106-10. Epub 2008 Oct 28.

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculté de médecine, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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June 2009

Pig islet xenotransplantation into non-human primate model.

Transplantation 2008 Sep;86(6):753-60

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September 2008

Regeneration of abdominal wall musculofascial defects by a human acellular collagen matrix.

Biomaterials 2008 May 20;29(14):2237-48. Epub 2008 Feb 20.

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, CHEX 5570, Avenue Hippocrate 55, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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May 2008

Natural antibody--complement dependent neutralization of bovine herpesvirus 4 by human serum.

Microbes Infect 2007 Nov-Dec;9(14-15):1530-7. Epub 2007 Aug 31.

Immunology-Vaccinology (B43b), Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liège, Bvd de Colonster 20, B-4000 Liège, Belgium.

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March 2008

The importance of large animal models in transplantation.

Front Biosci 2007 Sep 1;12:4864-80. Epub 2007 Sep 1.

Universite catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Experimental Surgery Unit, Brussels, Belgium.

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September 2007

A new start for xenotransplantation research in the European Union.

Xenotransplantation 2007 May;14(3):196-7

Direzione Sanitaria, Padua General Hospital.

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May 2007

Although pig allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells are not immunogenic in vitro, intracardiac injection elicits an immune response in vivo.

Transplantation 2007 Mar;83(6):783-90

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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March 2007

Parameters favouring successful adult pig islet isolations for xenotransplantation in pig-to-primate models.

Xenotransplantation 2006 May;13(3):204-14

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium.

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May 2006

Six-month survival of microencapsulated pig islets and alginate biocompatibility in primates: proof of concept.

Transplantation 2006 May;81(9):1345-53

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, and Department of Pathology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.

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May 2006

The influence of implantation site on the biocompatibility and survival of alginate encapsulated pig islets in rats.

Biomaterials 2006 Jun 23;27(17):3201-8. Epub 2006 Feb 23.

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June 2006

Streptozotocin-induced diabetes in large animals (pigs/primates): role of GLUT2 transporter and beta-cell plasticity.

Transplantation 2006 Jan;81(1):36-45

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université catholique de Louvain, Faculté de Médecine, Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2006

A simple method using a polymethylpenten chamber for isolation of human pancreatic islets.

Pancreas 2005 Apr;30(3):e51-9

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Université Catholique de Louvain, Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium.

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April 2005

Early biological and immune response to semi-identical liver or kidney allograft in miniature swine.

Transpl Int 2005 Jan;18(1):78-88

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Université Catholique de Louvain, 55 Avenue Hippocrate, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2005

Thymectomy impairs but does not uniformly abrogate long-term acceptance of semi-identical liver allograft in inbred miniature Swine temporarily treated with FK506.

Transplantation 2004 Apr;77(8):1172-80

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculté de Médecine, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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April 2004

Improved survival of orthotopic liver allograft in swine by addition of trophic factors to University of Wisconsin solution.

Transplantation 2004 Jan;77(2):302-19

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculté de Médecine, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2004

Cell-mediated cytotoxicity to porcine aortic endothelial cells is not dependent on galactosyl residues when baboon peripheral blood lymphocytes are previously primed with pig xenoantigens.

Transplantation 2003 Dec;76(12):1675-80

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Université Catholique de Louvain, CHEX/5570, 55 Avenue Hippocrate, B-1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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December 2003

Mice that lack endothelial nitric oxide synthase are protected against functional and structural modifications induced by acute peritonitis.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2003 Dec;14(12):3205-16

Divisions of Nephrology, Pathology, Experimental Surgery, and Pharmacotherapy, Université Catholique de Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium.

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December 2003

Preconditioning of donors with interleukin-10 reduces hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury after liver transplantation in pigs.

Transplantation 2003 Mar;75(6):902-4

Medicosurgical Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Hôpital Erasme, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

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March 2003

An improved porcine model of stable methacholine-induced bronchospasm.

Intensive Care Med 2003 Jan 22;29(1):119-25. Epub 2002 Nov 22.

Department of Anesthesiology, Cliniques Universitaires St-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, Avenue Hippocrate 10, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.

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January 2003

Characterization of baboon anti-porcine IgG antibodies during acute vascular rejection of porcine kidney xenograft.

Xenotransplantation 2002 Sep;9(5):338-49

Laboratory of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Université Catholique de Louvain, ESP, Clos Chapelle aux Champs, Brussels, Belgium.

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September 2002