Publications

  1. Heilman RL, Nijim A, Desmarteau YM, Khamash H, Pando MJ, Smith ML, Chakkera HA, Huskey J, Valdez R, Reddy KS. De Novo Donor-Specific Human Leukocyte Antigen Antibodies Early After Kidney Transplantation. Transplantation. 2014 May 29.
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  2. Kurian SM, Williams AN, Gelbart T, Campbell D, Mondala TS, Head SR, Horvath S, Gaber L, Thompson R, Whisenant T, Lin W, Langfelder P, Robison EH, Schaffer RL, Fisher JS, Friedewald J, Flechner SM, Chan LK, Wiseman AC, Shidban H, Mendez R, Heilman R, Abeca Molecular classifiers for acute kidney transplant rejection in peripheral blood by whole genome gene expression profiling. Am J Transplant. 2014 May; 14(5):1164-72. Epub 2014 Apr 11
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  3. Li H, Stegall MD, Dean PG, Casey ET, Reddy KS, Khamash HA, Heilman RL, Mai ML, Taner CB, Kosberg CL, Bakken LL, Wozniak EJ, Giles KL, Veal LA, Gandhi MJ, Cosio FG, Prieto M. Assessing the Efficacy of Kidney Paired Donation-Performance of an Integrated Three-Site Program. Transplantation. 2014 Apr 2. [Epub ahead of print]
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  4. Deng Y, Pandit A, Heilman RL, Chakkera HA, Mazur MJ, Mookadam F. Left ventricular torsion changes post kidney transplantation. J Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2013 Dec; 21(4):171-6. Epub 2013 Dec 27.
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  5. Heilman RL, Khamash HA, Smith ML, Chakkera HA, Moss AA, Reddy KS. Delayed allograft inflammation following alemtuzumab induction for kidney transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):772-80. Epub 2013 Aug 08.
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  6. Amer H, Griffin MD, Stegall MD, Cosio FG, Park WD, Kremers WK, Heilman RL, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Larson TS, Kumar R. Oral paricalcitol reduces the prevalence of posttransplant hyperparathyroidism: results of an open label randomized trial. Am J Transplant. 2013 Jun; 13(6):1576-85. Epub 2013 Apr 19.
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  7. Kriegshauser JS, Naidu SG, Heilman RL, Huettl EA, Ferlic EA, Castle EP, Hentz JG. Primary percutaneous treatment of transplant ureteral strictures using tandem stents. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2013 Jun; 24(6):874-80. Epub 2013 Apr 15.
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  8. Chakkera HA, Chang YH, Bodner JK, Behmen S, Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Mulligan DC, Moss AA, Khamash H, Katariya N, Hewitt WR, Pitta TL, Frassetto LA. Genetic differences in Native Americans and tacrolimus dosing after kidney transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2013 Jan-Feb; 45(1):137-41.
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  9. Martin AD, Mekeel KL, Castle EP, Vaish SS, Martin GL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Andrews PE. Laparoscopic bilateral native nephrectomies with simultaneous kidney transplantation. BJU Int. 2012 Dec; 110(11 Pt C):E1003-7. Epub 2012 Aug 09.
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  10. Kusne S, Vilchez RA, Zanwar P, Quiroz J, Mazur MJ, Heilman RL, Mulligan D, Butel JS. Polyomavirus JC urinary shedding in kidney and liver transplant recipients associated with reduced creatinine clearance. J Infect Dis. 2012 Sep 15; 206(6):875-80. Epub 2012 Jul 16.
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  11. Tyson MD, Castle EP, Andrews PE, Heilman RL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Reddy KS. Ureteral stricture formation in laparoscopically procured living donor kidney transplantation. Can J Urol. 2012 Apr; 19(2):6188-92.
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  12. Heilman RL, Cortese C, Geiger XJ, Younan K, Wadei HM, Mai ML, Reddy KS, Gonwa TA. Impact of early conversion from tacrolimus to sirolimus on chronic allograft changes in kidney recipients on rapid steroid withdrawal. Transplantation. 2012 Jan 15; 93(1):47-53.
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  13. Mazur MJ, Lowney AC, Prigoff J, Heilman RL, Chakkera H, Moss A, Mulligan D, Reddy K, Hamawi K. Resolution of long-standing necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) lesion after restoration of euglycemia following successful pancreas after kidney (PAK) transplantation: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2011 Nov; 43(9):3296-8.
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  14. Heilman RL, Younan K, Wadei HM, Mai ML, Reddy KS, Chakkera HA, Gonwa TA. Results of a prospective randomized trial of sirolimus conversion in kidney transplant recipients on early corticosteroid withdrawal. Transplantation. 2011 Oct 15; 92(7):767-73.
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  15. Chakkera HA, Weil EJ, Swanson CM, Dueck AC, Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Hamawi K, Khamash H, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Katariya N, Knowler WC. Pretransplant risk score for new-onset diabetes after kidney transplantation. Diabetes Care. 2011 Oct; 34(10):2141-5.
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  16. Jimenez-Zepeda VH, Heilman RL, Engel RA, Carey EJ, Freeman C, Rakela J, Mulligan DC, Fonseca R, Stewart AK. Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance does not affect outcomes in patients undergoing solid organ transplants. Transplantation. 2011 Sep 15; 92(5):570-4.
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  17. Tyson MD, Castle EP, Ko EY, Andrews PE, Heilman RL, Mekeel KL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Reddy KS. Living donor kidney transplantation with multiple renal arteries in the laparoscopic era. Urology. 2011 May; 77(5):1116-21. Epub 2010 Dec 08.
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  18. Heilman RL, Nijim S, Chakkera HA, Devarapalli Y, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Williams JW, Reddy KS. Impact of acute rejection on kidney allograft outcomes in recipients on rapid steroid withdrawal. J Transplant. 2011; 2011:583981. Epub 2011 May 15.
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  19. Tyson MD, Castle EP, Ko EY, Andrews PE, Heilman RL, Mekeel KL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Reddy KS. Living donor kidney transplantation with multiple renal arteries in the laparoscopic era. International Braz J Urol. 2011; 37(3):401.
  20. Tyson M, Castle E, Andrews P, Heilman R, Mekeel K, Moss A, Mulligan D, Reddy K. Early graft function after laparoscopically procured living donor kidney transplantation. J Urol. 2010 Oct; 184(4):1434-9. Epub 2010 Aug 19.
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  21. Chakkera HA, Knowler WC, Devarapalli Y, Weil EJ, Heilman RL, Dueck A, Mulligan DC, Reddy KS, Moss AA, Mekeel KL, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Castro JC, Cook CB. Relationship between inpatient hyperglycemia and insulin treatment after kidney transplantation and future new onset diabetes mellitus. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Sep; 5(9):1669-75. Epub 2010 Jun 17.
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  22. Chakkera HA, Bodner JK, Heilman RL, Mulligan DC, Moss AA, Mekeel KL, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Ray RM, Beck GL, Reddy KS. Outcomes after simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplantation and the discriminative ability of the C-peptide measurement pretransplant among type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Transplant Proc. 2010 Sep; 42(7):2650-2.
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  23. Werner T, Aqel B, Balan V, Byrne T, Carey E, Douglas D, Heilman RL, Rakela J, Mekeel K, Reddy K, Vargas HE. Treatment of hepatitis C in renal transplantation candidates: a single-center experience. Transplantation. 2010 Aug 27; 90(4):407-11.
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  24. Reddy KS, Devarapalli Y, Mazur M, Hamawi K, Chakkera H, Moss A, Mekeel K, Post D, Heilman R, Mulligan D. Alemtuzumab with rapid steroid taper in simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplantation: comparison to induction with antithymocyte globulin. Transplant Proc. 2010 Jul-Aug; 42(6):2006-8.
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  25. Heilman RL, Mazur MJ, Reddy KS. Immunosuppression in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation: progress to date. Drugs. 2010 May 7; 70(7):793-804.
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  26. Petre SA, Sachdev MS, Noble BN, Rosati M, Mazur MJ, Heilman RL, Harrison ME, Douglas DD, Balan V. Increased prevalence of reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate in chronic hepatitis C patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 May; 55(5):1450-7. Epub 2010 Mar 19.
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  27. Tyson MD, Castle E, Andrews P, Heilman R, Mekeel K, Moss A, Mulligan D, Reddy K. Initial graft function after laparoscopically procured living donor kidney transplantation. J Urol. 2010 Apr; 183(4 Suppl):e843-4.
  28. Heilman RL, Devarapalli Y, Chakkera HA, Mekeel KL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Williams JW, Reddy KS. Impact of subclinical inflammation on the development of interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy in kidney transplant recipients. Am J Transplant. 2010 Mar; 10(3):563-70. Epub 2010 Feb 01.
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  29. Mekeel KL, Daley SM, Andrews PE, Moss AA, Heilman RL, Mazur MJ, Chakkera HA, Hamawi K, Mulligan DC, Sudhakar Reddy K. Successful transplantation of a split crossed fused ectopic kidney into a patient with end-stage renal disease. J Transplant. 2010; 2010:383972. Epub 2010 Mar 25.
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  30. Chakkera HA, Hanson RL, Raza SM, DiStefano JK, Millis MP, Heilman RL, Mulligan DC, Reddy KS, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Moss AA, Mekeel KL, Cerhan JR. Pilot study: association of traditional and genetic risk factors and new-onset diabetes mellitus following kidney transplantation. Transplant Proc. 2009 Dec; 41(10):4172-7.
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  31. Mekeel KL, Moss AA, Mulligan DC, Chakkera HA, Hamawi K, Mazur MJ, Heilman RL, Reddy KS. Deceased donor kidney transplantation from donors with acute renal failure due to rhabdomyolysis. Am J Transplant. 2009 Jul; 9(7):1666-70. Epub 2009 May 20.
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  32. Chakkera HA, Weil EJ, Castro J, Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Mazur MJ, Hamawi K, Mulligan DC, Moss AA, Mekeel KL, Cosio FG, Cook CB. Hyperglycemia during the immediate period after kidney transplantation. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2009 Apr; 4(4):853-9. Epub 2009 Apr 01.
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  33. Heilman RL, Chakkera H, Mazur M, Petrides S, Moss A, Mekeel K, Mulligan D, Reddy KS. Outcomes of simultaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation with positive cross-match. Transplant Proc. 2009 Jan-Feb; 41(1):303-6.
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  34. Hastings D, Patel B, Torloni AS, Mookadam F, Betcher J, Moss A, Heilman R, Mazur M, Hamawi K, Mulligan D, Reddy K, Mekeel K, Chakkera H. Plasmapheresis therapy for rare but potentially fatal reaction to rituximab. J Clin Apher. 2009; 24(1):28-31.
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  35. Hamawi K, Heilman RL, Mazur MJ, Chakkera HA, Mulligan DC, Moss AA, Mekeel KL, Reddy KS. Use of bortezomib for treatment of antibody medicated rejection in kidney transplant recipients--case report. Clin Transpl. 2009; 407-14.
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  36. Kurian SM, Heilman R, Mondala TS, Nakorchevsky A, Hewel JA, Campbell D, Robison EH, Wang L, Lin W, Gaber L, Solez K, Shidban H, Mendez R, Schaffer RL, Fisher JS, Flechner SM, Head SR, Horvath S, Yates JR, Marsh CL, Salomon DR. Biomarkers for early and late stage chronic allograft nephropathy by proteogenomic profiling of peripheral blood. PLoS One. 2009; 4(7):e6212. Epub 2009 Jul 10.
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  37. Heilman RL, Chakkera HA, Reddy KS, Colby TV, Moss AA, Williams JW, Mazur MJ, Petrides S, Mulligan DC. Clinical factors associated with graft fibrosis in kidney-transplant recipients on steroid-avoidance immunosuppression. Clin Transplant. 2008 May-Jun; 22(3):309-15.
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  38. Mekeel KL, Mazur MJ, Reddy KS, Mulligan DC, Heilman RL, Chakkera HA, Andrews PE, Moss AA. Diffuse parenchymal urine leak after kidney transplantation following degloving injury during donor nephrectomy. Am J Transplant. 2007 Aug; 7(8):2039-41. Epub 2007 Jun 18.
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  39. Blair JE, Kusne S, Carey EJ, Heilman RL. The prevention of recrudescent coccidioidomycosis after solid organ transplantation. Transplantation. 2007 May 15; 83(9):1182-7.
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  40. Cheruvattath R, Balan V, Stewart R, Heilman RL, Mulligan DC, Kusne S. Kluyvera co-infection in two solid organ transplant recipients: an emerging pathogen or a colonizer bystander? Transpl Infect Dis. 2007 Mar; 9(1):83-6.
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  41. Heilman RL, Reddy KS, Mazur MJ, Moss AA, Post DJ, Petrides S, Mulligan DC. Acute rejection risk in kidney transplant recipients on steroid-avoidance immunosuppression receiving induction with either antithymocyte globulin or basiliximab. Transplant Proc. 2006 Jun; 38(5):1307-13.
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  42. Braddy CM, Heilman RL, Blair JE. Coccidioidomycosis after renal transplantation in an endemic area. Am J Transplant. 2006 Feb; 6(2):340-5.
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  43. Mazur MJ, Heilman RL. Early detection of acute renal failure by serum cystatin C: a new opportunity for a hepatologist. Liver Transpl. 2005 Jun; 11(6):705-7.
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  44. Heilman RL, Mazur MJ, Reddy KS, Moss A, Post D, Mulligan D. Steroid avoidance immunosuppression in low-risk kidney transplant recipients. Transplant Proc. 2005 May; 37(4):1785-8.
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  45. Charles JC, Heilman RL. Metabolic acidosis. Hosp Physician. 2005 Mar; 41(3):37-42.
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  46. Swanson SK, Heilman RL, Eversman WG. Urinary tract stones in pregnancy. Surg Clin North Am. 1995 Feb; 75(1):123-42.
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  47. Heilman RL, Velosa JA, Holley KE, Offord KP, Kyle RA. Long-term follow-up and response to chemotherapy in patients with light-chain deposition disease. Am J Kidney Dis. 1992 Jul; 20(1):34-41.
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  48. Heilman RL, Offord KP, Holley KE, Velosa JA. Analysis of risk factors for patient and renal survival in crescentic glomerulonephritis. Am J Kidney Dis. 1987 Feb; 9(2):98-107.
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