Amy Lu
M.D.,M.P.H.,M.B.A., FACS
Division Director, Intra-Abdominal Transplantation
Surgical Director, Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery
Intra-Abdominal Transplantation
Liver Disorders
Liver Transplant
Bile Duct Cancer
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
Loyola Outpatient Center
Board Certifications
Surgery - General Cert: AM Board of Surgery
Ellimoottil,C.; Brandt,W.; Bernardi,K.; Evans,A.; Mehta,V.; Picken,M. M.; Phelan,K.; Heinrich,L.; Milner,J.; Wai,P. Y.; Asolati,M.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Acute Graft Dysfunction After Living-related Renal Transplant Urology 2013 ; :
Marfo,K.; Lu,A.; Ling,M.; Akalin,E.Desensitization protocols and their outcome Clinical Journal of The American Society of Nephrology: CJASN 2011 ;6(4):922-936
Marfo,K.; Altshuler,J.; Lu,A.Tacrolimus pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenomic differences between adults and pediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Pharmaceutics 2010 ;2(3):291-299
Marfo,K.; Chapochnick-Friedmann,J.; Akalin,E.; Lu,A.Postexposure prophylaxis of H1N1 with oseltamivir in a newly transplanted kidney recipient receiving intense immunosuppressive therapy. Transplantation proceedings 2009 ;41(10):4411-4413
Fishbein,T.; Novitskiy,G.; Mishra,L.; Matsumoto,C.; Kaufman,S.; Goyal,S.; Shetty,K.; Johnson,L.; Lu,A.; Wang,A.; Hu,F.; Kallakury,B.; Lough,D.; Zasloff,M.NOD2-expressing bone marrow-derived cells appear to regulate epithelial innate immunity of the transplanted human small intestine. Gut 2008 ;57(3):323-330
Lu,A.; Frink,M.; Choudhry,M. A.; Schwacha,M. G.; Hubbard,W. J.; Rue,L. W.,3rd; Bland,K. I.; Chaudry,I. H.Mitochondria play an important role in 17beta-estradiol attenuation of H(2)O(2)-induced rat endothelial cell apoptosis American journal of physiology.Endocrinology and metabolism 2007 ;292(2):E585-93
Frink,M.; Lu,A.; Thobe,B. M.; Hsieh,Y. C.; Choudhry,M. A.; Schwacha,M. G.; Kunkel,S. L.; Chaudry,I. H.Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 influences trauma-hemorrhage-induced distal organ damage via regulation of keratinocyte-derived chemokine production American Journal of Physiology.Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 2007 ;292(3):R1110-6
Morrisroe,S. N.; Wall,R. T.; Lu,A. D.Unilateral pulmonary edema after laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: report of two cases. Journal of Endourology 2007 ;21(7):760-762
Rhim,C. H.; Johnson,L. B.; Kitisin,K.; Lu,A. D.; Fishbein,T.; Broseker,L.; Yosaitis,J.; Manley,J.; Plotkin,J. S.Intra-operative acute isovolemic hemodilution is safe and effective in eliminating allogeneic blood transfusions during right hepatic lobectomy: comparison of living donor versus non-donors. HPB 2005 ;7(3):201-203
Stewart,K. S.; Rhim,C. H.; Bahrain,M. L.; Ashkezari,Z. D.; Ozdemirli,M.; Fishbein,T. M.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Plotkin,J. S.Nonischemic cardiomyopathy after orthotopic liver transplantation: a report of three cases and a review of the literature Liver Transplantation 2005 ;11(5):573-578
Kottilil,S.; Jagannatha,S.; Lu,A.; Liu,S.; McLaughlin,M.; Metcalf,J. A.; Dewar,R.; Campbell,C.; Koratich,C.; Maldarelli,F.; Masur,H.; Polis,M. A.Changes in hepatitis C viral response after initiation of highly active antiretroviral therapy and control of HIV viremia in chronically co-infected individuals HIV clinical trials 2004 ;5(1):25-32
Lu,A.; FitzGerald,M. P.Acupuncture for the treatment of chronic postoperative urinary retention. Medical Acupuncture 2003 ;14(3):26-28
Lu,A.; Monge,H.; Drazan,K.; Millan,M.; Esquivel,C. O.Liver transplantation for fulminant hepatitis at Stanford University Journal of gastroenterology 2002 ;37 Suppl 13:82-87
Wai,P. H.; Ewing,C. A.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Attinger,C.; Kuo,P. C.Candida fasciitis following renal transplantation Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):477-479
Marroquin,C. E.; Marino,G.; Kuo,P. C.; Plotkin,J. S.; Rustgi,V. K.; Lu,A. D.; Edwards,E.; Taranto,S.; Johnson,L. B.Transplantation of hepatitis C-positive livers in hepatitis C-positive patients is equivalent to transplanting hepatitis C-negative livers. Liver Transplantation 2001 ;7(9):762-768
Plotkin,J. S.; Johnson,L. B.; Rustgi,V. K.; Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.Dobutamine stress echocardiography for orthotopic liver transplant evaluation. Transplantation 2001 ;71(6):818
Kuo,P. C.; Lu,A. D.; Johnson,L. B.Expanded criteria donors/high risk recipients is not always cheaper than hemodialysis. Transplantation 2001 ;72(3):554-555
Cappadonna,C. R.; Johnson,L. B.; Lu,A. D.; Kuo,P. C.Outcome of extra-anatomic vascular reconstruction in orthotopic liver transplantation. American Journal of Surgery 2001 ;182(2):147-150
Alfrey,E. J.; Lerner,S. M.; Lu,A. D.The dual kidney transplant registry. Clinical transplants 2001 ; :107-111
Alfrey,E. J.; Lu,A. D.; Carter,J. T.; Bowers,V.; Taylor,R.; Ratner,L.; Cole,E.; Schweitzer,E.; Krishnamurthi,V.; Tan,H.; Stratta,R.The dual kidney transplant registry. Transplantation proceedings 2001 ;33(1-2):1099-1100
Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine
New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, General Surgery
Stanford University, Surgery: Transplantation Surgery
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