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HLA compatibility and kidney transplantation

Claas FH, Dankers MK, Oudshoorn M, van Rood JJ, Mulder A, Roelen DL, Duquesnoy RJ, Doxiadis II. Differential immunogenicity of HLA mismatches in clinical transplantation. Transpl Immunol. 2005 Aug;14(3-4):187-91.

Doxiadis II, Smits JM, Persijn GG, Frei U, Claas FH. It takes six to boogie: allocating cadaver kidneys in Eurotransplant.Transplantation. 2004 Feb 27;77(4):615-7.

Duquesnoy RJ, Claas FH. 14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop: Report on the structural basis of HLA compatibility. Tissue Antigens. 2007 Apr;69 Suppl 1:180-4.

Claas FH, Roelen DL, Mulder A, Doxiadis II, Oudshoorn M, Heemskerk M. Differential immunogenicity of HLA class I alloantigens for the humoral versus the cellular immune response: "towards tailor-made HLA mismatching". Hum Immunol. 2006 Jun;67:424-9.

Doxiadis II, Claas FH.: Donor-specific antibodies arising after kidney transplantectomy: priming or memory? Transplantation. 2006 Feb 27;81(4):509-10.

Andresdottir MB, Haasnoot GW, Doxiadis II, Persijn GG, Claas FH. Exclusive characteristics of graft survival and risk factors in recipients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy: a retrospective analysis of registry data. Transplantation. 2005 Oct 27;80(8):1012-8.

Takemoto S, Port FK, Claas FH, Duquesnoy RJ. HLA matching for kidney transplantation.Hum Immunol. 2004 Dec;65(12):1489-505.

Acceptable Mismatch

Claas FH, Witvliet MD, Duquesnoy RJ, Persijn GG, Doxiadis II. The acceptable mismatch program as a fast tool for highly sensitized patients awaiting a cadaveric kidney transplantation: short waiting time and excellent graft outcome. Transplantation. 2004 Jul 27;78(2):190-3.

Doxiadis II, Duquesnoy RJ, Claas FH. Extending options for highly sensitized patients to receive a suitable kidney graft. Curr Opin Immunol. 2005 Oct;17(5):536-40.

Claas FH. Transplantation: changing dogmas in clinical transplantation immunology.

Curr Opin Immunol. 2005 Oct;17(5):533-5.

Duquesnoy RJ, Witvliet M, Doxiadis II, de Fijter H, Claas FH. HLAMatchmaker-based strategy to identify acceptable HLA class I mismatches for highly sensitized kidney transplant candidates. Transpl Int. 2004 Jan;17(1):22-30.

Duquesnoy RJ, Claas FH. Is the application of HLAMatchmaker relevant in kidney transplantation? Transplantation. 2005 Jan 27;79(2):250-1.

Takemoto S, Port FK, Claas FH, Duquesnoy RJ. HLA matching for kidney transplantation.Hum Immunol. 2004 Dec;65(12):1489-505.
Duquesnoy RJ, Claas FH. Is the application of HLAMatchmaker relevant in kidney transplantation? Transplantation. 2005 Jan 27;79(2):250-1.

Pre / Post Transplantation antibodies (screening and crossmatching)

Eijsink C, Zoet YM, Kardol MJ, Witvliet MD, Claas FH, Mulder A, Doxiadis II. Identification of acceptable HLA mismatches in immunized patients using single-antigen-expressing cell lines. Tissue Antigens. 2007 Apr;69(4):354-7.

Zachary AA, Montgomery RA, Jordan SC, Reinsmoen NL, Claas FH, Reed EF. 14th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop: Report on understanding antibodies in transplantation. Tissue Antigens. 2007 Apr;69 Suppl 1:160-73.

Doxiadis II, Persijn GG, Claas FH. The crossmatch policy of the transplantation center influences graft survival in cadaver kidney transplantation.

Clin Transpl. 2003; pp. 43-7.

Arnold ML, Zacher T, Dechant M, Kalden JR, Doxiadis II, Spriewald BM. Detection and specification of noncomplement binding anti-HLA alloantibodies. Hum Immunol. 2004 Nov;65(11):1288-96.

Dankers MK, Witvliet MD, Roelen DL, de Lange P, Korfage N, Persijn GG, Duquesnoy R, Doxiadis II, Claas FH.  The number of amino acid triplet differences between patient and donor is predictive for the antibody reactivity against mismatched human leukocyte antigens.Transplantation. 2004 Apr 27;77(8):1236-9.

Dankers MK, Roelen DL, Nagelkerke NJ, de Lange P, Persijn GG, Doxiadis II, Claas FH. The HLA-DR phenotype of the responder is predictive of humoral response against HLA class I antigens. Hum Immunol. 2004 Jan;65(1):13-9.

Zoet YM, Eijsink C, Bohmova R, Witvliet MD, Kardol MJ, Franke ME, Claas FH, Mulder A, Doxiadis II. Single-antigen-expressing cell lines are excellent tools for detecting human leukocyte antigen-C-reactive antibodies in kidney transplant recipients.

Transplantation. 2005 May 15;79(9):1268-72.                                                       
Zoet YM, Eijsink C, Kardol MJ, Franke-van Dijk ME, Wilson GL, de Paus R, Mickelson E, Heemskerk M, van den Elsen PJ, Claas FH, Mulder A, Doxiadis II The single antigen expressing lines (SALs) concept: an excellent tool for screening for HLA-specific antibodies. Hum Immunol. 2005 May;66(5):519-25.