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Marcelo Cantarovich (MD)

Associate Investigator
Clinical Research Unit
Department of Medicine (McGill)

Research Profile

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Multi-organ transplant

Research Interests

My research focuses on clinical transplantation, multi-organ transplantation, immunopharmacology and renal protection strategies.

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Latest Publications

  1. Horton, A., Nugus, P., Fortin, M.-C., Landsberg, D., Cantarovich, M. & Sandal, S. (2022). Health system barriers and facilitators to living donor kidney transplantation: a qualitative case study in British Columbia. CMAJ open, vol. 10, p. E348-E356.
  2. Azzouz, S., Chen, A., Ekmekjian, T., Cantarovich, M., Baran, D. & Sandal, S. (2022). The role of renal resistive index as a prognostic tool in kidney transplantation: a systematic review. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association.
  3. Sandal, S., Massie, A., Boyarsky, B., Chiang, T.-P., Thavorn, K., Segev, D. L. & Cantarovich, M. (2022). Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on transplantation by income level and cumulative COVID-19 incidence: a multinational survey study. BMJ open, vol. 12, p. e055367.
  4. Sandal, S., Ahn, J. B., Segev, D. L., Cantarovich, M. & McAdams-DeMarco, M. A. (2021). Comparing outcomes of third and fourth kidney transplantation in older and younger patients. American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, vol. 21, p. 4023-4031.
  5. Sandal, S., Ahn, J. B., Cantarovich, M., Chu, N. M., Segev, D. L. & McAdams-DeMarco, M. A. (2022). Evolving trends in risk profiles and outcomes in older adults undergoing kidney re-transplantation. Transplantation, vol. 106, p. 1051-1060.
  6. Sandal, S., Boyarsky, B. J., Massie, A., Chiang, T.-P., Segev, D. L. & Cantarovich, M. (2021). Immunosuppression practices during the COVID-19 pandemic: A multinational survey study of transplant programs. Clinical transplantation, vol. 35, p. e14376.
  7. Alqallaf, A., Alam, A., Sapir-Pichhadze, R., Ghali, P. & Cantarovich, M. (2021). Pretransplant Use of the Chronic Kidney Disease Epidemiology Collaboration Equation (CKD-EPI) to Estimate Glomerular Filtration Rate Predicts Outcomes in Liver Transplant Recipients. Experimental and clinical transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation, vol. 19, p. 231-236.
  8. MacIsaac, S., Ramanakumar, A. V., Saw, C., Naessens, V., Saberi, N., Cantarovich, M., Baran, D., Paraskevas, S., Tchervenkov, J., Chaudhury, P. & Sandal, S. (2021). Relative decrease in hemoglobin and outcomes in patients undergoing kidney transplantation surgery: A retrospective cohort study. American journal of surgery, vol. 222, p. 825-831.
  9. Sandal, S., Boyarsky, B. J. & Cantarovich, M. (2021). The higher impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on resident/fellow training in low- and middle-income countries. Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, vol. 34, p. 988-989.
  10. Sandal, S., Chen, T. & Cantarovich, M. (2021). Evaluation of Transplant Candidates With a History of Nonadherence: An Opinion Piece. Canadian journal of kidney health and disease, vol. 8, p. 2054358121990137.
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