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Francisco A. Durazo MD

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Chief, Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Transplant Surgery
Program: Transplant Surgery


Publications (24)

  • Post-Covid-19 Cholangiopathy-A New Indication for Liver Transplantation: A Case Report. (Durazo FA, Nicholas AA, Mahaffey JJ, Sova S, Evans JJ, Trivella JP, Loy V, Kim J, Zimmerman MA, Hong JC) Transplant Proc 2021 May;53(4):1132-1137 PMID: 33846012 PMCID: PMC7953456 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103958333 04/14/2021       12 Citations
  • Dietary Protein, Fiber and Coffee Are Associated with Small Intestine Microbiome Composition and Diversity in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis. (Hussain SK, Dong TS, Agopian V, Pisegna JR, Durazo FA, Enayati P, Sundaram V, Benhammou JN, Noureddin M, Choi G, Ayoub WS, Lagishetty V, Elashoff D, Goodman MT, Jacobs JP) Nutrients 2020 May 13;12(5) PMID: 32414035 PMCID: PMC7285216 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084786589 05/18/2020       6 Citations
  • Long-term outcomes with oral therapy in liver transplant recipients with hepatitis B. (Saab S, Song D, Challita YP, Xiwen Zhou T, Saab EG, Viramontes MR, Choi G, Durazo FA, Han SB, El Kabany MM, Jackson NJ, Busuttil RW) Clin Transplant 2019 12;33(12):e13740 PMID: 31651048 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074982776 10/28/2019       9 Citations
  • Elimination of Hepatitis C in Liver Transplant Recipients. (Saab S, Challita Y, Chen PH, Jimenez MA, Lee AD, Saab EG, Ahn T, Choi G, Durazo FA, El-Kabany MM, Han SB, Grotts J, Agopian VG, Busuttil RW) J Clin Transl Hepatol 2018 Sep 28;6(3):247-250 PMID: 30271735 PMCID: PMC6160303 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065235809 10/03/2018       4 Citations
  • Impact of Sustained Viral Response With Direct-Acting Agents on Glycemic Control and Renal Function in Hepatitis C Liver Transplant Recipients. (Saab S, Barnard A, Challita Y, Adeniyi A, Aziz A, Choi G, Durazo FA, El-Kabany MM, Han SB, Busuttil RW) Exp Clin Transplant 2018 08;16(4):419-424 PMID: 30060729 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057936601 08/01/2018       4 Citations
  • Effectiveness of Ledipasvir/Sofosbuvir with/without Ribavarin in Liver Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis C. (Saab S, Rheem J, Jimenez MA, Fong TM, Mai MH, Kachadoorian CA, Esmailzadeh NL, Bau SN, Kang S, Ramirez SD, Grotts J, Choi G, Durazo FA, El-Kabany MM, Han SB, Busuttil RW) J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017 Jun 28;5(2):101-108 PMID: 28660147 PMCID: PMC5472930 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85039929557 07/01/2017       10 Citations
  • Decrease of Alpha-fetoprotein in Patients with Cirrhosis Treated with Direct-acting Antivirals. (Nguyen K, Jimenez M, Moghadam N, Wu C, Farid A, Grotts J, Elashoff D, Choi G, Durazo FA, El-Kabany MM, Han SB, Saab S) J Clin Transl Hepatol 2017 Mar 28;5(1):43-49 PMID: 28507926 PMCID: PMC5411356 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089910699 05/17/2017       19 Citations
  • Limited Knowledge of Acetaminophen in Patients with Liver Disease. (Saab S, Konyn PG, Viramontes MR, Jimenez MA, Grotts JF, Hamidzadah W, Dang VP, Esmailzadeh NL, Choi G, Durazo FA, El-Kabany MM, Han SB, Tong MJ) J Clin Transl Hepatol 2016 Dec 28;4(4):281-287 PMID: 28097095 PMCID: PMC5225146 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85030229372 01/18/2017       11 Citations
  • Use of Sofosbuvir-Based Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C in Liver Transplant Recipients on Hemodialysis. (Saab S, A Jimenez M, N Bau S, Choi G, Durazo FA, M El-Kabany M, Han SB, Busuttil RW) J Clin Gastroenterol 2017 Feb;51(2):167-173 PMID: 27548734 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84983551833 08/23/2016       8 Citations
  • Intraductal Cooling via a Nasobiliary Tube During Radiofrequency Ablation of Central Liver Tumors Reduces Biliary Injuries. (Felker ER, Lee-Felker SA, Ajwichai K, Tan N, Lu DS, Durazo FA, Raman SS) AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Jun;204(6):1329-35 PMID: 26001245 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84937682896 05/23/2015       8 Citations
  • Comparative analysis of resection and liver transplantation for intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a 24-year experience in a single center. (Hong JC, Jones CM, Duffy JP, Petrowsky H, Farmer DG, French S, Finn R, Durazo FA, Saab S, Tong MJ, Hiatt JR, Busuttil RW) Arch Surg 2011 Jun;146(6):683-9 PMID: 21690444 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79959342683 06/22/2011       137 Citations
  • Predictive index for tumor recurrence after liver transplantation for locally advanced intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma. (Hong JC, Petrowsky H, Kaldas FM, Farmer DG, Durazo FA, Finn RS, Saab S, Han SH, Lee P, Markovic D, Lassman C, Hiatt JR, Busuttil RW) J Am Coll Surg 2011 Apr;212(4):514-20; discussion 520-1 PMID: 21463781 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79953784805 04/06/2011       55 Citations
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease across ethno-racial groups: do Asian-American adults represent a new at-risk population? (Tabibian JH, Lazo M, Durazo FA, Yeh HC, Tong MJ, Clark JM) J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011 Mar;26(3):501-9 PMID: 21332546 PMCID: PMC4937792 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951624285 02/22/2011       20 Citations
  • A proposed, evidence-based approach to the treatment of chronic Hepatitis B. (Han SH, Durazo FA, Saab S, Tong MJ) J Clin Gastroenterol 2011 Mar;45(3):259-66 PMID: 20856136 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79951809485 09/22/2010       6 Citations
  • A comparison of hepatitis B viral markers of patients in different clinical stages of chronic infection. (Tong MJ, Hsu L, Hsien C, Kao JH, Durazo FA, Saab S, Blatt LM) Hepatol Int 2010 Apr 07;4(2):516-22 PMID: 20827410 PMCID: PMC2896649 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77955513644 09/10/2010       13 Citations
  • Endoscopic treatment of postorthotopic liver transplantation anastomotic biliary strictures with maximal stent therapy (with video). (Tabibian JH, Asham EH, Han S, Saab S, Tong MJ, Goldstein L, Busuttil RW, Durazo FA) Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Mar;71(3):505-12 PMID: 20189508 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77249142395 03/02/2010       100 Citations
  • Hepatotoxicity due to hydroxycut: a case series. (Fong TL, Klontz KC, Canas-Coto A, Casper SJ, Durazo FA, Davern TJ 2nd, Hayashi P, Lee WM, Seeff LB) Am J Gastroenterol 2010 Jul;105(7):1561-6 PMID: 20104221 PMCID: PMC3825455 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77954242791 01/28/2010       106 Citations
  • Endoscopic treatment with multiple stents for post-liver-transplantation nonanastomotic biliary strictures. (Tabibian JH, Asham EH, Goldstein L, Han SH, Saab S, Tong MJ, Busuttil RW, Durazo FA) Gastrointest Endosc 2009 Jun;69(7):1236-43 PMID: 19249040 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67349170801 03/03/2009       47 Citations
  • Factors associated with progression to hepatocellular carcinoma and to death from liver complications in patients with HBsAg-positive cirrhosis. (Tong MJ, Hsien C, Song JJ, Kao JH, Sun HE, Hsu L, Han SH, Durazo FA, Saab S, Blatt LM) Dig Dis Sci 2009 Jun;54(6):1337-46 PMID: 19242792 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67349237234 02/27/2009       29 Citations
  • Intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm of the liver: case and review of a rare variant. (Tabibian JH, Lassman CR, Margolis DJ, Landaverde C, Busuttil RW, Durazo FA) Ann Hepatol 2008 Apr-Jun;7(2):168-73 PMID: 18626437 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-45349095326 07/16/2008       10 Citations
  • Des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin, alpha-fetoprotein and AFP-L3 in patients with chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. (Durazo FA, Blatt LM, Corey WG, Lin JH, Han S, Saab S, Busuttil RW, Tong MJ) J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2008 Oct;23(10):1541-8 PMID: 18422961 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-51849127949 04/22/2008       126 Citations
  • Severe hepatotoxicity associated with the use of weight loss diet supplements containing ma huang or usnic acid. (Neff GW, Reddy KR, Durazo FA, Meyer D, Marrero R, Kaplowitz N) J Hepatol 2004 Dec;41(6):1062-4 PMID: 15582145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-9644272493 12/08/2004       92 Citations
  • Fulminant liver failure due to usnic acid for weight loss. (Durazo FA, Lassman C, Han SH, Saab S, Lee NP, Kawano M, Saggi B, Gordon S, Farmer DG, Yersiz H, Goldstein RL, Ghobrial M, Busuttil RW) Am J Gastroenterol 2004 May;99(5):950-2 PMID: 15128366 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-2942644826 05/07/2004       94 Citations
  • Effect of single and repeated doses of metoclopramide on the mechanisms of gastroesophageal reflux. (Durazo FA, Valenzuela JE) Am J Gastroenterol 1993 Oct;88(10):1657-62 PMID: 8213706 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0027377116 10/01/1993       11 Citations
  • Last update: 06/29/2022