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PRIZED ARTICLES The following articles have been candidates for the following prizes as follows:   [1] Article : Journey of a patie...


The following articles have been candidates for the following prizes as follows:


[1] Article: Journey of a patient with scleroderma from renal failure up to kidney transplantation.
Abbas F, El Kossi M, Shaheen IS, Sharma A, Halawa A. 

Journal: WJT. World J Transplant 2021; 11(9): 372-387

Link: https://www.wjgnet.com/2220-3230/full/v11/i9/372.htm  [DOI: 10.5500/wjt.v11.i9.372]   

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: 2nd prize is recommended.

Reviewer: Maurizio Salvadori, Italy. Code: 00503243

Special comments: interesting paper facing with an issue rare and not well treated in literature

Journal evaluation: C.

[2] Article: Thrombotic microangiopathy after renal transplantation: Current insights in de novo and recurrent disease. 

Authors: Abbas F, El Kossi M, Kim JJ, Sharma A, Halawa A.  World J Transplantation 2018; 8(5): 122-141
Journal: WJT.

Link: https://www.wjgnet.com/2220-3230/full/v8/i5/122.htm [PMID: 30211021 DOI: 10.5500/wjt.v8.i5.122]

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(a) Prize: First Prize

Special comments: well written and good findings

(b) Prize: 3rd prize


Special comment: The issue covered by this article is interesting and important for distinguishing TMA post-transplant from aHUS. The article is complete and the references updated. As recurrence or de novo TMA are an important cause of graft loss, the article is relevant for physician dealing with renal transplantation

Reviewer evaluation: Grade B (Very good): B

[3] Article: Complement-mediated renal diseases after kidney transplantation - current diagnostic and therapeutic options in de novo and recurrent diseases

Authors: Fedaey Abbas, Mohsen El Kossi, Jon Jin Kim, Ihab Sakr Shaheen, Ajay Sharma and Ahmed Halawa

Journal: WJT.

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(a) Prize (1)
: First prize.

Comment: Excellent review...some items listed involve complement but may not specifically be referring to C3GN/aHUS/TTP which I thought would be main thrust of article.

(b) Prize (2): 2nd prize

Special comment: Specific topic and well written


(c) Prize (3): 3rd prize.

Comment:  The argument is particularly relevant and worth of be treated. The paper is well written and almost complete

Journal evaluation: Grade A (Excellent), Grade B (Very good): B, B


[4] Article: De novo glomerular diseases after renal transplantation: How is it different from recurrent glomerular diseases?

Authors:  Abbas F, El Kossi M, Jin JK, Sharma A, Halawa A. 

Journal: WJT. World J Transplant 2017; 7(6): 285-300

Link: [PMID: 29312858 DOI: 10.5500/wjt.v7.i6.285]


Reviewer evaluation: Grade A (Excellent): A, A. Grade B (Very good): B