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American Registry for Transplant Oncology (ARTx-Onc)

Liver Transplant for Unresectable Colorectal Liver Metastasis

Registry Access

ASTSARTx-Onc, the American Registry for Transplant Oncology, is a de-identified registry for clinical outcomes within transplant oncology. Our main focus is liver transplant for unresectable colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM). The registry collects high-quality, multi-institutional data from the United States and Canada. We plan to utilize this data in retro and prospective studies, all contributing/members will be granted group authorship.

Timeline of Proposed ARTx-Onc Reports

  • 1st Year: Accrue 75% of all centers performing LT for CRLM
  • 2nd Year: Perioperative outcomes for patients undergoing LT for CRLM
  • 3rd Year: 2-year Outcomes, accrue 99% of all centers performing LT for CRLM
  • 4th Year: 3-year Outcomes for patients undergoing LT for CRLM
  • 7th Year: 5-year Outcomes

Who We Are

Executive Committee

  • Talia Baker, M.D., University of Utah 
    Chair, ASTS Liver Oncology Task Force 
  • Elizabeth Pomfret, M.D., Ph.D., University of Colorado 
    President, ASTS
  • William Chapman, M.D., Washington University 
    Past-President, ASTS 
  • Roberto Hernandez Alejandro, M.D., University of Rochester 
    ​Principal Investigator, LT for CRLM 


Scientific Committee

  • David Al-Adra, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
  • Bandar Al-Judaibi, M.D., University of Rochester, Hepatology 
  • Federico Aucejo, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Majella Doyle, M.D., Washington University
  • G. Weldon Gilcrease III M.D., University of Utah, Medical Oncology
  • Karim Halazun, M.D., New York University
  • Christopher Hughes, M.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • Benjamin Samstein, M.D., Weill Cornell
  • Gonzalo Sapisochin, M.D., University of Toronto 
  • Kazunari Sasaki, M.D., Stanford University
  • Christopher Sonnenday, M.D., University of Michigan
  • Koji Tomiyama, M.D., University of Rochester


Registry Staff

The registry/website is hosted and supported by URMC Department of Surgery.

  • Matt Byrne, M.D., Registry Manager 
  • M. Katherine Dokus, M.P.H., Data Integrity  
  • John Martens, M.P.H., Data Integrity 
  • Mariana Chavez-Villa, M.D., Scientific Officer 
  • Luis Ruffolo, M.D., Scientific Officer 

Institutions Performing Liver Transplant for CRLM in the United States

USA Map: Institutions Performing CRLM

Registry Access Form

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