Positions

Overview

  • Medical Director, Advanced Lung Diseases
    Medical Director, Adult ECMO
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Lung Transplantation for Cystic Fibrosis and Non-cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis: A Single-Center ExperienceTransplantation Proceedings.  51:2029-2034. 2019
    2019 Clinical outcomes of paramyxovirus infections in lung transplant recipients treated with oral Ribavirin: A two-center case seriesExperimental and Clinical Transplantation.  17:393-397. 2019
    2018 Distal airway microbiome is associated with immunoregulatory myeloid cell responses in lung transplant recipientsThe Journal of heart transplantation.  37:206-216. 2018
    2018 Cell-free hemoglobin promotes primary graft dysfunction through oxidative lung endothelial injuryJCI insight.  3. 2018
    2018 Quantitative evidence for revising the definition of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  197:235-243. 2018
    2017 Clinical risk factors and prognostic model for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation in patients with pulmonary hypertensionCurrent Opinion in Psychology.  14:1514-1522. 2017
    2017 Report of the ISHLT Working Group on primary lung graft dysfunction Part IV: Prevention and treatment: A 2016 Consensus Group statement of the International Society for Heart and Lung TransplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  36:1121-1136. 2017
    2017 Characteristics of lung allocation score exception requests submitted to the national Lung Review BoardThe Journal of heart transplantation.  36:812-814. 2017
    2016 Use of a novel pulmonary artery cannula to provide extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  35:1051-1053. 2016
    2016 Flexible bronchoscopy is safe and effective in adult subjects supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenationRespiratory Care.  61:646-651. 2016
    2016 The relationship between plasma lipid peroxidation products and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation is modified by donor smoking and reperfusion hyperoxiaThe Journal of heart transplantation.  35:500-507. 2016
    2016 Protein Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis Identifies Genetic Variation in the Innate Immune Regulator TOLLIP in Post-Lung Transplant Primary Graft Dysfunction RiskAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  16:833-840. 2016
    2016 Automated rotational percussion bed and bronchoscopy improves respiratory mechanics and oxygenation in ARDS patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenationKZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie.  62:e27-e29. 2016
    2015 Assessing continuous renal replacement therapy as a rescue strategy in cardiorenal syndrome 1Journal of Allied Health.  8:87-92. 2015
    2015 Use of ECMO in the management of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome: A survey of academic medical centers in the United StatesKZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie.  61:556-563. 2015
    2015 Neutrophil extracellular traps are pathogenic in primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  191:455-463. 2015
    2015 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after liver transplantation in a patient with hepatopulmonary syndrome and an atrial septal defectLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  38:170-172. 2015
    2015 Lung size mismatch and primary graft dysfunction after bilateral lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  34:233-240. 2015
    2015 Modern use of extracorporeal life support in pregnancy and postpartumKZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie.  61:110-114. 2015
    2015 Objective Estimates Improve Risk Stratification for Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung TransplantationAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  15:2188-2196. 2015
    2015 Pulmonary endarterectomy for pulmonary hypertension from septic emboliSchizophrenia Bulletin.  99:1814-1816. 2015
    2015 Successful treatment of severe carbon monoxide poisoning and refractory shock using extracorporeal membrane oxygenationRespiratory Care.  60:ee155-ee160. 2015
    2015 Unexplained hemolysis in patients undergoing ECMO: Beware of hypertriglyceridemiaPerfusion.  30:465-468. 2015
    2014 Plasma complement levels are associated with primary graft dysfunction and mortality after lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  189:1564-1567. 2014
    2014 Genetic variation in the prostaglandin E2 pathway is associated with primary graft dysfunctionAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  189:567-575. 2014
    2014 Preoperative plasma club (Clara) cell secretory protein levels are associated with primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  14:446-452. 2014
    2014 A continuous veno-venous hemofiltration protocol with anticoagulant citrate dextrose formula A and a calcium-containing replacement fluidLife support systems : the journal of the European Society for Artificial Organs.  37:499-502. 2014
    2014 Acute demyelinating polyneuropathy after lung transplantation: guillain-barré syndrome or tacrolimus toxicity?Experimental Eye Research.  2014:685010. 2014
    2014 CT scan-measured pulmonary artery to aorta ratio and echocardiography for detecting pulmonary hypertension in severe COPDUrological Research.  145:824-832. 2014
    2014 Characteristics of patients with pulmonary venoocclusive disease awaiting transplantationCurrent Opinion in Psychology.  11:1411-1418. 2014
    2014 Successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in a patient with sickle cell disease treated with a single preoperative red blood cell exchangeTransfusion.  54:1901-1902. 2014
    2014 Thromboendarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasiaAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  189:112-114. 2014
    2013 Disparities in lung transplantation before and after introduction of the lung allocation scoreThe Journal of heart transplantation.  32:684-692. 2013
    2013 Clinical risk factors for primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  187:527-534. 2013
    2013 Latent class analysis identifies distinct phenotypes of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationUrological Research.  144:616-622. 2013
    2012 Elevated Plasma Angiopoietin-2 Levels and Primary Graft Dysfunction after Lung TransplantationPLoS ONE.  7. 2012
    2012 Advances in continuous renal replacement therapy: Citrate anticoagulation updateInternational Journal of Interferon, Cytokine and Mediator Research.  34:88-93. 2012
    2012 Variation in PTX3 is associated with primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  186:546-552. 2012
    2012 A panel of lung injury biomarkers enhances the definition of primary graft dysfunction (PGD) after lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  31:942-949. 2012
    2012 Regional citrate anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapy: The better alternative?Oregon Social Studies Journal.  59:745-747. 2012
    2012 Solute clearance in CRRT: Prescribed dose versus actual delivered doseNephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  27:952-956. 2012
    2011 Salvaging the dehisced lung transplant bronchial anastomosis with homograft aortaInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.  13:666-668. 2011
    2011 Elevated plasma long pentraxin-3 levels and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  11:2517-2522. 2011
    2011 Obesity and primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation: The lung transplant outcomes group obesity studyAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  184:1055-1061. 2011
    2011 Effect of single vs bilateral lung transplantation on plasma surfactant protein D levels in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisUrological Research.  140:489-496. 2011
    2011 Elevated plasma Clara cell secretory protein concentration is associated with high-grade primary graft dysfunctionAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  11:561-567. 2011
    2011 Management of complications in renal replacement therapySeminars in Dialysis.  24:164-168. 2011
    2011 Elevated pulmonary artery pressure is a risk factor for primary graft dysfunction following lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisUrological Research.  139:782-787. 2011
    2010 Construct validity of the definition of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationThe Journal of heart transplantation.  29:1231-1239. 2010
    2009 Plasma levels of receptor for advanced glycation end products, blood transfusion, and risk of primary graft dysfunctionAnnals of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  180:1010-1015. 2009
    2009 The presence of a matrix-derived neutrophil chemoattractant in bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantationJournal of Immunology.  182:4423-4431. 2009
    2009 Anticoagulation for continuous renal replacement therapySeminars in Dialysis.  22:141-145. 2009
    2009 Plasma cytokines and chemokines in primary graft dysfunction post-lung transplantationAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  9:389-396. 2009
    2008 Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and survival following lung transplantation for patients with sarcoidosisSarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Diseases.  25:117-124. 2008
    2008 Risk factors and impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in candidates for liver transplantationLiver Transplantation and Surgery.  14:1357-1365. 2008
    2008 The epidemiology of severe acute kidney injury: From BEST to PICARD, in acute kidney injury: New conceptsNephron.  109. 2008
    2008 Standard versus high-dose CVVHDF for ICU-related acute renal failureJournal of the American Society of Nephrology.  19:1233-1238. 2008
    2008 Impact of Hepatopulmonary Syndrome on Quality of Life and Survival in Liver Transplant CandidatesGastroenterology.  135:1168-1175. 2008
    2007 Plasma intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and von Willebrand factor in primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantationAmerican Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.  7:2573-2578. 2007
    2006 Citrate-Based Replacement Solutions with Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration: Not as Simple as It SoundsOregon Social Studies Journal.  47:1086. 2006
    2006 A practical citrate anticoagulation continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration protocol for metabolic control and high solute clearance.Pediatric and Developmental Pathology.  1:79-87. 2006
    2005 Multi-organ transplantation: Is there a protective effect against acute and chronic rejection?The Journal of heart transplantation.  24:1828-1833. 2005
    2005 The intensive care unit oxygen challenge should not be used for donor lung function decision-makingThe Journal of heart transplantation.  24:1902-1905. 2005
    2005 Sternal approximation for bilateral anterolateral transsternal thoracotomy for lung transplantationSchizophrenia Bulletin.  79. 2005
    2004 Validation of a multistage asthma case-detection procedure for elementary school childrenPediatrics.  114. 2004

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Anticoagulation for Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy.  380-385.e1. 2017
    2016 Complications of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).  211-219. 2016

    Research Overview

  • Lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support, pulmonary embolism
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University System : University of New Orleans 1994
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1995
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1997
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2000
  • Full Name

  • Keith Wille