Elizabeth H. Hammond, M.D.

Elizabeth H. Hammond, M.D.
E-mail: EHAMMON@ihc.com

Dr. Hammond is Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (Cardiology) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She is also the Chairman of the Department of Pathology at LDS Hospital and Urban Central Region, Intermountain Health Care in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has an active pathology practice in renal and cardiac pathology. Her primary transplant interest is immunopathology of heart and kidney allografts, particularly relating to humoral immune responses. She was one of the pathologists who developed the International Society of Heart and Lung Tranplantation grading schema for cardiac allograft rejection in 1990. She has written extensively on her experience with the Utah Cardiac Transplant Program. She and her colleagues reported the first prospective series of patients with humorally mediated acute vascular rejection of the cardiac allograft. She is the author of 125 original publications and 14 book chapters.


Selected References:

Hammond EH, Yowell RL, Nunoda S, Menlove RL, O'Connell JB. Vascular (humoral) rejection in heart transplantation: pathologic observations and clinical implications. J Heart Trans 1989 8(6):430-443.

Billingham ME, Cary NRB, Hammond EH, et al: A working formulation for the standardization of nomenclature in the diagnosis of heart and lung rejection: heart rejection study group. J Heart Transplant 1990 9:587-592.

Hammond EH, Wittwer CT, Greenwood JH, et al: Relationship of OKT3 Sensitization and Vascular Rejection in Cardiac Transplant Patients Receiving OKT3 Rejection Prophylaxis. Transplantation 1990 50:776-782.

O'Connell JB, Renlund DG, Bristow MR, Hammond EH: Detection of Allograft Endothelial Cells of Recipient Origin Following ABO Compatible, Non-Identical Cardiac Transplantation, Transplantation 1991 51(2):438-442.

Hammond EH, Ensley RD, Yowell RL, et al: Vascular Rejection of Human Cardiac Allografts and the Role of Humoral Immunity in Chronic Allograft Rejection, Transplant Proc 1991 23(2):26-30.

Hammond EH, Yowell RL, Price GD, et al: Vascular Rejection and Its Relationship To Allograft Coronary Artery Disease. J Heart Lung Transplantation 1992 11(3 Pt 2):S111-S119.

Ratkovec RM, Hammond EH, O'Connell JB, et al: Outcome of Cardiac Transplant Recipients With a Positive Donor Specific Crossmatch: Preliminary Results With Plasmapheresis. Transplantation 1992 54(4):651-655.

Olsen SL, Wagoner LE, Hammond EH, et al: Vascular Rejection in Cardiac Transplantation: Clinical Correlation, Treatment Options and Future Considerations. J Heart Lung Transplant 1993 12(2):S135-S142.

Hammond EH, Hansen JK, Spencer LS, et al: Vascular Rejection in Cardiac Transplantation: Histologic, Immunopathologic, and Ultrastructural Features. Cardiovasc Pathol 1993 2:21-34.

Hammond EH, Yowell RL, Greenwood J, et al: Prevention of Adverse clinical Outcome by Monitoring of Cardiac Transplant Patients for Murine Monoclonal CD3 Antibody (OKT3) Sensitization. Transplantation 1993 55(5):1061-1063.

Hammond EH, Hansen JK, Spencer LS, et al: Immunofluorescence of Endomyocardial Biopsy Specimens: Methods and Interpretation. J Heart Lung Transplant 1993 12:S113-S124.

Shaddy RE, Hammond EH, Yowell RL: Immunohistochemical Analysis of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor and Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor in Cardiac Biopsy and Autopsy Specimens of Heart Transplant Patients. Am J Cardiology 1996 77(14):1210-1215.

Ma H, Hammond EH, Taylor DO, et al: Repetitive Histological Pattern of Vascular Cardiac Allograft Rejection: Increased Incidence Associated with Longer Exposure to Prophylactic Murine Monoclonal Anti-CD3 antibody (OKT3). Transplantation 1996 62(2):205-210.

Hammond, E.H., Editor: Solid Organ Transplant Pathology - Major Problems in Pathology #30. W.B. Saunders, 1994.

Books and Book Chapters:

Hammond, E.H. and Yowell, R.L.: Pathology of Cardiac Transplantation. In: Diagnostic Immunopathology 2nd Edition, R. Colvin, A. Bhan, R. McCluskey, Editors, Raven Press, Ltd., New York 1995.

Hammond, E.H. and Yowell, R.L.: Heart. In: Diagnostic Immunopathology 2nd Edition, R. Colvin, A. Bahn, R. McCluskey, Editors, Raven Press. Ltd., New York 1995.

Hammond, E.H. : Organ Transplant Pathology. In: Principles and Practice of Surgical and Cytopathology 3rd Edition. S Silverberg, R DeLellis, J Frable, Editors, Churchill Livingstone Washington DC 1995.

Hammond, E.H.: Microsvascular Cardiac Rejection. In: The Transplantation and Replacement of Thoracic Organs, DKC Cooper, LW Miller, GA Peterson,Editors, Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Netherlands 1997.


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