Organ Transplantation: A Clinical Guide

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Klein, Andrew A.; Lewis, Clive J.; Madsen, Joren C.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 978-0-52-119753-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80

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Covers all aspects of transplantation in both adult and pediatric patients

Cardiac, lung, liver, kidney, pancreas and small bowel transplantation are discussed in detail, as well as emerging areas such as face and pancreatic islet cell transplantation. For each organ, chapters cover basic science of transplantation, recipient selection, the transplant procedure, anesthetic and post-operative care, and long-term follow-up and management of complications. Important issues in donor selection and management are also discussed, including recruitment and allocation of potential donor organs and expanding the donor pool. Summary tables and illustrations enhance the text, and long-term outcome data are provided where available.

Written by expert transplant surgeons, anesthetists and physicians, Organ Transplantation: A Clinical Guide is an invaluable multidisciplinary resource for any clinician involved in transplantation, providing in-depth knowledge of specialist areas of transplantation and covering the full range of management strategies.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Klein, Andrew A.; Lewis, Clive J.; Madsen, Joren C.
ISBN: 978-0-52-119753-3
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 386
Illustrations: 80
Year: 2011
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80