Handbook of Cardiac Transplantation / Edition 1

Handbook of Cardiac Transplantation / Edition 1

by Robert W. E. Emery

ISBN-10: 1560531576

ISBN-13: 9781560531579

Pub. Date: 11/07/1995

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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New Edition
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5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

1Medical Management Before Cardiac Transplantation1
2Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator as a Bridge to Transplantation11
3Prevention and Prophylaxis of Infection in Thoracic Transplantation17
4Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiac Transplantation31
5Surgical Alternatives to Transplantation: High-Risk Cardiac Repair Procedures-Cardiomyoplasty and Permanent VAD45
6Strategies of Organ Preservation: Current and Future51
7Techniques in Cardiac Transplantation61
8Immunosuppression in Heart Transplantation: History and Current and Future Regimes87
9Tacrolimus (FK506) - How We Do It in Pittsburgh97
10Steroid Withdrawal in Cardiac Transplantation103
11New Immunosuppressive Drugs for Transplantation109
12Acute Cardiac Allograft Rejection: Diagnosis and Treatment119
13Nonspecific Graft Dysfunction in Cardiac Transplantation129
14Allograft Coronary Disease135
15Futility of Routine Surveillance Endomyocardial Biopsy after Cardiac Transplantation141
16Management of Posttransplant Obesity and Hyperlipidemia147
17Malignancies Following Transplantation165
18Drug Interactions in Transplant Patients173
19Long-Term Complications of Transplantation201
20Photopheresis in Transplantation: Evolution of a Novel Immunotherapy217
21New Diagnostic Modalities in the Assessment of Transplant Coronary Disease221
22Cardiac Xenotransplantation: Experimental Advances, Ethical Issues, and Clinical Potential231
Special Situations in Cardiac Transplantation
23Prolonged Waiting Periods for Heart Transplantation: Impact on Patients, Family, and Staff249
24Late Noncompliance257
25The Adolescent Transplant Patient: Psychosocial Considerations263
26Biopsy-Negative Graft Dysfunction269
27Pregnancy after Heart Transplantation273

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