Handbook of Kidney Transplantation / Edition 5

Handbook of Kidney Transplantation / Edition 5

by Gabriel M. Danovitch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781793742

ISBN-13: 9780781793742

Pub. Date: 10/19/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This popular handbook is a practical guide for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other professionals who manage kidney transplant patients. It is concise, readable, and well-illustrated. Chapters outline the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care.

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This popular handbook is a practical guide for physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other professionals who manage kidney transplant patients. It is concise, readable, and well-illustrated. Chapters outline the major concerns surrounding renal transplantation and the most successful approaches to problems arising in short-term and long-term patient care.

Chapter topics include immunobiology and immunosuppression, as well as chapters on surgery, histocompatibility, and the first three months post-transplant surgery. This thoroughly updated Fifth Edition includes new information on options for patients with end-stage renal disease, immunosuppressive medications and protocols for kidney transplantation, and the first two months following transplant.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781793742
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/19/2009
Series:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
1,303,209
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1: Options for Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
Gabriel M. Danovitch

2: Transplantation Immunobiology
Didier A. Mandelbrot and Mohamed H. Sayegh

3: Histocompatibility Testing, Crossmatching, and Immune Monitoring
J. Michael Cecka, Raja Rajalingam, Jennifer Zhang, and Elaine F. Reed

4: The Science of Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation
Kevin J. O'Connor, Francis L. DelMonico, H. Albin Gritsch, and Gabriel M. Danovitch

5: Immunosuppressive Medications and Protocols for Kidney Transplantation
Gabriel M. Danovitch

6: Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
Thu Pham, John Leppert, and Peter Schulam

7: Evaluation of Adult Kidney Transplant Candidates
Suphamai Bunnapradist and Gabriel M. Danovitch

8: The Transplant Operation and Its Surgical Complications
Jeffrey L. Veale, Jennifer S. Singer, and H. Albin Gritsch

9: The "First Quarter:" The First Three Months Post-Transplant
Alan Wilkinson

10: Long-Term Posttransplant Management and Complications
Alan Wilkinson and Bertram L. Kasiske

11: Infections in Kidney Transplantation
David A. Pegues, Bernard M. Kubak, Cynthia L. Maree, and Aric L. Gregson

12: Kidney Transplantation and Liver Disease
Fabrizio Fabrizi, Suphamai Bunnapradist, and Paul Martin

13: Diagnostic Imaging in Kidney Transplantation
Allison L. Pearl, Nagesh Ragavendra, and Christiaan Schiepers

14: Pathology of Kidney Transplantation
Cynthia C. Nast and Arthur H. Cohen

15: Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation in the Diabetic Patient
Gerald S. Lipshutz

16: Kidney Transplantation in Children
Eileen W. Tsai, Pornpimol Rianthavorn, and Robert B. Ettenger

17: Psychiatric Aspects of Kidney Transplantation
Itai Danovitch

18: Ethical and Policy Issues in Organ Transplantation
Jeffrey P. Kahn

19: Nutrition in the Kidney Transplant Recipient
Susan Weil

20: Psychosocial and Financial Aspects of Transplantation
Mara Hersh Rifkin

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