Liver Transplantation: Clinical Assessment and Management

Overview

With the number of patients requiring liver transplants on the rise, this practical volume provides much needed answers to critical questions. It explains when to refer a patient for liver transplantation, how to assess a potential liver transplant recipient, how to manage the hospitalized transplant patient, and potential complications. Packed with text features such as key points and "what to avoid" boxes, the text progresses chronologically through each stage of the liver transplantation process. It includes ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $104.03   
  • New (10) from $104.03   
  • Used (1) from $125.72   

Overview

With the number of patients requiring liver transplants on the rise, this practical volume provides much needed answers to critical questions. It explains when to refer a patient for liver transplantation, how to assess a potential liver transplant recipient, how to manage the hospitalized transplant patient, and potential complications. Packed with text features such as key points and "what to avoid" boxes, the text progresses chronologically through each stage of the liver transplantation process. It includes 30 high definition videos of transplant surgery by the world's leading experts, all linked directly to the text.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118277386
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/21/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 374
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

SECTION 1: When to refer a patient for liver transplantation

1 General Considerations
S. Tamir Rashid and Alexander E Gimson

2 Prognostic models
James Neuberger

SECTION 2: Selection, assessment and management on the list

3 Assessing the potential transplant recipient
DD Houlihan and Philip N Newsome

4 Consent
Christopher Watson

5 Management on the waiting list
Sumeet K Asrani and Jayant A. Talwalkar

6 Specific diseases
Ian A Rowe and David J Mutimer

7 Specific issues of selection including non-compliance, futility, nutritional and social issues
Ken Simpson

SECTION 3: Transplantation for acute liver failure

8 Assessment of Patients with Acute Liver Failure
Ashley Barnabas and John O'Grady

9 Management of the patient with fulminant hepatic failure awaiting liver transplantation
James Neuberger

SECTION 4: Donation & allocation

10 Liver Donation
Gabriel C Oniscu

11 Liver Allocation
Richard B. Freeman, Jr.

12 Alternatives to Orthotopic liver replacement
James Neuberger

13 Surgical Aspects of Liver Transplantation
Thamara Perera and Simon Bramhall

SECTION 5: Care of the liver transplant recipient

14 Introduction to Outcomes and Follow-Up
James Neuberger

15 The immune system in liver transplantation: rejection vs. tolerance
Palak J. Trivedi and Nick D. Jones

16 Immunosuppression in Liver Transplantation
Aaron James Chan and John R. Lake

17 Microbiological Prophylaxis in Liver Transplantation
MJ Armstrong and Philip N Newsome

18 Managing the liver transplant recipient with abnormal liver blood tests
Joanna A Leithead and James W Ferguson

19 Managing rejection
Palak J. Trivedi and James Neuberger

20 Management of renal function
James Ferguson

21 Management of post-transplant ascites
Chris Corbett and Philip N Newsome

22 Cytomegalovirus and the liver transplant recipient
James Ferguson

23 Immunisation
James Neuberger

24 Contraception and Pregnancy
Carlo B. Ramirez, Cataldo Doria, Michael J. Moritz, John M. Davison and Vincent T. Armenti

25 Common drug interactions
Amanda Smith

26 Management of Recurrent Disease
Michael Ronan Lucey

27 Managing Cardiovascular Risk in the Liver Transplant Recipient
Joanna K Dowman and Philip N Newsome

28 Bone Disease in Liver Transplantation
John Ayuk

29 Malignancy after liver transplantation
James Neuberger

30 Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD)
Joseph F. Buell, Nathan Shores, Thomas G. Gross, Jeremy R. Chapman and Angela C. Webster

Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)