Transplantation: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

Transplantation: A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

by John L. R. Forsythe
     
 

Transplantation meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The

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Transplantation meets the needs of surgeons in higher training and practising consultants for a contemporary and evidence-based account of this sub-specialty that is relevant to their general surgical practice. It is a practical reference source incorporating the most current information on recent developments, management issues and operative procedures. The text is thoroughly referenced and supported by evidence-based recommendations wherever possible, distinguishing between strong evidence to support a conclusion, and evidence suggesting that a recommendation can be reached on the balance of probabilities.

This is a title in the Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice series whose eight volumes are an established and highly regarded source of information for the specialist general surgeon.

  • A standardised approach is used across the series to provide up-to-date information in a way that will be consistent and familiar to the reader.
  • Each volume gives a current and concise summary of the key topics within each major surgical sub-specialty.
  • Each volume highlights evidence-based practice both in the text and by also identifying the key papers in the extensive list of references at the end of every chapter.

  • An expanded authorship team across the series includes additional European and World experts with an increased emphasis on global practice.
  • The contents of the series have been extensively revised in line with recently published evidence.
  • Modern techniques in transplantation and new forms of immunosuppression are emphasised throughout this volume.
  • The substantial interest in new organ perfusion and in the preservation techniques in organ donation and transplantation are reflected in a new chapter written by an international expert.
  • All the chapters reflect transplant care as a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians working in a collaborative fashion.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702027376
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

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