Handbook of Kidney Transplantation / Edition 5

Handbook of Kidney Transplantation / Edition 5

by Gabriel M. Danovitch MD
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Handbook of Kidney Transplantation / Edition 5

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: LWW
Publication date: 10/19/2009
Series: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Handbook Series
Edition description: Fifth
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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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