Abdominal Organ Transplantation

Author: Nizam Mamode

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  • ISBN: 9781444334326
  • Author: Nizam Mamode
  • Publ Date: 2011-10-28
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 300
  • Imprint: WILEY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13895

Table of Contents :


List of Contributors vii
Foreword xi
Chapter 1 Living Donation: The Gold Standard 1 Leonardo V. Riella and Anil Chandraker
Chapter 2 New Surgical Techniques in Transplantation 17 Adam D. Barlow and Michael L. Nicholson
Chapter 3 Living-donor Liver Transplantation 33 Abhideep Chaudhary and Abhinav Humar
Chapter 4 Antibody-incompatible Transplantation 56 Nizam Mamode
Chapter 5 Pancreas Transplantation 80 Rajinder Singh David E.R. Sutherland and Raja Kandaswamy
Chapter 6 Allotransplantation of Pancreatic Islets 107 Maciej T. Juszczak and Paul R.V. Johnson
Chapter 7 Novel Cell Therapies in Transplantation 138 Paul G. Shiels Karen S. Stevenson Marc Gingell Littlejohn and Marc Clancy
Chapter 8 Intestinal Transplantation 150 Khalid M. Khan Tun Jie Chirag S. Desai and Rainer W.G. Gruessner
Chapter 9 Pediatric Renal Transplantation 163 Stephen D. Marks
Chapter 10 Immunosuppressive Pharmacotherapy 177 Steven Gabardi and Anil Chandraker
Chapter 11 Conclusion 209 Nizam Mamode and Raja Kandaswamy
Index 213

Description:

This book summarizes the latest developments in key areas of the fast moving field of abdominal organ transplantation. It covers such vital topics as living donation (both renal and liver), laparoscopic and robotic techniques, islet and pancreas transplantation, non-heart beating transplantation, blood group incompatible and highly sensitized transplantation, high risk transplants, tolerance, stem cell therapy and novel immunosuppressive techniques. Each chapter offers an overview of the available evidence by a world renowned expert, written in an accessible, easy-to-read manner.

Review:


Overall, this is a nice summary of abdominaltransplantation, its advances, and where the field still needs toimprove. In an ever-evolving field, this book is comparable toother reviews of abdominal transplantation, but is unique in itssummary of up-to-date immunosuppression techniques. (Doody s, 17 May 2013)


 

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