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Handbook of Kidney Transplantation

ISBN-10: 0781793742

ISBN-13: 9780781793742

Edition: 5th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Gabriel M. Danovitch, Gabriel M. Danovitch

List price: $58.00
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Description:

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.
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 11/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 4.75" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Options for Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
Transplantation Immunobiology
Histocompatibility Testing, Crossmatching, and Immune Monitoring
The Science of Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation
Immunosuppressive Medications and Protocols for Kidney Transplantation
Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
Evaluation of Adult Kidney Transplant Candidates
The Transplant Operation and Its Surgical Complications
The "First Quarter:" The First Three Months After Transplant
Long-Term Post-transplant Management and Complications
Infections in Kidney Transplantation
Kidney Transplantation and Liver Disease
Diagnostic Imaging in Kidney Transplantation
Pathology of Kidney Transplantation
Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation in the Diabetic Patient
Kidney Transplantation in Children
Psychiatric Aspects of Kidney Transplantation
Ethical and Policy Issues in Organ Transplantation
Nutrition in the Kidney Transplant Recipient
Psychosocial and Financial Aspects of Transplantation
Appendix: The Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism
Index