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Transplantation : A Companion to Specialist Surgical Practice

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Transplantaton 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.show more

Product details

  • Mixed media product | 288 pages
  • 194 x 250 x 18mm | 799.99g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0702049603
  • 9780702049606
  • 395,089

Table of contents

. Controversies in the ethics of organ transplantation . Organ donation in the UK: recent progress and future challenges . Immunology of graft rejection . Testing for histocompatibility . Immunosuppression with the kidney as paradigm . Preservation and perfusion of abdominal organs for transplantation . Recent trends in kidney transplantation . Liver transplantation . Pancreas transplantation . Islet transplantation . Cardiothoracic transplantation . Transplant infectious disease . Chronic transplant dysfunction . Indexshow more