Cardiac Transplantation

Cardiac Transplantation : The Columbia University Medical Center/New York-presbyterian Hospital Manual

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Leading physicians summarize in this easy-to-use and eminently practical handbook the day-to-day management of transplant donors and recipients at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Topics covered range from surgical techniques, pathology, and immunosuppression, to posttransplant management, pediatric heart transplantation, surgical alternatives, and mechanical circulatory assistance as a bridge to transplantation. The authors also discuss congenital transplant techniques, state-of-the-art perioperative management techniques and protocols, and UNOS regulation and nurse coordination.show more

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  • Hardback | 295 pages
  • 156 x 228 x 26mm | 621.43g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • biography
  • 1588291812
  • 9781588291813

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From the reviews: "This is an excellent book for all individuals who take care of cardiac transplant patients. It is a reflection of the vast experience of a well-known center with great expertise." -Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal "It is presented as a reflection of the day-to-day practice of clinicians at Columbia Presbyterian which is a leading centre for heart transplantation. It covers all the issues of heart transplantation ... . In conclusion: this is a very readable book on cardiac transplantation ... ." (Inez Rodrigus, Acta Cardiologica, April, 2005)show more

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Unprecedentedly rapid advances in the areas of both immunosuppression and surgical technique not only have made cardiac transplantation the gold-standard surgical therapy for end-stage heart disease, but have also challenged practitioners to keep thoroughly up-to-date. In Cardiac Transplantation: The Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital Manual, leading physicians summarize in this easy-to-use and eminently practical handbook the day-to-day management of transplant donors and recipients at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Topics covered range from surgical techniques, pathology, and immunosuppression, to posttransplant management, pediatric heart transplantation, surgical alternatives, and mechanical circulatory assistance as a bridge to transplantation. The authors also discuss congenital transplant techniques, state-of-the-art perioperative management techniques and protocols, UNOS regulation, and nurse coordination. Comprehensive and state-of-the art, Cardiac Transplantation: The Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital Manual offers transplant clinicians and nurses a clinically relevant, hands-on guidebook to patient management from leading surgeons at one of the world's premiere heart transplant centers.show more

Table of contents

Recipient Selection Donna M. Mancini and Chandra Kunavarapu Donor Selection and Management of the High-Risk Donor Jonathan M. Chen and Niloo M. Edwards UNOS Policy and Transplant Coordination in Practice Helen Hauff Techniques of Cardiac Transplantation in Adults Jeffrey A. Morgan and Niloo M. Edwards Techniques of Cardiac Transplantation for Congenital Heart Disease Jonathan M. Chen, Jeffrey A. Morgan, and Ralph S. Mosca Pathology and the Transplant Patient Charles C. Marboe and Bachir Alobeid Posttransplant Management Sean P. Pinney Immunosuppression for Cardiac Transplantation Ranjit John, Mario C. Deng, and Silviu Itescu Long-Term Outcomes With Transplantation Mario C. Deng Pediatric Heart Transplantation Jacqueline M. Lamour, Linda J. Addonizio Surgical Alternatives to Transplantation Deon W. Vigilance and Michael Argenziano Mechanical Circulatory Assistance As a Bridge to Transplantation Takushi Kohmoto and Yoshifumi Naka Indexshow more

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From the reviews: "This is an excellent book for all individuals who take care of cardiac transplant patients. It is a reflection of the vast experience of a well-known center with great expertise." -Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal "It is presented as a reflection of the day-to-day practice of clinicians at Columbia Presbyterian which is a leading centre for heart transplantation. It covers all the issues of heart transplantation ... . In conclusion: this is a very readable book on cardiac transplantation ... ." (Inez Rodrigus, Acta Cardiologica, April, 2005)show more

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