Kidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice

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With meticulous updates throughout, Kidney Transplantation remains your definitive medical resource for state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of renal transplantation. A multidisciplinary approach from internationally renowned nephrologists from around the world offers practice-applicable guidance for all members of the transplant team. With coverage encompassing applied science, surgical techniques, immunosuppressive methods, outcomes, risks, and medical considerations related to kidney transplantation, both in adults and children, you'll have the balanced information you need to achieve the best possible more

Product details

  • Hardback | 880 pages
  • 222 x 284 x 32mm | 2,159.97g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • W B Saunders Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • Approx. 350 illustrations (250 in full color)
  • 1455740969
  • 9781455740963
  • 530,644

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-The 42 separately-authored chapters cover a wide range of topics, including history, chronic kidney failure, immunology, surgery, immunosuppression, and long-term complications. The chapters are generally well written and quick reads. Most are exceedingly well referenced.This is a nice, comprehensive book for the not-yet or never-to-be kidney transplant expert who wants to understand kidney transplantation.--Brent W Miller, MD(Washington University School of Medicine) Doody Review: 83/100show more

Table of contents

� 1 Kidney Transplantation: A History 2 Immunology of Graft Rejection 3 Chronic Kidney Failure: Renal Replacement Therapy 4 The Recipient of a Kidney Transplant 5 Access for Renal Replacement Therapy 6 Brain Death and Cardiac Death: Donor Criteria and Care of Deceased Donor 7 Medical Evaluation of a Potential Living Donor 8 Donor Nephrectomy 9 Kidney Preservation 10 Histocompatibility in Kidney Transplantation 11 Surgical Techniques of Kidney Transplantation 12 Transplantation and the Abnormal Bladder 13 Perioperative Care of Patients Undergoing Kidney Transplantation 14 Early Course of the Patient with a Kidney Transplantation 15 Azathioprine 16 Steroids 17 Calcineurin Inhibitors 18 Mycophenolates 19 mTor Inhibitors: Sirolimus and Everolimus 20 Antilymphocyte Globulin, Monoclonal Antibodies and Fusion Proteins 21 Belatacept 22 Other Forms of Immunosuppression 23 Approaches to the Induction of Tolerance 24 Transplantation in the Sensitized Recipient and across ABO Blood Groups 25 Kidney Paired Donation Programs for Living Donors 26 Pathology of Kidney Transplantation 27 Chronic Allograft Failure 28 Vascular and Lymphatic Complications after Kidney Transplantation 29 Urological Complications after Kidney Transplantation 30 Cardiovascular Complications after Kidney Transplantation 31 Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients 32 Liver Disease among Kidney Transplant Recipients 33 Neurological Complications after Kidney Transplantation 34 Nonmalignant and Malignant Skin Lesions in Kidney Transplant Patients 35 Cancer in Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Patients 36 Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation for Diabetic Nephropathy 37 Kidney Transplantation in Children 38 Kidney Transplantation in Developing Countries 39 Results of Kidney Transplantation 40 Psychological Aspects of Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation 41 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Kidney Donation 42 Evidence in Transplantationshow more