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Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation : A Practical Guide

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The transplant physicians and surgeons at Cleveland Clinic have collaborated to produce, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide. This volume is devoted to kidney and pancreas transplantation and is well grounded in scientific principles, quantitative clinical reasoning, clinical pharmacology, tested clinical practices and overall clinical applicability. Also addressed are key aspects in the initiation, maintenance and sustained growth of viable clinical programs in kidney and pancreas transplantation. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide will be of great value to transplant physicians as well as medical and surgical fellows who intend to pursue an interest in transplantation.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 441 pages
  • 177.8 x 256.54 x 30.48mm | 975.22g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 58 Tables, black and white; XII, 442 p. 99 illus., 54 illus. in color.
  • 1607616416
  • 9781607616412
  • 2,502,483

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The transplant physicians and surgeons at Cleveland Clinic have collaborated to produce, Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide. This volume is devoted to kidney and pancreas transplantation and is well grounded in scientific principles, quantitative clinical reasoning, clinical pharmacology, tested clinical practices and overall clinical applicability. Also addressed are key aspects in the initiation, maintenance and sustained growth of viable clinical programs in kidney and pancreas transplantation. Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation: A Practical Guide will be of great value to transplant physicians as well as medical and surgical fellows who intend to pursue an interest in transplantation.show more

Review quote

From the reviews:"In this volume, readers are presented with a comprehensive analysis of the fine-points of kidney and pancreas transplantation. This collaborative effort by the physicians and surgeons of the transplant division at the Cleveland Clinic offers readers a complete summary of surgical intervention as it pertains to kidney and pancreas surgery. ... This volume is notable because it paints a practical face on this ever-evolving sub-specialty, offering transplant surgeons and clinicians ... the latest available data on kidney and pancreas transplant procedures." (John Aiello, The Electric Review, January, 2011)"This comprehensive review of the field of kidney and pancreatic transplantation covers everything from donor and recipient workup and outcomes to immunosuppression to appropriate anesthesia management of patients. ... Fellows and practitioners who take care of transplant patients are the intended audience. ... This well-written book covers kidney and pancreatic transplantation from a variety of perspectives. It is an excellent resource for anyone who takes care of these patients." (Jason R. Wellen, Doody's Review Service, February, 2011)"The Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center has world-class experts in all areas of transplantation and most of them were involved in this textbook ... . All medical and surgical aspects of kidney and pancreas transplantation were described exhaustively, in association with various other aspects. ... Economic aspects of transplantation concluded the textbook. Undoubtedly this outstanding textbook, richly illustrated, will be useful to all physicians, whether they are certified or in-training, or involved in either kidney or pancreas transplantations." (European Urology Today, June/July, 2011)show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1: The Immune Response to Transplanted Organs William M. Baldwin III, Anna Valujskikh, Peter N. Lalli and Robert L. Fairchild Chapter 2: The Histocompatibility Laboratory In Clinical Transplantation Diane J. Pidwell, Ph.D. and Peter N. Lalli, Ph.D. Chapter 3: Immunosuppressive Therapy In Kidney And Pancreas Transplantation George Thomas, MD, Saul Nurko, MD, Titte R. Srinivas, MD Chapter 4: Clinical Pharmacologic Principles and Immunosuppression Patricia West-Thielke, PharmD, BCPS, Bruce Kaplan M.D. Chapter 5: Pathology of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Lillian Gaber, M.D., Byron P. Croker, M.D., Ph.D. Chapter 6: Design, Conduct, and Report of Clinical Trials of Immunosuppressive Regimens in Solid Organ Transplantation Agnes Costello and D. Scott Batty Chapter 7: Outcomes of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Titte R Srinivas, Herwig-Ulf Meier-Kriesche, Jesse D. Schold Chapter 8: Medical And Surgical Evaluation Of The Adult Kidney Transplant Candidate Richard A. Fatica, Stuart M. Flechner, Titte R Srinivas Chapter 9: Selection and Preparation of the Pancreas Transplant Recipient Ho-Yee Tiong, M.D., Venkatesh Krishnamurthi M.D Chapter 10: Kidney Transplant Recipient Surgery Daniel A Shoskes, M.D., M.Sc., FRCS (C) Chapter 11: Issues and Surgical Techniques to Expand the Pool of Kidneys Available for Transplantation Charles S. Modlin, III, Charles S. Modlin, Jr. Chapter 12: Pancreas Transplantation: Surgical Techniques Alvin C. Wee, M.D., Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, M.D. Chapter 13: Laparoscopic Living Kidney Donation Wesley M. White, M.D, Jihad H. Kaouk, M.D. Chapter 14: Perioperative and Anesthetic Management in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Management Jerome F. O'Hara Jr., MD and Samuel A. Irefin, MD Chapter 15: Surgical Complications After Kidney Transplantation Stuart M. Flechner MD FACS Chapter 16: Urological Complications after Kidney Transplantation Islam A. Ghoneim MD, PhD, Daniel A. Shoskes MD, MSc, FRCSC Chapter 17: Medical Management of Kidney Transplant Recipients Vidya Vootukuru, MD, Brian Stephany, MD Chapter 18: Infectious Complications: Prevention and Management Robin K. Avery MD, Michelle Lard CNP, Titte R Srinivas, M.D Chapter 19: Living Kidney Donation: Pre- and Post-Donation Evaluation and Management Jonathan Taliercio, D.O. and Emilio D. Poggio, M.D. Chapter 20: Psychology, Quality of Life and Rehabilitation after Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation Kathy L. Koffman, MD, FAPM Chapter 21: Kidney Allocation System for Deceased Donor Kidneys in the United States Islam A. Ghoneim MD, PhD, David A. Goldfarb, MD Chapter 22: Ethics of Transplantation David A. Goldfarb, MD, Jerome O'Hara, MD Chapter 23: Long-Term (20-40 Years) Renal Transplant Outcomes Braun W.E., Navaneethan S., Protiva D. Chapter 24: Quantitative Aspects of Clinical Reasoning: Measuring Endpoints and Performance Jesse D. Schold, PhD Chapter 25: The Business of Transplantation Art Thomson, M.A.show more

Review Text

From the reviews: "In this volume, readers are presented with a comprehensive analysis of the fine-points of kidney and pancreas transplantation. This collaborative effort by the physicians and surgeons of the transplant division at the Cleveland Clinic offers readers a complete summary of surgical intervention as it pertains to kidney and pancreas surgery. ... This volume is notable because it paints a practical face on this ever-evolving sub-specialty, offering transplant surgeons and clinicians ... the latest available data on kidney and pancreas transplant procedures." (John Aiello, The Electric Review, January, 2011) "This comprehensive review of the field of kidney and pancreatic transplantation covers everything from donor and recipient workup and outcomes to immunosuppression to appropriate anesthesia management of patients. ... Fellows and practitioners who take care of transplant patients are the intended audience. ... This well-written book covers kidney and pancreatic transplantation from a variety of perspectives. It is an excellent resource for anyone who takes care of these patients." (Jason R. Wellen, Doody's Review Service, February, 2011) "The Cleveland Clinic Transplant Center has world-class experts in all areas of transplantation and most of them were involved in this textbook ... . All medical and surgical aspects of kidney and pancreas transplantation were described exhaustively, in association with various other aspects. ... Economic aspects of transplantation concluded the textbook. Undoubtedly this outstanding textbook, richly illustrated, will be useful to all physicians, whether they are certified or in-training, or involved in either kidney or pancreas transplantations." (European Urology Today, June/July, 2011)show more