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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 outcomes.

Audience
Transplant Surgeons, Nephrologists

Hardbound, 880 Pages

Published: November 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-4096-3

Contents

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    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 Transplantation

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