Kidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice

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By

  • Peter Morris, MD, PhD, FRS, FRCS, Emeritus Nuffield Professor of Surgery, University of Oxford; Honorary Professor, University of London; Director, Centre for Evidence in Transplantation, Royal College of Surgeons of England; London, UK
  • Stuart Knechtle, MD, FACS, Clinical Director, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Mason Chair of Transplant Surgery, Emory Transplant Center; Atlanta, GA, USA

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.
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Audience

Transplant Surgeons, Nephrologists

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2013
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4096-3


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 Transplantation