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Transplantation of the Liver

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Drs. Busuttil and Klintmalm present Transplantation of the Liver, 3rd Edition, which has been thoroughly revised to offer you the latest protocols, surgical approaches, and techniques used in this challenging procedure. Encompassing today's expert knowledge in the field, this medical reference book is an ideal single source for authoritative, up-to-date guidance on every imaginable aspect of liver transplantation.

Liver Transplantation Specialists and Fellows, General Surgeons, Liver Specialists, Gastroenterologists, and Health Science Libraries.

Hardbound, 1568 Pages

Published: January 2015

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0268-8


  • I: General Considerations

    1. History of Liver Transplantation

    2. Surgical Anatomy of the Liver

    3. Molecular and Cellular Basics of Liver Failure

    4. Influence of Transplantation on Liver Surgery

    5. Organ Allocation: The US Model

    6. Organ Allocation: The European Models

    7. Donation After Cardiac or Brain Death: Regulatory and Ethical Principles

    II: Patient Evaluation: Adult

    8. Current Indications, Contraindications, Delisting Criteria, and Timing for Transplantation

    9. Transplantation for Hepatitis A and B

    10. Natural History of Hepatitis C

    11. Transplantation for Hepatitis C

    12. Transplantation for Fulminant Hepatic Failure

    13. Transplantation for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    14. Transplantation for Sclerosing Cholangitis

    15. Transplantation for Autoimmune Hepatitis

    16. Transplantation for Primary Hepatic Malignancy

    17. Transplantation for Cholangiocarcinoma

    18. Transplantation for Metastases

    19. Transplantation for Hematological Disorders

    20. Transplantation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome

    21. Transplantation for Alcoholic Liver Disease

    22. Transplantation for Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

    23. Unusual Indications for Transplantation

    III: Patient Evaluation: Pediatric

    24. General Criteria for Transplantation in Children

    25. Transplantation for Cholestatic Liver Disease in Children

    26. Transplantation for Biliary Atresia in Children

    27. Transplantation for Metabolic Disease in Children

    28. Transplantation for Hepatic Malignancy in Children

    IV: Special Considerations in Patient Evaluation

    29. Ethical Decisions in Transplantation

    30. Psychiatric Assessment of Liver Transplant Candidates

    31. Pretransplantation Evaluation: Cardiac

    32. Pretransplantation Evaluation: Renal

    33. Pretransplantation Evaluation: Infectious Disease

    34. Role of the Clinical Nurse Coordinator

    35. Radiological Evaluation in Transplantation

    36. Monitoring and Care

    37. Nutritional Aspects of Transplantation in Adults

    38. Management of Portal Hypertensive Hemorrhage

    39. Portopulmonary Hypertension and Hepatopulmonary Syndrome

    V: Operation

    40. Donor Selection and Management

    41. Extended Criteria Donors

    42. Donating After Cardiac Death

    43. The Donor Operation

    44. Principles of Liver Preservation

    45. Recipient Hepatectomy and Grafting

    46. Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation

    VI: Split and Living Donor Transplantation

    47. Imaging Techniques for Partial Grafting

    48. Living Donor Transplantation in Children

    49. Living Donor Transplantation: Evaluation and Selection in Adults

    50. Adult Living Donor Right Hepatectomy and Recipient Operation

    51. Adult Living Donor Left Hepatectomy and Recipient Operation

    52. Split Liver Transplantation for Pediatric and Adult Recipients

    53. Split Liver Transplantation for Two Adult Recipients

    54. Biliary and Vascular Reconstruction in Living Donor Transplantation

    55. Small-for-Size Syndrome

    56. Minimally Invasive Living Donor Hepatectomy

    57. Dual Grafts for Transplantation

    58. Outcomes of Living Donor Transplantation: The Western Perspective

    59. Outcomes of Living Donor Transplantation: The Eastern Perspective

    60. Ethics of Living Donor Transplantation

    VII: Unusual Operative Problems

    61. Arterial Reconstruction Pitfalls

    62. Portal Vein Thrombosis and Other Venous Anomalies

    63. Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation

    64. Retransplantation

    65. Clinical Management of Necrotic Liver Before and After Transplantation

    66. Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation

    67. Transplantation: Situs Inversus and Polysplenia Syndrome

    68. Auxiliary Transplantation

    VIII: Postoperative Care

    69. Postoperative Intensive Care Management in Adults

    70. Postoperative Intensive Care Management in Children

    71. Postoperative Management Beyond the Intensive Care Unit: Adults

    72. Postoperative Care of Pediatric Transplant Recipients

    73. Transition of Pediatric Patients to Adulthood

    74. Renal Failure in Adults

    75. Graft Failure

    76. Technical Problems: Biliary

    77. Arterial Complications after Transplantation

    78. Infections After Transplantation

    79. Recurrent Hepatitis C After Transplantation

    80. Late Complications and Recurrence of Disease After Transplantation

    81. Neuropsychiatric Complications

    82. Neurological Complications

    83. Role of the Posttransplantation Clinical Nurse Coordinator

    IX: Transplant Pathology

    84. Histopathology of Liver Transplantation

    85. Pathology of NonNeoplastic Disease After Transplantation

    86. Transplant-Related Malignancies

    X: Immunology of Liver Transplantation

    87. Rejection After Transplantation

    88. Leukocyte Chimerism- Meaning and Consequences

    89. ABO, Tissue Typing, and Crossmatching Incompatibility

    90. Graft-Versus-Host Disease

    XI: Immunosuppression

    91. Induction and Maintenance of Immunosuppression

    92. Special Considerations for Immunosuppression In Children

    93. Treatment of Acute and Chronic Rejection

    94. Novel Immunosuppression of Patients with Hepatic Malignancies

    95. Novel Immunosuppressive Drugs

    96. Immunosuppressive Biologic Agents

    97. Long-term Toxicity of Immunosuppressive Therapy

    XII: Survival and Results

    98. Outcome Predictors in Transplantation

    99. U.S. Trends in Transplantation

    100. Long-term Functional Recovery and Quality of Life

    101. Survival and Quality of Life in Children

    XIII: Future Developments in Liver Transplantation

    102. Genetic and Genomic Potentials in Liver Transplantation

    103. Liver and Hepatocyte Xenotransplantation

    104. Stem Cell and Liver Regeneration

    105. Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Liver Transplantation

    106. Extracorporeal Perfusion for Resuscitation of Marginal Grafts

    107. Current Clinical Status of Extracorporeal Devices


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