Kidney Transplantation - Principles and Practice

7th Edition

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Authors: Peter Morris Stuart Knechtle
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455740963
eBook ISBN: 9781455774050
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 26th November 2013
Page Count: 880

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Visualize key concepts and discern nuances of renal transplantation techniques through more than 335 superb illustrations.
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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 K

Details

No. of pages:
880
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455774050
eBook ISBN:
9780323247986
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455740963

About the Author

Peter Morris

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Director, Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Mason Chair of Transplant Surgery, Emory Transplant Center; Atlanta, GA, USA