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Intestinal failure : diagnosis, management and transplantation

Author: Alan N Langnas
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., ©2008.
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This practical 'how to' manual for the multidisciplinary team managing this difficult patient population. This book considers the diagnosis, treatment (both medical and surgical) and management of adult and pediatric patients with intestinal failure. It provides a long term view in dealing with these patients to improve results, quality of life and patient care. It brings together an editorial team to encompass  Read more...
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Intestinal failure.
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)761313031
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan N Langnas
ISBN: 9781405146371 1405146370
OCLC Number: 123332110
Description: xxi, 390 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Introduction --
1. The History of Intestinal Failure and Transplantation / Alan N. Langnas --
Pt. 2. Intestinal Physiology and Immunology --
2. Intestinal Morphology, Intestinal Regeneration and the Promise of Tissue Engineering / David A. J. Lloyd and Simon M. Gabe --
3. Basic Physiology of Motility, Absorption and Secretion / Greger Lindberg --
4. Immunology of the Small Intestine / Liam O'Mahony --
5. Intestinal Adaptation: The Biology of the Intestinal Response to Resection and Disease / Marc S. Levin and Deborah C. Rubin --
Pt. 3. Intestinal Failure: Definition and Pathophysiology --
6. Intestinal Failure: Definitions and Classifications / Dominique M. Jan --
7. Causes of Intestinal Failure in the Newborn / Yigael Finkel --
8. Congenital Enteropathies Causing Permanent Intestinal Failure / Olivier Goulet --
9. Causes of Intestinal Failure in the Adult / Harry C. Sax --
10. Intestinal Failure Related to Bariatric Surgery / Jon S. Thompson --
11. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Short Bowel Syndrome / Ramsey K. Umar and Alan L. Buchman --
12. Motility Disorders / Hayat Mousa and Carlo Di Lorenzo --
Pt. 4. Assessment and General Management of Intestinal Failure --
13. Assessment of Intestinal Failure Patients / Clarivet Torres --
14. Guidelines for Home Parenteral Nutrition Support in Chronic Intestinal Failure Patients / Bernard Messing, Francisca Joly and Virginie Colomb --
15. Home Parenteral Nutrition: Complications, Survival, Costs and Quality of Life / John K. DiBaise --
16. Vascular Access, Including Complications / Sanja Kolacek and Julije Mestrovic --
17. Enteral Support for Children with Intestinal Failure / Daniel S. Kamin and Christopher Duggan --
18. The Use of Enteral Nutrition in the Adult with Intestinal Failure / Khursheed N. Jeejeebhoy --
19. The Enteric Flora in Intestinal Failure: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Gut-Derived Sepsis / Eamonn M. M. Quigley, Rodrigo Quera and Ahmed Abu-Shanab --
20. Management of Complex Fluid and Electrolyte Disturbances / Stuart S. Kaufman and Erin M. Fennelly --
21. Intestinal Failure-Associated Liver Disease / Sue V. Beath and Jeremy M. Woodward --
22. Psychiatric Issues in the Assessment of the Patient with Intestinal Failure / James H. Sorrell --
23. Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy / Paul E. Hyman and Brenda Bursch --
Pt. 5. Pharmacological Approaches to Intestinal Failure --
24. Luminal Nutrient Factors in Intestinal Adaptation and Their Use in Therapy / Jon A. Vanderhoof and Rosemary J. Young --
25. The Role of Humoral Factors in Intestinal Adaptation / Jennifer N. Woodard and Kelly A. Tappenden --
Pt. 6. Autologous Reconstruction of the GI Tract --
26. Autologous Reconstruction of the GI Tract / Debra Sudan --
Pt. 7. Organ Replacement Therapy for Intestinal Failure --
27. Intestinal Transplantation: Indications and Patient Selection / Kareem M. Abu-Elmagd --
28. Isolated Small Bowel Transplantation and Combined Liver-Small Bowel Transplantation / Douglas G. Farmer --
29. Living Donor Intestinal Transplantation / Enrico Benedetti, Fabrizio Panaro and Giuliano Testa --
30. Isolated Liver Transplantation for Intestinal Failure-Associated Liver Disease / Jean F. Botha and Alan N. Langnas --
31. Preservation of the Intestine / Vincent B. Nieuwenhuijs, Mihai Oltean, Henri G. Leuvenink and Rutger J. Ploeg --
32. Immediate Postoperative Care of the Intestinal Transplant Recipient / Gabriel J. Hauser, Jeffrey S. Plotkin and Thomas Fishbein --
33. Surgical Complications of Intestinal Transplantation / Wendy J. Grant --
34. Infections in Small Bowel Transplant Recipients / Alison Freifeld and Andre Kalil --
35. Immunosuppression after Intestinal Transplantation / Raquel Garcia-Roca and Rainer Gruessner --
36. Immunology of Intestinal Allograft Rejection / Kenneth A. Newell and Jonathan P. Fryer --
37. Histopathology of Intestinal Transplantation / Tong Wu and Anthony J. Demetris --
38. Long-Term Management of Intestinal Transplant Recipients / Frances R. Malone and Simon P. Horslen --
39. Management of Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disease / Thomas G. Gross --
40. Results of Intestinal Transplantation / David R. Grant and Shimul A. Shah --
41. Psychosocial Assessment and Management of the Transplant Patient/Family in Intestinal Transplantation / Jodi Gentleman, Leonard W. Penkoski and James H. Sorrell --
42. Financial, Economic and Insurance Issues Pertaining to Intestinal Transplantation: When Is Too Much Not Enough? / Roger W. Evans.
Responsibility: edited by Alan N. Langnas [and others].
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