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Kidney transplantation : principles and practice

Author: Peter J Morris; Stuart J Knechtle
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Updated to reflect todays practice guidelines, the new edition of this comprehensive text remains the definitive resource on all aspects of renal transplantation, including immunological, pathological, psychological and ethical considerations. It examines evaluation, management, and procurement of living and deceased donor kidneys, the selection of suitable recipients, interpretation of graft dysfunction, and  Read more...
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Kidney transplantation.
Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008
(OCoLC)778454804
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Morris; Stuart J Knechtle
ISBN: 9781416033431 1416033432
OCLC Number: 175056648
Description: xvi, 761 pages, [22] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Kidney transplantation: a history --
Immunology of graft rejection --
Nontransplant modalities of kidney replacement therapy --
The recipient of a renal transplant --
Access for renal replacement therapy --
Brain death and donor management --
Medical evaluation of the living donor --
Donor nephrectomy --
Renal preservation --
Histocompatibility in renal transplantation --
Surgical techniques of renal transplantation --
Transplantation and the abnormal bladder --
Anesthesia for patients undergoing renal transplantation --
Early course of the patient with a kidney transplant --
Azathioprine and steroids --
Cyclosporine --
Tacrolimus in renal transplantation --
Mycophenolate mofetil --
mTOR inhibitors: sirolimus and everolimus --
Antibodies and fusion proteins --
Other forms of immunosuppression --
Transplantation in the sensitized recipient and across ABO blood groups --
Approaches to the induction of tolerance --
Pathology of kidney transplantation --
Chronic allograft nephropathy --
Vascular complications after kidney transplantation --
Urological complications after kidney transplantation --
Cardiovascular complications after renal transplantation --
Infection in renal transplant recipients --
Liver disease in renal transplant recipients --
Neurological complications after renal transplantation --
Nonmalignant and malignant skin lesions in renal transplant patients --
Cancer in dialysis and renal transplant patients --
Pancreas and kidney transplantation for diabetic nephropathy --
Kidney transplantation in children --
Renal transplantation in developing countries --
Results of renal transplantation --
Psychological aspects of kidney transplantation and organ donation --
Ethics in transplantation: allotransplantation and xenotransplantation.
Responsibility: [edited by] Peter J. Morris, Stuart J. Knechtle.
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