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Transplantation of the liver

Author: Ronald W Busuttil; Goran B Klintmalm
Publisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, 2005.
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Spearheaded by two of the world's preeminent experts in liver surgery, the new edition of this landmark masterwork encompasses all of today's best knowledge in the field. It provides detailed discussions of everything from pathophysiology and patient and donor selection ... through transplantation anesthesia and full range of operative procedures ... to immunosuppression, postoperative care, and ethical issues. The  Read more...
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Transplantation of the liver.
Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, 2005
(DLC) 2004053661
(OCoLC)55738261
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald W Busuttil; Goran B Klintmalm
ISBN: 9781437712964 1437712967 9780721601182 0721601189
OCLC Number: 324995786
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 1485 pages) : illustrations
Contents: I. General Considerations --
1. History of Liver and Other Splanchnic Organ Transplantation --
2. Liver Organ Allocation: The U.S. Model --
3. Liver Organ Allocation: The Great Britain and European Models --
4. Hepatic Anatomy --
5. Hepatic Physiology and Assessment of Hepatic Function --
6. Molecular Biology of the Liver --
7. Influence of Liver Transplantation on Liver Surgery --
II. Patient Evaluation: Adult --
8. Current Indications, Contraindications and Timing for Liver Transplantation --
9. Transplantation for Viral Hepatitis A & B --
10. Transplantation for Hepatitis C --
11. Transplantation for Fulminant Hepatic Failure --
12. Transplantation for Primary Biliary Cirrhosis --
13. Transplantation for Sclerosing Cholangitis --
14. Liver Transplantation for Autoimmune Chronic Active Hepatitis --
15. Transplantation for Primary Hepatic Malignancy --
16. Liver Transplantation for Metastatic Hepatic Malignancy --
17. Liver Transplantation for Hematological Disorders: Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Protophyria, and Coagulation Defects --
18. Transplantation for Budd-Chiari Syndrome --
19. Liver Transplantation for Alcoholic Cirrhosis --
20. Unusual Indications for Liver Transplantation --
III. Patient Evaluation: Pediatric --
21. General Criteria for Pediatric Transplantation --
22. Transplantation for Cholestatic Liver Disease --
23. Transplantation for Biliary Atresia --
24. Liver Transplantation for Metabolic Disease --
25. Transplantation for Hepatic Malignancy in Children --
26. Nutritional Aspects of Pediatric Liver Transplantation --
IV. Special Considerations in Patient Evaluation --
27. Ethical Decisions in Liver Transplantation --
28. Psychosocial Assessment of Adult Liver Transplant Recipients --
29. Pretransplantation Evaluation: Pulmonary, Cardiac, and Renal --
30. Pretransplantation Infectious Disease Screening for Transplantation Candidates --
31. Role of the Clinical Nurse Coordinator: Preoperative Care --
32. Radiologic Evaluation in the Liver Trnaplant Patient --
33. Monitoring and Care of the Patient Prior to Transplantation --
34. Nutritional Aspects of Adult Liver Transplantation --
35. Surgery for Portal Hypertension in the Era of Liver Transplantation --
V. The Operation --
36. Donor Selection and Management --
37. The Donor Operation --
38. Principles of Organ Preservation --
39. The Recipient Hepatectomy and Grafting --
40. Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation --
VI. Split and Living Donor Transplantation --
41. Split Liver Transplantation for the Pediatric and Adult Recipient --
42. Living Related Liver Transplantation in Pediatric Recipients --
43. Split Liver Transplantation for Two Adults --
44. Adult Living Donor and Recipient Evaluation and Selection --
45. Adult Living Donor Hepatectomy and Recipient Operation --
46. Imaging Techniques in Living Donor Transplantation --
47. Outcomes in Living Donor Transplantation --
VII. Unusual Operative Problems --
48. Venous Anomalies Including Protal Vein Thrombosis and Prior Portosystemic Shunts --
49. Liver Transplantation and Situs Inversus --
50. Retransplantation --
51. Clinical Management of Necrotic Liver During Transplantation Surgery --
52. Transplantation of the Liver With Digestive Organs --
53.Combined Liver-Kidney Transplantation --
54. Auxiliary Transplants --
VIII. Postoperative Care --
55. Postoperative Intensive Care Management --
56. Postoperative Intensive Care Management: Children --
57. Postoperative Care Management: Adults --
58. Postoperative Care Management: Children --
59. Renal Failure in the Adult Transplant Recipient --
60. Graft Failure: Cause, Etiology, Recognition and Treatment --
61. Technical Problems: Biliary --
62. Technical Problems: Vascular --
63. Infections After Liver Transplantation --
64. Late Onset Complications and Recurrent Non-Malignant Disease --
65. Neuropsychiatric Outcomes in Liver Transplantation --
66. Transplantation of the Liver: Postoperative Neurological Disorders and Prognosis --
67. Role of the Posttransplantation Coordinator --
IX. Liver Transplant Pathology --
68. Histological Patterns of Rejection and Other Causes of Liver Dysfunction --
69. Pathology of Recurrence of Non-Neoplastic Disease After Liver Transplantation --
70. Posttransplantation De Novo Malignancies --
X. Immunology of Liver Transplantation --
71. Rejection After Transplantation --
72. Cell Migration, Chimerism, and Graft Acceptance, With Particular Reference To the Liver --
73. ABO, Tissue Typing, and Crossmatching Incompatibility in Liver Transplantation --
XI. Immunosuppression --
74. Induction and Maintenance of Immunosuppression --
75. Special Considerations for Pediatric Immunosuppression After Liver Transplantation --
76. Treatment of Acute and Chronic Rejection --
77. New Immunosuppressive Drugs --
XII. Survival and Results --
78. Preoperative Predictors of Outcome in Liver Transplantation: Models for Defining High-Risk Recipients --
79. Overall National Results of Liver Transplantation Between 1987 and 2000 --
80. Long-Term Functional Recovery and Quality of Life --
81. Results: Survival and Quality of Life After Orthotopic Liver Transplantation in Children --
XIII. Future Developments in Liver Transplantation --
82. Gene Therapy in Transplantation --
83. Xenotransplantation --
84. Hepatocyte Transplantation --
85. New Approaches in Immunosuppression --
86. Ischemia Reperfusion Injury of the Liver --
87. Extracorporeal Xenogeneic Liver Support --
88. Development of Bio Artificial Liver.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ronald W. Busuttil, Goran B. Klintmalm.

Abstract:

Spearheaded by two of the world's preeminent experts in liver surgery, the new edition of this landmark masterwork encompasses all of today's best knowledge in the field. It provides detailed discussions of everything from pathophysiology and patient and donor selection ... through transplantation anesthesia and full range of operative procedures ... to immunosuppression, postoperative care, and ethical issues. The result is an ideal single source for authoritative, up-to-the-minute guidance on every imaginable aspect of liver transplantation. Discusses the background and available management options for each hepatic disease entity. Addresses anesthesia for liver transplantation"oa crucial aspect of successful surgery that is often neglected in other sources. Provides step-by-step descriptions of today's full range of transplantation techniques. Details postoperative care, including intensive Considers the ethical issues involved in using living donors. Delivers pearls and pitfalls that provide important advice from world-renowned experts.

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