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The brain-dead organ donor : pathophysiology and management

Author: Dimitri Novitzky; D K C Cooper
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addressing all aspects of brain death and thoroughly detailing how a potential organ donor should be maintained to ensure maximum use of the organs and cells, The Brain-Dead Organ Donor: Pathophysiology and Management is a landmark addition to the literature. This first-of-its-kind, multidisciplinary volume will be of interest to a large section of the medical community. The first section of the book reviews the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brain-dead organ donor.
New York : Springer, 2012
(DLC) 2012949159
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitri Novitzky; D K C Cooper
ISBN: 1461443032 9781461443032 1461443040 9781461443049
OCLC Number: 820818437
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Dimitri Novitzky and David K.C. Cooper --
Historical aspects of the diagnosis of death / Félix Bacigalupo and Daniela A. Huerta Fernández --
The determination of brain death / Curtis M. Keller, Boris Chulpayev, and Michael Hoffmann --
Legal aspects of brain death and organ donorship / Ricky T. Munoz and Mark D. Fox --
Ethical issues in organ donation from brain-dead donors / Mark D. Fox and Ricky T. Munoz --
Pathophysiology of brain death in small animal models / Bernhard Floerchinger, Nicholas L. Tilney, and Stefan G. Tullius --
Pathophysiology of brain death and effects of hormonal therapy in large animal models / Dimitri Novitzky, Winston N. Wicomb, and David K.C. Cooper --
The efficacy of thyroid hormone therapy in brain-dead heart donors: A review of thyroid function in health and disease / Lawrence E. Shapiro and Tatiana Baron --
The inflammatory response to brain death / Anne Barklin, Christine Lodberg Hvas, and Else Toennesen --
The influence of brain death and intensive care management on donor organs: Assessment of inflammatory markers / Wayel Jassem and Susan V. Fuggle --
Brain death-induced inflammation: Possible role of the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway / Simone Hoeger and Benito A. Yard --
Innate immunity and injury during brain death: Opportunities for intervention / Marc A. Seelen, Henri G.D. Leuvenink, and Rutger J. Ploeg --
Selection of the brain-dead potential organ donor / Kadiyala V. Ravindra, Keri E. Lunsford, and Paul C. Kuo --
Infectious disease aspects of the brain-dead potential organ donor / Nicole M. Theodoropoulos and Michael G. Ison --
Malignancy in the brain-dead organ donor / Michael A. Nalesnik, Ron Shapiro, and Michael G. Ison --
Early clinical experience of hormonal therapy in the brain-dead potential organ donor / Dimitri Novitzky, Burcin Ekser, and David K.C. Cooper --
Assessment, monitoring, and management of brain-dead potential organ donors in the USA / Demetrios Demetriades and Lydia Lam --
Assessment, monitoring, and management of brain-dead potential organ donors in Europe / Gabriel J. Echeverri and Bruno G. Gridelli --
Assessment, monitoring, and management of brain-dead potential organ donors in Australia / Peter S. Macdonald [and others] --
Management of the brain-dead organ donor: Persectives of the transplant coordinator / Nicole T. Farina and David K.C. Cooper --
Surgical aspects of throacic and abdominal organ procurement from brain-dead donors / Michael J. Anstadt, Paul C. Kuo, and Kadiyala V. Ravindra --
Impact of brain death on storage of the heart / Winston N. Wicomb and David K.C. Cooper --
Impact of brain death on abdominal organs and allograft preservation strategies / Coney Bae [and others] --
Functional repair of brain death-induced injury / Henri G.D. Leuvenink, Marc A.J. Seelen, and Rutger J. Ploeg --
Functional repair of brain death-injured donor lungs / Jonathan C. Yeung, Marcelo Cypel, and Shaf Keshavjee --
Thyroid hormone therapy to the recipient of a heart from a brain-dead donor / Dimitri Novitzky and David K.C. Cooper --
Current and potential future trends in the management of the brain-dead organ donor / Octavio E. Pajaro and James K. Kirklin --
Maximizing utilization of the potential decreased donor: The challenge continues / Eliezer Katz.
Responsibility: Dimitri Novitzky, David K.C. Cooper, editors.

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Addressing all aspects of brain death and thoroughly detailing how a potential organ donor should be maintained to ensure maximum use of the organs and cells, The Brain-Dead Organ Donor:  Read more...

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