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Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Liver Transplantation
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Main description:

This volume on liver transplantation is unique in the range of its coverage. Following introductory chapters on surgical and radiological anatomy, separate sections are devoted to organ donors and to adult and pediatric recipients. Surgical indications and techniques, the role of radiological modalities, and the treatment of complications are all fully discussed and illustrated.


Feature:

Unique coverage on liver transplantation
Overview of surgical indications and techniques
Diagnostic evaluation of the donor and recipient as well as diagnostics after surgery and treatment of complications


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This volume provides a thorough and informative account of the use of diagnostic and interventional radiology in liver transplantation. Following introductory chapters on surgical and radiological anatomy, separate sections are devoted to organ donors and to adult and pediatric recipients. Surgical indications and techniques, the role of radiological modalities, and the treatment of complications are fully discussed and illustrated. This unique book is completed by chapters on special aspects such as split liver and auxiliary liver transplantation.


Contents:

23 chapters in the sections: 'Surgical Anatomy of the Liver', 'Radiological Anatomy of the Liver', 'The Cadaveric Organ Donor', 'The Living Donor', 'Adult Liver Transplantation', 'Pediatric Liver Transplantation', 'Special Aspects', plus Subject Index and List of Contributors.


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ISBN-13: 9783642629501
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: October, 2012
Pages: 310
Weight: 704g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, Gastroenterology, General, Hepatology, Oncology, Radiology, Transplant
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"This book focuses on recent advances in the field of radiological imaging and interventional radiology in patients undergoing liver transplantation. The purpose is to provide in a single book a practical and updated insight into the field of radiology in liver transplantation. … This textbook will prove invaluable in updating readers’ knowledge of … techniques in liver transplantation. … This book is an excellent contribution to … the field of liver transplantation which will certainly be a valuable addition to any surgical and radiological library." (G.Rossi, Digestive and Liver Disease, Vol. 36 (1), 2004)

"This text serves as an excellent review of the diagnostic and interventional modalities used to evaluate transplantation patients. … This text will be appreciated most by pediatric and adult interventional radiologists … . The book is organized logically and is written clearly and succinctly. … The radiologic and endoscopic images are state-of-the-art … . valuable addition to the radiology literature. … It will serve as an excellent tool for the radiologist … . It is also a valuable reference book for radiology departments … ." (Malcolm K. Sydnor and Timothy P. Maroney, Radiology, May, 2004)

"The textbook has been written by a number of expert radiologists and surgeons in the field of liver transplantation … . The book is well illustrated and contains a comprehensive list of references at the end of each chapter. The book will primarily be of value to radiology departments in major centres involved with liver transplantation." (Dr. D R Foster, RAD Magazine, Vol. 29 (333), 2003)