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Main description:

This atlas provides transplant professionals with a step-wise approach to organ transplantation, illustrating the technical steps and highlighting practice points for each procedure. All aspects of abdominal and thoracic transplantation are covered, including organ retrieval, organ preservation and immunosuppression. Separate chapters address specific technical issues for heart and lung, liver, kidney, pancreas and intestinal transplantation, providing detailed approaches to difficult situations. Technical variations are clearly explained, and tips are provided on how to ensure safe and efficient surgery. Transplant surgeons, trainees, fellows and other professionals involved in transplantation will find this book to be an ideal reference point. It has been written by an experienced international team of authors who have pioneered many of the techniques described.


Feature:

Description of up-to-date surgical techniques in transplantation, including techniques for pediatric transplants

Analysis of the rationale behind each technique and its improvements for a successful outcome

Listing of complications related to each technique with ways to deal with them


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This atlas provides transplant professionals with a step-wise approach to organ transplantation, illustrating the technical steps and highlighting practice points for each procedure. All aspects of abdominal and thoracic transplantation are covered, including organ retrieval, organ preservation and immunosuppression. Separate chapters address specific technical issues for heart and lung, liver, kidney, pancreas and intestinal transplantation, providing detailed approaches to difficult situations.

 

Transplant surgeons, trainees, fellows and other professionals involved in transplantation will find this book to be an ideal reference point. It will help readers to:

• Understand the process of transplantation

• Become familiar with standard transplant techniques, whatever their discipline

• Understand the technical variations and learn effective ways of approaching them

• Learn ways to avoid mistakes and tips for safe and efficient surgery

 

The book has been written by an experienced international team of authors with extensive knowledge in the field of transplantation. Many of the techniques described have been pioneered by the authors writing the relevant chapters.

 


Contents:

Insertion of Central Venous Catheters for Haemodealysis.-  Creation of Endogenous Arteriovenous Fistulae and Arteriovenous Communication by using Endogenous and Sythetic Grafts.- Peritoneal Dialysis.- Abdominal Multi-Organ Retrieval from Heart Beating Cadaveric Donor.- Abdominal Multi-Organ Retrieval from Non Heart Beating Cadaveric Donor.- Thoracic Multi-Organ Retrieval from Heart and Non-Heart Beating Cadaveric Donor.-  Organ Preservation.- Heart Transplantation.-  Lung Transplantation.- Kidney Transplantation.-  Pancreas Transplantation.-  Interventional Radiological Techniques in Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation.- Liver Transplantation. - Small Bowel Transplantation.- Index.


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PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9783540737957
Publisher: Springer (Springer Berlin Heidelberg)
Publication date: July, 2016
Pages: 400
Availability: Not yet available
Subcategories: Cardiothoracic, General, Nephrology, Oncology, Transplant

MEET THE AUTHOR

Gabriel C. Oniscu, MBChB, MD, FFRCS, is Consultant Transplant Surgeon and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at The Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. Dr. Oniscu initially studied at the University of Medicine, Iasi, Romania, before completing his studies in Scotland. He is a member of the International Liver Transplantation Society and the British Transplantation Society and a former President of the Carrel Club for UK trainees in transplant surgery. Dr. Oniscu is a Principal Co-investigator in the £2 million NIHR study – Access to Transplantation and Transplant Outcome Measure (ATTOM) and Principal Investigator in a study on genomic influences in liver transplantation and immunosuppression. He has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and presented numerous papers at national and international meetings.

 

John L.R. Forsythe, MD, FRCS, gained his final FRCS in Edinburgh and completed his MD at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He has been a Consultant Transplant Surgeon since 1991 and for the past 16 years has worked at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, including as Clinical Director for Renal, Transplant and GI. He is also a Reader at the University of Edinburgh. Dr. Forsythe has received various awards and distinctions, including the Moynihan Prize and Medal from the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and the Medawar Clinical Prize from the British Transplantation Society. Among the positions he currently holds are Chairman of the Scottish Transplant Group, Chairman of the UK Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs, and General Secretary of the European Society of Transplantation. Dr. Forsythe is the author of almost 100 peer-reviewed papers.

 

Elizabeth A. Pomfret, MD, PhD, FACS, is Chair of the Department of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Diseases, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, where she is also Professor of Surgery. After graduating from the Boston University School of Medicine Cum Laude, she undertook residencies and fellowships at the New England Deaconess Hospital and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She was also a Clinical Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School before holding assistant and associate professorships in surgery at Tufts University. She has received a variety of awards and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Dr. Pomfret is a member of the International Liver Transplant Society (ILTS) Education Committee and also acts as an ILTS representative on task forces and committees. She is a member of the editorial board of Liver Transplantation and an ad hoc member of a number of other editorial boards of leading journals. She has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as many book chapters and invited reviews.

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