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Handbook of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation

Iain MacPhee (Editor), Jiri Fronek (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-65491-0
500 pages
July 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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This book is designed to fill the need for a contemporary
handbook for the practice of renal and pancreatic transplantation that
is focussed on a European rather than North American approach.
There are significant differences in transplant practice internationally and
there is a need for a practical guide to application of the current evidence
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1 History of transplantation 
Jiří Froněk and Iain A.M. MacPhee

2 Assessment of the potential renal transplant recipient
Alan G. Jardine and Patrick B Mark

3 Pre-transplant assessment and medical evaluation of potential  live kidney donors
Jonas Wadström
4 Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics 
Susan V. Fuggle and Craig J. Taylor

5 Donor management: the care of the heart beating brain dead multi-organ donor
Paul G. Murphy

6 Deceased donor retrieval 
Albert M. Wolthuis, Diethard Monbaliu, Willy Coosemans and Jacques Pirenne

7 Live donor nephrectomy 
Jiří Froněk and Nicos Kessaris
8 Organisation of transplant services, organ sharing and organ allocation: A perspective from the UK and Eurotransplant
James Neuberger and Axel Rahmel

9 Deceased donor kidney transplantation 
Luisa Berardinelli

10 Living donor kidney transplantation 
Jiří Froněk
11 Pancreas transplantation 
Guido Woeste and Wolf O Bechstein

12 Pancreatic islet transplantation  
Frantisek Saudek
13 Anaesthesia for renal transplantation
Nicoletta Fossati

14 Anaesthesia for pancreatic transplantation
Kai Zacharowski and Hans-Joachim Wilke

15 Anaesthesia for live donor nephrectomy
Rehana Iqbal
16 Immunosuppression
Iain A.M. MacPhee and Teun van Gelder

17 Antibody removal  
Nicos Kessaris and Nizam Mamode
18 Paediatric transplantation  
Luisa Berardinelli and Luciana Ghio
19 Post-transplant diagnostic imaging  
Lakshmi Ratnam and Uday Patel

20 Transplant histopathology  
Eva Honsova
21 Infection 
Rachel Hilton and Martin W. Drage
22 Management during the first three months after transplantation 
Iain A.M. MacPhee, Joyce Popoola, and Daniel Jones

23 Management of long-term complications  
Paul N. Harden and Richard Haynes

24 Living donor follow-up 
Jiří Froněk  and Robert Elias
25 Ethics of Transplantation 
Robert Elias and Rehana Iqbal


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“This is an excellent and thorough resource on kidney and pancreas transplantation. It will be useful for young training surgeons as well as physician extenders, OR staff, transplant coordinators, and all members of the transplant team looking for a quick yet complete source of information to clarify any questions they may have.”  (Doody’s, 15 March 2013)

“These are minor points and the Editors should be congratulated for producing an excellent and accessible handbook that can be strongly recommended to all members of transplant teams, irrespective of whether they are based in Europe or elsewhere.”  (American Journal of Transplantation. 1 January 2013)


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