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Handbook of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation

Handbook of Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation

Iain MacPhee (Editor), Jiri Fronek (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-30532-4

May 2012, Wiley-Blackwell

512 pages



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 base.

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List of Contributors, ix

Preface, xiii

Abbreviations List, xv

1 History of transplantation, 1
Jiøí Fronĕk and Iain MacPhee

2 Assessment of the potential renal transplant recipient, 9
Patrick B. Mark and Alan G. Jardine

3 Pre-transplant assessment and medical evaluation of potential live kidney donors, 33
Jonas Wadström

4 Histocompatibility and immunogenetics, 55
Susan V. Fuggle and Craig J. Taylor

5 Donor management: care of the heartbeating brain-dead multi-organ donor, 77
Paul G. Murphy

6 Deceased donor retrieval, 91
Albert M. Wolthuis, Diethard Monbaliu, Willy Coosemans and Jacques Pirenne

7 Live donor nephrectomy, 109
Jiøí Fronĕk and Nicos Kessaris

8 Organisation of transplant services, organ sharing and organ allocation: A perspective from the UK and Eurotransplant, 141
James Neuberger and Axel Rahmel

9 Deceased donor kidney transplantation, 159
Luisa Berardinelli

10 Living donor kidney transplantation, 173
Jiøí Fronĕk and Nicos Kessaris

11 Pancreas transplantation, 191
Guido Woeste and Wolf O. Bechstein

12 Pancreatic islet transplantation, 203
František Saudek

13 Anaesthesia for renal transplantation 21
Nicoletta Fossati

14 Anaesthesia for pancreatic transplantation 227
Kai Zacharowski and Hans-Joachim Wilke

15 Anaesthesia for live donor nephrectomy 235
Rehana Iqbal and Karthik Somasundaram

16 Immunosuppression 243
Iain A.M. MacPhee and Teun van Gelder

17 Antibody-incompatible kidney transplantation 271
Nicos Kessaris and Nizam Mamode

18 Renal transplantation in children 287
Luisa Berardinelli and Luciana Ghio

19 Post-transplant diagnostic imaging 297
Lakshmi Ratnam and Uday Patel

20 Transplant histopathology 317
Eva Honsová

21 Infection 335
Rachel Hilton and Martin W. Drage

22 Management during the first three months after renal transplantation 381
Iain A.M. MacPhee, Joyce Popoola and Daniel Jones

23 Management of long-term complications 403
Paul N. Harden, Richard Haynes, Iain A.M. MacPhee and Jir¡í Frone¡k

24 Living donor follow-up 437
Robert Elias and Jiøi Fronĕk

25 Ethics of transplantation 447
Robert Elias and Rehana Iqbal

Index 461

“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)